Lebanon

December 10, 2000

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Who knew?! Nawal Zughbi loves to cook, Amr Diabs music and Christmas time spirits.

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The Lebanese government is studying plans that would make it far easier and more appealing for satellite broadcasting companies to establish their bases and operate in Lebanon.

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Purchase TB subscriptions resumed their increase as they gained 30.3 percent at the November 30 auction, to LP661.16 billion ($438.58 million), while maturing bills rose 16.5 percent to LP436.27 billi

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The BLOM Stock Index dropped to a new all-time low this week, hitting 564.32 on Wednesday, compared to a previous nadir of 574.51 reached on 5th November, 1999.

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The severe cuts in customs tariffs decreed last week by the new government have a double objective: On one hand it will help revive growth through the stimulation of consumption, and on the other hand

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Lebanon raised $400 million in four-year eurobonds Thursday, December 7, the first major financial transaction by Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri since he formed his government at the end of October, Mini

December 8, 2000

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Lebanon raised 400 million dollars in four-year eurobonds Thursday, the first major financial transaction by Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri since he form

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Nearly 6,000 Lebanese and Palestinians marched through the streets of this southern Lebanese town Friday, shouting for the Palestinians of the Intifad

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An 18-year-old Lebanese shepherd was injured Friday after stepping on an Israeli landmine in the former Israeli-occupied border zone in southern Leban

December 7, 2000

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A high-ranking Russian business delegation promised on Tuesday to set up a trade office in Lebanon to boost trade volume and promote Lebanese exports

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Lebanese Finance Minister Fuad Saniora said Thursday the visit to Baghdad by a high-ranking delegation that includes three other ministers was aimed a

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Former Lebanese president Amin Gemayel said that Syria\'s military presence in Lebanon has transformed the country into a Syrian \"colony.\"

December 6, 2000

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By Jihad Abu Falah Albawaba.com - Amman  The Islamist intellectual and former member of the Lebanese Parliament, Fathi Yakan, reiterated the need for

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Revenues of the Port of Beirut fell by about 10 percent between January and October this year compared to the same period last year, the Daily Star re

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A delegation of Lebanese government ministers is due in Baghdad Thursday to look at cooperation over oil and economic issues.