Lebanon

July 12, 2001

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A $150-200 million international tender was published July 5 for the design, construction and management of Tripoli's Rachid Karami International Exhibition Center, aiming to turn the existing center

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Saudi prince and billionaire Al-Walid Bin Talal clinched loans from Lebanese banks worth $46 million to finance the last phase of the construction of a luxury hotel in Beirut.  The global cost of the

July 11, 2001

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Lebanonese President Emile Lahoud, who will start an official two-day visit to Tunisia on Wednesday, aims to revive Lebanon’s status as a link between

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Dozens of Lebanese, including divers, environmentalists and politicians, gathered at the Press Federation in Beirut on Tuesday to show support for a l

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Israeli warplanes on Wednesday carried out mock air raids over southern Lebanon at a low altitude, breaking the sound barrier.

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More than 6,000 Lebanese employees of the power, water, telephone, transport and tobacco state utilities started Wednesday an open-ended strike to pro

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The United States has backed Israeli demands for the United Nations to turn over a videotape that shows the kidnappers of three Israeli soldiers last

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Algeria’s international singer Fudhil is headed for Beirut to sing in his first concert in Lebanon, alongside hometown favorite Amal Hjazi,

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Cisco Systems, an international leader in networking for the Internet, announced Monday, July 9, the official opening of its new Levant headquarters in Beirut.

July 10, 2001

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Jordan has requested US permission to hand over to Lebanon 50 US-made tanks used by the Jordan Armed Forces, Minister of Information Saleh Qallab said

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Lebanon’s population is expected to increase to between 4.2 million and 4.5 million by 2021, according to a study released by the social affairs minis

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Lebanonese Interior Minister Elias Murr lashed out at Amin Gemayel on Monday, after the former president claimed the ministry falsely accused him and

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The head of Lebanon’s Banking Control Commission on Monday issued a stern warning to any bank that launders money from the re-emerging hashish trade.

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud will start an official two-day visit to Tunisia on Wednesday at the invitation of his Tunisian counterpart, Zein El Ab

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Lebanese Druze leader Walid Jumblatt denied Monday a split between his party and Iran, saying that the country’s domestic troubles had nothing to do w