Lebanon

January 31, 2001

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World Bank President James D. Wolfensohn promised "tremendous" support to Lebanon, which suffers from a debt of about $25 billion, if it decides to "live within its means."

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World Bank President James D. Wolfensohn promised \"tremendous\" support to Lebanon, which suffers from a debt of about $25 billion, if it decides to \"live within its means.\"

January 30, 2001

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Lebanon’s Premier Rafiq Hariri said Monday that his government had embarked on a major structural reform effort to overhaul and update laws and proced

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Saudi and Lebanese officials signed Monday in Beirut an agreement under which the Saudi Fund for Development grants Lebanon 100 million dollars.

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In an attempt to reduce expenditures and streamline operations at the Lebanese Information Ministry, the cabinet approved the merger of TeleLiban, Radio Liban and the National News Agency. It also can

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Fransabank SAL, one of Lebanon’s top 10 commercial banks, announced plans to set up an investment banking unit with a capital of $15 million within the coming two to three months.

January 29, 2001

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The Lebanese and the Palestinians covertly agree that the Lebanese Shabaa farms should be liberated from the Israeli occupation, according to a Lebane

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A group of leaders critical of President Emile Lahoud’s policies are mulling the formation of an opposition front.

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<b>Date:</b> Feb 21 - Feb 24, 2001 <b>Location:</b> Forum de Beyrouth, Charles Helou Avenue, Beirut, Lebanon <b>Specifics:</b> The 2nd International Trade Exhibition for Natural Products, the re

January 28, 2001

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Lebanese Hizbollah movement leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah said Sunday that there could be an exchange of prisoners with Israel before the Israeli ele

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Arab and foreign tourists visiting Lebanon during the upcoming Tourism and Shopping Festival will be exempted from paying fees for entry visas, Lebano

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri met Saturday with Sultan Qaboos for talks on bilateral relations and developments in the region.

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Competition among international supermarket chains in Lebanon is likely to intensify in the near future. Supermarket chain Spinneys announced that it will open a new outlet in Beirut during the autumn

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Tourists coming from certain countries will be able to visit Lebanon without paying for entry visas during \"shopping month\" from February 1 to March 15, the press reported Tuesday.

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According to newspaper reports citing Lebanese government officials, a new telecommunications draft law will go before the Cabinet by mid-February. The advisor to the Telecoms Minister, Dimianos Katta