Lebanon

May 25, 2001

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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.

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On Wednesday, May 23, Lebanon’s stock exchange fell to 478.6 points—a mere 0.29 percent—due to the 4.35 percent drop in Byblos Bank whose stock fell to $1.37.

May 23, 2001

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An Israeli soldier was seriously injured Tuesday in a mine explosion near the disputed Shabaa Farms.

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Lebanon’s central bank has provided all Lebanese banks and financial institutions with guidelines for identifying money-laundering operations, as a fi

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European Union policy chief, Javier Solana, had canceled his scheduled visit to Lebanon for the second time in less than 24 hours.

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Lebanon's Hizbollah movement will “limit its conflict against Israel to the 11-km front line in the Shabaa Farms,” a senior Hizbollah commander said T

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BEIRUT, (Reuters) - The Beirut bourse closed without any price movement on Tuesday, May 22, amid poor liquidity and low investor interest. The benchmark BLOM index ended unchanged for the third consec

May 22, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad on Tuesday held separate meetings in Damascus with Lebanon's prime minister, and anti-Syrian Lebanese MP Walid Jumbla