Lebanon

August 27, 2001

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The Israeli army on Monday claimed it had not fired artillery shells into southern Lebanon, despite eyewitness accounts.

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A Lebanese boy was wounded on Monday when an explosive device left behind by Israeli occupation forces blew up in the village of Shaqra in the south.

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Israel's Supreme Court Justice Eliyahu Mazza on Sunday issued an interim order barring the Red Cross from visiting Lebanese prisoners Sheikh Abdel Kar

August 26, 2001

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Lebanese Prime Minister is due to arrive home Sunday from a “holiday” in Sardinia, seen by the press as a protest against an army crackdown on anti-Sy

August 25, 2001

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The Lebanese army on Friday denied an Arab weekly's report alleging that Syrian officers were running Lebanon's security services, and announced plans

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Palestinian refugees held sit-ins Friday in southern Lebanon to protest the "criminal" policies of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, and to demand

August 23, 2001

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A brother and sister, both residents of the Arab village of Taibeh in Israel, are being held on suspicion of aiding the Hizbollah resistance movement.

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The Israeli Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) could have access to two captured Lebanese resistanc

August 22, 2001

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A recent conference of Druze leaders in Amman, at which participants called on the Israeli Druze community to dodge military service, highlighted the

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After her recent hit Mustafa Ya Mustafa, Lebanese singer Rida Butros is preparing to release her new single Qalbi Majnoonak (My Heart’s Crazy for You)

August 21, 2001

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Lebanese Druze leader Walid Jumblatt, a vehement critic of the mass arrests of Christian anti-Syrian activists in Lebanon, met in Damascus Tuesday wit

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An Israeli team is due to arrive in Geneva on Tuesday to inspect videotape footage related to the October capture of three Israeli soldiers by Lebanon

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Seventy-five Lebanese Christian and anti-Syrian activists jailed earlier this month were freed on Monday with a warning and a fine.

August 20, 2001

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A car bomb went off Monday near the Lebanese judiciary's central Beirut headquarters, which is hosting the trials of anti-Syrian Christian activists,

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Members of the Hizbollah resistance movement on Sunday defied an Israeli move to bar non-residents from the divided and partially occupied village of