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Beirut

Oct 08, 2020 22:10
Singer Mayssa Karaa says although she learnt a lot from different cultures, it was a blessing as well as a curse read more
Oct 06, 2020 20:20
With the debris cleared, the halls of the building are now open to visitors to view more than 100 works of art by mostly Lebanese and Arab artists, reflecting on the explosion itself and also the turmoil and wars of past decade. read more
Sep 16, 2020 14:53
The floodgates opened and hundreds of wounded poured into the American University of Beirut Medical Center, one of Lebanon’s best hospitals. read more
Sep 11, 2020 15:51
The fire had broken out on Thursday. Officials said it was sparked by welding during repair work after last month’s explosion that devastated the port and surrounding area. read more
Sep 06, 2020 17:51
The operation in the historic Mar Mikhail district had gripped Lebanon since Thursday, sparking hope that a survivor might be found under the rubble a month after the blast on August 4 that killed 191 people and wounded nearly 6,500. read more
Sep 06, 2020 05:34
The Aug. 4 blast in Beirut killed about 190 people, injured 6,000 more, and devastated whole neighbourhoods. read more
Sep 06, 2020 03:24
Rescue workers said Saturday there was no longer any sign of life in a collapsed Beirut building, dashing hopes raised by sensor readings showing a pulse beneath the rubble from last month’s blast. read more
Aug 31, 2020 19:10
He spoke after being designated premier and hours before the arrival of French President Emmanuel Macron, whose pressure on Lebanon’s fractious leaders was crucial to forging an agreement on Adib, Beirut’s ambassador to Berlin. read more
Aug 30, 2020 15:26
The death toll from this month’s Beirut port blast has risen to 190 with more than 6,500 injured and three people missing, Lebanon’s caretaker government said in a report dated Sunday. read more
Aug 30, 2020 14:33
For many, the Iran-backed Hezbollah now stands at the top of Lebanon’s sectarian-based system of power — and so is complicit in the corruption many blame for the port disaster and for driving the country into near bankruptcy. read more
Aug 25, 2020 21:09
Earlier, India had delivered 58 tonnes of medical, food and relief supplies to Lebanon in an air force plane on August 14. The aid included emergency medical supplies, wheat flour, sugar, pulses, and relief materials such as blankets, dignity kits and sleeping mats for the large number of people left homeless by the explosions. read more
Aug 23, 2020 15:23
Across the city, residents who noticed the grey smoke billowing over the facility were drawn to streets, balconies and windows, watching curiously as the fire grew larger. read more
Aug 20, 2020 22:24
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi also said the UNHCR is making its capacity and expertise as a humanitarian agency available to the Lebanese people and is ready to assist the country as part of a broader international response. read more
Aug 18, 2020 21:23
Elie Saab’s office and headquarters have been badly damaged by the August 4 blast, while his home, located a few hundred metres from the port, was gutted. read more
Aug 18, 2020 14:28
The head of Lebanon’s customs authority was formally arrested on Monday after being questioned over the massive explosion in Beirut earlier this month, the state-run National News Agency reported. read more