Lebanon

May 29, 2001

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Two Lebanese were sentenced Monday to death for killing a woman and her daughter in 1994 in Anjar area in the Bekaa.

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The International Committee of the Red Cross has asked Israeli authorities to return to Lebanon the body of a Lebanese pilot whose plane was shot down

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In the early hours of Saturday, May 26, a group of unidentified goons set fire to Ragheb Alameh’s car which was parked in front of his apartment in Juneh,

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The Beirut Stock Exchange ended higher on Monday, May 28, after market mainstay Solidere A and B shares gained ground in thin trade.

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The governor of the Bank of Lebanon stated that the 1,200 Middle East Airlines employees who had recently lost their jobs, would not receive their due compensations in one payment.

May 28, 2001

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud, on a visit to Paris, urged France and the European Union on Monday to play a greater role in helping to bring peace t

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Air pollution resulting from increased use of industrial diesel in cars has led to a higher incidence of various respiratory health problems among Leb

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The head of the Egyptian Coptic Church, Pope Shenouda III, urged all Arab countries on Sunday to unite in order to combat Israel’s policy of aggressio

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Unknown assailants kidnapped Lithuania's general consul in Lebanon on Sunday and demanded a ransom for his release.

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Amani, the Lebanese attractive and sophisticated belly dancer, performed her new dance show “Ayyam wa Layali Amani” at the Regency Palace Hotel in Beirut

May 27, 2001

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri arrived Saturday in Jeddah for bilateral and regional talks with King Fahd and Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Ab

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud begins Monday a two-day state visit to Paris for bilateral and regional talks with his counterpart Jacques Chirac.

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Kuwait has recently changed its decision to sell off its shares in the Jordan-based Arab Bank, thus suspending plans by Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq

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The image of 12-year-old Mohammed Al Durra being shot by Israelis as his father desperately tried to shelter him shocked the world and sparked international protest

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One year after Israel’s withdrawal from South Lebanon, and saber-rattling across the border tended to drown out the very muted celebration taking place to mark the occasion. From an economic perspecti