Lebanon

March 18, 2001

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Israel’s Tel Aviv District Court extended by a further three months the administrative detention Sunday of Lebanese Sheikh Abd al Karim Obeid and Must

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Israel appeared to be backing off on Saturday from a threatened "water war" with Lebanon as desperation over how to overcome a three-year drought drew

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Official statistics show that 741,648 persons had entered Lebanon in 2000 compared to 673,261 persons in 1999. Fourty percent of the tourists came from various Arab countries.

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Lebanese troops ended Thursday, March 15, their occupation of the country's most popular television station and released nine employees they had detained when moving in after a dispute between shareho

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Lebanon's main union, the General Confederation of Lebanese Workers (GCLW), has voted in a new leader who is backed by pro-Syrian parties, although more than a third of the GCLW's executive council bo

March 17, 2001

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Lebanese fruit and vegetable growers could soon receive financial help for the export of their goods under a government initiative to sell excess loca

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdelaziz discussed with Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri by phone on Friday ways of expanding bilateral ties betw

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The Dubai Ports Authority has cancelled a 225-million-dollar deal to equip and operate the new Beirut port.

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Lebanon’s economy and trade minister, Basil Fuleihan, has warned that the ministry will revoke the licenses of any insurance company that fails to rai

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The Lebanese army released nine employees at the Lebanese Broadcast Corporation International (LBCI), and withdrew its personnel from the station’s bu

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The Lebanese government has decided to send a chartered plane to Kinshasa to retrieve the bodies of Lebanese expatriates executed in the wake of the a

March 16, 2001

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A United Nations spokesman on Thursday denied Israeli accusations that Lebanon was diverting a key river, the Wazzani, to stop it flowing into Israel.

March 15, 2001

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The Saudi newspaper Al Watan reported that plague hit a large number of poultry in Lebanon few days only after the discovery of suspected cases of foo

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By Nigel Thorpe Senior English Editor Albawaba.com -- Amman  Anti-government and anti-Syrian demonstrations in Beirut on Wednesday marked the 11th ann

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An unspecified amount of stockpiled ammunition exploded Wednesday in a building in the Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian camp near Sidon, but there were no in