August 13, 2000
International rating agency Fitch IBCA has affirmed Lebanon’s long-and short-term foreign currency ratings of BB- and B respectively.
Societe Generale Libano-Europeenne de Banque (SGLEB), Fransabank and Banque Europeenne pour le Moyen-Orient (BEMO) have been granted permission to operate in Syria’s free-trade zones as they all met t
Even for midsummer, the level of inertia witnessed this week on the Beirut bourse was impressive.
August 12, 2000
A Lebanese government source says a Franco-Lebanese woman, held hostage by Philippine rebels is expected to be released imminently.
August 11, 2000
An Israeli army excavator dumped several loads of sand across the border into Lebanon Friday, guarded by Israeli troops.
August 10, 2000
Jubilant southern Lebanese residents begin their first full day of life in the hands of their own police and military, after more than 20 years of Isr
The international rating agency, Standard & Poor’s, recently expressed concern with regards to Lebanon's deteriorating economic state, placing a special emphasis on the country's growing public debt a
August 9, 2000
The first convoy of a force, including 1,000 Lebanese soldiers and police arrived early Wednesday in the southern part of the country, formerly occupi
August 8, 2000
The local bourse remained in its now customary dormant state, as weekly turnover fell 33 percent to 72,146.
August 7, 2000
Prime Minister Salim Hoss says Lebanon has accepted a Libyan proposal to pay a ransom to free a Lebanese woman who is being held with 11 other western
One of the leading members of the opposition in Lebanon's parliament announcs his withdrawal from the forthcoming elections, charging that results "a
Three Lebanese were wounded late Sunday when Israelis opened fired across the border at a group of some 15 stone-throwing youths.
August 6, 2000
Syria's ruling party newspaper, Al-Baath, on Sunday praised Lebanese President Emile Lahoud for his firmness in having held out against pressure to ag
Israeli leaders welcome the deployment of UN forces along the Lebanese border, expressing hope that this will contribute to maintaining peace in the r
Hizbollah says Lebanon has been subjected to "enormous pressures" by the US and the UN to certify that the Israeli withdrawal from southern Lebanon wa