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London's famous market is putting on a bake sale to raise money for Lebanon's capital city, which suffered in a terribly explosion which destroyed half of Beirut.

A convoy transporting military equipment was hit by an IED on Sunday in Iraq's southern province of Dhi Qar.

Quarter of Beirut children could miss school after blast

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Quarter of Beirut children could miss school after blast

A quarter of school-age children in Lebanon's capital risk missing out on school after last month's deadly port explosion, the International Rescue Committee aid group warned.

Turkey <em>blasts</em> Pelosi's 'ignorance' about democracy

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Turkey blasts Pelosi's 'ignorance' about democracy

Turkey was offended after US Democrat Nancy Pelosi implied Turkey is a dictatorship.

After Lebanon blast, future lawsuits pile up

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After Lebanon blast, future lawsuits pile up

Victims of the deadly Beirut blast and their families are planning on sueing the state.

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Ninety Lebanon peacekeepers contract coronavirus: UNIFIL

A spokesman for the UNIFIL force said 90 peacekeepers in south Lebanon have tested positive for Covid-19.

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Explosion in Tehran province kills 1, damages buildings: media

The explosion at a battery workshop near Tehran is the latest in a series of fires and blasts to hit Iran in recent months.

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Turkey blasts southern EU leaders' 'biased' sanctions threat

Turkey called a statement by southern European leaders threatening sanctions on Ankara 'biased, disconnected from reality and lack a legal basis'

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Explosion in western Iran injures more than 200

A truck carrying a chlorine gas canister exploded, injuring hundreds but killing none.

Macron lashes out at French journalist over Lebanon articles

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Macron lashes out at French journalist over Lebanon articles

French President Emmanuel Macron has been criticized after losing his temper with Georges Malburnot, a veteran journalist who reported on his ...

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Mosque in Lebanon accidentally blasts Arabic pop song

A song by Lebanese pop singer Nawal Al-Zoghbi was blasted from a mosque in Nabatieh after a mishap with the loudspeakers.

Mystery <em>blasts</em> hit UAE as first Israeli flight lands

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Mystery blasts hit UAE as first Israeli flight lands

Three killed, several hurt in two separate UAE restaurant blasts hours before Trump and Netanyahu's for further talks on normalisation.

Lebanon blast could cost more than $8bn: World Bank

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Lebanon blast could cost more than $8bn: World Bank

The Beirut port blast that killed more than 180 people in Lebanon caused more than $8 billion in damage and economic loss, the World Bank said ...

Israel launches air strikes on Hezbollah positions in Lebanon

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Israel launches air strikes on Hezbollah positions in Lebanon

Israel launched air strikes at Hezbollah across the Lebanon border after suspected shots were fired by the militants.

MENA billionaires earned double cost of Beirut repairs

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MENA billionaires earned double cost of Beirut repairs

The Middle East's 21 billionaires have amassed $63 million every day since March, a combined bounty double the amount needed to repair the ...

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Israel reports 'security incident' at border with Lebanon

Lebanon had earlier rejected an Israeli call to reform a UN peacekeeping force patrolling the border ahead of a UN Security Council vote to renew its mandate.

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Kuwait to rebuild Beirut grain silos destroyed in blast

Originally built with Kuwaiti funds, Beirut's grain silos will be rebuilt by the donor country after the deadly port explosion.

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Ukraine jet pilots were alive after missile hit: Iran

Iran said the pilots onboard the downed Ukraine jet were still alive after the first of two missiles hit the plane, according to date from the ...

Azhar Al-Rubaie

Beirut blast raises fears in Iraq of weapons stockpiles

In Iraq, where weapons are stored in urban centres and unexploded bombs litter border areas, fears of a catastrophe are acute.

Lebanese army indiscriminately attacked unarmed protesters: Amnesty International

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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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Survivor's guilt in the Arab diaspora

Whenever a catastrophe such as the Beirut explosion takes place, many in the Arab diaspora grapple with feelings of helplessness and guilt, ...

Egypt moves 'dangerous materials' from airports after Beirut blast

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Egypt moves 'dangerous materials' from airports after Beirut blast

The civil aviation ministry in Egypt is "taking precautionary measures with regards to dangerous materials" and transferring them to a "safe ...

Beirut explosion: WFP to send wheat flour to Lebanon

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Beirut explosion: WFP to send wheat flour to Lebanon

The United Nations food-assistance branch will aid Beirut with 50,000 tonnes of wheat flour after the country's only only grain silo was ...

Lebanon's PM Diab announces resignation of government

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Lebanon's PM Diab announces resignation of government

Lebanon’s PM Hassan Diab announced that he is stepping down from his job in the wake of the Beirut port explosion last week that triggered ...

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