Lebanon

May 30, 2001

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The Democratic Republic of Congo has deported six Lebanese for a period of five years despite possessing residence permits.

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France appeared to soft-peddle its previous demand that the Lebanese government deploy the army all the way to the southern border Tuesday, with Prime

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BEIRUT, (Reuters) - Lebanon's parliament on Tuesday, May 29, began debating the 2001 budget projecting a deficit of 51 percent of spending as concerns grow about the country's ability to handle its pu

May 29, 2001

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Shares of Lebanon’s construction company Solidaire rose sharply Monday after the cabinet last week removed most obstacles blocking the issuance of con

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri said on Monday that Israeli threats against Syria were for “local consumption,” and that he did not foresee war b

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Bank of Beirut, one of the ten largest banks in Lebanon, said Monday that it would open a representative office in Dubai soon to provide banking servi

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Two Lebanese were sentenced Monday to death for killing a woman and her daughter in 1994 in Anjar area in the Bekaa.

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The International Committee of the Red Cross has asked Israeli authorities to return to Lebanon the body of a Lebanese pilot whose plane was shot down

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In the early hours of Saturday, May 26, a group of unidentified goons set fire to Ragheb Alameh’s car which was parked in front of his apartment in Juneh,

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The Beirut Stock Exchange ended higher on Monday, May 28, after market mainstay Solidere A and B shares gained ground in thin trade.

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The governor of the Bank of Lebanon stated that the 1,200 Middle East Airlines employees who had recently lost their jobs, would not receive their due compensations in one payment.

May 28, 2001

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud, on a visit to Paris, urged France and the European Union on Monday to play a greater role in helping to bring peace t

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Air pollution resulting from increased use of industrial diesel in cars has led to a higher incidence of various respiratory health problems among Leb

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The head of the Egyptian Coptic Church, Pope Shenouda III, urged all Arab countries on Sunday to unite in order to combat Israel’s policy of aggressio

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Unknown assailants kidnapped Lithuania's general consul in Lebanon on Sunday and demanded a ransom for his release.