Lebanon blast

Small explosion at bakery in Lebanese capital kills four people

It was not immediately clear what triggered the blast in the western neighbourhood of Tariq Jadidah.

published on : 10th October 2020

Lebanon President Michel Aoun to hold consultations on new Prime Minister next week

Mustafa Adib's resignation on Sept. 26, dealt a blow to French President Emmanuel Macron's efforts to break a dangerous stalemate in this crisis-hit Mideast country.

published on : 7th October 2020

Beirut explosion among most powerful non-nuclear blasts in history: Study

The August 4 explosion killed more than 190 people, injured around 6,500 and damaged thousands of buildings in Beirut.

published on : 5th October 2020

Lebanese army finds over 4 tons of ammonium nitrate in Beirut

According to the military, army experts were called in for an inspection and found 4.35 tons of the dangerous chemical in four containers stored near the port.

published on : 4th September 2020

Lebanon blast caused damage up to USD 4.6 billion, says World Bank

The August 4 blast was caused by the explosion of nearly 3,000 tons of ammonium nitrate stored at the Port of Beirut since 2014.

published on : 31st August 2020

Beirut explosion: India sends medical, food supplies to Lebanon

According to EAM spokesperson Anurag Srivastava, the relief material was received by Indian Ambassador to Lebanon Suhel Ajaz Khan in the presence of Lebanese government officials.

published on : 15th August 2020

World donors demand change before money to rebuild Beirut after catastrophic explosion

Over 30 participants to the international conference on Sunday offered help for a 'credible and independent' investigation into the August 4 Beirut explosion.

published on : 10th August 2020

Beirut Explosion: Negligence or foreign interference through missile or bomb, says Lebanon President

The Lebanese President Michel Aoun also admitted that the "paralysed" system needed to be "reconsidered."

published on : 7th August 2020

After Lebanon, is Vizag’s ammonium nitrate safe?

Former Union energy secretary EAS Sarma sought stringent regulations over the storage and transport of the chemical in Vizag.

published on : 7th August 2020

Lebanon blast: Five Indians suffered minor injuries, says MEA

Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava also said India has sought from the Lebanese government an assessment of damage caused by the blast.

published on : 6th August 2020

Beirut explosion: Lebanese vent fury at leaders over blast as Macron visits

Losses from the blast were estimated by Beirut Gov. Marwan Abboud to be between $10 billion to $15 billion, who said nearly 300,000 people are homeless.

published on : 6th August 2020

US officials say no sign Beirut blast was attack

Ear;ier, President Trump had said that his 'great generals' told him that they felt like it was an attack.

published on : 5th August 2020

Beirut explosion: Lebanese government declares two-week emergency

The move comes amid speculation that negligence was to blame for the explosion that killed more than 100 people.

published on : 5th August 2020

Beirut blast: More than 100 killed in devastating explosion, says Lebanese Red Cross

The explosions -- which were heard in Nicosia, 240 kilometres (150 miles) away in Cyprus -- were logged by seismologists, registering as the equivalent of a 3.3-magnitude earthquake.

published on : 5th August 2020
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