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Lebanon

Hezbollah Delivers Oil Tanker From Iran To Lebanon, Violates US Sanctions

Sep 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The fuel will arrive in the country indirectly through trucks via a Syrian port. It is believed that Hezbollah did this to save embarrassment to the Lebanese State.

Beirut Port Blast: Lebanon Receives French Report

May 31, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

A blast at Beirut port on August 4 last year, killed 211 people and injured more than 6,000 after 3,000 tons of ammonium nitrate exploded


Lebanon Blast Case: Interpol Issues Wanted Notices For 2 Russians, 1 Portuguese National

The August 4 explosion killed 200 people, injured thousands and caused wide destruction in Beirut.

Massive Fire Breaks Out At Beirut Port Once Again

Sep 10, 2020 PTI

'We opened all windows and are in the corridor right now,' said Dana Awad, a mother of two girls in a Beirut neighborhood. 'I am still feeling the earth shake. Living a flashback,' she added recalling the tremor that preceded the August 4 explosion.


Lebanese Government Resigns After Beirut Blast, Public Anger

The decision follows a weekend of anti-government protests after the August 4 explosion in Beirut's port that decimated the facility and caused widespread destruction, killing at least 160 people and injuring about 6,000 others.

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05 August, 2020

Generals Feel Beirut Blast Was Likely An 'Attack' Caused By Bomb, Says Trump

Associated Press (AP)

Trump offered condolences to the victims and said the United States stood ready to assist Lebanon. 'It looks like a terrible attack,' he said.


05 August, 2020

'Horror Show': Massive Blast Rocks Beirut, Death Toll Rises To 100; Cause Of Explosion Unknown

Associated Press (AP)

The blast struck with the force of a 3.5 magnitude earthquake, according to Germany's geosciences center GFZ, and it was heard and felt as far away as Cyprus more than 200 kilometers across the Mediterranean.


04 August, 2020

Caught On Camera: Massive Explosion Shakes Lebanon's Capital Beirut, Several Feared Dead

Associated Press (AP)

The explosion appeared to be centred around Beirut's port and caused wide scale destruction and shattered windows miles away.


10 November, 2017

Saudi Arabia Asks Its Citizens To Leave Lebanon Immediately

Outlook Web Bureau

Saudi Arabia also asked its citizens not to travel to Lebanon from any other international destinations.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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