Lebanon

April 10, 2001

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A bomb placed in a tractor failed to explode Tuesday, in the third such booby-trapped attempt in about two weeks in the former Israeli-occupied border

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A diplomat says that the calmness on the Israel-Lebanese borders is a fragile situation that might explode any minute.

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Oman has deposited 50 million dollars with Lebanon’s central bank to boost Lebanon’s foreign currency reserves and express its support for the governm

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A former Lebanese ambassador to Greece was ordered Monday to appear before a Beirut magistrate on charges of wasting public funds.

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud took a tough line against the increasingly divisive debate over the Syrian presence on Monday, vowing that the state w

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Syria has undertaken to facilitate the entry and exit formalities for Lebanese travelers at its border posts with Lebanon, official newspapers in Damascus reported Monday, April 9.  Lebanese travelers

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The fifth "Meeting of Arab Businessmen" aimed at encouraging economic ties between Arab countries opened Monday, April 9, in Beirut.  About 500 businessmen from Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Qatar, Morocco,

April 9, 2001

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Former UN Secretary-General Butros Butros Ghali told Lebanese President Emile Lahoud on Sunday that the suspects involved in the January deaths of 11

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Moroccan Prime Minister Abdel-Rahman Youssoufi has cancelled a visit to Lebanon on Wednesday for “exceptional circumstances.”

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Lebanon has raised a five-year bond issue from $600 million to one billion dollars due to high demand, a finance ministry statement said Friday, April 6.  "Due to high demand for Lebanese bonds in for

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Lebanon's central bank has spent a billion dollars over the past month to support the Lebanese pound, which has been under strong pressure, the Al-Safir newspaper said Saturday, April 7.  Citing bank

April 8, 2001

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Commercial banks in Lebanon are gearing up to enter the Syrian market later this year or early in 2002 after the Parliament in Damascus approved a dra

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<b>Date:</b> Apr 5 – Apr 8, 2001 <b>Location:</b> Martyrs' Square, Beirut, Lebanon <b>Specifics:</b> The 6th Arab World Travel and Tourism Exchange. An international tourism exchange organised to

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<b>Date:</b> Apr 5 – Apr 8, 2001 <b>Location:</b> Martyrs' Square, Beirut, Lebanon <b>Specifics:</b> The 6th Arab World Travel and Tourism Exchange. An international tourism exchange organised to

April 7, 2001

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A full-scale mobile internet network for Lebanon may be three years away, but Ericsson displayed great eagerness in putting down its stakes to become