Lebanon

April 18, 2001

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri arrived in Jeddah on Tuesday for talks with King Fahd and Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.

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The Lebanese Finance Ministry announced earlier this week the issuance of a five-year sovereign Eurobond, maturing in 2006, which is to replace the $500-million Eurobond that matures on April 23, 2001

April 17, 2001

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Microsoft Gulf and Eastern Mediterranean (GEM) will launch the latest version of Microsoft Office - Office XP - in Dubai on May 31, followed by Kuwait

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Syria has promised revenge against Israel for its air raid on a Syrian military position in Lebanon, killing at least one soldier and injuring four ot

April 16, 2001

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The dollar rose for a second day against the yen as reports Israeli warplanes attacked Lebanon prompted investors and traders to buy dollars as a have

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Israel early Monday, April 16, sent its warplanes against Syrian positions in Lebanon killing at least two Syrian soldiers including an officer and wo

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Lebanon’s prime minister, Rafiq Hariri, delivered some good news at last on Friday, when he said that government efforts to reduce the budget deficit had proven successful, with a 14 percent drop repo

April 15, 2001

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Israeli military aircraft late Sunday fired on a Syrian radar post in Dhar al Baydar, in the Lebanese Baqaa Valley.

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It was reported that a many jewelers from Lebanon will participate in the International Jewelry Dubai (IJD) 2001.

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The UN representative to south Lebanon offered a harsh condemnation Sunday to Hizbollah, following the group's attack upon the Israeli army in a dispu

April 14, 2001

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Lebanese resistance movement, Hizbollah, attacked on Saturday an Israel tank in the disputed Shabaa farms, killing at least one soldier. Israel retali

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Israeli warplanes carried out two raids on south Lebanon on Saturday following an attack on an army position in a disputed border area by the Lebanese

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The latest addition to the drive to boost Lebanon’s tourism potential is an initiative to revive the long-defunct website of the tourism ministry.

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Tension between supporters and opponents of the Syrian military presence in Lebanon eased a notch on Friday, the 26th anniversary of the start of the

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Pope John Paul II has ruled out a second visit to Lebanon as part of his upcoming tour in the region on a pilgrimage in the steps of the apostle Paul.