Lebanon

December 3, 2000

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The new Lebanese cabinet headed by the reinstated prime minister, Rafik Hariri, gave its first clear indication of where it stands economically on Wednesday, when it passed a range of cuts in import d

December 2, 2000

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Two men had their feet amputated and two children were injured Saturday after stepping on landmines in the former Israeli-occupied border zone in sout

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Syria pulled out late Friday hundreds of troops from Beirut where they had been posted for years, heading to the eastern Bekaa Valley.

December 1, 2000

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The recent slashing of Lebanese import duties will facilitate an agreement between Lebanon and the European Union (EU), said Europe\'s special envoy i

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The parents of Lebanese men imprisoned in Syria broke the taboo on this charged topic, a source of tension between Lebanon and Syria, by identifying t

November 30, 2000

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A Lebanese man accused of stealing money from mosques was sentenced to three years of hard labor by Beirut’s Criminal Court, Daily Star reported Thurs

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri said in an interview published Thursday that moves to slash import duties in a bid to revive a flagging economy w

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The Lebanese Hizbollah group denied Thursday that it had recruited seven Israeli Arabs charged with spying for it.

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The new Lebanese government of Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri decided Wednesday to slash import duties in a bid to revive a flagging economy, Information Minister Ghazi Aridi said. From Friday, taxes on

November 29, 2000

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Lebanese security forces barred some 200 university students from approaching the US embassy in Beirut where they wanted to protest "Washington's pro-

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Seven Israeli Arabs have been detained on suspicion of having contacts with the Hizbollah.

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Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi has agreed to a joint Iranian-Libyan probe into the disappearance in 1978 of a Lebanese Shiite cleric in which Tripoli is

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The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has earmarked $16.46 million for reconstruction and development projects in south Lebanon, its president said.

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, now in his second term in office, has pledged to submit delayed payments to a number of contractors to whom the government owes $40 million.

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri has reached an initial agreement to import gas from Egypt and is seeking deals to buy oil from Iraq and Iran, a Beirut newspaper reported Tuesday.