The massive explosion in Beirut that killed hundreds and injured thousands of people has created new crises in the city. Special Correspondent Leila Molana-Allen reports on the new homelessness and health care crisis in a country already reeling from the…
By Jane Ferguson
It has been one week since an earth-shattering explosion ripped through Beirut, killing at least 220 and injuring thousands more. Since then, Lebanese have experienced sadness, rage and recrimination, with many blaming the blast on decades of government corruption and…
By Andrea Rosa, Zeina Karam, Associated Press
The shattered city of Beirut marked a week since the catastrophic explosion that killed at least 171 people, injured thousands and plunged Lebanon into a deeper political crisis.
By Associated Press
In a brief televised speech after three of his ministers resigned, Prime Minister Hassan Diab said that he is taking “a step back” so he can stand with the people “and fight the battle for change alongside them.”…
By Associated Press
The minister, Hamad Hassan, spoke with reporters at the end of a Cabinet meeting on Monday, which came after two days of demonstrations over the weekend that saw clashes with security forces firing tear gas at protesters.
By Leila Molana-Allen
Protests in Beirut over the Lebanese government’s response to the deadly blast on Tuesday, which killed at least 158 people and injured 6,000, turned violent with security forces firing several rounds of tear gas as some demonstrators set fires and…
The pair of explosions that ripped through Lebanon’s capital city early Tuesday evening left at least 154 people dead and more than 5,000 were injured. An estimated 300,000 Beirutis were left homeless overnight and around 500 remain missing.
By Zeina Karam, Associated Press
Michel Aoun’s comments were the most senior confirmation that Lebanon's top leaders and security officials were aware of the 2,750 tons of highly explosive ammonium nitrate that had been stored at the port for years.
Authorities in Beirut have detained 16 employees at the city’s port as they investigate Tuesday’s catastrophic explosion. The blast killed at least 135 people, injured more than 5,000 and fueled a new wave of public fury in a country already…
By Bassem Mroue, Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press
After talks with Lebanese leaders, France’s Macron announced his country will organize a conference in the next few days to raise money for food, medicine, housing and other urgent aid.
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