Lebanon

July 3, 2001

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri received Monday an interior ministry report regarding the possibility of suing Israel for more than half a centur

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Former South Lebanon Army (SLA) militiamen and their families who fled to Israel in May 2000 have had their residency visas renewed for another two-an

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Lebanonese Interior Minister Elias Murr expressed sympathy on Monday for farmers forced by economic necessity to plant drug-related crops, but neverth

July 2, 2001

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An Indian soldier with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFEL) died on Monday after being shot during target practice in the south.

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A Lebanese military tribunal has sentenced two former South Lebanon Army (SLA) militia members in absentia to 20-year jail terms with hard labor for c

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A new Lebanese political party was created Sunday, headed by Minister of State Talal Arslan.

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A number of Lebanese parliament members representing the Bekaa and Ba’albek areas recently submitted a request to amend the 2001 public budget law.

July 1, 2001

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement on Sunday launched a heavy counter attack on Israeli posts in the occupied Shabaa Farms with mortars and anti-tank mis

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement on Sunday attacked Israeli posts in the occupied Shabaa Farms with mortars and anti-tank missiles, hours after Israeli

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A Belgian judge has ruled that a complaint against Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon accusing him of crimes against humanity would be admissible in

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement attacked Israeli posts in Shabaa farms with mortars, Reported Radio Israel Sunday. The attack came only hours after I

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Lebanese singer Pascal Mashaalani last week released her latest album, Albi (My Heart), whose eleven songs range from Spanish tunes to Arab pop and even country rock.

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Employees of Lebanon's state-owned Middle East Airlines (MEA) called off a sit-in begun eight days ago and a strike planned for July 3-4, following "positive" discussions with the government, a union

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Lebanese officials on Saturday, June 30, rejected an offer of conditional Iraqi aid, and restated their solidarity with Kuwait, the official Kuwaiti agency reported.  "We do not accept aid which is co

June 30, 2001

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A Lebanese firm has launched the country’s first medical website offering medical advice in English, French and Arabic.