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March 2004

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March 31
Cellular sector bidding provokes mixed response
Arab Summit: Mid-May ... maybe
Lawyer wants Abu Ayyash's search warrant rescinded
In the heart of drug country, USAID quietly pushes change
Kuwait May Abandon Casino du Liban 'Sacrilegious Revenues'
Explosion rocks Lebanon Palestinian camp
German firm Detecon likely winner of one cellular contract
Beirut office space gets relatively cheaper
Ministry mandates issuance of eurobonds
Seminar explains critical role of credit rating agencies
Lebanon News in Brief
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March 30
Fatah Rules out Second Front Against Israel from S. Lebanon
Egypt intensifies efforts to set date for Arab Summit
Arab Summit faces stiff criticism
Hoss denies any alliance with Hariri
Budget sessions likely to aggravate political tensions
Judicial roundup: Cellis and LibanCell to have their day in court
Seminar explains critical role of credit rating agencies
Germany Wins Lebanon's Mobile Tender-- Kuwait, France in Photo Finish 2nd
Mobile bids dramatically lower than current cost
Audi, Saradar Merge, Become Lebanon's Largest Bank
Lebanon's largest bank merger takes place
Lebanon cut out of foreign outsourcing boom
Port union calls for sea front to be under state control
Brasserie Almaza announces launch of new Laziza products
EDL workers threaten open strike
Lebanon News in Brief 
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March 29
Lebanon Sets up the Gallows to Hang Mobile Privatization Monday
Sen. Graham Calls Anew for U.S. Attacks on Hizbullah, Syria
Hizbullah Merges with Hamas to Fight Israel as United Army
Lebanon Shell-Shocked by Sheikh Yassin's '2nd Assassination' in Tunis
Lebanese Telecom Expert Shot in Northern Iraq
Arab Summit cancellation seen as a benefit to US and Israeli interests
Damascus intervenes to quell 'harmful' Lahoud-Hariri split
Nasrallah to Hamas: We are under your command
Tripoli's politics a veritable quandary of rival parties
Ghobeiri municipal future remains unclear
Crashed UTA plane carried 10-ton overload
FACTBOX-Five facts about Ariel Sharon
From millionaire to roadside coffee vendor
Where khans, mosques and madrassas abound, but bargaining is anathema
Lebanon selects seven companies for mobile phone network shortlist
Nine firms bid in Lebanon mobile management tender
Lebanon's Banque Audi buys Saradar in $159 mln deal
Banking sector's biggest ever merger under way
Solidere begins work on second phase of Saifi Village project
Lebanon's ski slopes take posing to new heights
New authorized agent for Maks International in Lebanon
Lebanon News in Brief 
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March 28
10 Tons of Excessive Cargo Kill Lebanon's Christmas Holidaymakers
Lebanon on Summer Time
'We're at Your Service,' Hizbollah Tells Hamas
Cargo blamed for Benin crash
Former Hezbollah captive Tennenbaum to be released to house arrest
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March 27
"The Passion of the Christ" a hit in Beirut, Damascus
Patriarch Blasts Lahoud-Hariri Power Clash, Renews 'No' to Extension
US delays imposing sanctions on Syria
Hariri, Lahoud to travel to Arab Summit separately
'False' charges seen in Cabinet split
Opposition nears election accord
Report: Syria asks Australia's help in repairing relations with Washington
Working out Beirut style, dressed to the nines
Seeing the South through landscape
Speech group promotes international and cultural exchanges
Orascom offers to run cellular networks for 40 percent less
Organic agriculture begins to get organized
Survey of world's economies ranks Lebanon 139th
Labor minister says job creation continues to lag
Flower industry continues to bloom in South Lebanon
Fares: economy is in shambles
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March 26
Lahoud-Hariri Power Clash Spins out of Syria's Control?
