December 16, 2000
A Beirut military court sentenced 89 people to up to two years in prison Saturday as it continued to prosecute more than 2,000 Lebanese for \"collabor
December 15, 2000
In a meeting with leaders of the dismantled South Lebanon Army, Ariel Sharon hinted for plans to reoccupy south Lebanon, acording to Lebanese sources.
Ten Lebanese and a Palestinian who were among the 54 political prisoners repatriated to Lebanon earlier this week from Syria were released late Friday
Lebanon and Syria signed an estimated one-billion-dollar deal Friday with Egypt to import Egyptian natural gas by ship across the Mediterranean for sa
Lebanon’s finance minister, Fouad Siniora, has announced that the government would be extended a subsidy program which reduces the cost of borrowing for small- and medium-sized businesses.
December 14, 2000
Lebanese Prosecutor Adnan Addoum received Thursday a list from Syrian authorities with the names of Lebanese serving sentences for non-political crime
Lebanon issued a $400 million Eurobond due in 2004 at a fixed rate of 9.5%,or a spread of 410 basis points over similar US treasuries. The 4-year bond was increased to $400 million, up from the initia
Allied Business Bank SAL (ABB),one of Lebanon’s medium-size banks,launched a new loan product targeting newlywed couples.The bank is offering a three-year loan of up to $15,000 to couples in their 30s
Activity for the Beirut Stock Exchange was subdued for the week, with sentiment still in a wait-and-see mode, as markets await draft budget activity.
Lebanon and Iraq reached a preliminary agreement to reactivate the oil pipeline linking the Kirkouk oilfields in northern Iraq to the oil refinery near Tripoli.
December 13, 2000
Lebanon\'s Hizbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah said Wednesday that German mediation over an exchange of prisoners with Israel covers all Arab det
A grocery store selling liquor was destroyed in an overnight explosion in the suburbs of the southern port city of Sidon.
The four Israeli soldiers captured in October by the Lebanese fundamentalist group Hizbollah are alive and will soon be released in exchange for impri
Saudi Prince Al-Walid bin Talal is holding negotiations to buy the Carlton seafront hotel in Beirut for $90 million, the hotel's current owner told <i>AFP</i> on Tuesday.
Lebanon’s national mail service, LibanPost, is teaming up with Western Union to give its clients the option of paying their bills through the US Corporation’s electronic money-transfer network.