Lebanon

May 14, 2001

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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

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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

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Slightly smaller than last year, the Baalbek Festival is once again characterized by a quality mix of oriental, classical and pop music.

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Lebanese singer Diana Haddad has arrived in Cairo to reach an agreement on her performance in the play “Alraqs Maa Azzohour.”

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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Lebanon’s future membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO) will prompt the introduction of new laws to improve standards and lower production c

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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

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A Lebanese Army captain died in an accident during a military ceremony in Jordan, the Lebanese army announced Thursday.

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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

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Employees at Lebanon’s national carrier, Middle East Airlines, rejected in principle Wednesday any compulsory redundancies to prepare the loss-making

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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

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Syrian President Bashar Assad on Wednesday discussed bilateral cooperation with Lebanon’s Deputy Prime Minister Issam Fares and former Prime Minister