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Lebanon's army finds firework cache at devastated Beirut port

1,320 kgs of fireworks were found in 120 boxes in a warehouse during a search of the port.

By REUTERS
19/09/2020
Beirut blast adds to women's money and health worries in Lebanon

Before the explosion, Lebanon was already grappling with its worst economic crisis in recent history, worsening poverty and decades of state corruption and mismanagement.

By REUTERS
16/09/2020
Lebanese Army discovers more explosive material at Beirut Port - report

Since the explosion, Lebanon's police have arrested 25 people, including the port's head.

12/09/2020
Explosive material found in Beirut Port was stored for years - president

He also said the army inspected 143 containers at the port that he said were found to hold other flammable material.

By REUTERS
11/09/2020
People stand as smoke rises after a fire broke out at Beirut's port area, Lebanon September 10, 2020
Lebanese firefighters douse remains of Beirut port fire

The civil defense said in a statement that firefighters had extinguished the flames on Friday morning after working through the night.

By REUTERS
11/09/2020
Macron in Beirut: When the past and present converge

Tens of thousands of Lebanese signed a petition calling for the restoration of the French mandate over the country

By JOSEF OLMERT
17/09/2020
Another hellish fire ignites in Beirut – analysis

Questions are being raised about why a serious fire broke out again, blackening the sky.

Huge blaze at Beirut port alarms residents a month after massive blast

Stores of oil and tires were what caught fire, according to a source in the Lebanese military.

By REUTERS
10/09/2020
Rescuers search Beirut rubble for third day, with nation transfixed

"Always in search operations like this, you can neither lose hope nor absolutely say there is hope," George Abou Moussa, director of operations in Lebanon's civil defense, told Reuters.

By REUTERS
05/09/2020
Rescuers sift Beirut rubble amid signs of life a month after blast

"How many people could have survived if there had been a state and rescue operations ready?"

By REUTERS
04/09/2020
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