Cabinet Splits Over Amending Taif Constitution
President, Premier Also Clash over Beirut Schools
Ongoing Lahoud, Hariri split paralyzes Cabinet
President's prerogatives latest cause for dissent
Obeid compares his experience with Yassin's
Residents in the South disagree over Palestinian attacks into Israel
Palestinian wanted to be killed fighting against the Israelis
White House to delay Syria sanctions-sources
Competition in the beauty business could get ugly
First securitization based on Sharia conducted
Solidere benefits from post-Sept. 11 fallout
Leading satellite networks 'pull the plug' on illegal cable operators
Lebanon pound hovers below band on regional upset
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March 25
U.S. Eyes Hizbullah, Not al-Qaida, as A-Team of Terrorism
Syrian Army Convoys Spotted Heading to the Border
Army Serves Ultimatum on PFLP-GC to Stay out of S. Lebanon
CIA Chief Warns Hizbullah Can Attack U.S. Targets World-Wide
Palestinian attack violated unwritten understanding
Politician says Lebanon should be pragmatic about Israeli threat
Pro-Palestinian demonstration takes place in Beirut
Hariri's visit to Hoss goes beyond exchanging apologies
Kurd jailed for anti-Syrian acts
Pre-emptive Israeli strike kills two in South
Lebanon must grasp chance to implement reforms
Final offers for cellular network due March 29
Sannine project gets go-ahead
Beach project first to meet UN eco-standards
Lebanon News in Brief
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March 24
Tennenbaum investigators won't ask for prosecution despite holes in story
Jibril's Guerrillas Fuel Added Tension on Lebanon-Israel Border
Hariri Pays Ice-Breaking Surprise Visit To Hoss
Syria Offsets U.S. Sanctions by Imports Via Lebanon
Israeli Army chief warns Hizbullah not to play with fire
Berri appeases mayors and municipality members
Demonstrations march in Sidon and Tripoli
Speculation rises that Tunis Arab summit may need to be called off
Recent Ain Bouswar merger with Jbaa seen as Hizbullah, Amal political deal
Abi Nasr calls for release of Samir Geagea
Deeb calls for elections to be constitutional and democratic
Sannine Zenith project causes legal controversy
Lebanon must grasp chance to implement reforms-IMF
Over 250 women to cycle from Beirut to Amman
From auto parts to toothbrushes, counterfeit is king in Lebanon
New handsets are way forward for the cellular market
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March 23
Two Palestinian killed in Israeli Strike on Lebbanon - Reuters
Two Palestinians killed in Israeli helicopter attack in south Lebanon - Haaretz
Israel hits Katyusha squad in Lebanon - Jpost
Tennenbaum's Israeli Arab hijacker plotted to abduct other Israelis
Israeli army chief says Arafat, Nasrallah would eventually be assassinated
Israel Threatens 'Heaviest-Ever' Blow if Hizbullah 'Plays on with Fire'
Israel Marks Arafat, Nasrallah, for 'Eventual' Assassination
Lebanon: UN envoy concerned over Hizbollah attacks and Israeli retaliation
U.N. Task Force Asks Assad to Release 2 Lebanese Prisoners
Lebanese Police Arrest Kurds Agitating Against Syria
Seiful Islam Says Libya Seeking to Settle Imam Sadr's Disappearance
Hizbullah attack on Shebaa Farms seen as retaliation for Yassin's assassination
Hizbullah Stirs Shebaa Front to Avenge Yassin, Israel Strikes Back
Yassin's killing generates storm of outrage
Senior US official urges Beirut to cooperate with Iraq
Hezbollah fires on Israeli troops
Hezbollah Guerrillas Attack Border Area
Power station's tender is given to Iranian company
Report says public debt higher than Central Bank estimate
Water shortages are likely in 2030
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March 22
Kuwait finance minister survives no-confidence vote
Khaddam Denies Syria's Interference in Lebanon's Presidential Elections
ISF kills suspect in the Bekaa
Syria puts fragile truce in place
Qordahi's remarks on Hariri and public debt elicit strong reactions
Environment minister criticized for performance
Campaign in Sidon heats up, meetings held, alliances made
Modern mother's life in Jounieh
Iraqi banks looking for Lebanese and Arab institutions as partners
Sannine Zenith project needs to be 'examined thoroughly'
Hamade criticizes bickering over Sannine Zenith project
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March 21
Syria says sanctions would hurt U.S. interests
Lahoud, Hariri Get On Each Other's Throat Anew
U.S. Upgrades Pressure for Syria's Pullout from Lebanon
