Lebanon

May 18, 2001

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Israeli troops on Friday wounded two Lebanese youths who threw stones at Israeli positions across the border, witnesses told Reuters. Meanwhile, Syria

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Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri on Thursday denounced a US Congress decision to block some $35 million in aid to Lebanon unless the government

May 17, 2001

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Members of the Security Council on Wednesday “expressed concern over recent breaches of the withdrawal line in Lebanon."

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The Lebanese Finance Ministry announced on Wednesday that the budget deficit for the first four months of this year fell to 40.68 percent, down from 5

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Syrian Foreign Minister Farouq Shara will visit Beirut on Friday for several hours to deliver a message from President Bashar Assad to his counterpart

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A suspected Lebanese collaborator with Israel who went missing 17 days ago was found dead Wednesday in an olive grove on the edge of Kfar Kila village

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Renowned Lebanese singer Sabah is fine-tuning her new song “Allah Kbeer Wa Bukra Jai” (God is Great and Tomorrow is Coming), composed by Elli Shwairy,

May 16, 2001

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Israeli Defense Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer has said that "Syria is responsible for what happens in Lebanon.”

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The second phase of dredging at the Lebanese port of Tripoli could start as early as next week, since the project is awaiting only the go-ahead from t

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Informed sources close to the Syrian leadership on Wednesday said the president’s press spokesman, Jubran Kuriyyeh, had been arrested for links with M

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Iranian Ambassador to Beirut Mohammad Ali Sabhani sought the help of Lebanese Justice Minister Nadim Jisr Tuesday in determining the fate of four Iran

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German mediators are holding secret contacts with the parties directly concerned with Lebanese detainees in Israeli prisons and Israeli soldiers held

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Westlife, the Irish pub music heartthrobs, performed on Monday night at Beirut Hall, where about 3,000 teenagers danced around and saw the boy band in action.

May 15, 2001

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An elderly man was arrested Monday in Lebanon after a grenade he had placed in a shop in Bourj Hammoud exploded, police said.

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Lebanon’s Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said Monday that both the Damascus leadership and himself disagreed with recent criticism by Syrian Defense M