Lebanon

November 30, 2000

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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.

November 28, 2000

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The Lebanese government has forced families of United Nations peacekeepers in Lebanon to move their homes across the border from Israel.

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Head of the Lebanese tourism and environment committee of the economy and development council, recently conveyed a pessimistic message, stating that the local tourism sector is currently facing bankru

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One of the biggest mergers in the history of Lebanon’s banking sector seems set to proceed, with the agreement of the board of directors of Lebanon Invest to the planned purchase of their bank by Banq

November 27, 2000

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The Moroccan Water Company (ONEP) will carry out a project in Lebanon to improve the technological and organizational of the Lebanese water office (OE

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A high-ranking Syrian official denied that Damascus and Beirut planned meetings to discuss the controversial issue of a redeployment of Syrian troops

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A new issuance of eurobonds by the Lebanese government is anticipated. The management includes JP Morgan and Crédit Suisse First Boston, and the amount is expected to be $300 million, with the maturit