Powell urges Syrian pullout from Lebanon
Elhanan Tennenbaum asks police to interrogate him under hypnosis
Despite troop withdrawal, Syria still controls Lebanon
Bush Likely to Bar Syrian Flights in New Sanctions
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March 20
Lahoud Says Syrians Stabilizing Lebanon, Rejects U.S. Withdrawal Calls
Bush Selects 3 Sets of Sanctions Against Syria over Lebanon
U.S. Says Syria's Alibis to Stay on in Lebanon no Longer Valid
Syria, US sharpen regional views
$1.4 billion Sannine Zenith project develops unexpected problems
Fares willing to consider constitutional amendment
Opposition holds meeting to decide municipal elections seats
Iraqi official asks for assets to be returned
Accountability acts threaten US job market and promote double standards
Muszikas gives the Al-Bustan festival a taste of folk music from Hungary
Violence against children a serious problem
Lebanon has potential to be fully fledged member of WTO by 2005
Raising awareness of finance opportunities for industrial sector
USAID has spent $60 million on improving agriculture here
Lebanon News in Brief
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March 19
Syria Denies Hitting Kurds from the Air, U.S.: 'No Separation'
U.S. Intensifies Pressure on Syria to Withdraw from Lebanon
Bkirki-Baabda-Damascus triangle keeps itself away from spotlight
Humayed ordered to intervene in Italian power company controversy
Murr pledges 'democratic atmosphere' for elections
Obeid promises to secure release of Lebanese prisoner in Israel
Investigations continue into assault on Jbeil legislator Abbas Hashem
Exiled general thinks Syria will quit Lebanon soon
Career fair hopes to put a halt to emigration of young people
Hackers make using internet cafes a risky enterprise in Beirut
Is Lebanon on the way to becoming more bourgeois?
Before punching in at the office, a full day's worth of work is already finished
Unifil Irish soldiers celebrate their last Saint Patrick's Day in Lebanon
Audi and Saradar merger would be first of its kind
Iraq's telecommunications sector set to be region's best
In the absence of laws, businesses rush to fill the void in a new Iraq
Beirut International Airport gets internet for travellers
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March 18
U.S. Tells Syria: 'Stop Suppressing Lebanese Students, Dissenting Kurds'
U.S. Warns: Assad Risks Tighter Isolation for Supporting Hizbullah
Knesset Grants SLA Militiamen Israeli Citizenship
Injured Manager of Car-Bombed Baghdad Hotel Heading to Beirut
Lahoud and Hariri thought to be closer on Sannine issue now
Hariri offers Iraq Lebanese expertise for reconstruction, development
Jumblatt terms all outside ‘Interference’ as unwanted
Hungarian leader discusses terrorism with top leaders
Public prosecutor takes Hashem’s statement
Australian-Lebanese ties promoted
Ut-Tahir Party targeted by army intelligence
12-year-old boy dies in school stabbing
Turning AUB’s landscape into a sustainable botanical garden
New ACS head riffs on his role as overseer of one of Leb’s premier institutions
Champville in first place after crushing Anibal
Mobile tender extended to the end of the month
‘Healthy environment’ key to viable IT industry in Lebanon
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March 18: Iraq Economic Forum
Lebanese firms eyeing 700 projects in Iraq rebuilding
Contracts will be honored in rebuilt Iraq
Private sector anxious to take next step
Heavyweights kick off reconstruction conference
Sponsors offer guide to where country is headed
Recovery will be difficult but not impossible
Water tops cascade of problems
Some security measures are better than others
MTC Group takes pride in growing regional role
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March 17
U.S.: Syria Might Pay for Terror Stance
Bush likely to slap investment sanctions on Syria
Iraq to showcase 700 rebuilding projects in Beirut
Byblos Parliament Member Beaten Up by Army Troops
Aoun Suggests Kurds Are Igniting Civil War in Syria
Syrian role in Lebanon of growing concern to US
Aoun confident in US pressure on Syria 
Prince Waleed plans to convert family home of his grandfather
Hungarian president arrives on state visit to deepen dialogue
MP Lahoud fully absolved in Iraqi gift flap
Hizbullah digs for remains of 15 Palestinian fighters
Guinea-Bissau minister hoping that Lebanese settlers will grow in number
Court extends Tennenbaum's remand due to contradictions in his testimony
