July 6, 2001
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
The Lebanese government and the Islamic opposition group Hizbollah, long at loggerheads on a range of issues, are both fuming over marijuana cultivati
An Israeli court extended Wednesday by almost six months the detention of two Lebanese leaders captured in Lebanon by Israeli commandos.
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
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
July 4, 2001
The head of the Lebanese Journalists Union said on Tuesday that there was evidence to prove that Israel was behind the abduction of four Iranian diplo
A Lebanese army dragnet has nabbed 65 people suspected of involvement in clashes between the Amal and Hizbollah Shiite resistance movements, heighteni
Two Lebanese performing arts festivals will start regaling thousands of people on Thursday night in the separate venues of Tyre and Baalbek.
A leading international mobile telephone company recently criticized and described as “unfriendly” the Lebanese government’s decision to break contracts with two cellular telephone companies.
A technical committee commissioned by the Lebanese Minister of Agriculture Ali Abdullah Ali has recently begun examining the potato disease widespread in Lebanon.
Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri was to chair a meeting Monday, July 2, on the fight against the return of cannabis and opium farming, which have been banned since 1992, a source from his team sai
The Lebanese government announced Saturday, June 30, that it would fight gangs using sophisticated equipment to tap into Lebanon's telecommunications network and also to bring the matter before the pu
July 3, 2001
Israeli Chief of Staff Shaul Mofaz on Tuesday said that the Lebanese Hizbollah movement was trying to infiltrate Israel and the Occupied Territories i
Lebanon and the European Union (EU) may sign an economic association agreement before the end of July, an EU official said on Monday.
Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri received Monday an interior ministry report regarding the possibility of suing Israel for more than half a centur