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Lebanon never refused Israeli aid, they just never responded

Despite offers to quietly provide humanitarian goods, including milk, Beirut and international aid organizations never answered.

Horrors of the Beirut port explosion described in new book

The book dissects the horrors after Hezbollah explosives destroyed much of the city.

Faltering Beirut port blast probe faces risk of new obstruction

Judge Tarek Bitar's investigation into the massive blast, which killed more than 215 people and deepened Lebanon's economic crisis, has been suspended repeatedly by lawsuits from senior politicians.

By REUTERS
17/01/2022

'No money left': Lebanese telcos close to meltdown as cable thieves thrive

'We are living day by day,' Telecoms Minister Johnny Corm said.

By REUTERS
13/01/2022

Protesters block Lebanon's roads to protest economic crash, soaring prices

The Lebanese pound, which was freely exchanged in shops and banks at 1,500 to the dollar until the crisis erupted in 2019.

By REUTERS
13/01/2022

Lebanon's Aoun expresses outrage as Hezbollah continues to block cabinet

"Unjustified, deliberate and systematic blockage which dismantles the state and drives it to its demise" must be ended, the president said.

28/12/2021

UN chief lays wreath at Beirut port, urges accountability for blast

His comments followed a meeting with Lebanese House Speaker Nabih Berri and a visit to the port.

By REUTERS
20/12/2021

Judge probing Beirut blast calls for arrest of powerful suspect

A number of current and former senior politicians and security officials have been charged in connection with the blast that killed more than 215 people.

By REUTERS
10/12/2021

Beirut port blast judge allowed to continue investigation after month delay

Hezbollah could be angered by the decision to allow Judge Tarek Bitar to resume his investigation into the chemical blast.

07/12/2021
The Beirut Port after Tuesday’s explosion that killed at least 157 and wounded more than 5,000

Claims UNIFIL involved in Beirut Port blast unfounded - spokesperson

The allegations were specifically directed at UNIFIL's Maritime Task Force (MTF) which is tasked with securing Lebanon's maritime border.

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