Lebanon

July 29, 2001

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A confessed Egyptian secret service agent, Adnan Shaker Sultani, who assassinated a key Lebanese publisher during the rule of the late Jamal Abdel-Nas

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Lebanon will host the Arab world’s first anti-globalization forum in the first week of November, before the World Trade Organization conference in Doh

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The United Nations Security Council is expected to approve a call by Secretary General Kofi Annan to amend the mandate of UNIFIL from a peacekeeping m

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Some 6000 people wept, screamed, adored and died a thousand deaths, as Fairuz, Lebanon’s ambassador to the stars, illuminated the Beiteddine festival

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In a positive week for Arab stock markets, the Saudi, Lebanese and Palestinian bourses were the best performers. Saudi Arabia’s NCFEI all-share index rose 2.9 percent to reach 2,468.97 points, its hig

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The former Lebanese Prime Minister Salim Hoss has appealed to Qatar to scrap its plans to hold a World Trade Organization (WTO) conference in November if Israel takes part, a Qatari paper reported Sat

July 28, 2001

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud on Saturday voiced his appreciation for the UAE's support for clearing landmines from south Lebanon.

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The United Nations has warned Israel not to stage another attempt to annex the divided village of Ghajar.

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In a bid to encourage trade and travel, Jordan agreed on Friday to slightly ease visa restrictions on Lebanese visitors, giving Beirut a second chance

July 27, 2001

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Lebanon’s director-general of the Public Institution for Housing said Thursday that legal action would be taken against those who had failed to pay ba

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The Chinese ambassador to Beirut, Liu Zhen Tang, was summoned to the foreign ministry on Thursday for details on a post-game fight between Lebanese an

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Beirut has instructed its mission at UN headquarters in New York to resist any attempt to change the mandate of UNIFIL peacekeepers in the south or cu

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Lebanese wishing to visit Jordan will no longer be able to obtain visas at the kingdom’s entry points and will now have to apply for them in advance.

July 26, 2001

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Jordanian Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb is expected to arrive in Beirut Thursday for talks with his counterpart Rafiq Hariri on bilateral relations, t

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Lebanese businesspeople want the industry ministry to move its headquarters from the Adlieh neighborhood to Beirut Port to help boost exports.