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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

Officials long warned of explosive chemicals at Beirut port

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Officials long warned of explosive chemicals at Beirut port

Lebanese authorities had raised the alarm on the dangerous stockpile of explosive material at Beirut's port at least 10 times prior to the devastating explosion, according to newly surfaced documents.

Sudanese troops, civilians killed in clash with rebels

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Sudanese troops, civilians killed in clash with rebels

Sudanese troops and civilians were killed in a clash with a rebel group in the country's south.

Children among 20 killed in Yemen strike: reports

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Children among 20 killed in Yemen strike: reports

Twenty people, most of them women and children, were killed in an air strike in northern Yemen.

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US says sending $15 million in aid to Lebanon

The United States said it would be sending an immediate $15 million worth of humanitarian assistance to Lebanon.

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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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The Iraq Report: Beirut blast sends political shockwaves

The tragedy in Beirut has reignited calls by Iraqis for militant factions and groups linked to the government to remove their weapons stockpiles ...

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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.

MbS encouraged Russia's <em>military</em> intervention in Syria, lawsuit claims

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MbS encouraged Russia's military intervention in Syria, lawsuit claims

A lawsuit filed by a former Saudi intelligence official says that in 2015, MbS was in communications with Putin, 'encouraging Russian ...

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Israeli army says downs drone arriving from Lebanon

The Israeli army shot down a drone that came from Lebanon amid heightened tensions between the two countries.

Libya slams Egypt-Turkey maritime deal

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Libya slams Egypt-Turkey maritime deal

Turkey's Foreign Ministry also slammed the 'so-called agreement' between Egypt and Greece.

Rescuers scour Beirut blast zone as first arrests made

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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.

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.

Macron 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 ...

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US calls for political solution in Libya, targets smugglers

Washington has called for a UN-backed ceasefire and the withdrawal of foreign military personnel from Libya.

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Egypt, Greece sign maritime deal to counter Libya-Turkey one

Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has hailed the Egypt-Greece deal as 'an exemplary agreement.'

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Mauritanian president orders reshuffle after first year

The reshuffle comes a day after prosecutors received a key report on the dealings of former head of state Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.

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UN rights chief decries attacks on press in Yemen

Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, urged all parties to the conflict in Yemen to release detained ...

US looking into claims of China-Saudi 'nuclear bomb' developments

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US looking into claims of China-Saudi 'nuclear bomb' developments

Saudi Arabia is working with China on the development of its civilian nuclear power programme.

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The young migrants risking everything to escape Greece

In Patras, young Afghan migrants strive to reach western Europe. For those willing to endure an often brutal journey, the dream of building a ...

Dozens injured after grenade attack on Kashmir rally

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Dozens injured after grenade attack on Kashmir rally

At least 30 people were injured following a grenade attack on a political rally in Pakistan.

Macron to push for Lebanon aid after Beirut blast

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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 ...

Italy defence ministry seeks closer ties with Libya

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Italy defence ministry seeks closer ties with Libya

Libya and Italy announced plans to collaborate on reclamation and demining activities while expanding cooperation in medicine and ...

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