Lebanon

June 20, 2001

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A senior executive of France Telecom arrived in Beirut Tuesday, June 19, for talks with the Lebanese officials after Lebanon tore up GSM contracts last week with a local subsidiary of the French compa

June 19, 2001

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Syria has completed a pullout of its troops from Beirut and surrounding areas, Lebanese officials were quoted as saying on Tuesday.

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Twenty-eight survivors of the Sabra and Shatilla massacres in Beirut 19 years ago lodged an official complaint against Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sh

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A Lebanonese police spokesman said 17 women were recently on prostitution charges.

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The United States said Monday it would closely follow the withdrawal of Syrian troops from Beirut, an action that appeared to have stalled Sunday.

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami on Monday stressed the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Lebanon, as well as the national unity among the Le

June 18, 2001

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Burkina Faso police dispersed last week about 300 enraged local merchants who destroyed windows and signs on most Lebanese businesses in the city to p

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Israel on Monday slammed as "slanted" a BBC documentary suggesting Prime Minister Ariel Sharon should be indicted for the massacre of Palestinian refu

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Qatar and Lebanon will activate a maritime fiber optic link in August.

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Lebanon’s Speaker Nabih Berri called Sunday for the creation of a national front to face any “Israeli aggression on Lebanon and Syria.”

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Lebanon’s Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir said Sunday that Syria's redeployment away from Beirut was a positive move, and that he hoped Lebanese an

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri arrived in Tehran on Monday for talks with Iranian officials on bilateral and regional issues.

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Egyptian actor Ashraf Abdel Baqi has convinced the Lebanese singer Assi Al Hillani to costar in his new film Joz Eyoun (Two Eyes), directed by Said Hamed,

June 17, 2001

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Syria is reportedly planning to pull all its troops out of Beirut within the next 48 hours.

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A Lebanese farmer was seriously wounded on Sunday when he stepped on a landmine while watering his field.