Lebanon

June 14, 2001

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The Lebanese Minister of Energy and Water, Mohamed Baydhoun, has recently inaugurated the Deir-Nabbouh Electricity Generation Station in the Dhanya region of Lebanon.

June 13, 2001

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Lebanon’s Interior and Municipalities Minister Elias Murr has renewed his call to municipalities to remove illegally placed advertising billboards.

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The Lebanese army said Tuesday that temporary and permanent exemptions from military service would be granted to Lebanese abroad if they met certain c

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Lebanon's Higher Council for Privatization announced Tuesday its decision to "amicably" terminate the build-operate-transfer contracts with the nation

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud said on Tuesday that Syria provided vital assistance to Lebanon, and defended its neighbor's controversial military pr

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The secretary general of the Lebanese Hizbollah, Hassan Nasrallah, warned Israel on Tuesday that time was running out to win the release of four Israe

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On June 15 and 16, the Rahbani cousins, Ziad and Ghassan, will give an open-air concert at the Mont La Salle school in Beirut. Though they’ve been discussing a joint concert

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A value added tax (VAT) is to be adopted by Lebanon for the first time, starting next year. The Lebanese cabinet approved the new tax law on June 6, adding a ten percent levy on a wide range of produc

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Lebanese private banks in Syrian free zones, launched a year ago as a trailblazer for greater liberalization in Syria's state-controlled economy, are a failure because of administrative restrictions,

June 12, 2001

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A Lebanese lawyer has has filed a motion against Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Foreign Minister Shimon Peres, accusing them of military crim

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The Lebanese Telecommunications Ministry announced on Monday that it had begun collecting on unpaid phone bills, warning subscribers that delayed paym

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud will travel to Morocco on Wednesday for a two-day official visit, in response to an invitation from King Mohammed.

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement on Monday denied Israeli press reports that Iranian intelligence forces had deployed along the border to gather inform

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A delegation from the World Bank met with several Lebanese ministers on Monday to discuss $300 million worth of loans for funding a number of local de

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An ugly quarrel that began when Diana Haddad’s husband publicly belittled the talents of Nawal Al Zoghby looks to be headed for a happy ending, thanks to Mamdouh Moussa