June 26, 2001
The Lebanese Parliament's judicial committee on Monday approved a draft law aimed at scrapping the death penalty for deliberate homicide.
On the face of it, Beirut does not seem quite the city that it did just little more than a week ago. Officially, about 6,000 Syrian troops had withdrawn from the city, but the Syrians have not gone al
June 25, 2001
Lebanese politicians and union leaders are preparing for negotiations to defuse the crisis at the country’s Middle East Airlines (MEA), as indications
Known for her strong, powerful voice that has captured so many hearts throughout the Arab World in the last 15 years, Najwa Karam this week accepted a special award
Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri arrived in Cairo Monday, June 25, for talks with Egyptian leaders about bilateral economic cooperation and the Arab-Israeli crisis, Egyptian officials said. Harir
June 24, 2001
The Lebanese Hizbollah movement said its fighters fired for the second consecutive day at Israeli warplanes that entered Lebanese airspace on Sunday.
Middle East issues and economic cooperation will be discussed at the fifth round of meetings by the Higher Egyptian-Lebanese Joint Committee on Sunday
June 23, 2001
A Lebanese cashier at the Batroun branch of Byblos Bank has defrauded depositors of more than $4 million and fled the country with her husband and thr
Lebanon will present a draft resolution to the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) meeting opening Monday in Mali to demand the release of de
High-ranking Lebanese and Syrian military officers met Friday in Beirut to review the latest redeployment of Syrian troops in Lebanon.
The Lebanese government has come under fire from Hizbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah over recent anti-Hizbollah statements made by Prime Mini
A bomb threat targeting a Jordanian airliner at Beirut airport on Thursday night ended peacefully when the same plane, destined for Amman, left Friday
Lebanon’s classical vocalist Majida Al Roumi will give two concerts at Unesco Palace on June 22 and 23. Proceeds from tickets sales will be donated to Lebanese NGOs.
June 22, 2001
Lebanon's parliament approved a 2001 budget on Thursday with a deficit equivalent to 51 percent of spending, following government pledges to reduce ex
The US government announced murder and conspiracy charges Thursday against 13 Saudis and one Lebanese man for the 1996 Khobar Towers bombing that kill