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Hassan Diab called on French President Emmanuel Macron to provide satellite images of the port "before, during and after" the devastating explosion.

Some marchers carried black versions of the Lebanese flag in a sign of mourning for the more than 190 people who were killed in the explosion at the Beirut port.

Lebanese firefighters douse remains of Beirut port fire

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Lebanese firefighters douse remains of Beirut port fire

A statement from the civil defence confirmed that the fire had been fully extinguished after firefighters worked through the night.

Lebanon: from deadly explosion to new PM

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Lebanon: from deadly explosion to new PM

On August 4, one of the biggest ever non-nuclear explosions destroyed swathes of the capital. By the end of the month, a new Prime ...

'End of the world': Countdown to Beirut's devastating blast

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'End of the world': Countdown to Beirut's devastating blast

More than 180 people were killed when an explosion rocked the Lebanese capital earlier this month, devastating much of the city and changing ...

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Israeli official says Lebanon blast a 'gift from God'

In a Facebook post responding to the devastating Beirut blast, former Israeli MK Moshe Feiglin said the incident was a 'gift from God'.

Narjas Zatat

#PrayForBeirut: People send messages of support after deadly explosion

At least 100 people have died and thousands injured in the deadly explosion near a Beirut port, and people across the world are sending messages ...

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Utter devastation as toll from Beirut blast tops 100

As the death toll from the devastating Beirut blast tops 100, thousands of survivors were left homeless and thousands more crammed into ...

The New Arab Staff

Apocalyptic scenes as blasts ravage Beirut

The confirmed death toll stood at 73 at 2:00 am but with more than 3,000 wounded and hospitals struggling to cope, a much higher final count ...

Two huge Beirut explosions kill 73, injure thousands

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Two huge Beirut explosions kill 73, injure thousands

Bloodied and dazed wounded stumbled among the debris, glass shards and burning buildings in central Beirut as the health ministry reported late ...

The New Arab Staff

Scores dead after massive explosion rocks Beirut

Authorities have blamed the devastating blast on a years-old store of ammonium nitrate fertiliser at the Beirut port.

Iran says damage at Natanz <em>nuclear</em> site 'significant'

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Iran says damage at Natanz nuclear site 'significant'

The damages at Natanz nuclear facility are 'significant', Iran's atomic energy spokesperson said.

Fire breaks out at Iranian power station

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Fire breaks out at Iranian power station

A fresh fire broke out at an Iranian power station, the latest of a series of similar blazes, while Israel said it is not “necessarily” behind ...

Iran reports 'accident' at <em>nuclear</em> site, warns enemies

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Iran reports 'accident' at nuclear site, warns enemies

After an "accident" at a nuclear complex in Iran, Tehran warned its enemies against hostilities.

Israel urges pressure on Iran over <em>nuclear</em> activity

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Israel urges pressure on Iran over nuclear activity

Iran resumed uranium enrichment at its underground Fordow plant south of Tehran Thursday in the latest step back from commitments under a ...

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Israeli strike hits airbase in Syria's Homs

Syria on Sunday accused Israel of targeting an airbase in Homs province, in the second such attack in 24 hours.

The New Arab

Syria air defences intercept Israeli projectiles: state media

Syria's official news agency reported the country's air defence batteries intercepted projectiles coming from Israel and downed a number of them ...

Farah al-Zaman Shawki

Exclusive: Iran's Zarif speaks about sanctions, Saudi 'assassination plots'

Iran is faced with tough new economic sanctions, amid a region in turmoil. The New Arab speaks to Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif about ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iran sticking to terms of nuclear deal, watchdog says

The International Atomic Energy Agency's latest report shows that up to at least November, Iran has been complying with the restrictions to its ...

Merkel in Israel: Iran must not obtain <em>nuclear</em> arms

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Merkel in Israel: Iran must not obtain nuclear arms

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu pledged on Thursday to stop Iran from obtaining nuclear ...

The New Arab

IAEA fends off Israel pressure over Iran's 'secret warehouse'

IAEA chief Yukiya Amano insisted that the agency's independence was "of paramount importance" for its work, dismissing Israel's claims that Iran ...

Iran city mayor apologises over billboard showing Israeli troops

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Iran city mayor apologises over billboard showing Israeli troops

An Iranian mayor has apologised for a billboard which mistakenly featured Israeli soldiers although it was meant to mark the Iran-Iraq war.

Iran rejects Netanyahu's 'arts and crafts show' UN speech

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Iran rejects Netanyahu's 'arts and crafts show' UN speech

Israeli claims that Tehran was harbouring a secret atomic warehouse were rejected and belittled as a mere arts and craft show by Iran's ...

Netanyahu pulls out Iran props again during UN speech

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Netanyahu pulls out Iran props again during UN speech

Netanyahu had props at hand again when he addressed the UN General Assembly on Thursday, claiming Iran was hosting a secret atomic ...

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