Lebanon

May 12, 2001

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Iranian Ambassador to Lebanon Mohammed Ali Subhani affirmed during a visit to the village of Shabaa on Friday that Iran will support the resistance un

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Lebanon and Syria signed an agreement Friday to construct a $15 million pipeline to transport natural gas between the two countries, in a move that sh

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Lebanon’s future membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO) will prompt the introduction of new laws to improve standards and lower production c

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A strong verbal attack by Syrian Defense Minister Mustapha Tlass on Lebanon’s Maronite Cardinal Nasrallah Sfeir and Druze leader Walid Jumblatt sparke

May 11, 2001

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A Lebanese Army captain died in an accident during a military ceremony in Jordan, the Lebanese army announced Thursday.

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The seven-minister Lebanese committee set up two months ago to examine the draft telecom law will be ready to present its findings in the next two wee

May 10, 2001

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Employees at Lebanon’s national carrier, Middle East Airlines, rejected in principle Wednesday any compulsory redundancies to prepare the loss-making

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Over 146 Lebanese and foreign media representatives gathered at a seminar on Wednesday in Beirut to exchange ideas on developing a code of ethics for

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Syrian President Bashar Assad on Wednesday discussed bilateral cooperation with Lebanon’s Deputy Prime Minister Issam Fares and former Prime Minister

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The US opposes the Lebanese government’s compensation case in the International Court of Justice, which demands Israeli compensation for 25 years of d

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Lebanese minister of transportation and public works declared a series of new measures to lower fees collected by the Beirut Seaport as of May 7th.

May 9, 2001

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Israeli warplanes flew on Wednesday over Lebanese territory near the disputed Shabaa Farms area.

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A total of 10 Arab and foreign countries are expected to participate in the Quality Administration Systems' meeting scheduled for May 22 in Beirut.

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The Lebanese Parliament’s Human Rights Committee plans to visit every prison in the country, and has enlisted the help of local MPs in its mission.

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The total value of exports in southern Lebanon, officially approved by the Sayda Chamber of Commerce, reached 16.050 Lebanese pounds in the first quarter of 2001.