Lebanon

January 27, 2001

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Germany is studying the possible deportation of approximately 2,400 Lebanese and refugees of other nationalities who previously lived in Lebanon.

January 26, 2001

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri will head on Saturday for Oman, at the head of a ministerial delegation to hold talks with senior Omani officials

January 25, 2001

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Lebanon\'s interior minister, Michele Murr, will raise the idea of an “Arab police force” at an upcoming meeting of Arab interior ministers in Tunisia

January 24, 2001

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Fransabank, one of Lebanon\'s largest banks, will set up an investment banking arm in the next two to three months, officials told the Daily Star on T

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Banque Audi\'s plans to buy a majority stake in Lebanese brokerage firm Financial Funds Advisors appear to have ended in failure, a source close to th

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Lebanon\'s Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri will start Saturday an official visit to Oman, during which he will hold talks with Sultan Qaboos and other sen

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The Lebanese government loses $1.5 billion annually because of corruption in the administration, according to a report by the United Nations report published here on Tuesday.

January 23, 2001

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A UN-commissioned corruption assessment report has found that the Lebanese government loses more than $1.5 billion a year as a result of graft.

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Lebanese government announced various measures aimed at improving Lebanon’s image abroad and reducing the cost of visiting and doing business in Lebanon.

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The Lebanese finance ministry submitted the 2001 draft budget to the council of ministers after modifying the original budget submitted by the previous Cabinet.

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Fransabank SAL signed with Hungary’s export-import bank (Exim Bank) a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in financial and banking matters between the two sides. The agreement stipulates the e

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Islamic banking institution Kuwait Finance House (KFH) announced it has signed a deal with Citibank to set up a $106 million real estate investment portfolio. KFH said the portfolio would invest in th

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Activity on the Beirut Stock Exchange improved significantly in the week ending January 19, as it was propelled by demand for Solidere’s stock. Solidere dominated activity, accounting for 87 percent o

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The Minister of Water and Electrical Resources, Mohamed Abdul-Hamid Beydoun, declared that Spain will help implement water and electricity projects in Lebanon.

January 22, 2001

02:00 GMT

Lebanon\'s Education Ministery has said that it will establish 40 new state-run schools and upgrade the existing ones, according to the Daily Star. \"