Lebanon

March 27, 2001

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud urged Arab leaders meeting at a summit in Amman Tuesday to reconsider the peace process with Israel.

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Flamboyant pop star Elton John will hold a concert at this summer's art festival at the 19th century Beiteddine Palace

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Lebanon's parliament has approved a law allowing all foreigners to buy property in the country, with the exception of Palestinian refugees, whom Beirut does not want to see settle. The law extends to

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Lebanon’s Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh suggested during a conference on Islamic financial institutions, addressing 350 bankers from 24 countries, that additional time is needed before Islamic ba

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The amount of TB purchase subscriptions fell by 18.06 percent on March 15th to LP235.34 billion ($156.11 million), as the amount of maturing TBs dropped 14.15 percent to LP190.21 billion ($126.18 mill

March 26, 2001

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Lebanese Christian movements opposing Syria's military presence in the country have called for a huge "national" welcome home for Christian Maronite C

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Lebanese Christian movements opposing Syria's military presence in the country have called for a huge "national" welcome home for Christian Maronite C

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement and Iran dismissed on Sunday claims by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon that Iran has sent missiles into Lebanon wh

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The BLOM Stock Index (BSI) headed into a downward dive this week plunging to 496.48,slightly below the 500 mark (half its base level of 1,000 set in January 1996) and losing 16.23 percent since the be

March 25, 2001

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Lebanese President Emil Lahoud expressed hope that the Amman summit would be a summit for Arab solidarity which has become an urgent need.

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Lebanon will soon issue new treasury bonds worth between $750 million to $1 billion in order to cover the cost of treasury bonds coming of age this April, Lebanese Finance Minister Fuad Siniora said S

March 24, 2001

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Lebanese foreign minister, Mahmoud Hammoud, was taken ill on Saturday in Amman during the preparatory meeting of the Arab foreign ministers.

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UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s representative, Staffan de Mistura, told Lebanese officials Friday that he had received assurances from Israel that

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The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has confirmed that security forces have arrested the suspected murderers of 11 Lebanese citiz

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Lebanon’s military investigating magistrate Riad Talih issued an arrest warrant Friday against member of the Palestinian Fateh movement who is accused