May 14, 2001
British Airways said on Monday, May 14, it would raise the number of flights between Beirut and London from seven to nine as of June 5. In a statement, BA said expectations of heavy tourist traffic p
Lebanon's central bank said on Monday, May 14, it will pay $100 million to lay off 1,200 workers from Middle East Airline and give 250 other employees early retirement packages. Riad Salamah, governo
May 13, 2001
Slightly smaller than last year, the Baalbek Festival is once again characterized by a quality mix of oriental, classical and pop music.
Lebanese singer Diana Haddad has arrived in Cairo to reach an agreement on her performance in the play “Alraqs Maa Azzohour.”
Movement between Jordan, Syria and Lebanon will soon be possible using only an identity document of one of the three countries, according to a well informed source in Jordan.
Lebanon's largest firm, Solidere, announced Friday, May 11, a loss of $31.8 million for the year 2000 compared to the previous year’s $3.7 million profit.
May 12, 2001
Iranian Ambassador to Lebanon Mohammed Ali Subhani affirmed during a visit to the village of Shabaa on Friday that Iran will support the resistance un
Lebanon and Syria signed an agreement Friday to construct a $15 million pipeline to transport natural gas between the two countries, in a move that sh
Lebanon’s future membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO) will prompt the introduction of new laws to improve standards and lower production c
A strong verbal attack by Syrian Defense Minister Mustapha Tlass on Lebanon’s Maronite Cardinal Nasrallah Sfeir and Druze leader Walid Jumblatt sparke
May 11, 2001
A Lebanese Army captain died in an accident during a military ceremony in Jordan, the Lebanese army announced Thursday.
The seven-minister Lebanese committee set up two months ago to examine the draft telecom law will be ready to present its findings in the next two wee
May 10, 2001
Employees at Lebanon’s national carrier, Middle East Airlines, rejected in principle Wednesday any compulsory redundancies to prepare the loss-making
Over 146 Lebanese and foreign media representatives gathered at a seminar on Wednesday in Beirut to exchange ideas on developing a code of ethics for
Syrian President Bashar Assad on Wednesday discussed bilateral cooperation with Lebanon’s Deputy Prime Minister Issam Fares and former Prime Minister