Lebanon

November 2, 2000

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Fifty-three illegal immigrants trying to get to Spain or Italy were arrested Wednesday while in transit through north Lebanon.

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UN Secretary General Kofi Annan renewed his appeal to Lebanon to prevent "dangerous provocation" by deploying troops along its border with Israel.

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Economists recall Rafik Hariri’s first term as Lebanese prime minister with mixed feelings. While Hariri was successful in restoring a much-needed national sense of self-confidence, he borrowed heavil

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FiberLink Networks, a newly established company that plans to form a regional Internet service provider, acquired PSINet Lebanon, one of Lebanon’s leading ISPs. FiberLink is currently negotiating with

November 1, 2000

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France's ambassador to Lebanon said Wednesday that Israeli warplanes' flights over south Lebanon violated UN Resolution 425, under which Israel in May

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Some 300 Palestinians, none more than 10 years old, demonstrated here Wednesday in front of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) office

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Lebanese songstress Pascal Mashalani enjoys a great following in Australia! And she’s about to get an award to prove it.

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Activity on the Beirut Stock Exchange slightly improved for the week. The designation of Mr. Rafic Hariri as the new Prime Minister generated positive sentiment and reduced uncertainty.

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Banque du Liban et d’Outre-Mer SAL (BLOM), Lebanon’s largest bank in terms of assets and customer deposits, declared net profits of $58.76 million for the first 9 months of 2000, an 11.8 percent incre

October 31, 2000

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Medicares, a charity organization headed by former US first lady Barbara Bush, has granted medical aid worth 14 million dollars to Lebanon.

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The new government of billionaire Rafiq Hariri promised a series of privatization to spur growth and increase investment to tackle the country's econo

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Alhanan Tenenbaum, the Israeli colonel taken captive by Hizbollah early October is “practically a deputy of the Israeli Mossad chief,” whose task was

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New Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri will visit Syria later Tuesday for talks with President Bashar Assad on the Middle East crisis.

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Israeli warplanes broke the sound barrier in the skies over Lebanon for a second straight day on Tuesday with patrols over the south of the country as

October 30, 2000

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Lebanese MP Ghassan Matar has said that he believes the threats by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak directed to Lebanon and Syria “are just meant to