October 22, 2000
Solidere, Lebanon’s largest company, announced net losses of $2.7 million in the first six months of 2000. The real-estate giant attributed the decline to the ongoing economic recession and to adminis
The Central Bank’s trading bracket for the US Dollar ended the week at [1,501-1,514] implying an end of week average LL/USD exchange rate of 1,507.50. Lebanon’s balance of payments (BoP) recorded a cu
October 21, 2000
Shiite movement Amal representative has warned against launching attacks from Lebanon into Israel in disregard for set guidelines.
The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) said Sunday it will re-open schools and health centers in southern Lebanon it had clos
Germany has accepted a Hezbollah request to act as mediator in its bid to exchange three imprisoned Israeli soldiers for 19 guerrillas being held in I
Lebanese President Emile Lahoud warned the Arab leaders at the opening session of the Emergency Arab Summit on Saturday against the reaction on the Ar
Israel said that an armed man was killed during an attempted "terrorist infiltration" of Israel from across the Lebanese border late Friday.
October 20, 2000
Israeli helicopters and artillery pounded a border region in southern Lebanon late Friday, near the Shabaa farms.
The Lebanese militant group Hezbollah called Friday on Arab leaders at their upcoming summit to supply arms to the Palestinians and open up borders wi
The United Nations Relief Works Agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) closed Friday all its schools and health centers in Lebanon's southern Sidon r
By the end of October, the Beirut Stock Exchange (BST) will have a two-hour window of opportunity to allow for continuous trading. The move is being hailed as a potential boost for the Lebanese econom
In the recent years, many major developments have been going underway in the Port of Beirut. One of the oldest in the Middle East, the port of Beirut is a major transportation route in Lebanon.
October 19, 2000
Omaima Khalil has released her latest album, in which she thanks Marcel Kahlife in a way only an artist knows how.
Outgoing Lebanese Economy Minister Nasser Saidi spoke before a press conference on Monday, saying that Lebanon’s eventual membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO) will not happen “for years”.
October 18, 2000
Prime Minister Salim Hoss said that Lebanon will call on fellow Arab states at their Cairo summit to cut all diplomatic and economic ties with Israel