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August 13, 2021
Lebanon's worsening fuel crisis has reached a painful crunch point, with bakeries, businesses and hospitals either scaling back operations or shutting down completely.
August 3, 2021
As their country spirals into economic collapse, many in Beirut say they face four-hour waits for fuel as well as food and medicine shortages, blackouts and job uncertainty.
June 28, 2021
A Russian business delegation met Lebanese officials on Monday to discuss plans to rebuild the grain silos destroyed last year in a massive explosion at...
Science X staff
April 22, 2021
Days after the 4 August 2020 massive explosion at the port of Beirut in Lebanon, researchers were on the ground mapping the impacts of the explosion in the port and surrounding city.
February 12, 2021
Following the disaster in Beirut in August 2020, Air France and its employees rallied round to provide aid and support to the Lebanese people. A major Solidarité Liban fund-raising campaign collected close to 3 tons of donations*., , Six months after this tragedy, the Air France Foundation is also coming to the aid of young Lebanese schoolchildren by providing them with computers to enable them to continue their schooling. The Air France Foundation has acquired 52 computers for the benefit...
Azmi Haroun and Kareem Chehayeb
February 6, 2021
"We're still in a state of shock. We still have nightmares. Our father was the main pillar of our household," Mehieddine Lazkani told Insider.
February 5, 2021
Los Angeles Times
Faced with multiple crises, Lebanon teeters between a healthcare collapse and economic oblivion.
February 4, 2021
Lebanon's capital seems no closer to getting answers about the cause of the explosion, and the chaos is still visible
By ZEINA KARAM
January 14, 2021
BEIRUT (AP) -- It was a choice between containing a spiraling virus outbreak and resuscitating a dying economy in a country that has been in steady financial and economic meltdown over the past...
AP | PTI
January 12, 2021
Interpol has issued a wanted notice for two Russians and a Portuguese man over explosive material that had been shipped to Beirut and stored at the citys port for six years until it exploded
December 31, 2020
Some of the most striking images from a tumultuous year
December 25, 2020
Israeli jets flew very low over parts of Lebanon early Friday, terrifying residents on Christmas Eve, some of whom reported seeing missiles in the skies over Beirut
December 24, 2020
From space, 2020 looked just as rough as it felt on the ground. Satellites saw huge fires, mass COVID-19 graves, and record-breaking hurricanes.
K Oanh Ha and Bruce Stanley | Bloomberg
December 18, 2020
Covid-19 has wrought havoc everywhere, but in the nominally regulated shipping industry its fueling a worrying practice: the abandonment of ships, cargo and seafarers with no way to get home
AFP | PTI
November 25, 2020
The government resigned in the wake of the explosion, but has remained in a caretaker capacity as talks drag on to form a new one.
November 24, 2020
The Economic Times
The dire situation in a nation once known as a regional hub for banking, real estate and medical services has drawn intense interest in Michigan, which is home to one of the largest concentrations of Arabs outside the Middle East.
November 17, 2020
/PRNewswire/ -- As the end of 2020 approaches, Direct Relief is working harder than ever to bring essential medicine and medical resources to communities that...
Paul Rincon and Jonathan Amos
October 5, 2020
The port area of Beirut was destroyed by one of the biggest non-nuclear explosions in history.
September 1, 2020
French President Emmanuel Macron is on a second visit to Lebanon which came less than a month after the massive August 4 Port of Beirut explosions.
August 29, 2020
Many pets ran away after a massive explosion in Beirut, leaving Leila Molana-Allen pining for a missing puppy.
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