Lebanon

October 4, 2000

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France Telecom Mobile Liban, which markets Lebanon’s private cell operator Cellis, recently published its balance sheet showing a net profit of $38.48 million in 1999, up 5.1 percent over the 1998 fig

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Figures released on investment fund Lebanon Holdings show that the fund’s net asset value per share (NAV) reached $7.76 as at August 31, 2000 compared to $7.70 on May 31st and $7.94 at year-end 1999.

October 3, 2000

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Although the BLOM Stock Index ended the week 1.85 percent down, at 629.49, it had actually touched lower depths during the week, hitting an intra-week low of 615.58 on Wednesday.

October 2, 2000

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Majida Al Roumi takes on another humanitarian cause, this time it’s the bone clenching disease, Osteoporosis.

October 1, 2000

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<b>Date:</b> Sep 27 - Oct 1, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Forum de Beyrouth, Charles Helou Avenue, Beirut, Lebanon <b>Specifics:</b> The 5th International Jewelry and Watches Exhibition for the Middl

September 28, 2000

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Lebanese employees at Sawt al-Shaab radio station staged a strike on Wednesday, replacing two-and-a-half hours of daily programs and news bulletins wi

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The International Labor Organization plans to use "seed money" to initiate 18 projects worth $16.6 million for developing the impoverished south of Le

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<I>Al Iqtisad Wal-Aamal</I> magazine released its annual survey of the top 100 Arab banks in terms of shareholders equity for 1999.

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Lebanese Prime Minister Salim Hoss accused Arab and foreign states yesterday of blocking aid to help Lebanon overcome its economic crisis and rebuild the south, which was freed in May from 22 years of

September 27, 2000

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A Lebanese candidate who lost in the parliamentary elections said Tuesday that he had filed a $20 million libel and slander lawsuit against Future Tel

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Fifteen people in the village of Namrin, Dinnieh, have been taken to hospital in the last two weeks after being poisoned by contaminated drinking wate

September 26, 2000

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The Syrian government has returned to the debate over the country's political role in neighboring Lebanon, with its official newspaper saying "Syria i

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Diana Haddad is ready to break into the US again. This time, she goes in strong.

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Nawal Al Zughbi has decided to withdraw from her movie debut project, which would have placed her side by side with Amro Diab.

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This up-beat romantic song has gone down 3 spots from last week, settling at No.10. Unfortunately, and unlike Nawal’s usual success, the song never go