Lebanon

May 25, 2001

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The Lebanese Telecommunications Ministry announced Thursday that it will complete the installation of telephone lines in the southern part of the coun

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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