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June 24, 1982, Forty Years Ago: The Israeli Invasion

June 23, 2022 10:37 pm

Israeli war-planes attacked Syrian positions in the mountains east of Beirut after renewed artillery exchanges shattered a cease-fire that lasted for less than 24 hours, the state television and radio reported.

June 15,1982, Forty Years Ago: Forty Israel Besieges Beirut

June 14, 2022 11:45 pm

Israel said its invasion army had cut off Beirut and trapped about 5,000 Palestinian guerrillas inside the beseiged Lebanese capital.

April 22, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Breaking cease-fire

April 21, 2022 11:10 pm

Israel on Wednesday bombed the outskirts of Beirut and other cities and villages in Lebanon, thus breaking the cease-fire it had entered into with the Palestinian forces in July last year.

At least one killed, 7 injured in explosion near Lebanon's Sidon - officials

April 12, 2022 7:48 am

The blast demolished the building and army personnel were searching through the rubble for any further casualties, sources added. The explosion also damaged the town hall nearby.

Like the Titanic - Lebanon's orchestra keeps playing as country sinks

November 10, 2021 6:24 pm

The National Symphony Orchestra has not been spared the effects of the financial crisis that has left many people in Lebanon suffering from poverty and struggling to secure basic necessities.

Lebanon pauses amid tense calm after deadly gun battles

October 15, 2021 4:19 pm

The violence broke out Thursday at a protest organized by the two main Shiite parties - Hezbollah and the Amal Movement - calling for the removal of the lead judge investigating last year’s massive explosion at Beirut port.

Deadly shooting rocks Beirut as tensions over blast probe erupt

October 15, 2021 11:28 am

The army deployed heavily in the area around Teyouneh and said it would open fire against any armed person on the road. It later said it arrested nine people, including a Syrian.

'I wanted to feel strong, stand up': Designer on creating ring inspired by Beirut blast

March 03, 2021 5:48 pm

"This collection couldn’t be more relevant to what [the Lebanese people] are going through right now. The designs stand tall and rise upwards to flourish out of the difficulties"

Cat interrupts Beirut journalist reporting from streets, video delights many online

December 21, 2020 10:24 am

The sweet videos got a lot of reactions online as many praised the senior journalist for not even flinching once while speaking on camera, others wondered if she will adopt the stray follower.

Explained: The artist who turned Beirut explosion debris into a sociopolitical statement

November 02, 2020 6:59 pm

The statue stands opposite the site of the Beirut blast and includes mementoes from the civil war - a powerful compilation of a country’s memories.

BEIRUT PHOTOS

Religious services, sacred ceremonies take place globally under shadow of Covid-19

September 02, 2020 7:18 pm

Religious services, sacred ceremonies and holiday observances took place around the world with people trying to keep themselves and each other safe amid an unabating pandemic.

Huge explosion rocks Beirut with widespread damage

August 05, 2020 3:45 pm

A massive explosion rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital.

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