Lebanon

October 19, 2000

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Omaima Khalil has released her latest album, in which she thanks Marcel Kahlife in a way only an artist knows how.

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Outgoing Lebanese Economy Minister Nasser Saidi spoke before a press conference on Monday, saying that Lebanon’s eventual membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO) will not happen “for years”.

October 18, 2000

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Prime Minister Salim Hoss said that Lebanon will call on fellow Arab states at their Cairo summit to cut all diplomatic and economic ties with Israel

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United Nations families linked to peacekeeping service in Lebanon have been evacuated from their homes in northern Lebanon.

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Four Cats will be releasing their latest single in the coming days; and nothing has changed… Same composer, same writer and same director.

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Lebanon’s economy, impaired by a mounting debt burden, is in danger of collapsing. Even a cessation of conflict will not, at least in the short-term, bring about the required stability for sustainable

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Official Lebanese estimates set the cost of repairing the Jamhour, Deir Nbouh and Baalbek power stations at between $35 million to $40 million. Fortunately for Lebanon's economy, it received significa

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In late May, Israel completed its redeployment along the international border when all of its soldiers were withdrawn from Lebanon. Following the pullback, tranquility reigned along the border, as Hez

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Indicators:  1998  1999  2000e  GDP real growth rate (%)  3.0  -1.0  0.5  Current Account Balance (% of GDP)  -5.0  -4.5  -5.0  CPI (annual average, %)  1.0  4.0  3.0  Total Exports (US$bn)  0.537  0.

October 17, 2000

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A top Hizbollah official has not ruled out Israeli hostilities against Lebanon after the Lebanese Islamist party announced the capture of an Israeli c

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Some 7,000 Palestinian refugees demonstrated Tuesday in northern Lebanon against the participation of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat at the Middle E

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Former warlord Nabih Berri, who heads the Amal movement which once fought the Israeli occupation of south Lebanon, was re-elected parliament speaker f

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The Lebanese government recently approved the partial privatization of the state-owned Tele-Liban through the sale of a 49 percent stake to the Saudi-owned Arab Radio and Television Network (ART).

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ABL expressed its support for the Central Bank’s long standing policy of maintaining a strong Lebanese pound after the currency came under growing pressure with the political deterioration in the Midd

October 16, 2000

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Secretary General of the Lebanese Hizbollah group, Hassan Nasrallah, said that the Israeli officer captured by the group is an army colonel who worked