Lebanon

June 17, 2001

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A Lebanese farmer was seriously wounded on Sunday when he stepped on a landmine while watering his field.

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Zamalek has sent an envoy to negotiate with Lebanon’s Njmeh in a deal to buy its strikers Erol and Sunday, who performed the best in the Lebanese seas

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The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned the military trial of a New York-based Lebanese reporter charged with "dealing with the enemy

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France Telecom's subsidiary in Lebanon protested Thursday, June 14, at the Lebanese government's decision to tear up the contracts of the two GSM operators in the country halfway through in order to a

June 16, 2001

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A Beirut military court on Friday sentenced a former Palestinian DFLP official to 15 years in prison for spying for Israel.

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Around 100 Syrian soldiers and 15 tanks that had been stationed in Lebanon crossed the border into Syria before dawn Saturday.

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Former Lebanese prime minister Salim Hoss urged the government on Friday to probe allegations that Solidere, the company now rebuilding Beirut, misapp

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Lebanon’s Agriculture Minister Ali Abdullah said on Friday that donor countries’ failure to support development projects in the Bekaa area was respons

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Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is to serve as acting defense minister, for the first time since an Israeli commission found him unfit to hold the

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Lebanese singer Pascal Meshaalani will travel to Italy to start filming a video for one of her upcoming album’s songs, Qalby, which is expected to be released by next week

June 14, 2001

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Syrian troops based in Beirut and surrounding, mainly Christian-populated areas, began pulling out overnight, heading eastward in a redeployment deman

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Lebanon will sign a free trade agreement with Iraq in July, joining the ranks of Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Syria.

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Israeli leaders and foreign ministry officials are furious over reports that the BBC plans to run an investigative piece that probes whether Prime Min

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri will travel to Tehran next week to discuss ways of bolstering ties between Beirut and newly re-elected President

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Syrian troops based in Beirut and nearby areas are to "redeploy" in the next few days, the Lebanese army said.