Lebanon

March 22, 2001

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Lebanon’s Druze leader Walid Jumblatt said Wednesday that he had “no problem” with Syrian military reinforcements around the Druze-dominated Chouf mou

March 21, 2001

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Lebanon’s Central Bank suggested on Tuesday that Islamic banks will need more time before they can operate fully in Lebanon.

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Lebanese singer Assy al-Hellani has finished recording a national song inspired by al-Aqsa Intifada.

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The Board of Directors of BLOM BANK S.A.L., Lebanon’s largest bank, has proposed to the General Assembly of shareholders to increase the dividend distributed on 2000 profits by 15.21 percent to LP2,65

March 20, 2001

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Israel intensified its patrols guarding the northern borders after the dead body of a security official was found on Monday.

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By Mohammad Omar and Iyad Khlaifa Albawaba.com - Amman  Former chief of the Lebanese army and military cabinet, Michel Aoun, accused Syria of “lying”

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A Lebanese local newspaper was ordered Monday to pay a LL30-million-fine ($20.000) after it was found guilty of libeling and slandering Saudi Prince T

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Three Syrian workers were wounded Monday in an explosion at a construction site in downtown Beirut,

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Lebanese industrialists hope that an international food fair opening in Iraq on Tuesday will provide further momentum for a free-trade agreement betwe

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Lebanon’s Parliament convenes on Tuesday for a two-day legislative session with over 45 bills on its agenda.

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Syrian officials have denied that Damascus has deployed army units to the Druze-dominated Chouf mountain amid a rise of tension between Syrian and Dru

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Egyptian actress Elham Shahin is currently undergoing major talks with director Samir Seif to convince him to work on a new movie that tackles the issue of the Lebanese Resistance

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Syria, where no foot-and-mouth outbreak has yet been detected, banned livestock imports as well as derivative products from countries where the disease has been reported, the health ministry said Tues

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Economy and Trade Minister Bassel Fuleihan warned insurance companies operating in Lebanon that the ministry will revoke the licenses of any insurer that fails to raise its capital to at least $1.5 mi

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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