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Seething volunteers oust ministers from ravaged Beirut districts

BEIRUT: Two Lebanese ministers who tried to visit Beirut neighborhoods ravaged by the deadly blast at the city’s port were chased out by seething volunteers clearing up debris in the days after the cataclysmic explosion. The shock at Tuesday’s blast has turned to public rage directed at ...

French President En Route To Beirut To Assess Damage, Provide Aid

PARIS, France: French President Emmanuel Macron left Paris for Lebanon on Thursday on a first visit by a world leader to Beirut after the deadly port blast, the Elysee Palace said. Macron’s plane took off just before 0600 GMT and was scheduled to land in the devastated city at around 0900 GMT ...

UN Secretary-General Guterres calls on Lebanon to disarm Hezbollah

UN Secretary-General António Guterres called on the Lebanese government to disarm the militant group Hezbollah in a report he intends to present to the United Nations Security Council next Tuesday. “The maintenance of unauthorized weapons outside State control by Hezbollah and other non-State ...

Initial investigations point to negligence as cause of Beirut blast, source says

Another source close to a port employee said a team that inspected the material six months ago warned it could “blow up all of Beirut” if not removed. Tuesday’s explosion was the most powerful ever suffered by Beirut, a city still scarred by civil war three decades ago and reeling from a deep ...

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