Lebanon

November 19, 2000

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Israeli soldiers shot and wounded a Lebanese civilian in the leg Sunday amid a protest near a religious site on the Lebanese-Israeli border.

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The government appointed JP Morgan and Credit Suisse First Boston as joint lead managers to execute the issuance of a $300 million Eurobond maturing in 2004. This would constitute the first sovereign

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Activity on the Beirut Stock Exchange receded for the week ending November 17. The ongoing regional tension as well as disappointing fiscal results for the year-to-October combined to dampen sentiment

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At the November 9th auction, a pick up in purchasing activity was witnessed as investors started coming off the sidelines, feeling more comfortable with a settled new government.

November 18, 2000

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri landed in Saudi Arabia on Saturday for talks on the situation in his country and the Middle East during a two-day

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Twelve candidates will compete Sunday for four seats on the Beirut Bar Association's council.

November 17, 2000

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There is growing concern that northern Israel will soon heat up, following a Hizbollah bomb attack on an Israeli army patrol on Thursday and widesprea

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri held talks Friday with his Syrian counterpart, Mohammed Mustapha Miro, about boosting economic and other ties.

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Palestinian refugees in this region of southern Lebanon launched a campaign Friday to boycott US-made goods in solidarity with the Palestinian uprisin

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An attack on an Israeli army patrol by Lebanese Hizbollah guerrillas in a disputed border area is a "serious violation" of the UN-demarcated frontier.

November 16, 2000

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A roadside bomb exploded Thursday as an Israeli army patrol was passing in the Shabaa Farms. There were no reports of injuries.

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The speaker of Lebanon's parliament believes he is the victim of illegal wiretapping, along with the rest of the country's political elite, diplomats

November 15, 2000

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A recent attempt by the Lebanese Hizbollah “to lure an Israeli soldier out of Israel to a foreign country and kidnap him was foiled,” according to Isr

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The size of the UN peackeeping force in Lebanon could be sharply reduced next year and its role downgraded to a purely observational one.

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The Lebanese Ministry of Economy and Trade declared Tuesday that wheat sent by the United States as a donation to Lebanon was of good quality and suit