Lebanon

May 31, 2001

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A Lebanese criminal court sentenced Wednesday two Indian brothers to death for the murder of one of their compatriots.

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Lebanon’s military tribunal sentenced eight people Wednesday to jail terms of 18 months on charges of collaborating and entering Israel.

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Lebanon's parliament was still engaged Wednesday in a prolonged debate of the 2001 fiscal budget draft bill, which is expected to be passed by parliam

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<b>Date:</b> May, 2001 <b>Location:</b> Beirut Hall, Beirut, Lebanon <b>Specifics:</b> <b>Coordination By:</b> Promofair <b>Contact:</b> Tel: 961-1-561600/1/2/3/4/5 Fax: 961-3-774874

May 30, 2001

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Qatar’s Minister of Energy and Industry Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah suggested Tuesday the establishment of a joint council comprising businessmen fr

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The Democratic Republic of Congo has deported six Lebanese for a period of five years despite possessing residence permits.

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France appeared to soft-peddle its previous demand that the Lebanese government deploy the army all the way to the southern border Tuesday, with Prime

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BEIRUT, (Reuters) - Lebanon's parliament on Tuesday, May 29, began debating the 2001 budget projecting a deficit of 51 percent of spending as concerns grow about the country's ability to handle its pu

May 29, 2001

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Shares of Lebanon’s construction company Solidaire rose sharply Monday after the cabinet last week removed most obstacles blocking the issuance of con

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri said on Monday that Israeli threats against Syria were for “local consumption,” and that he did not foresee war b

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Bank of Beirut, one of the ten largest banks in Lebanon, said Monday that it would open a representative office in Dubai soon to provide banking servi

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Two Lebanese were sentenced Monday to death for killing a woman and her daughter in 1994 in Anjar area in the Bekaa.

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The International Committee of the Red Cross has asked Israeli authorities to return to Lebanon the body of a Lebanese pilot whose plane was shot down

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In the early hours of Saturday, May 26, a group of unidentified goons set fire to Ragheb Alameh’s car which was parked in front of his apartment in Juneh,

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The Beirut Stock Exchange ended higher on Monday, May 28, after market mainstay Solidere A and B shares gained ground in thin trade.