Lebanon

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

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Egypt’s Ahli is still stumbling in the soccer league. It tied with Masri 1-1 Friday, while Ismaili, a candidate for championship, won over Sohag 5-0.

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Arab critics are baffled by Lebanese singer Nada Rizq's decision to leave her family, go to Israel and give its radio station an interview - moves that have gotten her booted from Lebanon's union of p

October 26, 2001

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A project aimed at boosting demining efforts in south Lebanon was jointly launched Thursday by the Lebanese Ministry of Defense and the Embassy of the

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Egypt's Nobel Prize-winning novelist Naguib Mahfouz has called the war on terrorism being waged in Afghanistan "just as despicable a crime" as the Sep

October 25, 2001

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Lebanese mega-singer Fairuz will fly to the Belgian capital Brussels on October 27 accompanied by her son, Ziad Rahbani, to put the final touches on her new album Al Haki (Talk).

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Egyptian star Nelly is gearing up for the new TV series called Kaf Al Arousa (Bride’s Palm) based on a pop song for children called Sousah Kaf Arousah.

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Syria and Egypt and have recently decided to embark on their plans for transporting gas to Lebanon via Syria. The project was first initiated in January when a $1 billion deal was signed to build two

October 24, 2001

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Lebanese security forces arrested on Tuesday a man suspected of instigating an arson attack against a Tripoli church two weeks ago.

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Lebanon has refused to ratify two out of 12 conventions on fighting terrorism, but the United States has demanded that Beirut sign all of them as part

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Officials from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) announced Tuesday that the IDB has approved loans worth $375 million to finance development projects

October 23, 2001

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement pledged on Monday that the international campaign against terrorism would not derail their resistance to Israel's arme

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The Egyptian government has seized six letters of unknown origin containing ground animal meat and intestines, on the suspicion they might contain ant