April 5, 2001
Leaving behind the illegal but rewarding cannabis and opium farming, farmers in the Bekaa valley started new lives under the sovereignty of the law, r
Dredging at Tripoli Port will resume soon, with a total cost of 9.5 million dollars.
Lebanese teachers at public schools and other government-run academic institutions, will stage on April 10 a one-day warning strike.
Lebanon’s health ministry announced that it will limit the sale of tranquilizers and anti-anxiety pills.
Hizbollah’s secretary-general, Hassan Nasrallah, strongly defended the presence of Syrian troops on Wednesday, insisting that their stay is very essen
Saudi and Lebanese army chiefs of staff discussed in Beirut on Wednesday ways to strengthen military cooperation between the two countries.
The Lebanese government has announced that it will be launching a $600-million Eurobond issue, with the purpose of transforming a portion of the country's internal debts into foreign debts.
April 4, 2001
Following the chart success of her single “Law Murr el Hawa” (How Bitter Love Can be), Katia Farah is recording her third album.
More than 65 clips and 15 production houses are participating in the second Video Clip Festival on April 12. Voting finished on March 20
Lebanon, for the first time, is to issue $300 million, 15-year treasury bonds, announced Finance Minister Fuad Siniora, on Tuesday, April 3. The issue will be managed by Credit Swiss First Boston.
April 3, 2001
Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri called for an end to the debate over Syria's presence, but said the neighbor's influence in domestic politics
A political tug-of-war over a prayer room disrupted classes at the Lebanese University in the Bekaa on Monday.
Slovakia and Lebanon have discussed ways of improving economic cooperation at a meeting in Beirut between the Slovak president, Rudolf Schuster, and h
Citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Countries seeking to visit Lebanon do not have to obtain entry and residence visas.
Marcel Khalifeh performed his latest song “Mohammed” at the opening ceremony of the Damascus Cultural Week.