August 29, 2000
Five Lebanese troops were injured by a landmine in southern Lebanon Tuesday, the first casualties the army have suffered since deploying in the southe
August 28, 2000
Lebanon's opposition scores a victory in the first round of general elections Monday, winning the bulk of the seats in the central Mount Lebanon regio
Announcement of the results in the first phase of Lebanon's parliamentary elections has been further postponed because of continuing problems with the
Critics of Lebanon's close links with Syria, led by Druze chief Walid Jumblatt, scored big gains in Sunday's parliamentary elections, according to pre
Bank of Beirut and the Arab Countries S.A.L.(BBAC)is introducing the “Immediate Education Loan”(IEL)aimed at helping students pay school and university fees.
August 27, 2000
Lebanese living in the north of the country and the central area of Mount Lebanon overlooking the capital Beirut voted Sunday in the first stage of ge
One of the first singles to be released by Katia Harb’s newest album debuted at number 5 this week. Man Dala was written by poet Sfouh Shaghale, who i
The song debuted at number 3 soon after it was released. In an innovative mood, that seem to be spreading through the Arab world, Clauda shot the vide
Lebanese voters living in the north of the country and the central area of Mount Lebanon overlooking the capital Beirut began voting Sunday in the gen
The Lebanese pound remained stable at the end of the week of August 21-25, as investors await parliamentary elections to take place on August 27 and September 3.
The Lebanese Ministry of Finance is working on the third draft of the 2001 budget to be presented soon to the cabinet. Debt servicing was estimated in the second draft of the 2001 budget at LP3,900 bi
The BLOM Stock Index recovered its foothold above the 600 mark for the first time since the start of July, as Solidere shares came back into favor amid renewed hope among some opportunistic investors
Last week’s reports of the government intending to issue a 20-year eurobond gained more substance with news that Morgan Stanley Dean Witter and Credit Suisse First Boston have been appointed as lead m
The Lebanese pound remained unchanged from last week's interbank trading, which stood at LP1,513.75-14.25. Activity was lackluster, with volume of $30-$40 million.
Lebanese farmers will benefit from a $15m loan provided by American banks and guaranteed by the US government. Cattle farmers will be able to purchase 800 cows imported from the US.