May 16, 2001
The second phase of dredging at the Lebanese port of Tripoli could start as early as next week, since the project is awaiting only the go-ahead from t
Informed sources close to the Syrian leadership on Wednesday said the president’s press spokesman, Jubran Kuriyyeh, had been arrested for links with M
Iranian Ambassador to Beirut Mohammad Ali Sabhani sought the help of Lebanese Justice Minister Nadim Jisr Tuesday in determining the fate of four Iran
German mediators are holding secret contacts with the parties directly concerned with Lebanese detainees in Israeli prisons and Israeli soldiers held
Westlife, the Irish pub music heartthrobs, performed on Monday night at Beirut Hall, where about 3,000 teenagers danced around and saw the boy band in action.
May 15, 2001
An elderly man was arrested Monday in Lebanon after a grenade he had placed in a shop in Bourj Hammoud exploded, police said.
Lebanon’s Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said Monday that both the Damascus leadership and himself disagreed with recent criticism by Syrian Defense M
Diplomats held urgent talks with the UN on Monday in an effort to contain fallout from the most recent Hizbollah attack in the disputed Shabaa Farms.
May 14, 2001
The Lebanese resistance movement, Hizbollah, fired two anti-tank missiles at an Israeli army post in the disputed Shabaa Farms on Monday.
British Airways said on Monday, May 14, it would raise the number of flights between Beirut and London from seven to nine as of June 5. In a statement, BA said expectations of heavy tourist traffic p
Lebanon's central bank said on Monday, May 14, it will pay $100 million to lay off 1,200 workers from Middle East Airline and give 250 other employees early retirement packages. Riad Salamah, governo
May 13, 2001
Slightly smaller than last year, the Baalbek Festival is once again characterized by a quality mix of oriental, classical and pop music.
Lebanese singer Diana Haddad has arrived in Cairo to reach an agreement on her performance in the play “Alraqs Maa Azzohour.”
Movement between Jordan, Syria and Lebanon will soon be possible using only an identity document of one of the three countries, according to a well informed source in Jordan.
Lebanon's largest firm, Solidere, announced Friday, May 11, a loss of $31.8 million for the year 2000 compared to the previous year’s $3.7 million profit.