Lebanon

June 10, 2001

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Lebanese diva Fairuz will travel to Bern, the Swiss capital, to participate in the International Music Festival there this month,

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Kuwait issued Lebanon a $32.5-million loan to finance the building of a water irrigation and pumping network at Mount Lebanon, north-east of Beirut, an official source said Saturday, June 9.  The agre

June 9, 2001

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The Lebanese cabinet has approved the value-added tax (VAT) draft law, the first serious step toward boost dwindling treasury revenues.

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A leading Lebanese researcher plans to sue an English language Israeli daily for publishing an opinion piece in his name which he says he never author

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Retired artist and current producer Huda Ramzi has convinced singers Kathem Al Saher and Nawal Al Zughbi to debut in the romantic film Zeedini Eshkan

June 7, 2001

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Four people were wounded, one seriously, in the accidental explosion of a car Thursday in the former Israeli-occupied border zone of southern Lebanon.

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One person was reportedly killed and three were injured when a car exploded in the center of the south Lebanon town of Um Jbeil on Thursday.

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The secretary general of the Lebanese Hizbollah movement, Hassan Nasrallah, said on Wednesday that Israel should not “imagine” that it could invade Le

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Israel on Wednesday deported four former SLA militiamen after they secretly crossed into the Jewish state to seek asylum.

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The United States urged Lebanese authorities on Wednesday to drop treason charges against a Lebanese-American journalist who participated in a panel d

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Lebanese singer Najwa Karam has rejected an offer by an Egyptian director to star in the film Nasmat Hawa (Air Breeze).

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Lebanese composer and oud player Marcel Khalifeh held a special charity concert at London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall on June 6, accompanied by Umayma Khalil and an eight-member ensemble.

June 6, 2001

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Lebanese singer Rida Boutros has stopped working on her new album in the wake of her father’s death from a heart attack last week,

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For the first time, Lebanon is to host the Financial Markets Association (FMA) world congress in the year 2003, reported Lebanon’s ANI news agency on Tuesday, June 5.

June 5, 2001

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Syrian Vice President Abdel-Halim Khaddam said Monday that no-one in Lebanon sought to make the country a source of trouble for Syria.