Lebanon

May 24, 2001

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Lebanese singer Madonna is poised to end a long period of celibacy by marrying the man of her dreams. Her prince on a white horse is apparently a successful businessman.

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Nawal Al Zoghbi flew to Cairo last week to lay down the final tracks for her latest album.

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On Wednesday, May 23, Lebanon’s stock exchange fell to 478.6 points—a mere 0.29 percent—due to the 4.35 percent drop in Byblos Bank whose stock fell to $1.37.

May 23, 2001

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An Israeli soldier was seriously injured Tuesday in a mine explosion near the disputed Shabaa Farms.

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Lebanon’s central bank has provided all Lebanese banks and financial institutions with guidelines for identifying money-laundering operations, as a fi

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European Union policy chief, Javier Solana, had canceled his scheduled visit to Lebanon for the second time in less than 24 hours.

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Lebanon's Hizbollah movement will “limit its conflict against Israel to the 11-km front line in the Shabaa Farms,” a senior Hizbollah commander said T

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BEIRUT, (Reuters) - The Beirut bourse closed without any price movement on Tuesday, May 22, amid poor liquidity and low investor interest. The benchmark BLOM index ended unchanged for the third consec

May 22, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad on Tuesday held separate meetings in Damascus with Lebanon's prime minister, and anti-Syrian Lebanese MP Walid Jumbla

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The UAE on Monday donated $50 million to support the Lebanese demining campaign.

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Lebanese-American business tycoon Roger Tamraz and several of his former associates were charged with embezzlement on Monday.

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The Israeli army has raised its level of preparedness on the northern border, following fears that the Lebanese Hizbollah movement will attack to mark

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Matters of the heart, such as love, regret, friendship and infatuation, set to traditional oriental, Indian and western rhythms are the core of Karam’s new album Nadmaneh

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Gathering in Beirut for a two-day meeting of the UN ESCWA, ministers from Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, UAE and PA have signed an accord integrating networks of roads, railways, seaports and airports

May 21, 2001

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The UN's special envoy to the Middle East, Terry Roed-Larsen, cancelled Sunday a scheduled visit to Beirut because of the "deteriorating situation in