Lebanon

October 29, 2000

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Cyprus and Lebanon move clocks back an hour overnight Saturday to Sunday, to two hours ahead of GMT, instead of three.

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capitalization for the month stood at $1.68 billion—a 2 percent increase relative to the figure in August. The total transactions volume reached 1.3 million shares, with a value of $6.8 million.

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Lebanon's balance of trade cumulated over the fist nine months of 2000 are as follows: Imports stand at $4,602 million—representing a drop of 11 percent. Exports, however, sharply rose by 1350 percent

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The new system of continuous share trading started on October 27, where buy and sell orders are first entered in the computer system. A price fixing is determined at the opening but will not be consid

October 28, 2000

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Lebanon's new cabinet, formed after a compromise among top leaders, held its first meeting Friday, amid criticism that it lacked proper Christian repr

October 27, 2000

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A thousand Palestinians, some 100 of them armed, rallied Friday at this refugee camp in southern Lebanon in support of the uprising against Israel.

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Beirut newspapers said Friday the new national government showed strong Syrian intervention and lacked proper Christian representation, but still resp

October 26, 2000

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New Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri has formed a 30-member cabinet, the second government under the mandate of President Emile Lahoud.

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Lebanon's President Emile Lahoud and new Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri met Thursday to discuss the formation of a new government, after allegations the

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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