Lebanon

August 20, 2001

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In an international meeting of Druze leaders in Amman on Sunday, Lebanese politician Walid Jumblatt urged Druze living in Israel to refuse to serve in

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On the 20th anniversary of the death of Egyptian musician Riyad Al Sunbati on September 9, his son has decided to release a rare recording of lyrics composed by his late father for Fairouz 22 years ag

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The Lebanese Byblos Bank posted net income of LBP 36.208 billion ($23.95 million) in the first half of the current year, representing an eight percent drop in comparison to the corresponding period of

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Riad Salameh, Governor of Lebanon’s Central Bank denied on Saturday, August 18, that a severe outflow of capital from the country has been taking place due to recent political unrest.

August 19, 2001

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A second Lebanese journalist has been arrested by the army intelligence for links with Israel.

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The Israeli army has declared the occupied village of Ghajar on the border with Lebanon a closed military zone, fearing that Israelis who visit the ar

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Lebanese singer Majeda Al Roomi was spurred Friday night to disguise herself in order to escape crowds and chaos around her during a concert at the international youth festival in Algeria

August 18, 2001

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A Lebanese journalist accused of links with Israel has been arrested as part of a sweeping crackdown on Christian activists opposed to Syria's heavy i

August 17, 2001

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Seventy-seven anti-Syrian activists were referred Thursday to Lebanese military courts, while opposition groups gathered to challenge the crackdown on

August 16, 2001

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Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri on Thursday called on Lebanese emigrants in the United States to unite to defend Arab rights by establishing a

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The United Nations has expressed concern that the tense situation in the divided Lebanese-Israeli village of Ghajar could lead to a “new unwanted flas

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri will visit Syria Thursday to meet with President Bashar Assad, in a bid to regain stature he lost in a turf war w

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Lebanese singer Elin Khalaf has finished recording her recent album, which carries the title of the song Azz Alei, which was written by the youngest Egyptian poet, 16-year-old Nour

August 15, 2001

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri will make a visit to Syria Thursday as he tries to recover stature after losing a turf war to Lebanon's President

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Nineteen more anti-Syrian Christian activists received sentences Tuesday for "belonging to dissolved groups" as part of the Lebanese army's crackdown