Lebanon

October 11, 2000

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President Emile Lahoud said Wednesday Lebanon will not "bend to pressures" aimed at imposing a security formula in southern Lebanon protecting Israel.

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A senior Russian foreign ministry official will return here later Wednesday from Damascus for more talks with Hezbollah over a swap of Israeli soldier

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Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi said that the three ISraeli soldiers captured by Hizbollah movement will be freed only in exchange for "all the

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A Hizbollah leader said the group would accept the mediation of UN chief Kofi Annan over three Israeli soldiers the Lebanese group captured on the bor

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The local foreign exchange market saw the same scene that has been played-out in recent weeks, re-enacted once more — the Central Bank supplying $50-$60 million to the market to satisfy dollar demand.

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A general sense of inertia prevailed on the Beirut bourse during the transitional period between governments. Volume did jump by almost half, however 70 percent of the total was accounted for by Cimen

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Lebanese Oil Minister Suleiman Traboulsi said on October 9th that his country would like to reach an agreement with Iraq that would be similar to that between Baghdad and Jordan.

October 10, 2000

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) representative said Tuesday the ICRC still had no access to the Israeli soldiers held hostage by L

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After a series of false cancer scares and a good rest, George Wassuf is ready to return to the singing arena. As usual, the release of a new album has

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Israel's acting Foreign Minister, Shlomo Ben Ami, said that Israel was demanding the unconditional release of its three soldiers snatched by the Leban

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The spokesman for the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Timour Goksel, said that UNIFIL's role was not to police the Israeli-Lebanese

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Israel says that the three Israeli soldiers, abducted by the Lebanese Hizbollah movement over the weekend, were wounded during their capture.

October 9, 2000

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Beirut complained to the United Nations at Israeli "violations" against Lebanon by the shelling of villages, injury to civilians and supersonic bangs

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Diana Haddad has joined the ranks of Arab artists voicing support for Palestinians.

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UN chief Kofi Annan's representative in Lebanon, Rolf Knutsson, said he had told Lebanese President, Emile Lahoud, that Beirut must impose its authori