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Lebanon's leaders warned in July about explosives at port: documents

Lebanese security officials warned the prime minister and president last month that 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored in Beirut's port posed a security risk and could destroy the capital if it exploded, according to documents seen by Reuters and ...

11 Aug 2020

Lebanon's leaders warned in July about explosives at port: documents

School reopened and one child infected 25 teachers

During the first few months of the pandemic, Israel was praised for its response to the coronavirus but after the ...

11 Aug 2020

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world’s most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, ...

10 Aug 2020

250 million euros for Lebanon’s people: France

World leaders on Sunday pledged more than 250 million euros for disaster-struck Lebanon, conference host France said, with the emergency ...

10 Aug 2020

Angry Beirut protesters storm government buildings

Protesters in Beirut have stormed government ministries during a fresh demonstration over Tuesday's huge explosion that left at least 158 ...

09 Aug 2020

Thousands prepare to show anger in Beirut streets

Thousands of Lebanese furious with their political leaders will later take to Beirut's streets, four days after a huge explosion ...

08 Aug 2020

Anti-govt protests break out in Beirut

Protesters clashed with Lebanese security forces at anti-government demonstrations in Beirut on Thursday.Officers deployed tear gas on dozens of people ...

07 Aug 2020

Saudi crown prince accused of Canada murder plot

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been accused of sending ...

07 Aug 2020

100 die, over 4,000 injured in Lebanon blast

Lebanon is in mourning after a huge explosion in the capital Beirut ...

05 Aug 2020

Lebanon blast kills 78, injures over 4,000

Lebanon is in mourning after a huge explosion in the capital Beirut ...

05 Aug 2020

Iran cover-up of deaths revealed by data leak

The number of deaths from coronavirus in Iran is nearly triple what ...

03 Aug 2020

Scaled-down hajj to start on 29 July

This year’s hajj, which has been scaled back dramatically to include only ...

21 Jul 2020

Saudi Arabia announces July 31 as first day of Eid-ul-Azha

Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court said on Monday the Day of Arafat will ...

21 Jul 2020

Saudi king admitted to hospital

Saudi Arabia's 84-year-old ruler, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, has been admitted to ...

20 Jul 2020

Tehran clinic hit by deadly explosion, 19 killed

At least 19 people have been killed in an explosion at a ...

01 Jul 2020