Lebanon

October 30, 2001

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The terror attacks in the United States have taken their toll on the drive by Gulf Arab monarchies to attract foreign investment, seen as crucial to diversify their oil-dependent economies, experts an

October 29, 2001

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The Taliban on Monday said an unspecified number of Americans had been arrested in Afghanistan.

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Sources said that Lebanese President Emile Lahoud and Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt took another step toward rapprochement during

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The world's youngest queen, Rania of Jordan, said Arabs and Muslims must strive to show that Islam is a religion of peace to correct their "negative i

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Two associations of Lebanese teachers plan to hold a general strike to protest the “worsening economic, professional and health” conditions in their f

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The European Union has agreed to finance 14 Egyptian IT projects in various fields including health, education, tourism, culture and e-commerce.

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The 10th Arab Music Festival will open with a bang on November 1 at the Cairo Opera House, and will continue for 10 days, with the participation of 26 stellar Arab singers.

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The emirate of Dubai continues to consolidate its position as an economic and tourist hub for the Middle East region, with planned mega-projects such as Palm Island and Dubai Festival City on the hori

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As a scorching wind blew dust against her mud-brick farmhouse, Mahnaz Bravi saw no end to her suffering. "Drought is like death. Now I have a field which gives me nothing at all," lamented Bravi, rais

October 28, 2001

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Saudi Arabia and France on Saturday stressed the need to track down and prosecute the terrorists who perpetrated the attacks on US last month.

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French singer Charles Aznavour performed a concert along with compatriot Micheal Vogan on Saturday in Beirut.

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Ericsson and Extreme Networks have collaborated to work with OGERO Telecom, Lebanon’s sole provider of fixed lines, to complete the first region-wide packet switched metro network, in a bid to make th

October 27, 2001

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A leading banker in Lebanon disputed on Friday a draft report by the International Monetary Fund released last month, which urged the Central Bank to

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New York City was rattled early Saturday by a mild earthquake measuring 2.6 on the Richter scale, US seismologists reported.

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An American woman who married an Arab man has been convicted of conspiring to violate US immigration laws by helping the Lebanese Hizbollah resistance