March 11, 2001
The future of Beirut's new 225-million-dollar container terminal is in doubt following news that Dubai Ports Authority (DPA), the contracted operator
Throughout Lebanon's 15-year civil war, which drew to a close in 1990, the TeleLiban television station was a symbol of the country’s will to pull though. Although it was sometimes targeted by several
The Lebanese government, with the backing of its own people and of the international community, is on the right road toward staving off financial ruin and turning the economy around, Prime Minister Ra
March 10, 2001
The eleven Lebanese nationals allegedly killed in Kinshasa in January were abducted because they were neighbors of a suspect in the assassination of D
A Lebanese military court Friday charged 24 people, of whom 10 have been arrested, with spying and committing "terrorist" acts for Israel a decade ago
March 9, 2001
The Israeli army fired 10 shells into south Lebanon Friday, but no one was injured.
A southern Lebanese village is plunged into mourning for six of its people, believed to be among 11 Lebanese nationals who disappeared in the Democrat
Saudi Arabia extended on Thursday a loan to Lebanon to upgrade a stretch of the road between Beirut and Damascus.
Twelve alleged spies who were gathering intelligence on Hizbollah and planning bomb attacks on behalf of Israel have been arrested by the Lebanese arm
March 8, 2001
Lebanon’s economic recession continues to take a heavy toll. Societe des Ciments Libanais (SCL), the country's largest cement producer, intends laying off 150 workers next week.
Activity on the Beirut Stock Exchange regressed in February compared to January, the second consecutive monthly decline. Aggregate volume dropped by 2.8 percent to 905,134 shares and value fell 35 per
March 7, 2001
The Lebanese government sent Tuesday an official to the Democratic Republic of Congo to inquire about the fate of a dozen Lebanese imprisoned in conne
March 6, 2001
Elias Karam has chosen the poem “Rafic El-Omor” by the late poet George Khalil. Karam. Karam is fascinated with the profoundness of the lyrics that reveals a musical rhythm without being set to music—
Actor and singer Ward El-Khal prepared a special song for her audience on the occasion of Valentine’s day. The song is entitled “Eid El-hob,” written by her mother, poet Maha Bayrakdar El-Khal, compo
The talented Najwa Karam returns this week to Lebanon after presenting a successful concert in Kuwait at “Hala Febrayer” festival. Najwa will be preparing a new album that will be soon released—Albaw