Lebanon

July 8, 2001

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The Lebanese government and Hizbollah movement on Saturday slammed a UN decision to let Israel view a video cassette filmed the day after the capture

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Lebanon is keen to sign a free trade deal with Iraq, the head of the Beirut chamber of commerce, Adnan Kassar, told journalists Saturday, July 7.  "Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri has assured us

July 7, 2001

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The family of an American Roman Catholic priest who was held by Islamic radicals for nearly 19 months in Lebanon in the 1980s is suing Iran for “finan

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The United Nations said Friday it would give the governments of Israel and Lebanon a video filmed the day after three Israeli soldiers were abducted b

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Lebanese singer Melhem Barakat has finally been convinced to make videos for three of his songs, despite repeatedly rejecting the whole concept as unappealing,

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Despite suffering a medical emergency, Beirut Judge Jocelyn Thabet has ordered that Lebanese singer Michelin Khalifeh be kept in detention on charges of issuing a bad check,

July 6, 2001

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Saudi billionaire Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal secured loans worth $46 million from a group of banks in Lebanon on Wednesday to finance the completion o

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement warned Israel Thursday that it would strike the Jewish state if it escalates attacks on Lebanon, even as US, Russian a

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Lebanese former militia leader Elie Hobeika claimed Thursday that he had evidence proving he had nothing to do with the massacre of hundreds of Palest

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Israeli Defense Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer announced Thursday night that United Nations officials last Friday acknowledged the existence of a video

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The Lebanese Minister of Labor, Ali Kanssu, estimated the number of expatriate workers currently employed in Lebanon at 350,000, including expatriates of both Arab and non-Arab origins.

July 5, 2001

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The Lebanese government and the Islamic opposition group Hizbollah, long at loggerheads on a range of issues, are both fuming over marijuana cultivati

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An Israeli court extended Wednesday by almost six months the detention of two Lebanese leaders captured in Lebanon by Israeli commandos.

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A seven million pound Virgin Megastore was recently opened in Beirut, by the maverick British entrepreneur, Sir Richard Branson. The new Lebanese store will become the record company’s first foothold

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Lebanese Telecommunications Minister Jean-Louis Kordahi said Wednesday, July 4, the country's two mobile phone companies who recently had their contracts annulled would be compensated because Lebanon