March 20, 2001
BLOM Bank SAL, Lebanon’s largest bank in terms of assets and customer deposits, announced plans to distribute $32.52 million, or 42.4 percent of its 2000 net profits in dividends. This would lead to a
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March 19, 2001
Bulgarian President Petar Stoyanov will visit Lebanon next Tuesday for bilateral talks with his counterpart President Emile Lahoud and other senior of
Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi said Monday that Lebanon was in the front line against "the Israeli enemy," and called for more regional collabo
The Lebanese music composer Elias Rahbani was awarded two honorary doctorate by Barington University in Washington and the American University in Istorias, Spain.
The organizing committee of Dubai’s Shopping Festival announced that the Lebanese diva Fairuz will present a concert at the American University of Dubai on 29th March
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has decided to appoint the Lebanese singer Majedah al-Roomi as its international ambassador.
The Islamic Development Bank offered to finance the construction of two wastewater treatment plants in the Western Bekaa through a $28m interest-free loan. The bank delegation accompanied by represent
The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) signed last week a low-interest loan agreement that would extend Lebanon SR168.75 million ($45 million) to help renovate the Beirut-Damascus Highway. The fund proj
The Regional Director of BNP-Paribas and the Minister of Energy and Water Mohamed Abdel-Hamid Baydoun signed a co-operative agreement aimed at assigning the bank to prepare a privatization study for t
In its first full week of trading following Al-Adha holiday, the Beirut bourse recorded a volume a little short of 60,000, with recently announced measures of public sector reform probably not allevia
March 18, 2001
The former Lebanese MP Najah Wakim has described the economic and social situation in his country as catastrophic and called on the Lebanese to confro
Lebanon’s interior ministry has warned farmers in the northern Bekaa and Hermel area that they face stiff penalties if caught cultivating drugs.
Israel’s Tel Aviv District Court extended by a further three months the administrative detention Sunday of Lebanese Sheikh Abd al Karim Obeid and Must
Israel appeared to be backing off on Saturday from a threatened "water war" with Lebanon as desperation over how to overcome a three-year drought drew