Lebanon

August 1, 2001

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The Lebanese government has appointed a charge d’affaires in Baghdad, ending a seven-year diplomatic hiatus and fueling hope that a trade agreement is

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri met Tuesday in Jeddah with Saudi Arabia’s King Fahd for talks on the Palestinian crisis and bilateral relations.

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The secretary general of the Lebanese Hizbollah movement, Hassan Nasrallah, is widely expected to be elected to another three-year term when the party

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By a unanimous vote Tuesday, the UN Security Council approved Secretary General Kofi Annan's request to extend by six months the mandate of UN peaceke

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The demand for Lebanon’s Tuesday, July 31 eurobond issue, exceeded the expected $400 million offer by the Lebanese government, and reached $750 million.

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Amid rhetoric of brotherly relations and Arab national interests, a row over visa formalities casts a shadow over Jordanian-Lebanese bilateral ties. The latest development saw Jordan slapping entry re

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Amid rhetoric of brotherly relations and Arab national interests, a row over visa formalities casts a shadow over Jordanian-Lebanese bilateral ties. The latest development saw Jordan slapping entry re

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Amid rhetoric of brotherly relations and Arab national interests, a row over visa formalities casts a shadow over Jordanian-Lebanese bilateral ties. The latest development saw Jordan slapping entry re

July 31, 2001

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The US House of Representatives on Monday passed a resolution calling for the United Nations to give Israel an unedited video filmed in Lebanon by a U

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Lebanese singer Hanin will soon bring the sultry sounds of salsa to the Middle East, performing with her Cuban group in Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia and the UAE

July 30, 2001

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Israeli sources said Monday that the Jewish state's warplanes had dropped bombs on the occupied Shabaa Farms in south Lebanon “by mistake.”

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Lebanon has once again become a center of opium trafficking, say Western diplomatic sources.

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Lebanonese Maronite leader Nasrallah Sfeir said Sunday that his state had not yet fully recovered from its 15-year civil war.

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Lebanon’s Banque Audi S.A.L. posted profits of $16.57 million for the first six months of 2001. The figure represents a 9.5 percent drop in comparison to the corresponding period of last year.

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Lebanon’s largest bank, BLOM Bank S.A.L., posted net profits of $39.48 million for the first half of 2001—a mere 0.5 percent rise compared to the $39.25 million figure in the corresponding period of l