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World - Region
8/4/2023 6:46:37 PM
Lebanon marked three years since one of history's biggest non-nuclear explosions rocked Beirut with hundreds of protesters marching alongside victims' families Friday to demand long-awaited justice.

World - Region
8/4/2023 2:46:35 PM
Lebanon on Friday marks three years since one of history's biggest non-nuclear explosions rocked Beirut. Yet nobody has been held to account as political and legal pressures suspend the investigation.

World - Region
1/26/2023 3:46:19 PM
Scores of protesters Thursday scuffled with riot police in Beirut as they tried to break into the chief offices of Lebanon's judiciary, after officials moved to cripple the probe into a massive port explosion that wreaked havoc on the capital city.

World - Region
1/24/2023 1:41:06 PM
The Lebanese judge probing a devastating 2020 blast in Beirut port has resumed work, a judicial source said Monday, over a year after political pressure brought the investigation to a halt.

World - Region
1/24/2023 12:03:24 PM
The Lebanese judge probing the Beirut port blast has charged Prosecutor-General Ghassan Oueidat and three judges, a first in the country's history, a judicial official told AFP on Tuesday.

World - Region
1/23/2023 4:30:06 PM
The judge investigating Beirut's massive 2020 port blast resumed work Monday after a nearly 13-month halt, ordering the release of some detainees and announcing plans to charge others, including two top generals, judicial officials said.

Arts & Culture - Entertainment
9/15/2022 12:33:24 PM
Lebanese celebrated the local dance troupe Mayyas on Thursday after it won the "America's Got Talent" TV contest, stoking joy and pride in a country battered by years of political and economic turmoil.

World - Region
9/7/2022 3:52:17 PM
Dozens of relatives of the victims of Beirut's massive port blast protested Wednesday against the judiciary's plan to name a second investigative judge, calling the move an attempt by the country's political class to prevent justice from one of the world's largest non-nuclear explosions.

World - Region
8/23/2022 11:03:57 AM
Another significant section of the devastated Beirut Port silos collapsed on Tuesday morning in a cloud of dust. No injuries were reported _ the area had been long evacuated _ but the collapse was another painful reminder of the horrific August 2020 explosion.

World - Region
8/4/2022 9:38:50 AM
Lebanon marks two years Thursday since an apocalyptic blast in Beirut port killed over 200 people, destroyed a large chunk of the city and deepened a painful economic crisis.

World - Region
7/31/2022 4:42:53 PM
A section of Beirut's massive port grain silos, shredded in the 2020 explosion, collapsed on Sunday after a weekslong fire triggered by grains that had fermented and ignited in the summer heat.

World - Region
5/18/2022 9:01:09 PM
A new 10 million US dollars grant will help Lebanon mitigate the environmental and health impacts of the Beirut port explosions on the neighboring population and support Beirut's reconstruction, the United Nations said in a statement on Wednesday.

World - Region
12/27/2021 10:49:49 PM
Lebanon's president called Monday for an end to an 11-week deadlock that has prevented the government from convening, further undermining state institutions in the country amid an economic meltdown.

World - Region
12/20/2021 6:42:53 PM
The UN chief called on Monday for an impartial and transparent investigation into last year's massive Beirut port explosion to ensure justice, after paying tribute to the victims of the blast.

World - International
11/22/2021 3:11:05 PM
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday that Moscow sent the Lebanese government satellite images from the day of last year's deadly Beirut port blast in an effort to help with the investigation.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/21/2021 11:28:00 AM
Last week’s violent demonstrations targeting judge in the Beirut Port explosions case Tarek Bitar have left Lebanon facing an uncertain future.

World - Region
10/16/2021 8:46:21 PM
The spokesman for relatives of those killed in the Lebanese capital's port blast quit on Saturday, while denying he had been pressured to urge the lead investigator in the case to step down.

World - Region
10/14/2021 3:29:31 PM
France on Thursday expressed concern over the deadly unrest that erupted in Lebanon over the investigation into last year's Beirut port blast and urged all parties to calm the situation.

World - Region
10/14/2021 2:14:29 PM
With gun battles breaking out in the Lebanese capital Thursday after shots were fired at protesters, we look at how the apocalyptic blast that devastated the port of Beirut last year has rocked the country.

World - Region
10/14/2021 12:00:00 PM
The Lebanese Army warned on Thursday that it would open fire at anyone firing live rounds, calling on civilians to evacuate an area in a predominantly Shia suburb of Beirut as a rally to demand the dismissal of the Beirut port blast lead investigator left a number of dead and injured.

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