January 12, 2001
Lebanese President Emile Lahoud warned Thursday against the exploitation of media liberties to harm the nation and people’s dignity, reported The Dail
January 11, 2001
The Heritage Foundation/<i>Wall Street Journal</i> Index of Economic Freedom, a broad indicator of economic freedom in 161 countries, ranked Lebanon 59th worldwide and 7th among 18 countries in the Mi
January 10, 2001
Lebanese President Emile Lahoud will pay an official visit to France in April.
Sheikh Mohammed Mehdi Shamseddine, president of the Lebanese Higher Shiite Council, died at the age of 66 on Wednesday after a long struggle with canc
Pakistan\'s military ruler Pervez Musharraf ended his Middle East tour Wednesday, leaving Beirut after a two-day visit to Lebanon during which Islamab
Within the context of stimulating economic growth, the Lebanese Cabinet endorsed the reduction in custom duties on new and used imported cars.
Prime Minister Rafik Hariri expressed confidence in Lebanon’s economic and political future, and expected significant breakthroughs at the economic and political levels in the New Year.
January 9, 2001
Lebanon\'s speaker of parliament Nabih Berri welcomed on Monday Kuwait\'s \"continuous support\" for Lebanon as the oil-rich country pledged to help B
Lebanon\'s Druze leader Walid Jumblatt said Monday that he was welcome again in Syria, two months after Damascus revoked his VIP status, following his
January 8, 2001
A delegation of Russian emergency ministry officials left for Beirut Sunday to determine whether Russia will join the UN-sponsored demining operations
Activity on the Beirut Stock Exchange receded in December compared to November 2000. As a result, aggregate volume dropped 78 percent to 1.68 million shares while value fell 81 percent to $9.92 millio
Societe Generale Libano-Europeenne de Banque SAL (SGLEB) and mobile phone operator Cellis launched the first mobile banking service in Lebanon. SOGECELL allows customers to perform transactions via mo
The Lebanese government agreed to increase the amount of individual subsidized loans to the productive sectors of agriculture, industry and tourism from $3.3 million to $10 million.
January 7, 2001
The first mobile banking system in Lebanon is expected to be launched later this month thanks to the joint efforts of Societe Generale Libano Europeen
The Lebanese government-backed \"Regie Libanaise des Tabacs et Tambacs\" began its annual tobacco purchase Friday, almost a month later than originall