Lebanon

February 25, 2001

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Cyprus Airways revealed this week its plan to increase its Beirut flights from currently four times per week in the winter and five in the summer to daily flights starting March 25.

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The Lebanese Ministry of Industry reported this week that investments in the industrial sector increased by 118 percent year-on-year to 6.7 billion Lebanese pounds ($4.44 million) in January 2001, com

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As storms hit Lebanon this week, the local bourse found itself in the middle of its own kind of turbulent weather.

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Ogero, the Lebanese state-owned telephone operator, is still waiting for the Post and Telecommunications Minister Jean-Louis Qordahi to approve the introduction of Integrated Services Digital Network

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Lebanese Information Minister Ghazi Aridi revealed this week that Tele-Liban (TL), the state-run television station, which is currently losing $33 million annually, will lay-off its 523 employees and

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<b>Date:</b> Feb 22 - Feb 25, 2001 <b>Location:</b> Forum de Beyrouth, Charles Helou Avenue, Beirut, Lebanon <b>Specifics:</b> Joint clinical congresses of the American College of Surgeons (Leba

February 24, 2001

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Nicknamed the "Voice of the Mountain" for her rich, deep vocals, Diana Hadad is back with her latest release, Garh El-Habib (Lover's Betrayal). The Le

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An Indian may face the death penalty if found guilty on charges of killing a Lebanese early this year in Beirut.

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Lebanon and Iran signed a cooperation agreement on Thursday aimed at boosting tourism ties between the two countries.

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<b>Date:</b> Feb 21 - Feb 24, 2001 <b>Location:</b> Forum de Beyrouth, Charles Helou Avenue, Beirut, Lebanon <b>Specifics:</b> The 2nd International Trade Exhibition for Natural Products, the re

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<b>Date:</b> Feb 21 - 24, 2001 <b>Location:</b> Forum de Beyrouth, Lebanon <b>Specifics:</b> The Total Health Care Exhibition for the Middle East, incorporating Hospital & Health Care, Dentistry

February 22, 2001

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The administration of the Lebanese state-run Tele-Liban TV has decided to dismiss 503 employees and close the station down for a period of three month

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About twenty Lebanese students were injured Wednesday when some 2,000 attempted to surge through barriers to the US embassy in Beirut during a demonst

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Certain Lebanese banks are seeing a more short-term potential in cellular phone hookups than in Internet banking, reports <I>Executive</I>, a local business monthly.

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri said Wednesday, February 21, Lebanon plans to waive banking secrecy in drugs cases, contrary to what was said in a UN report published a day earlier. "The lifting