Super Star more like stupor star: disappointing and crass
Order of Malta honors Lebanon with stamp set
Kuwaiti designer has sequins enough to blind, but not dazzle
Lebanese Olympic football team loses against Japan
Forum for Iraqi business opens in Beirut today
EU delegation head emphasizes urgent need for economic reform
Renewable energy sources need to be increased
ATA official assesses future of air travel in Middle East
Lebanon records $3.39 bln BOP surplus in 2003
Lebanese fx reserves dip to $12.09 bln mid-March
Lebanon's public debt up to $31.3 bln by end-2003
Lebanon News in Brief  - March 17
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March 16
Syria Curbs Kurdish Riots for a Merger with Iraq's Kurdistan
Jumblat Warns of "Horrific Bill" if Hariri Quits, Ridicules Franjieh
Aounists Stage Solidarity Sit-In with Spain
Lahoud and Hariri reportedly in discord over Sannine Zenith plan
Lahoud: no right of return, no regional peace
Lebanese abroad can help growth at home
Free Patriotic Movement says liberation war was essential
Governor Qalosh readying local officials for elections
Sadr’s Nephew Says Libya Should Be Forced to Explain Disappearance
Egg donation is now legal but may face challenges
Hold fast your identity: Globalization is coming to town
Homeopath returns home to spread medicinal solutions
Schéhadé returns to Baalbek
Beirut bookstores a haven for Arabic-challenged expatriates
Lebanon ties UAE in Olympic qualifying match
Beirut to play host to marathon for second year
Government wraps Sannine Zenith Lebanon in red tape
IT industry and consumers still face serious challenges
Decline in budget deficit may not reflect finances
New focus for energy and water sectors lies in controlling demand
Farmers squeezed by citrus start planting bananas
Lebanon News in Brief 
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March 15
Israel Implicating Hizbullah in Ashdod Bombing to Attack Lebanon
Patriarch Adamant Against Extension, Regrets Crackdown on Students
Jumblat, Hariri 'Stand Fast Together with Syria to Face Horrific Hurricane'
Aznar's Downfall Seen in Beirut as Punishment for Iraq War
Sfeir, Lahoud meet, but presidency not on table
Fares wants to see economic ‘master plan’
FPM believes Friday’s protests may translate into public support in elections
No US position on election
Interior Ministry begins training election workers
Immigrants to Australia facing tough times
Lebanon’s elite turn out to bid farewell to a folk legend
From the rare to the pirated, souks are selling
National Olympic team draws against the UAE
Sagesse scores last-minute victory
Specialized Nissan training for Lebanon
Foreign direct investment in Lebanon below expectation
GCC signs free-trade deal with Lebanon
Japanese aid for Lebanon creates strong partnership
Computer Echo announces partnership with LG to distribute flat screen products
Lebanon budget deficit 25.9 pct spending end-Feb
Lebanon News in Brief
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March 14
Hackers Hijack Surete General's Website, Curse the Government
Aounist Protests Seen Proof Lebanon's Freedom is Unstoppable
Hoss Lashes Regime for Beating up Students
U.S. Makes Warm Goodwill Gesture to Lebanon
U.S. Says The Hour Struck for Syria to Leave Lebanon
Renewed US sanctions threat angers Syria
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March 13
Syrian laborers looking to rebuild the city
New UNRWA director: No plans for reduced services
Anger, grief in camps at US refusal to return militant’s body for burial
Kurds moved from Blue Line
Mass grave is uncovered
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March 12
Lebanon Christians slam Syria presence
One quarter of the world dislocated are Arabs
Lahoud Sees Patriarch, Aoun Sees Pope, Beirut Students Boil
Murr Publicly Advocates Another 6-Year Term for Lahoud
Deal inked with US law firm to set legistlation for oil and gas exploration
Undaunted, students move to organize more protests
Lahoud and Sfeir meet in Bkirki
Salam: Beirutis want ‘change’ in coming municipal elections
Boueiz calls action against students ‘brutal’
Demonstrations prohibited by the governor of Nabatieh
Composer Nassif dies from a heart attack at age 88
Abul Abbas yet to be buried
Prosecutor drops US-prompted gun charges
A decent museum is a good idea whose time hasn’t come
From combatants to victims, women in war
Alternative artistic festival focusses on Beirut’s fractured soul
Ban tobacco advertisements and reduce smoking in public places?
