Lebanon

April 30, 2001

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With less than a week remaining before Pope John Paul II visits Syria, ambiguity still surrounds the Lebanese Maronite patriarch's position on whether

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Industrialists in Lebanon and Syria are looking together for new export markets, a move they say reflects increased cooperation stemming from a 1998 f

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Yugoslavia has decided to temporarily close down its embassy in Beirut, Belgrade’s charge d’affaires, Jovan Vujasinovic, said in a memo addressed to t

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Georgina Rizk, the former Lebanese Miss Universe, denied rumors spread lately that she was getting divorced from her husband the famous Lebanese singer Walid Tawfiq.

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The level of TB purchase subscriptions jumped almost 64 percent to LP562.39 billion ($373.06 million) on April 19th as the amount of maturing TBs rose sharply by 89.5 percent to LP489.89 billion ($324

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The Eurobond market witnessed a measured demand across the yield curve advancing mainly from local participants. Interest in sovereign papers maturing in 2003 till 2006 was magnified, thus lifting the

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BLOM Bank S.A.L., the largest bank in Lebanon, announced its consolidated first quarter 2001 results compared to the same period last year. This included the following: (1) Increase in assets and depo

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The BLOM Stock Index (BSI) headed into a downward dive this week plunging to 476.06,well below the 500 mark (half its base level of 1,000 set in January 1996) and losing 19.68 percent since the beginn

April 29, 2001

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq al-Hariri has met the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Kofi Annan, telling him that Israel is violating Beirut's so

April 28, 2001

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Some 200 physicians across Lebanon will be shortly providing free medical and psychological assistance to former detainees in Israeli prisons.

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The World Bank is planning to grant Lebanon a twenty-million-dollar loan to fund infrastructure projects in under-developed rural areas.

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Bilateral relations between Canada and Lebanon and the perilous situation in the region are expected to dominate discussions between the two countries

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A four-day United Nations symposium on children's rights wrapped up Friday in Beirut with a call on Arab countries to reinforce policies ensuring youn

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By marrying Yousef Harb, the famous Lebanese singer Najwa Karam has upset her family, especially her brother Nicolas who seems to have other reasons for discontent

April 26, 2001

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Lebanon and its potential exporting market, Saudi Arabia, established a Lebanese-Saudi Business Council Wednesday, prior to Saudi plans for easing two