By Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
More than 15 years after the truck bomb assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in Beirut, a U.N.-backed tribunal is announcing verdicts this week in the trial of four members of the militant group Hezbollah allegedly involved in…
By Leila Molana-Allen
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 Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press
Iran's top diplomat is accusing Western countries of taking advantage of Beirut's massive explosion last week that killed and injured thousands to dictate their own policies on Lebanon.
In our news wrap Thursday, firefighters in Southern California braved blistering heat to battle a raging wildfire. It broke out Wednesday in dense forest north of Los Angeles and has already scorched more than 10,500 acres. Also, another riot was…
Lebanon's Parliament on Thursday approved a state of emergency in Beirut in its first session since the catastrophic Aug. 4 explosion.
By Zeina Karam, Associated Press
Minister for Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas spoke after a tour of Beirut's devastated port, where thousands of tons of ammonium nitrate exploded Aug. 4, obliterating the facility, killing at least 171 people and wounding thousands in the capital city.
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.
In our news wrap Monday, Chicago police are beefing up their presence downtown after widespread looting there overnight. The unrest broke out after police shot a man who had fired at them on the city’s South Side. Mayor Lori Lightfoot…
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.”…
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