Lebanon

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

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Israel on Wednesday deported four former SLA militiamen after they secretly crossed into the Jewish state to seek asylum.

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The United States urged Lebanese authorities on Wednesday to drop treason charges against a Lebanese-American journalist who participated in a panel d

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Lebanese singer Najwa Karam has rejected an offer by an Egyptian director to star in the film Nasmat Hawa (Air Breeze).

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Lebanese composer and oud player Marcel Khalifeh held a special charity concert at London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall on June 6, accompanied by Umayma Khalil and an eight-member ensemble.

June 6, 2001

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Lebanese singer Rida Boutros has stopped working on her new album in the wake of her father’s death from a heart attack last week,

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For the first time, Lebanon is to host the Financial Markets Association (FMA) world congress in the year 2003, reported Lebanon’s ANI news agency on Tuesday, June 5.

June 5, 2001

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Syrian Vice President Abdel-Halim Khaddam said Monday that no-one in Lebanon sought to make the country a source of trouble for Syria.

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The number of Lebanese using seatbelts has risen sharply since the beginning of the year, according to a report issued on Tuesday.

June 4, 2001

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Mohammed Al Baali Albawaba.com - Cairo  No Arab movement has won as much success and public interest over the past few years as the Lebanese Hizbollah

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The Arab Thought Institution (ATI) was officially launched in Cairo Sunday, as an initiative by Saudi Prince Khalid al Faisal.

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Lebanon’s Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri issued circulars Saturday on proceeding with a modernization plan in order to speed up work and reduce costs.

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Lebanon’s military tribunal has sentenced five members of the South Lebanon Army (SLA) militia to death in absentia for killing resistance fighters wh