November 22, 2000
Officials from a number of Lebanese business organizations met on November 16 with the newly elected prime minister, Rafik Hariri, and four members of his cabinet, to discuss a set of proposals they h
November 21, 2000
The United Nations has a Syrian document confirming that the disputed Israeli-occupied Shabaa Farms are Lebanese territory, said a Beirut paper which
An outbreak of exotic Newcastle disease has killed over 2,000 chickens in Akkar, Daily News reported Tuesday. Symptoms of the fatal viral disease, whi
The Lebanese government approved the “open skies” policy at Beirut International Airport (BIA), thereby removing restrictions on aircraft capacity and the frequency of flights to and from the airport.
Revenues from Lebanon bumper olive harvest are unlikely to be as high as expected, because of massive amounts of olive oil, smuggled across the border from Syria.
Al-Majmoua, a non-profit organization that provides micro-credits to needy individuals in Lebanon, said it has extended more than 20,000 short-term loans worth $15 million since the start of its opera
A report by the Lebanon Invest Group, Lebinvest, indicates that Lebanese government expenditures reached $5.36 billion and revenues totaled $2.62 billion in the first 10 months of 2000.
November 20, 2000
Lebanon said Monday that the Israeli retreat line drawn by the United Nations does not cover the Shabaa Farms, which are still occupied by Israel but
A Lebanese agricultural worker was seriously injured Monday by the explosion of an Israeli landmine at the periphery of the former Israeli-occupied bo
Israeli warplanes broke the sound barrier Monday over Beirut and other regions in southern Lebanon. The fighter-bombers provoked two loud supersonic b
The collaboration between Majia Al Roumi and Kathem El Saher is getting bigger and bigger with every day.
Bank of Beirut and Arab Countries reported that improveed economic activity during this past summer might put an end to recession. However, the overall deterioration in public finances has negatively
The consolidated balance sheet of commercial banks for the first 9 months of 2000 indicates the following: Total assets reached $43.755 billion, an 11.75 percent increase from September 1999 Customer
November 19, 2000
Israeli soldiers shot and wounded a Lebanese civilian in the leg Sunday amid a protest near a religious site on the Lebanese-Israeli border.
The government appointed JP Morgan and Credit Suisse First Boston as joint lead managers to execute the issuance of a $300 million Eurobond maturing in 2004. This would constitute the first sovereign