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'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.

Huge fire breaks out at Beirut port a month after explosion

September 10, 2020 10:30 pm

The Lebanese army said the fire is at a warehouse where oil and tires are placed in the duty free zone at the port adding that fighting the blaze is ongoing and that army helicopters are taking part in the operation.

Beirut: One month after blast, rescue workers detect signs of life under rubble

September 04, 2020 6:08 pm

Search operations first began Thursday afternoon after a sniffer dog belonging to a Chilean search and rescue team called TOPOS detected something while the team was touring Gemmayzeh, and rushed toward the rubble.

UN launches $565 million appeal for Beirut victims

August 15, 2020 2:22 pm

The third phase will be a response to Lebanon’s socioeconomic crisis before the Beirut explosion, which has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the office said.

UN: 178 killed in Beirut explosion, 30 still missing

August 14, 2020 2:45 pm

Some 120 schools, used by 50,000 students, have been damaged. More than 1,000 of nearly 50,000 residential units were severely damaged, the UN report said.

Explained: Why the Beirut explosion has caused widespread anger in Lebanon

August 15, 2020 1:38 pm

Lebanon’s Cabinet has resigned over the Beirut explosions, that left more than 200 dead and 6,000 injured, following anti-government protests in the country. What next?

World donors demand change before money to rebuild Beirut

August 10, 2020 11:45 am

In Beirut, two Lebanese Cabinet ministers, including a top aid to the premier, resigned amid signals that the embattled government may be unraveling in the aftermath of the devastating blast that ripped through the capital.

Explained: The Beirut-like explosion that rocked Bombay 76 years ago, killing over 1,000 people

August 10, 2020 10:17 am

On April 14, 1944, a ship lying outside Mumbai’s Victoria Dock caught fire, resulting in two explosions that left around a 1,000 dead, thousands injured, and several buildings destroyed.

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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.