March 5, 2001
Market turnover on the Beirut Stock Exchange decreased 2.8 percent in February from January 2001 to 905,134 shares. The only stocks, that saw any real pick-up in trade on their shares, were Solidere “
Prime Minister Rafik Hariri secured this week from his meeting in France with President Jacques Chirac, the World Bank president and European Union officials EUR500 million ($458 million) to back-up t
Casting a shadow over Hariri’s efforts to aid the ailing economy, Japan’s Rating and Investment Information R&I reported this week that it has placed its “BB+” long-term foreign currency debt rati
March 4, 2001
Lebanese movement, Hizbollah, has accused Israel of “continuing to use land inside Lebanon for military purposes."
Lebanese information technology companies will be promoting themselves at an international trade show in Paris next week.
Lebanese singer Nawal Zoghbi is going to cooperate with Cheb Mami in shooting a new duet that will feature both Arabic and French lyrics in a rhythmic Rai style.
Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri was provided the opportunity on Tuesday, February 27, to make his case for a €500 million aid package to a group of international financial institutions at a meeti
March 3, 2001
Residents of a village in Lebanon’s Bekaa valley discovered on Thursday the carcasses of nine cows suspected of having died from foot-and-mouth diseas
A pro-Israeli spy ring was recently uncovered in south Lebanon after its members were found to have links with Israel.
Lebanon's President Emile Lahoud met Friday with Pope John Paul and Italian President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, who pledged to back Lebanon in its call fo
Lebanon's favorite felines, 4 Cats, have released their latest music video clip before setting out a series of concerts across the region and beyond.
March 2, 2001
After more than 41 years of broadcasting, the first television station in the Middle East shut down Thursday night, in a move by the government to cut
The Lebanese budget registered a primary deficit of $165.33 million in January, as the deficit/spending ratio decreased to 12.62 percent from 79.98 percent in December 2000.
Lebanon and Jordan on Wednesday, February 28, called for a resumption of Arab-Israeli peace talks on all their tracks and said UN sanctions on Baghdad should be lifted to ease the plight of the Iraqi
March 1, 2001
Ellissa returned from Jordan where she presented several successful concerts. Ellissa is currently shooting a video clip for her new song “Wihyat El-