Lebanon

March 25, 2001

03:00 GMT

Lebanese President Emil Lahoud expressed hope that the Amman summit would be a summit for Arab solidarity which has become an urgent need.

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Lebanon will soon issue new treasury bonds worth between $750 million to $1 billion in order to cover the cost of treasury bonds coming of age this April, Lebanese Finance Minister Fuad Siniora said S

March 24, 2001

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Lebanese foreign minister, Mahmoud Hammoud, was taken ill on Saturday in Amman during the preparatory meeting of the Arab foreign ministers.

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UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s representative, Staffan de Mistura, told Lebanese officials Friday that he had received assurances from Israel that

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The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has confirmed that security forces have arrested the suspected murderers of 11 Lebanese citiz

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Lebanon’s military investigating magistrate Riad Talih issued an arrest warrant Friday against member of the Palestinian Fateh movement who is accused

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The Association of Travel and Tourism Agents in Lebanon (ATTAL) threatened Friday not to sell tickets for national carrier Middle East Airlines MEA an

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At least 1,500 Arab lawyers and political activists visited south Lebanon on Friday and renewed a pledge to sue Israel at the International Court of J

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An attempted arrest went fatally wrong Friday when a member of a counterfeiting gang blew himself up in Lebanon with a hand grenade, mortally wounding

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More than 3,000 students held a rally Friday to protest the disbanding of the Lebanese Forces seven years ago, and to dispel rumors that there was dis

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Lebanon’s Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri said Friday that the controversial Holocaust Revisionist Conference will not be held in Beirut.

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A Lebanese civil defense search party failed Friday to find the body of a 34-year-old professional diver who went missing at sea a day earlier.

March 22, 2001

02:00 GMT

A Lebanese man was found dead on Wednesday after apparently taking a fatal mixture of alcohol and tranquilizers.

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Lebanon’s Druze leader Walid Jumblatt said Wednesday that he had “no problem” with Syrian military reinforcements around the Druze-dominated Chouf mou

March 21, 2001

02:00 GMT

Lebanon’s Central Bank suggested on Tuesday that Islamic banks will need more time before they can operate fully in Lebanon.