Published: Oct 21, 2021
BEIRUT - At least 14 people were killed in Syrias capital Wednesday morning when two explosive devices detonated on a military bus in one of the deadliest attacks to hit Damascus in years, according to the Syrian official news agency SANA.
Published: Aug 05, 2021
A strong, inclusive, and comprehensive social protection system is needed to ensure the most vulnerable are able to survive the crisis. This is crucial to positioning Lebanon on a path of inclusive growth, decent employment, and social stability, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said.
Published: Jul 31, 2021
Lebanon will mark the first anniversary of the devastating explosion of the Beirut port on August 4, in which about 200 families lost loved ones, more than 6,000 people were injured and hundreds of thousands of people lost their homes and property.
Published: Feb 22, 2021
BEIRUT - The Lebanese judge leading the investigation into the August explosion that tore through Beirut had set his sights on the caretaker prime minister and three former ministers, charging them with negligence for ignoring the highly combustible material stored for six years on the waterfront.
Published: Aug 21, 2020
BEIRUT -With reddened eyes, 90-year-old Henri Azar surveys what remains of his family home. The traditional wooden-frame windows have been ripped out. Plaster was cleaved from the walls. Sunlight shines through gaps in the bedroom ceiling. A team of engineers tell him he needs make repairs before the winter rains.
Published: Aug 07, 2020
BEIRUT - Hezbollah's leader Hassan Nasrallah warned Friday not to hold the Shiite militia responsible for the massive blast at Beirut's port, as many Lebanese pointing to Hezbollah as a source of problems that helped bring about the tragedy.
Published: Aug 06, 2020
In response to the devastating explosion in Beirut on Tuesday (August 4), in which at least 135 people were killed and thousands more injured, Amnesty International’s acting secretary-general Julie Verhaar said: “The horrific scenes were devastating for a country already suffering under the strain of multiple crises.