Beirut explosion

Beirut hospitals, clinics struggle after last week's deadly blast

Three main hospitals and half of clinics not functioning, leaving patients with a shortage of hospital beds.

United States

US official says FBI joining Beirut explosion investigation

A US official says Lebanese authorities invited the FBI to help investigate, French investigators are also taking part.

US official says FBI joining Beirut explosion investigation

Beirut explosion

Lebanon parliament approves sweeping powers for the army

Rights groups fear a new crackdown on those opposed to the ruling class looms after deadly blast creates more anger.

Lebanon parliament approves sweeping powers for the army

Middle East

Beirut explosion: 70,000 houses among buildings damaged

Businesses and schools were destroyed or damaged when 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate exploded at Beirut port on August 4.

Beirut explosion

Investigation: Excessive force used against Beirut protesters

Analysis of open-source information and medical records show protesters were fired upon, days after deadly blast.

Investigation: Excessive force used against Beirut protesters

Beirut explosion

Will Lebanon judiciary hold transparent blast probe?

Caretaker justice minister says mistrust in judiciary is warranted but dismisses calls for international investigation.

Lebanon judiciary can handle Beirut explosion probe: Minister

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Beirut port resumes partial operations a week after explosion

Port operating to unload vessels for merchants a day after vigil held to remember victims of devastating explosion.

Beirut port resumes partial operations a week after explosion

Beirut explosion

Lebanon sees record-high coronavirus cases and deaths

Health officials warn the chaos caused by enormous deadly explosion in Beirut risks accelerating spread of COVID-19.

Lebanon sees record-high coronavirus cases and deaths

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Analysis: Diab was meant to fail. He did it well

The political establishment that appointed Hassan Diab as Lebanon's PM only stood to benefit from his failure.

Analysis: Diab was meant to fail. He did it well

Middle East

Beirut mourns blast victims with grief and rage, one week on

A week after the Beirut explosion, people mourn the victims with a mix of grief and rage, as more evidence emerges that the government ignored warnings.

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Beirut explosion: Remembering victims of the deadly blast

The massive explosion at Beirut's port on August 4 killed scores of people and wounded thousands of others.

Beirut explosion: Remembering victims of the deadly blast

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UNHCR: Reports of at least 34 refugees killed in Beirut blast

The UN agency said it feared the death toll of the 200,000 mostly Syrian refugees living in the city could rise.

UNHCR: Reports of at least 34 refugees killed in Beirut blast

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'We need new blood': Lebanese demand change after gov't quits

Many believe the government's resignation will do little to change political deadlock and economic crisis.

'We need new blood': Lebanese demand change after gov't quits

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Reports: Lebanon's leaders warned in July about port explosives

Letter warning Beirut could 'be destroyed' reportedly sent to prime minister and president by port security officials.

Reports: Lebanon's leaders warned in July about port explosives

Beirut explosion

Endemic corruption caused Beirut blast, says Diab: Live updates

PM Hassan Diab announces resignation of his government, says 'the 'system of corruption is bigger than the state'.

Endemic corruption caused Beirut blast, says Diab: Live updates