Lebanon

June 13, 2001

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The secretary general of the Lebanese Hizbollah, Hassan Nasrallah, warned Israel on Tuesday that time was running out to win the release of four Israe

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On June 15 and 16, the Rahbani cousins, Ziad and Ghassan, will give an open-air concert at the Mont La Salle school in Beirut. Though they’ve been discussing a joint concert

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A value added tax (VAT) is to be adopted by Lebanon for the first time, starting next year. The Lebanese cabinet approved the new tax law on June 6, adding a ten percent levy on a wide range of produc

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Lebanese private banks in Syrian free zones, launched a year ago as a trailblazer for greater liberalization in Syria's state-controlled economy, are a failure because of administrative restrictions,

June 12, 2001

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A Lebanese lawyer has has filed a motion against Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Foreign Minister Shimon Peres, accusing them of military crim

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The Lebanese Telecommunications Ministry announced on Monday that it had begun collecting on unpaid phone bills, warning subscribers that delayed paym

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud will travel to Morocco on Wednesday for a two-day official visit, in response to an invitation from King Mohammed.

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement on Monday denied Israeli press reports that Iranian intelligence forces had deployed along the border to gather inform

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A delegation from the World Bank met with several Lebanese ministers on Monday to discuss $300 million worth of loans for funding a number of local de

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An ugly quarrel that began when Diana Haddad’s husband publicly belittled the talents of Nawal Al Zoghby looks to be headed for a happy ending, thanks to Mamdouh Moussa

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Official statistics indicate that the number of ships harboring in Beirut’s seaport during the first four months of 2001 rose by 12 percent, compared with the corresponding period the previous year.

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Adnan waters his lush three hectares (seven acres) of green cannabis crop, nestled away safely high up in eastern Lebanon's mountainous Bekaa valley. Lebanon's lean economic times have pushed Lebanese

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri met with World Bank officials on Monday, June 11, to negotiate the use of previously agreed loans worth $300 million (€355 million), an official source said.  The

June 11, 2001

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Lebanese security personnel on Sunday apprehended the suspected killers of a former Palestinian official who was gunned down in Ain Al Hilweh refugee

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The Lebanese Shiite Amal Movement has denied Israeli reports that its security chief disclosed details of the abduction and killing of an American arm