Lebanon

December 13, 2000

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The four Israeli soldiers captured in October by the Lebanese fundamentalist group Hizbollah are alive and will soon be released in exchange for impri

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Saudi Prince Al-Walid bin Talal is holding negotiations to buy the Carlton seafront hotel in Beirut for $90 million, the hotel's current owner told <i>AFP</i> on Tuesday.

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Lebanon’s national mail service, LibanPost, is teaming up with Western Union to give its clients the option of paying their bills through the US Corporation’s electronic money-transfer network.

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Lebanon’s ministers of state, finance and trade joined a humanitarian flight to Baghdad on Thursday, and once in the Iraqi capital called for trade ties between the two countries to be restored to the

December 12, 2000

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The Beirut military court has sentenced 47 Lebanese to jail for entering the \"enemy state\" of Israel and for collaboration with that country.

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Israel\'s army chief, General Shaul Mofaz, said Tuesday there had been contacts with the Hizbollah movement about a possible exchange of Israeli soldi

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Israel\'s deputy defense minister, Ephraim Sneh, said Tuesday that Israel should be prepared to release two leading Lebanese Islamic militants held fo

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Some might say it is a matter of principle, but the majority would believe that Nawal Zughbi just can’t play it clean. Nawal is now suing Diana Haddad’s husband for ‘distress.’ Of course, she wants mo

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A report recently made public by the Lebanese Ministry of Industry has showed that the number of new factories opened in Lebanon had declined 28 percent in the first half of 2000 from the first half o

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Egyptian Oil Minister Sameh Fahmi will visit Beirut later this week to sign an initial agreement allowing Lebanon to import gas from Egypt, officials told AFP.

December 11, 2000

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Forty five Lebanese detained by Syria were freed on Monday and are reported to have crossed the border back to Lebanon.

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A Lebanese goat shepherd was lightly wounded Monday when Israelis shot on hills near the disputed Shabaa Farms sector.

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In a statement to Albawaba.com, Lebanese Foreign Minister Mahmoud Hammoud has not ruled out “an imminent Israeli aggression” on his country.

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Head of the PLO political department Farouq Qaddoumi said that a meeting of an Arab ministerial committee in Damascus was focusing its discussions on

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A 10-year-old boy was fatally wounded on Saturday after being accidentally shot in the head with a hunting rifle by his 12-year-old friend, the Daily