Lebanon

April 11, 2001

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A parcel bomb left on a doorstep badly injured three Druze women, including the sister of a member of parliament, when it blew up at Aley, east of Bei

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Lebanon’s military tribunal has sentenced two Lebanese to seven-and-a-half years in prison after finding them guilty of spying for Israel.

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Two Lebanese men were killed and one injured in a shooting spree Tuesday in a coffee shop reportedly used for gambling.

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Lebanon’s parliament endorsed on Tuesday an internationally demanded draft law to combat money laundering.

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Plain-clothed security agents beat on Tuesday leftist students gathered to protest against a government ban on demonstrations and "illegal interrogati

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After the country had been lambasted by the international financial community for being a haven for “dirty” money, Lebanon's parliament approved on Tuesday, April 10, a law that will curtail money-lau

April 10, 2001

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A bomb placed in a tractor failed to explode Tuesday, in the third such booby-trapped attempt in about two weeks in the former Israeli-occupied border

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A diplomat says that the calmness on the Israel-Lebanese borders is a fragile situation that might explode any minute.

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Oman has deposited 50 million dollars with Lebanon’s central bank to boost Lebanon’s foreign currency reserves and express its support for the governm

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A former Lebanese ambassador to Greece was ordered Monday to appear before a Beirut magistrate on charges of wasting public funds.

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud took a tough line against the increasingly divisive debate over the Syrian presence on Monday, vowing that the state w

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Syria has undertaken to facilitate the entry and exit formalities for Lebanese travelers at its border posts with Lebanon, official newspapers in Damascus reported Monday, April 9.  Lebanese travelers

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The fifth "Meeting of Arab Businessmen" aimed at encouraging economic ties between Arab countries opened Monday, April 9, in Beirut.  About 500 businessmen from Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Qatar, Morocco,

April 9, 2001

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Former UN Secretary-General Butros Butros Ghali told Lebanese President Emile Lahoud on Sunday that the suspects involved in the January deaths of 11

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Moroccan Prime Minister Abdel-Rahman Youssoufi has cancelled a visit to Lebanon on Wednesday for “exceptional circumstances.”