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Microsoft flees Lebanon

Will stay in Israel
Tue Jul 18 2006, 08:45
IT IS a sign that things in Lebanon are looking bleak when Microsoft abandons the country.

The outfit has told its employees not to go to Lebanon or Israel and Voles in the Beirut office have left.

Microsoft seems a little more happier over the border in Israel but has stepped up security at its Israel orifice.

A spokesVole said that the outfit was wishing for a swift and peaceful conclusion to this difficult situation, and for the safety of all concerned.

Despite its industrial park being in Haifa Intel has not closed its several facilities in Israel and shifted its employees to a "hardened facility" in its Haifa building. Other Chipzilla staff are being told to work from home.

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