June 29, 2001
Lebanon's first Crowne Plaza hotel is rapidly emerging as a striking new landmark at the heart of a revival of business and night life in one of Beiru
June 28, 2001
The four Israelis, three soldiers and a reportedly senior Mossad agent, captured and imprisoned by the Lebanese Hizbollah are in good condition, Naoto
A number of top Arab singers including Ehab Tawfiq (Egypt), George Wassouf and Assi Al Hillani (Lebanon), Omar Al Abdallat (Jordan) and the UAE singer Ahlam
June 27, 2001
Lebanon and Kuwait on Tuesday signed a cultural cooperation agreement during a visit to Kuwait by Lebanon’s Culture Minister Ghassan Salameh.
France is “concerned” about the Lebanese government’s decision to break its contracts with local cellular firms LibanCell and Cellis.
Employees of Lebanese state-owned Middle East Airlines (MEA) vowed Tuesday, June 26, to shut down Beirut airport on July 3 and 4 to protest mass dismissals at the loss-making carrier. Union leader Hus
Hundreds of employees of Lebanon's state-owned Middle East Airlines (MEA) resumed Monday, June 25, a sit-in at the company's headquarters, as chairman Mohamad Hout stood firm on plans for mass dismiss
A senior executive of France Telecom Tuesday, June 26, protested a decision by the Lebanese government to cancel its mobile telephone contract with France Telecom unit Cellis, a government official sa
June 26, 2001
A US federal judge on Monday ordered Iran to pay $323.5 million in damages to Thomas Sutherland, a university administrator who was among 18 Americans
Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri said Tuesday in Cairo that the occupied Shabaa Farms were Lebanese, adding that “Israel should immediately withdr
The World Bank has asked mobile phone operator Cellis, which early this month lost a 10-year contract in Lebanon, to pay back its $100 million loan.
Lebanon and the European Union are scheduled to begin a new round of talks on Wednesday aimed at signing the long-delayed Euro-Med partnership agreeme
The Lebanese Parliament's judicial committee on Monday approved a draft law aimed at scrapping the death penalty for deliberate homicide.
On the face of it, Beirut does not seem quite the city that it did just little more than a week ago. Officially, about 6,000 Syrian troops had withdrawn from the city, but the Syrians have not gone al
June 25, 2001
Lebanese politicians and union leaders are preparing for negotiations to defuse the crisis at the country’s Middle East Airlines (MEA), as indications