Lebanon

September 2, 2001

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Two Syrian workers were shot dead early Sunday in the Shtoora region of the Bekaa Plain.

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Around 500 Arab ministers, central bank governors and bankers will meet in Beirut October 31 to coordinate positions for the November conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Doha.  Fouad S

September 1, 2001

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Army helicopters were called in on Friday to help fight a bush fire which destroyed orchards and wheat fields in the Lebanese towns of Najjarieh, Msei

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The Lebanese government earmarked $2.5 billion on Friday to develop the nation’s infrastructure, as part of a three-year plan beginning in 2002.

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Israel’s repeated warnings of imminent Hizbollah attacks are helping to create a climate of tension along the border with Lebanon, according to a seni

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Lebanon’s Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri vowed on Friday that the House "would be the first to fight any attempt to set up a military regime,” but cau

August 31, 2001

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President Emile Lahoud of Lebanon has tried to calm down his opponents over a conteroversial crackdown on Christian opposition.

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Israel attempted to kill a Palestinian key leader early Friday and moved tanks and troops into the Gaza Strip, after its withdrawal from the Palestini

August 30, 2001

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud and Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri reached an agreement on the “necessity of a cabinet reshuffle” on Wednesday, said repo

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The Lebanese Hizbollah resistance movement said it opened fire twice with anti-aircraft batteries Thursday after Israeli warplanes violated the Arab c

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Some 311 people charged with crimes ranging from petty theft to drug trafficking have been arrested in recent weeks in Lebanon.

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud decorated Egypt's outgoing ambassador, Adel Al Khodary, with the National Order of the Cedars on Wednesday during a pr

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Lebanese judicial sources on Wednesday denied "unfounded" rumors that an investigation was being planned into former foreign minister Fares Boueiz for

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Israeli army troops were deployed on high alert along the northern border Thursday for fear of a possible attack by the Lebanese Hizbollah movement.

August 29, 2001

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Lebanon and Armenia signed Tuesday a military agreement during a visit by Armenian Defense Minister Serge Sarksyan to Beirut.