Lebanon

October 31, 2000

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Medicares, a charity organization headed by former US first lady Barbara Bush, has granted medical aid worth 14 million dollars to Lebanon.

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The new government of billionaire Rafiq Hariri promised a series of privatization to spur growth and increase investment to tackle the country's econo

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Alhanan Tenenbaum, the Israeli colonel taken captive by Hizbollah early October is “practically a deputy of the Israeli Mossad chief,” whose task was

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New Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri will visit Syria later Tuesday for talks with President Bashar Assad on the Middle East crisis.

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Israeli warplanes broke the sound barrier in the skies over Lebanon for a second straight day on Tuesday with patrols over the south of the country as

October 30, 2000

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Lebanese MP Ghassan Matar has said that he believes the threats by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak directed to Lebanon and Syria “are just meant to

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Former Lebanese minister and member of parliament for Jizzine, Edmund Rizq, has said that the newly formed government in Lebanon headed by Rafiq Harir

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The head of Lebanon's Hizbollah called on Egyptians and Jordanians Monday to pressure their governments to expel the Israeli ambassadors in their coun

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Israeli officials said that Israeli defense officials are in the process of formulating a recommendation to strike at Syrian interests and targets in

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German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, meeting Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri in Beirut Sunday, urged the Israelis and Palestinians to return to t

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Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, a leading American hotel and resort management company, inaugurated the Westin Royal Plaza Hotel in Beirut, making it the first Westin hotel in the Middle East.

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French BNP Paribas, one of the world’s leading investment banks, has publicly denigrated the Lebanese economy. An analyst stated that interest rates on the local-currency T-bills have dropped more tha

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French investment bank BNP Parisbas has publicly denigrated the Lebanese economy, reported the <I>Lebanon Daily Star</I>. BNP Paribas, one of the world’s leading investment banks with over 100 billio

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 28 - Oct 30, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Bahrain Conference Center, Manama, Bahrain <b>Specifics:</b> "Global Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century", under the Patronage of

October 29, 2000

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Israeli planes broke the sound barrier Sunday over the port city of Tyre in southern Lebanon, some 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of Beirut.