Lebanon

May 27, 2001

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Kuwait has recently changed its decision to sell off its shares in the Jordan-based Arab Bank, thus suspending plans by Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq

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The image of 12-year-old Mohammed Al Durra being shot by Israelis as his father desperately tried to shelter him shocked the world and sparked international protest

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One year after Israel’s withdrawal from South Lebanon, and saber-rattling across the border tended to drown out the very muted celebration taking place to mark the occasion. From an economic perspecti

May 26, 2001

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In his latest defense of the government’s economic record, Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri said that he hoped Lebanon would see growth of three p

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The head of the Egyptian Coptic Church has urged all Arab nations to find an “effective” way to reduce the violence in the Palestinian territories.

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Israeli troops shot two people on the Lebanon-Israel border on Friday, the first anniversary of Israeli withdrawal from south Lebanon after a 22-year-

May 25, 2001

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The Lebanese Telecommunications Ministry announced Thursday that it will complete the installation of telephone lines in the southern part of the coun

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Israeli troops shot and wounded a man throwing rocks at an Israeli position on the Lebanese-Israeli border on Friday. Meanwhile, Lebanon was celebrati

May 24, 2001

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Lebanon's President Emile Lahoud on Thursday urged a reassessment of the Middle East peace process and accused Israel of driving the region to war.

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Israeli sources have said that the Lebanese civilian aircraft shot down north of Tel Aviv on Thursday was on a suicide mission inside Israel planned b

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Lebanon and Iran on Wednesday signed a cooperation agreement to reinforce bilateral relations between the two countries in the field of education.

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Lebanon’s Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri will visit Saudi Arabia on Sunday for talks with senior officials on bilateral and regional issues.

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A hand grenade exploded Wednesday at a high school near Tyre in south Lebanon, killing two students and wounding four others.

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Lebanese singer Madonna is poised to end a long period of celibacy by marrying the man of her dreams. Her prince on a white horse is apparently a successful businessman.

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Nawal Al Zoghbi flew to Cairo last week to lay down the final tracks for her latest album.