December 3, 2000
Lebanon and Egypt reached an agreement to build a $500 million underwater pipeline to bring gas directly from the Egyptian port city of Al-Arish to Tripoli.Lebanon is expected to use the pipeline to i
The new Lebanese cabinet headed by the reinstated prime minister, Rafik Hariri, gave its first clear indication of where it stands economically on Wednesday, when it passed a range of cuts in import d
December 2, 2000
Two men had their feet amputated and two children were injured Saturday after stepping on landmines in the former Israeli-occupied border zone in sout
Syria pulled out late Friday hundreds of troops from Beirut where they had been posted for years, heading to the eastern Bekaa Valley.
December 1, 2000
The recent slashing of Lebanese import duties will facilitate an agreement between Lebanon and the European Union (EU), said Europe\'s special envoy i
The parents of Lebanese men imprisoned in Syria broke the taboo on this charged topic, a source of tension between Lebanon and Syria, by identifying t
November 30, 2000
A Lebanese man accused of stealing money from mosques was sentenced to three years of hard labor by Beirut’s Criminal Court, Daily Star reported Thurs
Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri said in an interview published Thursday that moves to slash import duties in a bid to revive a flagging economy w
The Lebanese Hizbollah group denied Thursday that it had recruited seven Israeli Arabs charged with spying for it.
The new Lebanese government of Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri decided Wednesday to slash import duties in a bid to revive a flagging economy, Information Minister Ghazi Aridi said. From Friday, taxes on
November 29, 2000
Lebanese security forces barred some 200 university students from approaching the US embassy in Beirut where they wanted to protest "Washington's pro-
Seven Israeli Arabs have been detained on suspicion of having contacts with the Hizbollah.
Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi has agreed to a joint Iranian-Libyan probe into the disappearance in 1978 of a Lebanese Shiite cleric in which Tripoli is
The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has earmarked $16.46 million for reconstruction and development projects in south Lebanon, its president said.
Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, now in his second term in office, has pledged to submit delayed payments to a number of contractors to whom the government owes $40 million.