Lebanon

December 12, 2000

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Israel\'s deputy defense minister, Ephraim Sneh, said Tuesday that Israel should be prepared to release two leading Lebanese Islamic militants held fo

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Some might say it is a matter of principle, but the majority would believe that Nawal Zughbi just can’t play it clean. Nawal is now suing Diana Haddad’s husband for ‘distress.’ Of course, she wants mo

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A report recently made public by the Lebanese Ministry of Industry has showed that the number of new factories opened in Lebanon had declined 28 percent in the first half of 2000 from the first half o

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Egyptian Oil Minister Sameh Fahmi will visit Beirut later this week to sign an initial agreement allowing Lebanon to import gas from Egypt, officials told AFP.

December 11, 2000

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Forty five Lebanese detained by Syria were freed on Monday and are reported to have crossed the border back to Lebanon.

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A Lebanese goat shepherd was lightly wounded Monday when Israelis shot on hills near the disputed Shabaa Farms sector.

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In a statement to Albawaba.com, Lebanese Foreign Minister Mahmoud Hammoud has not ruled out “an imminent Israeli aggression” on his country.

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Head of the PLO political department Farouq Qaddoumi said that a meeting of an Arab ministerial committee in Damascus was focusing its discussions on

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A 10-year-old boy was fatally wounded on Saturday after being accidentally shot in the head with a hunting rifle by his 12-year-old friend, the Daily

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Egyptian Oil Minister Sameh Fahmi will visit Beirut later this week to sign an initial agreement allowing Lebanon to import gas from Egypt.

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All Lebanese detained in Syria will be repatriated by Tuesday morning.

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According to a press report, the Lebanese Hizbollah movement and Israel have made considerable progress on the exchange of prisoners.

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Energy Minister Mohamed Beydoun announced this week that the Lebanese and Syrian sections of the Iraqi oil pipeline will be rehabilitated by a joint Lebanese-Syrian technical team starting in January

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Industry Minister George Frem discussed this week with the Head of the Lebanese Banks Association the conditions for having industrialists benefit from the loan agreement between the government and th

December 10, 2000

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Lebanese prisoners being held in Syrian jails were due to be handed over Sunday to Lebanese authorities.