Lebanon

March 26, 2001

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Lebanese Christian movements opposing Syria's military presence in the country have called for a huge "national" welcome home for Christian Maronite C

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement and Iran dismissed on Sunday claims by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon that Iran has sent missiles into Lebanon wh

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The BLOM Stock Index (BSI) headed into a downward dive this week plunging to 496.48,slightly below the 500 mark (half its base level of 1,000 set in January 1996) and losing 16.23 percent since the be

March 25, 2001

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Lebanese President Emil Lahoud expressed hope that the Amman summit would be a summit for Arab solidarity which has become an urgent need.

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Lebanon will soon issue new treasury bonds worth between $750 million to $1 billion in order to cover the cost of treasury bonds coming of age this April, Lebanese Finance Minister Fuad Siniora said S

March 24, 2001

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Lebanese foreign minister, Mahmoud Hammoud, was taken ill on Saturday in Amman during the preparatory meeting of the Arab foreign ministers.

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UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s representative, Staffan de Mistura, told Lebanese officials Friday that he had received assurances from Israel that

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The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has confirmed that security forces have arrested the suspected murderers of 11 Lebanese citiz

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Lebanon’s military investigating magistrate Riad Talih issued an arrest warrant Friday against member of the Palestinian Fateh movement who is accused

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The Association of Travel and Tourism Agents in Lebanon (ATTAL) threatened Friday not to sell tickets for national carrier Middle East Airlines MEA an

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At least 1,500 Arab lawyers and political activists visited south Lebanon on Friday and renewed a pledge to sue Israel at the International Court of J

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An attempted arrest went fatally wrong Friday when a member of a counterfeiting gang blew himself up in Lebanon with a hand grenade, mortally wounding

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More than 3,000 students held a rally Friday to protest the disbanding of the Lebanese Forces seven years ago, and to dispel rumors that there was dis

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Lebanon’s Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri said Friday that the controversial Holocaust Revisionist Conference will not be held in Beirut.

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A Lebanese civil defense search party failed Friday to find the body of a 34-year-old professional diver who went missing at sea a day earlier.