August 19, 2000
Shipments of Italian rice and corn oil have begun to arrive in Lebanon's local markets where they are auctioned off. Revenues are due to go to the dev
Foreign Minister Farouq Sahar says Syria would consider pulling its troops out of Lebanon upon Beirut's request.
August 17, 2000
Lebanon’s dairy farmers are facing difficulties related to market demand and distribution. If these are met successfully, Lebanon could be self-suffic
A former commander of PLO's mainstream 'Fateh' faction has been released by Lebanese authorities after being acquitted of charges stemming from a pair
Lebanon and Qatar sign a trade, technical and economic cooperation agreement, following a draft agreement that was signed in 1999.
Industrial investment is down in Lebanon. The total capital investment over the same periods declined from LL 3.82 billion to LL 2.67 billion.
August 16, 2000
Israel gave the United Nations incorrect maps on the location of mines set up during its 22-year occupation of southern Lebanon, according to a peacek
A Lebanese man, wanted in connection with 177 criminal cases, was killed on Tuesday during a shoot-out with security forces in Maqneh, near Baalbek.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) says it has received a guarantee from Lebanon that they would be ready to host the Asian Cup finals in October.
August 15, 2000
Lebanese mobile phone operator LibanCell drops plans to establish a mobile service in Yemen.
1. Government vs. private GSM operators - the lingering dispute 3. Government strives to increase its share of mounting cellular profits It all comes down to a puzzling privatization scheme lead by t
1. Lebanon’s privatization predicament 2. Government vs. private GSM operators - the lingering dispute 3. Government strives to increase its share of mounting cellular profits The most recent chapter
August 14, 2000
The Central Bank was forced again to supply dollars to the local foreign exchange market, to the tune of an estimated $10 million, amid generally thin and featureless activity.
August 13, 2000
A Lebanese civilian was lightly wounded by an Israeli soldier on the Lebanese-Israeli border.
The Union of Arab Banks announced Wednesday it will be holding its next congress based on "the challenge facing the restructuring of Arab economic and financial cooperation" in a major Beirut hotel No