New guide spells out rights of private school teachers
Sagesse continues winning streak in Final Six matches
Hariri bullish on economy, trade, Says country is on the threshold of a new era
Banks must learn to manage risk effectively
US real estate powerhouse plants a flag in Lebanon
Land and maritime agencies to undergo major overhauls
Lebanon News in Brief
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March 11
Interview: Renewed U.S. sanctions threat angers Syria
'Jordan, other Arab states plan to relaunch Beirut summit initiative'
Police Rifle Butts Suppress Students at USJ
Abu Ayash's Bail Set at LL330 Million, Koleilat goes on Trial
Abul Abbas' Widow Sues U.S. for Maltreating Her Husband
Zimbabwe Claims Lebanese Businessman Plotted Coup in Guinea
Students suffer beatings as ISF attacks demonstrators at USJ  
US Syrian dialogue ongoing: Damascus says Israel behind pressure
Deadline for cellular contracts may be extended
Lawyer shot for upholding the law
Jnah residents to get power back
Aris confident yet cautious about election
Fighting against the government’s ‘war amnesia’
Adel Imam reprimands Kuwaiti Islamists for wrongfully banning his play
Lebanese art exhibition turns heads in London
A museum dedicated to ‘hero of independence’
The year of love brings Nancy Ajram and Assi Hilani together
Censorship prohibits Najwa Karam's new music video
Over 1 million in Lebanon below poverty line
Kuwaiti foreign minister not likely to return to post
Putting an end to the accumulation of fiscal imbalances
Developers favor residential projects for quick returns
Bids opened for contract to run and operate power stations
How to deal with diamonds in Lebanon
Lebanon News in Brief
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March 10
U.S. to Impose 'Firm' Sanctions on Syria -Official
US to hit Syria with sanctions
Israel: Hezbollah Member Planning Attack
Hizbullah Cell Uncovered In Gaza
State Paper Says Syria Wants Dialogue, Ties with US 
Army Smothers Power Pirates' Mutiny in South Beirut
Brazil Claims Arresting Israeli Cocaine Smuggler for Hizbullah
U.S. Ambassador Shakes Hands with Blacklisted Jumblat
Franco-German initiative for reform in Mideast presented to Lebanon
Conference recommends empowerment of women
Illegal connections in Jnah cut one day after power riot
Israeli warplanes break sound barrier throughout the South
Al-Madina probe taking further twists and turns
AUB president calls for a drive toward institutional integrity
Egypt’s First Lady visits Chronic Care Center
First stage of school championship nears end
Ministry launches EU funded directory for the environment
National football team is likely out of intense competition for an Olympic berth
The year of love brings Nancy Ajram and Assi Hilani together
Censorship prohibits Najwa Karam's new music video
Lebanon’s textbook good son takes a bad turn
A tribute at the crossroads of the Arab-American experience
At Lebanon premiere, Gibson’s 'Passion' continues to spark controversy
Pressures that can lead to a parent killing their child are numerous and complex
Lebanon's BSEC and Shamil Bank launch $27 million auto-backed sukuk
Lebanon announces IT village plans
Conference stresses growing value of satellite systems
Technology zone gets off the ground, at long last
Good year for banking activity, equity and bond markets
EDL in a quandary over power tender
Lebanon News in Brief
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March 9
Annan mulls peace plan for Israel, Lebanon and Syria
Syria, Lebanon in military talks
Syria Breaks Up Human Rights Sit-in, Sparking New Strain with U.S.
