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Comment: The rubble currently occupying large swathes of the city has turned Beirut's famous resilience into something more palpable: rage, writes Justin Salhani.

The demilitarised zone would include the oil-rich city of Sirte where Russian mercenaries are believed to hold growing influence.

Lebanon lawmakers back emergency powers assumed after deadly blast

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Lebanon lawmakers back emergency powers assumed after deadly blast

Lebanon's parliament voted overwhelmingly for a two-week state of emergency, giving the military broad powers to crack down on protests following the devastating blast in capital Beirut.

Greece-Egypt maritime deal aims to shackle Turkey's Mediterranean designs

Eva J. Koulouriotis

Greece-Egypt maritime deal aims to shackle Turkey's Mediterranean designs

Analysis: The pact between Athens and Cairo is part of a wider regional battle for influence in the Mediterranean.

Civilians, soldiers clash leaving 127 dead in S.Sudan: <em>army</em>

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Civilians, soldiers clash leaving 127 dead in S.Sudan: army

The fighting erupted as security forces carried out an operation to disarm civilians in the area which has seen deadly inter-communal clashes.

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Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza over fire balloons

Israel said it carried out overnight strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip after incendiary balloons were launched across the border from the enclave.

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Lebanese army indiscriminately attacked unarmed protesters: Amnesty International

Lebanese security apparatus have attacked unarmed protesters, including attacking medics.

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Turkish drone kills 2 Iraqi officers in Kurdish region

An alleged Turkish drone attack killed two Iraqi officers in the north of the country on Tuesday, authorities said.

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As BDS gains ground, Palestinian activists pay the price

Comment: Intimidation and detention without charge, as in the case of Palestinian activist Mahmoud Nawajaa, is a common Israeli tactic aided by ...

Netanyahu voices frustration at US over stalled annexation plans

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Netanyahu voices frustration at US over stalled annexation plans

Israeli rightwingers have grown increasingly frustrated at Washington's delayed approval of the annexation plan.

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Restless Lebanon family awaits three missing firefighter 'heroes'

Three members of the same family, all of which firefighters called to the scene, have been missing since the deadly port blast rocked Beirut ...

US military investigating claim of Iraq-Kuwait border blast

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US military investigating claim of Iraq-Kuwait border blast

An alleged blast that rocked the Iraq-Kuwait border is being investigated by the US military.

Egypt holds low-key Senate elections

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Egypt holds low-key Senate elections

Egypt launched a two-day vote for a new Senate on Tuesday, authorities confirmed.

Israel strikes Hamas target in northern Gaza Strip

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Israel strikes Hamas target in northern Gaza Strip

In a brief statement, the army said an aircraft struck a Hamas observation post in northern Gaza.

Landmark 19th century palace destroyed in Beirut blast

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Landmark 19th century palace destroyed in Beirut blast

The deadly 4th August Beirut blast has destroyed the historic Sursock Palace in Achrafieh, which was built in 1860 and survived political ...

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Renewed Lebanon protests as ministers quit

Two members of Lebanon's government have quit over a deadly blast that unleashed public rage against the country's ruling class.

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World pledges direct aid to Lebanon's people, bypassing government

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

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Trump urges Lebanon to hold 'transparent investigation' into blast

US President Donald Trump called for Lebanon to conduct a "full and transparent investigation" into the huge explosion that hit Beirut, and ...

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'No hope' of finding survivors at Lebanon blast site

The huge explosion that hit Beirut's port devastated large parts of the Lebanese capital, claimed over 150 lives and wounded some 6,000 people.

Iraqi-donated oil arrives in disaster-stricken Lebanon

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Iraqi-donated oil arrives in disaster-stricken Lebanon

Iraqi-donated oil has arrived in Lebanon after travelling through the Syrian border on Sunday.

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Macron urges speedy global response to Lebanon disaster

Emmanuel Macron hosted Donald Trump and other world leaders for the virtual conference to drum up aid for Lebanon.

One dead, 230 injured in protests following Beirut explosion

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One dead, 230 injured in protests following Beirut explosion

Described by activists as "Saturday of revenge" and "Judgement Day", wide-scale demonstrations in Beirut turned violent leaving one dead and ...

Furious Lebanese vow new protests over deadly mega-blast

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Furious Lebanese vow new protests over deadly mega-blast

While the exact circumstances that led to the blast are not yet known, protesters say it could not have happened without corruption and ...

Macron hosts Trump for virtual donor conference on Lebanon

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Macron hosts Trump for virtual donor conference on Lebanon

A virtual conference is due to be held on Sunday to bring together world leaders in efforts to assist Lebanon after the deadly Beirut port blast.

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