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Beirut blasts

Lebanese army finds 4 tons of ammonium nitrate in Beirut

It was nearly 3,000 tons of ammonium nitrate stored at Beirut's port for six years that detonated last month, wreaking death and destruction

04 Sep 2020 11:15 AM

UN launches $565 million appeal for Beirut victims

The blast killed over 170 people, injured more than 6,000 and left thousands homeless

15 Aug 2020 3:20 PM

India sends humanitarian aid to Lebanon

The materials were transported by an IAF C-17 transport aircraft that landed in Beirut earlier in the day on Friday

15 Aug 2020 1:11 PM

Lebanon Parliament meets after blast, government resignation

Parliament is not convening at its usual location due to ongoing protests outside the Parliament building

13 Aug 2020 4:01 PM

Lebanese protesters storm ministry buildings as anger grows over Beirut blasts

Protesters set up symbolic nooses at Beirut’s Martyrs’ Square to hang politicians whose corruption and negligence they blame for explosion

09 Aug 2020 9:57 AM

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Lebanon president rejects global investigation into Beirut port blast

"There are two possible scenarios for what happened: it was either negligence or foreign interference through a missile or bomb," he said

08 Aug 2020 11:56 AM

Macron says France doesn’t want to run Lebanon

He said he was asked by people in the street to 'return to the mandate' when Lebanon was a French protectorate a century ago

07 Aug 2020 11:40 AM

The ship with ammonium nitrate cargo was not meant to stop at Beirut

The chemicals came to Beirut on a leaky Russian-leased cargo ship that, according to its captain, should never have stopped there

07 Aug 2020 9:28 AM

Lebanese government orders house arrest of several Beirut port officials

Probe is focusing on how 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate came to be stored at the facility for 6 years and why nothing was done about it

06 Aug 2020 9:12 AM

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