Lebanon

April 7, 2001

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British rock star Sting will play his first show in Lebanon in July when he headlines this summer's music festival in Baalbek, home to the world's largest remaining Roman temples

April 6, 2001

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Efforts are underway to form a Christian front that would group MPs and ministers loyal to the political establishment and try to serve as a link betw

April 5, 2001

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The body of a scuba diver who drowned 10 days ago in Lebanon was retrieved Wednesday after it showed up on the monitors of a remote-controlled underwa

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Leaving behind the illegal but rewarding cannabis and opium farming, farmers in the Bekaa valley started new lives under the sovereignty of the law, r

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Dredging at Tripoli Port will resume soon, with a total cost of 9.5 million dollars.

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Lebanese teachers at public schools and other government-run academic institutions, will stage on April 10 a one-day warning strike.

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Lebanon’s health ministry announced that it will limit the sale of tranquilizers and anti-anxiety pills.

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Hizbollah’s secretary-general, Hassan Nasrallah, strongly defended the presence of Syrian troops on Wednesday, insisting that their stay is very essen

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Saudi and Lebanese army chiefs of staff discussed in Beirut on Wednesday ways to strengthen military cooperation between the two countries.

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The Lebanese government has announced that it will be launching a $600-million Eurobond issue, with the purpose of transforming a portion of the country's internal debts into foreign debts.

April 4, 2001

03:00 GMT

Following the chart success of her single “Law Murr el Hawa” (How Bitter Love Can be), Katia Farah is recording her third album.

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More than 65 clips and 15 production houses are participating in the second Video Clip Festival on April 12. Voting finished on March 20

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Lebanon, for the first time, is to issue $300 million, 15-year treasury bonds, announced Finance Minister Fuad Siniora, on Tuesday, April 3. The issue will be managed by Credit Swiss First Boston.

April 3, 2001

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Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri called for an end to the debate over Syria's presence, but said the neighbor's influence in domestic politics

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A political tug-of-war over a prayer room disrupted classes at the Lebanese University in the Bekaa on Monday.