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By Leila Molana-Allen
The Beirut explosion, which killed more than 200 people and injured more than 6,000, was caused by a fire that ignited nearly 3,000 tons of ammonium nitrate stored in a port warehouse.
By Associated Press
It’s been decades since one world event has dominated the news cycle so completely. We lost more than 1.75 million people globally and more than 330,000 in the U.S. to COVID-19. Here’s a list of some other events that shook the…
By Molly Enking
Top Lebanese politicians and the militant Hezbollah group rallied on Friday against charges of negligence levelled against the caretaker prime minister and three former ministers over the massive explosion in Beirut’s port.
By Zeina Karam, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, Bahrain became the fourth Arab country to normalize ties with Israel. President Trump made the announcement only weeks after the United Arab Emirates took the same step. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed the move…
In our news wrap Thursday, a huge fire erupted at the port in Beirut, Lebanon, a month after a catastrophic explosion there that killed 190 people and injured 6,500. Black smoke billowed over the port’s ruins. The military said the…
A huge fire broke out Thursday at the Port of Beirut, triggering panic among residents traumatized by last month's massive explosion there that killed and injured thousands of people.
Lebanon's prime minister-designate on Monday called for a new government to be formed “in record time.”…
The explosion at the Port of Beirut on August 4th has resulted in deep human suffering and massive destruction to the Lebanese capital. But local volunteers asking for direct aid say it has also revealed a deeper and more devastating…
By Jane Ferguson
A special international tribunal has found a Hezbollah agent guilty of assassinating former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafic Hariri in a deadly blast 15 years ago. Although the decision doesn’t implicate Hezbollah explicitly, it comes at a tense moment for the…
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