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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 ...

As of midnight: “At least 73 dead, 3,700 injured.”

Thousands of people were wounded and more than 73 killed during multiple explosions in Downtown Beirut Tuesday, Lebanon’s health minister said. Buildings several kilometers away suffered material damage, with Cyprus even feeling the blast, and the explosions were heard over 20 kilometers away ...

Lebanese Foreign Minister Hitti Resigns, Warns ‘Boat May Sink’

Lebanon’s foreign minister resigned on Monday, accusing colleagues of lacking any intention to institute meaningful reforms and warning that conflicting interests threatened to turn the country into “a failed state.” Nassif Hitti, 67, had been in the post less than seven months, and his ...

The lights go out on Lebanon’s economy as financial collapse accelerates

BEIRUT — Most parts of Lebanon are receiving no more than two or three hours of electricity a day. An incoming flight at Beirut’s airport had to abort a landing this month because the lights on the runway went out. The traffic signals in the capital have stopped working, adding to the ...

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Stunning archaeological findings confirm strong Christian connection to Iraq #ISIS #Christian #Distruction
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Jordan investigates deadly gas blast, Israel offers help
#Israel #Jordan #gas
https://allarab.news/jordan-investigates-deadly-gas-blast-israel-offers-help

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