Hariri: "The Citizen Wants the State to Get Off His Back"
Yemeni jailed for Beirut bombing
South Beirut's Power Pirates Clash with Army Troops, 2 Injured
Kuwait's Financer Minister May be Fired for Casino du Liban Investment
Britain following up initiatives for the Middle East
Alliance between Qornet Shehwan and FPM forms
Qandil says the Syrian Accountability Act will have little effect
Mother and son detained in assassination attempt on Brigadier Aql
Effective protection for women in war a necessity: Conference discusses laws
Berri’s visit to Senegal may lead to greater Arab - African cooperation
Swedeb, Lebanon joining forces to promote human rights
Local research center holds conference on Iraqi war
Clashes in Ouzai over attempt to cut illegal electrical connections
Heart disease becomes the biggest killer in Lebanon today
Honor crimes against women in the Arab world: a contradiction in terms
New children’s book follows the adventures of a local Beit Mery cat
Lebanese-Armenian works to promote understanding of MidEastern diaspora
Getting hard is getting easier, thanks to Viagra and Cialis
The mecanique: too much hassle to go through every year
Coca-Cola sponsors ten promising Lebanese players
Economy against the ropes as Hariri calls for less regulation
Debt management measures not significantly felt
Outspoken expatriate blames Lebanese for their current woes
Office take up on the increase for Solidere
Documentary launched on trade between France and Lebanon
Lebanon sees $35 bln 2004 debt after sell-off delay
Lebanon News in Brief
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March 8
Lebanon Faces Financial Collapse in 2005 Without an Able President
Aoun Urges National Front to Oust Syria's Allies in Local Elections
Arab First Ladies Open 'Together for Justice' Summit in Beirut
Aoun calls for a rejection of Syrian influence in the politics of Lebanon
Speculation continues as to the fate of Ron Arad and four Iranian diplomats  
Andree Lahoud urges progress for women
Berri makes visit to Senegal
Raad accuses US of imposing its views
Palestinians demonstrate against Israeli raids
Crackdown promised on criminal networks
On the way to Formula One
Casting light on the works of prominent Lebanese women
Alzheimer’s association works to raise awareness
Blue Stars and Champville take victories as the Final Six begins
Business sector round-up: Exports and construction exhibit gains
Intellectual property disputes are minefield
Beirut ranked 147th for quality of life
Checking out the latest PC’s on the market
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March 7
Bush Enforces Anti-Syria Sanctions Over Lebanon 'Soon'
AFP Sketches Naila Mouawad's Presidential Platform
Feature: Lebanese militiamen complain Israel abandoned them
Security officials: No grounds to indict Tennenbaum on security offenses
Egypt Doubts U.S. Will Go Beyond Threats Against Syria
U.S. sources: Bush close to imposing sanctions on Syria
Lebanon forex reserves dip to $12.53 bln at end-Feb
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March 6
Maronite Church Confronts Jewish Drive to Ban Mel Gibson's Christ
Police Strive to Crack Mystery of Gen. Akl's Assassination Attempt
LF Beats FPM-Led Alliance in LU Business Faculty Elections
UTA corpses await repatriation
Obeid says WMD crackdown needs to include Israel
ISF chief of South narrowly survives assassination plot
Pentagon angles for military base on Cyprus
Iranian tourists stone Israeli positions
Tennenbaum to undergo another polygraph, this time by police
Local artist sees beauty in everything, and makes art from unusual objects
Beirut: Where women know not to sit up front in a taxi
Bahrain trounce Lebanon
Asiacell to share success at Beirut forum
Economy is improving, but growth rates are still well below potential
European nations begin closing economic offices in Lebanon
Lebanon News in Brief - March 6
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March 5
Explosion Wounds Police Chief in Lebanon
Mrs. Asmaa al-Assad in her first official visit to Beirut on Sunday
Democracy in Afghanistan, Iraq and DROC: International meeting in Beirut
Mikati Vies for Lebanon's Premiership, Preferring Franjieh as President
South Lebanon's Police Chief Loses Leg in Assassination Ambush
Imad Hage Faces Weapons Charges in U.S.
