Lebanon

May 10, 2001

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Over 146 Lebanese and foreign media representatives gathered at a seminar on Wednesday in Beirut to exchange ideas on developing a code of ethics for

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Syrian President Bashar Assad on Wednesday discussed bilateral cooperation with Lebanon’s Deputy Prime Minister Issam Fares and former Prime Minister

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The US opposes the Lebanese government’s compensation case in the International Court of Justice, which demands Israeli compensation for 25 years of d

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Lebanese minister of transportation and public works declared a series of new measures to lower fees collected by the Beirut Seaport as of May 7th.

May 9, 2001

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Israeli warplanes flew on Wednesday over Lebanese territory near the disputed Shabaa Farms area.

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A total of 10 Arab and foreign countries are expected to participate in the Quality Administration Systems' meeting scheduled for May 22 in Beirut.

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The Lebanese Parliament’s Human Rights Committee plans to visit every prison in the country, and has enlisted the help of local MPs in its mission.

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The total value of exports in southern Lebanon, officially approved by the Sayda Chamber of Commerce, reached 16.050 Lebanese pounds in the first quarter of 2001.

May 8, 2001

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Syria is the world’s sixth largest producer of olives, and after a surge in olive tree planting over the last five years it could overtake Turkey and

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The speaker of the Lebanese Parliament, Nabih Berri, on Monday condemned a UN decision to reduce the number of UNIFIL personnel, calling the move part

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After achieving great success with Madonna, Sting, Prince and Fudail, the international sound engineer Joe Hutoda has decided to work with the Lebanese singer Pascal Mashalani

May 7, 2001

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Lebanon's Middle East Airlines will be laying off one-quarter of its workforce, one third of which will be worked out by a series of forced redundancies of workers 60 and over.

May 6, 2001

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Lebanese politicians are expressing increasing concern over the country's shaky economic situation.

May 5, 2001

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Lebanese truck drivers were prevented from taking apples into Jordan this week, with no official explanation given for the move.

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The US$225 million container terminal deal between Dubai Ports Authority and Beirut Port could be back on track following an announcement by Public Wo