November 20, 2000
Israeli warplanes broke the sound barrier Monday over Beirut and other regions in southern Lebanon. The fighter-bombers provoked two loud supersonic b
The collaboration between Majia Al Roumi and Kathem El Saher is getting bigger and bigger with every day.
Bank of Beirut and Arab Countries reported that improveed economic activity during this past summer might put an end to recession. However, the overall deterioration in public finances has negatively
The consolidated balance sheet of commercial banks for the first 9 months of 2000 indicates the following: Total assets reached $43.755 billion, an 11.75 percent increase from September 1999 Customer
November 19, 2000
Israeli soldiers shot and wounded a Lebanese civilian in the leg Sunday amid a protest near a religious site on the Lebanese-Israeli border.
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
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
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
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
Twelve candidates will compete Sunday for four seats on the Beirut Bar Association's council.
November 17, 2000
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
Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri held talks Friday with his Syrian counterpart, Mohammed Mustapha Miro, about boosting economic and other ties.
Palestinian refugees in this region of southern Lebanon launched a campaign Friday to boycott US-made goods in solidarity with the Palestinian uprisin
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
A roadside bomb exploded Thursday as an Israeli army patrol was passing in the Shabaa Farms. There were no reports of injuries.