Lebanon

September 3, 2001

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Lebanon's Court of Cassation ruled Monday that the military could not try some 60 anti-Syrian Christians arrested in an army crackdown last month.

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A bomb blast ripped through an amusement center in a Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of Lebanon's southern port city of Sidon on Monday, pol

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A group of 28 opposition Lebanese MPs have petitioned the Constitutional Council to annul newly endorsed amendments to the Criminal Procedures Law whi

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A Syrian was arrested Sunday for allegedly killing three members of his nomadic clan, including a child, in Shtoora region in the Bekaa Plain. Police

September 2, 2001

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Automatic weapons fire from the Israel-occupied Shabaa Farms border area on Sunday hit south Lebanon, where Israeli warplanes were making airborne inc

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A Syrian couple and one of their children were shot dead in Lebanon early Sunday, official sources told AFP, adding that another son had been arrested

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Two Syrian workers were shot dead early Sunday in the Shtoora region of the Bekaa Plain.

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Around 500 Arab ministers, central bank governors and bankers will meet in Beirut October 31 to coordinate positions for the November conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Doha.  Fouad S

September 1, 2001

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Army helicopters were called in on Friday to help fight a bush fire which destroyed orchards and wheat fields in the Lebanese towns of Najjarieh, Msei

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The Lebanese government earmarked $2.5 billion on Friday to develop the nation’s infrastructure, as part of a three-year plan beginning in 2002.

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Israel’s repeated warnings of imminent Hizbollah attacks are helping to create a climate of tension along the border with Lebanon, according to a seni

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Lebanon’s Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri vowed on Friday that the House "would be the first to fight any attempt to set up a military regime,” but cau

August 31, 2001

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President Emile Lahoud of Lebanon has tried to calm down his opponents over a conteroversial crackdown on Christian opposition.

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Israel attempted to kill a Palestinian key leader early Friday and moved tanks and troops into the Gaza Strip, after its withdrawal from the Palestini

August 30, 2001

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud and Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri reached an agreement on the “necessity of a cabinet reshuffle” on Wednesday, said repo