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France and the UN will host a new conference about aid to Beirut after its devastating blast in August

At least 14 people were killed after two blasts ripped through a historic city in Afghanistan.

Mine explodes, damages oil tanker off Saudi coast

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Mine explodes, damages oil tanker off Saudi coast

A mine has exploded and damaged a Greek-managed oil tanker off Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coast near Yemen, where the kingdom is battling Houthi rebels.

Lebanon judge wants ministers investigated over port <em>blast</em>

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Lebanon judge wants ministers investigated over port blast

On August 4, the explosion of hundreds of tonnes of ammonium nitrate killed more than 200 people, wounded thousands, and ravaged large parts of ...

Qatar gives nearly $10 million to rebuild Beirut schools

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Qatar gives nearly $10 million to rebuild Beirut schools

Qatar is donating $9.8 million to rebuild schools, universities and other educational facilities in areas damaged by this year's Beirut Port ...

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Beirut begins clearance of dangerous port containers

Months after the blast that devastated its capital, Lebanon plans to dispose of 49 containers of flammable chemicals from Beirut's port.

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'Let women cook': Lebanese mock minister over sexist comment

Lebanon's interior minister was mocked after suggesting women start cooking following a suspension of food deliveries during the country's ...

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'Terrorist motive' in Saudi embassy shooting, Dutch prosecutors say

Dutch prosecutors on Monday confirmed a shooting at the Saudi embassy in The Hague last week was carried out with terrorist intent.

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'Terrorist motive' in Saudi embassy shooting: Dutch prosecutors

A man suspected of firing a gun at the Saudi Arabian embassy in The Hague last week acted with "terrorist intent", Dutch prosecutors said on ...

Lebanon starts two-weeks of restrictions to stem virus

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Lebanon starts two-weeks of restrictions to stem virus

Lebanon, with a population of around six million, has been recording some 11,000 coronavirus infections on average each week, the health ...

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Saudi crown prince vows 'iron fist' against extremists

Wednesday's attack in Jeddah left at least two people wounded, including a Greek policeman and a Saudi official.

Islamic State group claims attack at Saudi non-Muslim cemetery

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Islamic State group claims attack at Saudi non-Muslim cemetery

A statement by the jihadist group on its Telegram channels said IS fighters "planted an explosive device in... the cemetery in the city of ...

2 wounded in <em>blast</em> at non-Muslim Jeddah cemetery

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2 wounded in blast at non-Muslim Jeddah cemetery

Two people have been wounded after an explosion at Jeddah's non-Muslim cemetery.

Lebanon to impose lockdown, curfew as virus surges

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Lebanon to impose lockdown, curfew as virus surges

Lebanon has broken daily records in recent weeks, straining the country’s medical sector where intensive care units are almost full and cannot ...

US military denies Syrian regime reports of 'American casualties'

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US military denies Syrian regime reports of 'American casualties'

The US campaign fighting IS in Syria said it has checked up on its servicemen after a 'false' report by SANA claiming four US soldiers were ...

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Winter rains in Beirut finish off blast-ravaged homes

Historic structures damaged in the colossal August 4 blast at Beirut port have collapsed this week with the start of heavy rains and winds.

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Lebanon president demands proof against US-sanctioned former minister

President Michel Aoun has asked Lebanon's foreign minister to obtain 'evidence' of his son-in-law Gebran Bassil's alleged corruption.

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Trio on trial for helping Barcelona jihadist attack cell

Three men will go on trial facing charges of aiding the perpetrators of two 2017 jihadist attacks that killed 16 in Spain's Barcelona and ...

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Lebanon to demolish blast-hit silos over safety fears

Lebanon will demolish grain silos at Beirut port that were severely damaged during the blast.

Vienna 'terror attack' leaves three dead

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Vienna 'terror attack' leaves three dead

The attacks were carried out in six different locations by "several suspects armed with rifles", the police said.

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Fire Brigades Union calls for investigation into Beirut blast

The joint call comes ahead of three-month anniversary of devastating 4 August blast that killed more than 200 people, including ten ...

Lebanon man sets pit bull on cat 'to feed'

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Lebanon man sets pit bull on cat 'to feed'

As Lebanon's economic situation deteriorates, a Lebanese content creator said a man was spotted aiding his dog in killing a stay cat to feed his ...

Two children killed in <em>blast</em> targeting Iraq pipeline

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Two children killed in blast targeting Iraq pipeline

An investigation has been launched into the explosion in Muthanna province, south of Baghdad, that killed two children.

Lebanon <em>blast</em> victims file almost 700 legal complaints

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Lebanon blast victims file almost 700 legal complaints

The Beirut Bar Association handed the public prosecutor almost 700 criminal complaints from victims of August's blast.

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