Lebanon

March 29, 2001

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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

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<b>Date:</b> Mar 1 - Mar 4, 2001 <b>Location:</b> Beirut Hall, Lebanon <b>Specifics:</b> Wireless Communications for the 21st century. The 4th Annual Arab International Telecom Development Cong

March 27, 2001

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Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir, a leading opponent of the Syrian military presence in Lebanon, arrived home Tuesday afternoon following a tour of

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud urged Arab leaders meeting at a summit in Amman Tuesday to reconsider the peace process with Israel.

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Flamboyant pop star Elton John will hold a concert at this summer's art festival at the 19th century Beiteddine Palace

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Lebanon's parliament has approved a law allowing all foreigners to buy property in the country, with the exception of Palestinian refugees, whom Beirut does not want to see settle. The law extends to

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Lebanon’s Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh suggested during a conference on Islamic financial institutions, addressing 350 bankers from 24 countries, that additional time is needed before Islamic ba

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The amount of TB purchase subscriptions fell by 18.06 percent on March 15th to LP235.34 billion ($156.11 million), as the amount of maturing TBs dropped 14.15 percent to LP190.21 billion ($126.18 mill

March 26, 2001

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Lebanese Christian movements opposing Syria's military presence in the country have called for a huge "national" welcome home for Christian Maronite C

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Lebanese Christian movements opposing Syria's military presence in the country have called for a huge "national" welcome home for Christian Maronite C

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement and Iran dismissed on Sunday claims by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon that Iran has sent missiles into Lebanon wh