Lebanon

March 24, 2001

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UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s representative, Staffan de Mistura, told Lebanese officials Friday that he had received assurances from Israel that

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The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has confirmed that security forces have arrested the suspected murderers of 11 Lebanese citiz

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Lebanon’s military investigating magistrate Riad Talih issued an arrest warrant Friday against member of the Palestinian Fateh movement who is accused

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The Association of Travel and Tourism Agents in Lebanon (ATTAL) threatened Friday not to sell tickets for national carrier Middle East Airlines MEA an

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At least 1,500 Arab lawyers and political activists visited south Lebanon on Friday and renewed a pledge to sue Israel at the International Court of J

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An attempted arrest went fatally wrong Friday when a member of a counterfeiting gang blew himself up in Lebanon with a hand grenade, mortally wounding

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More than 3,000 students held a rally Friday to protest the disbanding of the Lebanese Forces seven years ago, and to dispel rumors that there was dis

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Lebanon’s Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri said Friday that the controversial Holocaust Revisionist Conference will not be held in Beirut.

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A Lebanese civil defense search party failed Friday to find the body of a 34-year-old professional diver who went missing at sea a day earlier.

March 22, 2001

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A Lebanese man was found dead on Wednesday after apparently taking a fatal mixture of alcohol and tranquilizers.

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Lebanon’s Druze leader Walid Jumblatt said Wednesday that he had “no problem” with Syrian military reinforcements around the Druze-dominated Chouf mou

March 21, 2001

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Lebanon’s Central Bank suggested on Tuesday that Islamic banks will need more time before they can operate fully in Lebanon.

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Lebanese singer Assy al-Hellani has finished recording a national song inspired by al-Aqsa Intifada.

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The Board of Directors of BLOM BANK S.A.L., Lebanon’s largest bank, has proposed to the General Assembly of shareholders to increase the dividend distributed on 2000 profits by 15.21 percent to LP2,65

March 20, 2001

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Israel intensified its patrols guarding the northern borders after the dead body of a security official was found on Monday.