Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong leads bike tour around Beirut to help blast victims of August explosion
The Beirut blast killed 193, wounded about 6,500 and caused billions of dollars in damage. It decimated the port facility and thousands of apartments in the city.
Fire breaks out at Beirut port a month after deadly blast killed 190; army helicopters to join fire-fighting ops
The 4 August blast caused widespread outrage after reports said that authorities had been aware of the huge stockpile of ammonium nitrate fertiliser at the port
The 4 August explosion in the port city killed at least 191, making it Lebanon's deadliest peacetime disaster
France and the international community have said they will not provide financial assistance to Lebanon unless it implements radical changes
A fundraising initiative, titled 'For the Love of Beirut', is led by Ruwa and Gulf Photo Plus in partnership with Beirut Center of Photography, In My House, and Jadaliyya to celebrate love and an intimate appreciation for Beirut, and to support the communities affected by the blast.
In March, as the economy faltered, Lebanon defaulted on a $1.2 billion payment for foreign bonds for the first time in the country’s history
Hariri verdict, a Russian-owned ship and Hezbollah-Israel animosity: Conspiracy theories abound over Beirut blast
In the Lebanese cesspool of corruption and mismanagement, the actual reason for the Beirut blast or the identity of men behind it may never be known
Beirut explosion: Lebanon’s president rejects global probe, says missile or negligence could be likely causes
President Michel Aoun pledged ‘swift justice’, but said that an international probe would be an attempt to ‘dilute the truth’
The blast, which appeared to have been caused by an accidental fire that ignited a stockpile of ammonium nitrate, rippled across Beirut causing widespread destruction
The Beirut blast was one of the largest non-nuclear explosions in recent history, according to Brian Castner, lead weapons investigator for Amnesty International’s Crisis Response Team
Over 70 dead, 3,000 injured in Beirut blast; large cache of ammonium nitrate likely cause, say officials
Officials linked the explosion in Beirut to some 2,700 tonnes of confiscated ammonium nitrate that were being stored in a warehouse at the port for six years.
There remains a lack of clarity on whether the blast was an attack, the kind of crude tool used for decades to shape Lebanon’s political landscape, or just an accident resulting from mismanagement
A second massive blast occured at a building near the first site of explosion, sending up a mushroom cloud and a shock wave over the city
Demonstrations in Lebabon tapered off when the country shut down because of the coronavirus but have recently picked up again as the lockdown has added to the economic distress
In Arab States, coronavirus pandemic traps African domestic workers who find themselves unemployed, abused
In Arab states, fear of contagion has upset relations between many domestic workers and their employers.
Carlos Ghosn vows to clear name at first appearance since fleeing Japan; says charges against him stem from 'coup' inside Nissan
Fugitive auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn vowed Wednesday to clear his name as he made his first public appearance at a news conference in Beirut since skipping bail in Japan
Lebanon protests: Thousands of students take to streets as demonstrations against 'corrupt and incompetent' govt enter fourth week
Thousands of students took to the streets across Lebanon to demand a better future as an unprecedented anti-government protest movement entered its fourth week and continued to spread.
Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri quits amid anti-government protests; move plunges Beirut into deeper turmoil
Lebanon's PM Saad Hariri resigned, bowing to one of the central demands of anti-government demonstrators shortly after baton-wielding Hezbollah supporters rampaged through the main protest camp in Beirut.
Protestors in Lebanon take to streets for 10th day, demand remove of 'systematically corrupt' political class; Hezbollah supporters defy call to stem unrest
Demonstrators in Lebanon blocked roads and trickled into streets across the country for a tenth consecutive day Saturday.
The protests have been fuelled by stagnant economic conditions exacerbated by a financial crisis.