Moscow/Sputnik: Lebanese Information Minister Manal Abdel Samad on Sunday announced her resigning from office in the wake of a massive explosion in Beirut and subsequent civil unrest.
Moscow/Sputnik: At least 43 Syrian nationals have died in Tuesday's mammoth blast in Beirut, the Syrian Embassy in Lebanon said Saturday.
Doha/Sputnik: Director of Beirut’s port Hassan Koraytem is one of 16 people detained following the devastating explosion that resulted in the massive destruction in the Lebanese capital, the LBC broadcaster reported.
Tripoli/Sputnik: The Lebanese Supreme Defense Council decided at a meeting on Wednesday that a port in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli will take over the functions of the port in Beirut, which was recently destroyed by a powerful explosion.
Manila/Xinhua: Two Filipinos were among those killed in Tuesday's powerful explosion that ripped through Lebanese capital Beirut, the Philippines' Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Wednesday.
Beirut/Sputnik: The Lebanese National Security Service launched an investigation five months ago in connection with the discovery of a large amount of ammonium nitrate in the port of Beirut, Lebanese television channel OTV reported, citing its own security sources.
Canberra/Xinhua: One Australian has been killed by the explosions happened in Beirut on Tuesday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed.
Moscow/Sputnik: There are no Russians among those gravely injured in the powerful explosion that rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Tuesday, the Russian Embassy told Sputnik.
New York: The United Nations has said that it is “actively assisting” in the response to the horrific explosions that ripped through the port area of Beirut on Tuesday, reportedly leaving dozens dead and thousands wounded, among them some UN naval peacekeepers.
Beirut: The death toll due to the explosion in Beirut city of Lebanon touched 78 as 4000 others suffered injuries on Tuesday, media reports said on Wednesday.
Beirut/IBNS: At least 50 people were killed and countless injured after a massive explosion rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, sending huge plumes of smoke billowing into the sky.
New York: Sounding the alarm over the crippling impact of “growing economic shocks, coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic” in Lebanon, the UN human rights chief called on Friday for a unified response by politicians and the people to overcome the worsening socio-economic crisis there.
Beirut/Xinhua: A total of 560 hotels shut down in Lebanon due to the absence of tourists given the COVID-19 outbreak worldwide, Elnashra, online independent newspaper, reported on Friday.
Beirut/Xinhua: Thousands of Lebanese people on Monday took to the streets across the country to protest against dire living conditions, TV channel MTV reported.
New York/IBNS: What had been largely peaceful demonstrations against Lebanon’s Government in the capital Beirut grew increasingly violent over the weekend, sparking the concern of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.