September 3, 2000
With half the votes counted in Sunday's second and final phase of legislative elections in Lebanon, former prime minister Rafiq Hariri appears to have
Assi Hilani had to stop shooting his newest music video after he got word that his wife, who was on the set, was ready to give birth to the couple’s t
September 2, 2000
Speaker of Lebanon’s Supreme Shiite Assembly Sheikh Mohammad Mehdi Shamseddin had died of lung cancer in a Paris hospital at the age of 65.
Lebanon’s second round of parliamentary elections begins Sunday while Rafik Al-Harriri accuses the government of Salim Al-Hoss of trying to stir frict
Interior Minister Michel Murr has announced that the morning turnout in the second and final phase of parliamentary polls in Lebanon Sunday was relati
Residents of the former Israeli-occupied zone in southern Lebanon are getting their say in national politics for the first time in nearly three decade
Former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri is poised for a major victory in Sunday's battle for the political dominance of Beirut, but he is refusing to cool
1.5 Million lebanese voters are expected to go to the polls Sunday to choose 65 MP's from three districts
Despite the Lebanese treasury’s effort not to disclose figures related to the unprecedented collapse in the country’s customs revenues this past July, shocking figures were recently made public by the
A proposal which was submitted by the Chamber of Shipping concerning changing the customs law, whereby a detailed list of container contents is needed for cargo off-loaded in Beirut but destined for o
The BDL’s bi-weekly balance sheet revealed that its gross foreign exchange reserves decreased in the second half of August 2000 by $10.48 million, to $6,695 million.
The budget registered a primary deficit of $101.89 million in July, as the deficit/spending ratio decreased to 55.41 percent from 59.88 percent in June 2000.
Prospects for a new and friendlier government after next week’s parliamentary elections has augmented demand for Solidere shares.
Market turnover on the Beirut Stock Exchange increased in August from the month before to 983,152 shares. The 19.31 percent rise came as a result of the hopes and anticipations ahead of the parliament
The BLOM Stock Index continued its recent upward drive, up 1.7 percent to 615.65, again on the back of Solidere being in renewed favor.