Lebanon

February 24, 2001

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<b>Date:</b> Feb 21 - 24, 2001 <b>Location:</b> Forum de Beyrouth, Lebanon <b>Specifics:</b> The Total Health Care Exhibition for the Middle East, incorporating Hospital & Health Care, Dentistry

February 22, 2001

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The administration of the Lebanese state-run Tele-Liban TV has decided to dismiss 503 employees and close the station down for a period of three month

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About twenty Lebanese students were injured Wednesday when some 2,000 attempted to surge through barriers to the US embassy in Beirut during a demonst

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Certain Lebanese banks are seeing a more short-term potential in cellular phone hookups than in Internet banking, reports <I>Executive</I>, a local business monthly.

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri said Wednesday, February 21, Lebanon plans to waive banking secrecy in drugs cases, contrary to what was said in a UN report published a day earlier. "The lifting

February 21, 2001

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Lebanon is to receive a number of tanks as a "gift" from France via Saudi Arabia. The deal to transfer the AMX-30 tanks to Lebanon was agreed during t

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Gabonese Prime Minister Jean-Francois Ntoutoume Emane arrived in Beirut Tuesday, February 20, on a four-day official visit during which he will sign a series of bilateral accords to boost economic tie

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri's efforts to project an image of political stability in order to attract foreign investment and pull the country out of its deep economic crisis have run into trou

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<b>Date:</b> Mar 1 - Mar 4, 2001 <b>Location:</b> Beirut Hall, Lebanon <b>Specifics:</b> Wireless Communications for the 21st century. The 4th Annual Arab International Telecom Development Cong

February 20, 2001

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Friday’s assault on an Israeli military convoy by the Shiite Lebanese Hizbollah group, which left one Israeli soldier dead and drew an Israeli helicop

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A Lebanese ministerial committee approved Monday a draft law promoting foreign investment.

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Lebanon’s Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri said Monday that the Lebanese resistance to Israel should not monopolized by any single party.

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Bank of Beirut and the Arab Countries reported that overall economic activity in Lebanon declined in 2000 and was aggravated by negative performance in the 4th quarter of all indicators except for a r

February 19, 2001

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The Lebanese singer Julia Putrus is making preparations to launch her new album composed by Ziad Putros and written by Nabil Abu Abdo.

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The consolidated balance sheet of commercial banks for 2000 indicates the following:  Total assets reached $45.034 billion, a 10.97 percent increase from 1999.  Customer deposits totaled $37.63 billio