Lebanon

April 21, 2001

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The Lebanese cabinet may delay the debate on a draft telecommunications law for another two to three months.

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The Arab League opened a special meeting Saturday in the wake of an Israeli raid on a Syrian military position in Lebanon, with efforts to secure inte

April 20, 2001

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud said Thursday Israel should know “clearly and once and for all” that it would not achieve security by using force and

April 19, 2001

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Lebanon’s budget deficit in the first three months of this year fell to 37.03 percent of spending compared to 51.84 percent in the same period of 2000

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One month after winning a tender to supply Lebanon’s energy ministry with fuel-oil for three years, trading and investments company, The Argosy Group,

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A number of Lebanese MPs were preparing to challenge a law banning Palestinians from owning property in Lebanon, Information Minister Ghazi Aridi said

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud said Wednesday that Israel would suffer the “consequences of its aggressive” policies toward the Arabs.

April 18, 2001

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri arrived in Jeddah on Tuesday for talks with King Fahd and Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.

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The Lebanese Finance Ministry announced earlier this week the issuance of a five-year sovereign Eurobond, maturing in 2006, which is to replace the $500-million Eurobond that matures on April 23, 2001

April 17, 2001

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Microsoft Gulf and Eastern Mediterranean (GEM) will launch the latest version of Microsoft Office - Office XP - in Dubai on May 31, followed by Kuwait

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Syria has promised revenge against Israel for its air raid on a Syrian military position in Lebanon, killing at least one soldier and injuring four ot

April 16, 2001

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The dollar rose for a second day against the yen as reports Israeli warplanes attacked Lebanon prompted investors and traders to buy dollars as a have

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Israel early Monday, April 16, sent its warplanes against Syrian positions in Lebanon killing at least two Syrian soldiers including an officer and wo

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Lebanon’s prime minister, Rafiq Hariri, delivered some good news at last on Friday, when he said that government efforts to reduce the budget deficit had proven successful, with a 14 percent drop repo

April 15, 2001

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Israeli military aircraft late Sunday fired on a Syrian radar post in Dhar al Baydar, in the Lebanese Baqaa Valley.