Lebanon

April 2, 2001

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A high-ranking Lebanese official expressed on Monday concern that the situation in Lebanon will quickly deteriorate if the Israeli-Palestinian violenc

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A Saudi caravan of vehicles arrived in Beirut Sunday carrying dates that are “destined for the poor in Lebanon.”

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Lebanon has exempted young Lebanese men from compulsory military service if they have lived abroad for more than five years.

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Lebanon launched a five-year $600 million bond issue carrying a 9.75 percent coupon, announced Finance Minister Fouad Siniora, on Friday, March 30.

March 31, 2001

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Lebanon would sell $600 million of five-year eurobonds next month to be its second foreign-currency debt issue this year.

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Slovak President Rudolf Schuster will arrive Monday in Beirut, his first visit to an Arab country.

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement urged Lebanon, Syria and Palestine to forget past problems and "strength their stand in facing the Israeli enemy."

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March 30, 2001

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The Lebanese navy managed to dissolve an oil slick off the coast of Tripoli, northern Lebanon, the local radio reported Friday, cited by Saudi Press a

March 29, 2001

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Israeli soldiers fired two mortar rounds into southern Lebanon Thursday, but there were no reports of casualties.

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Switzerland is not mediating to gain the release of three Israeli soldiers captured last October by the Lebanese Hizbollah movement, the movement’s ch

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"Sultan al-Tarab" George Wassouf is feeling much better and getting ready to get back to business following the medical problems he faced lately

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Two members of the press were questioned on Wednesday over an allegedly libelous article last year involving Lebanese singers Nawal Zoghbi and Diana Haddad

March 28, 2001

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Lebanese artist Diana Haddad was selected by the Egyptian Organization for Cinema Critics and Writers as the best female singer of the year 2000

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The International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank, extended a $10 million credit line to the Lebanese Leasing Company (LLC) in order to assist local small and medium-size