Lebanon

July 20, 2001

03:00 GMT

The Lebanese government moved a step closer to firing the board of Electricite du Liban for mismanagement Thursday as the company’s union delayed stri

03:00 GMT

After months of tension between Hizbollah and Druze leader Walid Jumblatt, the two sides turned a new page on Thursday during a meeting that brought t

03:00 GMT

Lebanon's State Council ruled Wednesday, July 18, that a longstanding conflict between the government and France Telecom's unit Cellis will be resolved at a Washington-based special arbitration author

July 19, 2001

03:00 GMT

Lebanese police have arrested a Palestinian man in connection with last year’s attack on the Russian embassy in Beirut.

03:00 GMT

Lebanonese Interior and Municipalities Minister Elias Murr stressed Wednesday the need to swiftly eradicate the nation's growing marijuana crop, but s

03:00 GMT

Lebanese pilots at the Middle East Airlines will delay by two hours all MEA flights departing from Beirut on Friday, to protest against new contracts

03:00 GMT

Syrian singer Asala graced the Tyre Hippodrome on Saturday, July 14, to officially close the city’s two-week festival with its most successful performance.

03:00 GMT

For reasons as yet murky, Lebanon’s Future TV has rejected the idea of inviting Egyptian belly dancer Dina to be a guest on the program Ya Umri

July 18, 2001

03:00 GMT

Lebanese President Emile Lahoud said on Tuesday that he and other top officials were cooperating to complete administrative and financial reforms, as

03:00 GMT

United Nations investigators headed for the Middle East on Tuesday, as part of an internal inquiry into the “mishandling” of a videotape that could sh

03:00 GMT

Young Lebanese singer Yuri Mraadi may have only recently released his debut album, but his star is rising fast -and not just on the musical front.

03:00 GMT

Lebanon will sign a free trade agreement with Iraq in the "near future, Economy Minister Bassel Fleihan said Tuesday, July 17. "We will witness the signing of the deal between Lebanon and Iraq for a f

July 17, 2001

03:00 GMT

New transportation and economic treaties between Bahrain and Lebanon are in the pipeline, said Lebanese Finance Minister Fouad Sanyouri on Monday.

03:00 GMT

A Lebanese Phalangist leader whose militia was involved in the 1982 massacres of Palestinian refugees in the Sabra and Shatilla camps says Israeli Pri

03:00 GMT

Lebanon’s Maronite Leader, Nasrallah Sfeir, on Monday called for solidarity among the nation’s Muslim and Christian youth and said the Taef Accord tha