Lebanon

June 12, 2001

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Official statistics indicate that the number of ships harboring in Beirut’s seaport during the first four months of 2001 rose by 12 percent, compared with the corresponding period the previous year.

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Adnan waters his lush three hectares (seven acres) of green cannabis crop, nestled away safely high up in eastern Lebanon's mountainous Bekaa valley. Lebanon's lean economic times have pushed Lebanese

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri met with World Bank officials on Monday, June 11, to negotiate the use of previously agreed loans worth $300 million (€355 million), an official source said.  The

June 11, 2001

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Lebanese security personnel on Sunday apprehended the suspected killers of a former Palestinian official who was gunned down in Ain Al Hilweh refugee

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The Lebanese Shiite Amal Movement has denied Israeli reports that its security chief disclosed details of the abduction and killing of an American arm

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Port of Beirut Authorities has constructed a networking platform powered by Cisco Systems technologies. The system is designed to improve interoffice communications between the three major departments

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Port of Beirut Authorities has constructed a networking platform powered by Cisco Systems technologies. The system is designed to improve interoffice communications between the three major departments

June 10, 2001

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Lebanese diva Fairuz will travel to Bern, the Swiss capital, to participate in the International Music Festival there this month,

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Kuwait issued Lebanon a $32.5-million loan to finance the building of a water irrigation and pumping network at Mount Lebanon, north-east of Beirut, an official source said Saturday, June 9.  The agre

June 9, 2001

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The Lebanese cabinet has approved the value-added tax (VAT) draft law, the first serious step toward boost dwindling treasury revenues.

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A leading Lebanese researcher plans to sue an English language Israeli daily for publishing an opinion piece in his name which he says he never author

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Retired artist and current producer Huda Ramzi has convinced singers Kathem Al Saher and Nawal Al Zughbi to debut in the romantic film Zeedini Eshkan

June 7, 2001

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Four people were wounded, one seriously, in the accidental explosion of a car Thursday in the former Israeli-occupied border zone of southern Lebanon.

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One person was reportedly killed and three were injured when a car exploded in the center of the south Lebanon town of Um Jbeil on Thursday.

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The secretary general of the Lebanese Hizbollah movement, Hassan Nasrallah, said on Wednesday that Israel should not “imagine” that it could invade Le