October 24, 2000
Lebanese sister act, Nina and Rida are not about to split for solo careers, In fact they are currently working on another album!
Nawal El Zughbi fans will be happy to know that she is ready to release her second single from the latest album.
<b>Date:</b> Oct 24 - 28 2000 <b>Location:</b> Forum de Beyrouth, Lebanon <b>Specifics:</b> The International Trade Fair for Consumer Goods, Industrial Goods, Leisure, Travel and Services for t
October 23, 2000
Billionaire Rafiq Hariri was appointed to head the new government by a presidential decree late Monday.
Lebanese billionaire Rafiq Hariri -- a three time holder of the post -- was set Monday to regain the position of prime minister, with huge backing fro
Beirut newspapers regretted Monday that the decisions adopted at the Arab summit in Cairo were only "verbally very harsh" against Israel, but lacked c
Beirut’s No. 1 English language band, Epilepsy, play to a different beat. The group is adamant about spreading awareness on the taboo illness, with which they chose to name their band.
Political factors dominated trading on the Beirut bourse this week, as rising expectations that Rafik Hariri would be appointed as the next prime minister helped boost Solidere shares.
October 22, 2000
Some 300 Palestinian refugees here expressed their "disappointment" Sunday with the final statement of the Arab summit in Cairo.
President Mohammed Khatami said Sunday that Iran had no influence on Hizbollah, implying that it would not try to coax the Lebanese militant group to
Figures released by the Central Bank show that the number of credit and debit cards issued in Lebanon reached 268,314 cards in the first quarter of 2000, a 7.73 percent increase from the fourth quarte
Byblos Bank SAL, one of Lebanon’s top 5 banks, announced $35.8 million in net profits for the first 3 quarters of 2000, down 4.5 percent from the same period last year.
Solidere, Lebanon’s largest company, announced net losses of $2.7 million in the first six months of 2000. The real-estate giant attributed the decline to the ongoing economic recession and to adminis
The Central Bank’s trading bracket for the US Dollar ended the week at [1,501-1,514] implying an end of week average LL/USD exchange rate of 1,507.50. Lebanon’s balance of payments (BoP) recorded a cu
October 21, 2000
Shiite movement Amal representative has warned against launching attacks from Lebanon into Israel in disregard for set guidelines.