Addiction to tranquilizers: A silent Lebanese problem
Lahoud: Israel will benefit from bloody events in Iraq
Lahoud denounces red tape facing Sannine Zenith project
Japan provides $49,000 grant for planting trees
Maronites discuss their church worldwide
Tongue-tied in the presence of ‘uh, um, well’ … majesty
New school basketball championship kicks off
Qordahi says Cellis, LibanCell are out
Moody’s maintains ‘negative outlook’ on Lebanon, recommends privatization
Beirut is to take turn hosting Iraq expo
Tahitian polyrhythms and modern quirks at Al-Bustan
Let’s ban reality television, but not for morality’s sake
Lebanon News in Brief
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March 4
Bkirki Deplores Suppression of Aoun's, Geagea's Election Activists
Aounists Oppose Extension to Stop Squeezing Lebanon's Throat
Bomb Injures Teenage Daughter of Arafat Lieutenant in Ein el-Hilweh
Private wealth continues to grow in Mideast
Lebanon supports Arab League over pushing reforms
Bishops rip government ‘intransigence’, calls for annuling 'subservience'
Nasrallah says US wants sedition among Muslims
Zoghbi says FPM will play part in elections
Hoss speaks out against the government at AUB
UNIFIL to evacuate, then deport Kurds
Hariri prepares for summit
Mystery of prisoner deepens
Sharon denies link to hostage freed in Hizbullah swap
A Fortune of jazz knowledge comes to Hamra
Japan routs Lebanon 4-0 in Olympic qualifier
Prince Charles to view art of Lebanon
Gas pipeline will save big amounts for government
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March 3
Sharon denies links to prisoner's family influenced swap deal
Polygraph results: Tennenbaum was probably not a Hezbollah agent
Arad family: PM gave up Ron and got Tennenbaum - a drug dealer or traitor
Mohammad terror case nearing an end?
PM Sharon rejects allegations he had ties to Tennenbaum family
Hizbullah Suggests U.S. as Engineer of Iraq's Ashoura Bloodbath
Syria Must End “Occupation” Of Lebanon
Tennenbaum held secret military papers before leaving for Dubai
Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri visits Kuwait
Hizbollah slams US reform plans at Ashura ceremony
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March 2
Hizbollah deplores blasts in Iraq
Israel to upgrade security checks as lesson from Tennenbaum affair
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March 1
Hariri 108th richest man in the world, says Forbes magazine
Freed Israeli admits drug deal
Al-Hariri to Kuwait in an official visit Monday
Court lifts blanket gag order on details surrounding capture of Tennenbaum
Jumblat Deplores as 'Trivia' Franjieh's Betrayal of Hariri
Opposition may come to regret ill-timed attacks on Parliament
Ali Sabri Hamade criticizes Parliament, status quo
FPM calls on voters not to be intimidated
Obeid asks for support for peace initiative
Prosecution of Yemeni accused of terrorism begins
Tennenbaum's attorney: If he lies again, I won't represent him
Lebanon’s hottest music video director: ‘Pictures in my head’
Saudi Aramco goes public about its reservoirs
Iraq’s crude output hits post-war high
US consortium rejoining bidding for telecom management contract
Hamade: Lebanon must not miss the ‘globalization train’

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