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Protesters led by retired Lebanese army officers stormed the foreign ministry in Beirut and declared it the 'headquarters of the revolution', as demonstrations raged over the preventable disaster

'France will never let Lebanon go,' said Macron during his visit to Beirut following the port disaster, which has prompted accusations of creeping neocolonialism

Israel's Lebanon aid offer unlikely to find a taker

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Israel's Lebanon aid offer unlikely to find a taker

Humanity or hypocrisy? Israel has offered aid to Lebanon following the port explosion, 14 years after it destroyed swathes of Beirut and killed thousands in the 2006 war

Lebanon braced for massive anti-government protests as anger mounts

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Lebanon braced for massive anti-government protests as anger mounts

Lebanon is braced for large anti-government protests on Saturday, amid popular anger against the country's political leadership.

Trump to join Beirut donor conference call

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Trump to join Beirut donor conference call

US President Donald Trump announced he would participate in an international conference call for donors assisting Lebanon in the aftermath of ...

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Lebanon president rejects global probe into Beirut port blast

Despite many calls for an independent probe into the Beirut blast, Lebanon's president rejected an international investigation into the tragedy.

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Lebanon president 'knew' of chemicals at port in July

Michel Aoun has revealed that he knew about the huge stockpile of ammonium nitrate at the port last month.

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Turkey announces resuming eastern Mediterranean energy search

Turkey announced its intention to search for energy in the eastern Mediterranean, despite conflict with Greece in the past.

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Rescuers scour Beirut blast zone as first arrests made

Rescuers are combing through the blast site, searching for missing people as the country reels from the tragedy.

UNIFIL assessment of damage at Beirut blast site

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UNIFIL assessment of damage at Beirut blast site

Technical experts at the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon are assessing the damages of the Beirut port explosion.

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Lebanon ambassador to Jordan resigns over government 'negligence'

Tracy Chamoun said she was resigning in protest against 'negligence, theft and lying' by the government.

Sixteen Beirut port staff detained over blast: prosecutor

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Sixteen Beirut port staff detained over blast: prosecutor

Lebanese authorities have detained 16 ports and customs workers, as well as freezing the assets of seven ports and customs officials.

<em>Macron</em> calls for international probe into Beirut blast

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Macron calls for international probe into Beirut blast

The French premier has joined calls for an international investigation into the blast and said France will help to organise an aid conference in ...

Lebanese bride's photoshoot interrupted by deadly Beirut explosion

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Lebanese bride's photoshoot interrupted by deadly Beirut explosion

A bride was caught unawares after a photoshoot for her upcoming wedding was interrupted by the Beirut explosion at the port, forcing her to take ...

<em>Macron</em> visits Lebanon after deadly mega-blast

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Macron visits Lebanon after deadly mega-blast

Macron's visit was the first by a foreign head of state since Tuesday's unprecedented tragedy.

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Joe Biden urges Trump to 'mobilise' support for Lebanon

Joe Biden has called on Donald Trump to immediately assist Lebanon following the deadly explosion in Beirut, which destroyed half of the city.

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Lebanese clear blast rubble from roads around cratered port

Authorities have cordoned off the port itself, where the blast left a crater 200 meters (yards) across and shredded a large grain silo.

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Macron to push for Lebanon aid after Beirut blast

France is set to send urgent aid to Lebanon as the country struggles to respond to a deadly blast that has destroyed entire neighbourhoods in ...

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Emergency aid heads to Lebanon as world offers support

Multiple countries rallied around crisis-stricken Lebanon, showing support and dispatching emergency aid after the explosion that devastated ...

French president travelling to Lebanon after deadly explosion

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French president travelling to Lebanon after deadly explosion

French President Emmanuel Macron will travel to Lebanon after a massive explosion struck capital Beirut.

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France sends rescuers, equipment to Lebanon

France will dispatch search and rescue experts, sanitary equipment and a mobile clinic to Lebanon following a massive blast in Beirut.

France offers Lebanon 'assistance' after Beirut blasts

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France offers Lebanon 'assistance' after Beirut blasts

French President Emmanuel Macron said French aid and resources were being sent to Lebanon.

How the West lost influence in Libya's war

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How the West lost influence in Libya's war

Libya's conflict has exposed deep divides within the EU and Nato, leaving non-Western powers to fill the vacuum.

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