Lebanon

October 26, 2000

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The Internet frenzy has hit the Lebanese capital so hard that cyber cafés are opening up in unlikely places, including kebab shops, to meet the demand.

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The Lebanese Audi Bank posted a net operating income of $9.2 million in the first quarter of 2000, reported <I>Al-Morakeb Al-Inmai</I> magazine. This figure translates into a 12 percent rise compared

October 25, 2000

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Lebanon's newly-appointed billionaire prime minister Rafiq Hariri ended two days of talks with members of parliament Wednesday on forming a new govern

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Lebanese Druze leader Walid Jumblatt denounced Syria's continued "meddling" in Lebanon's internal affairs, mainly by preventing Christian representati

October 24, 2000

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement said Monday it does not intend to be part of the government new prime minister Rafiq Hariri is expected to form over t

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A previously known group calling itself the "Shabaa Liberation Brigade" claimed Tuesday an operation on the Israeli-Lebanese border last week in which

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Lebanese sister act, Nina and Rida are not about to split for solo careers, In fact they are currently working on another album!

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Nawal El Zughbi fans will be happy to know that she is ready to release her second single from the latest album.

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 24 - 28 2000 <b>Location:</b> Forum de Beyrouth, Lebanon <b>Specifics:</b> The International Trade Fair for Consumer Goods, Industrial Goods, Leisure, Travel and Services for t

October 23, 2000

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Billionaire Rafiq Hariri was appointed to head the new government by a presidential decree late Monday.

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Lebanese billionaire Rafiq Hariri -- a three time holder of the post -- was set Monday to regain the position of prime minister, with huge backing fro

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Beirut newspapers regretted Monday that the decisions adopted at the Arab summit in Cairo were only "verbally very harsh" against Israel, but lacked c

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Beirut’s No. 1 English language band, Epilepsy, play to a different beat. The group is adamant about spreading awareness on the taboo illness, with which they chose to name their band.

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Political factors dominated trading on the Beirut bourse this week, as rising expectations that Rafik Hariri would be appointed as the next prime minister helped boost Solidere shares.

October 22, 2000

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Some 300 Palestinian refugees here expressed their "disappointment" Sunday with the final statement of the Arab summit in Cairo.