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Lebanon's state energy company has warned that it will be forced to ration energy consumption.

Following last year’s massive blast, the Combi Lift company has removed hazardous materials from the port of Beirut and is taking them to Germany for destruction.

Lebanon requests satellite images for site of Beirut <em>blast</em>

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Lebanon requests satellite images for site of Beirut blast

Judge Tarek Bitar's request is reportedly a formal legal memorandum for which a response is obligatory, and it indicates that he has not ruled out the possibility of an attack.

Lebanon, Israel talks resume over maritime border

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Lebanon, Israel talks resume over maritime border

US-mediated talks over the disputed maritime border kicked off at the UN base in the town of Naqura in southern Lebanon after a month-long ...

France sanctions Lebanese figures implicated in Beirut crises

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France sanctions Lebanese figures implicated in Beirut crises

Lebanese figures involved in the country's political crisis or corruption now face sanctions by France, Paris said.

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Pope Francis to visit Lebanon after government formation

Pope Francis has told Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri that he will visit Lebanon, but indicated that this would only happen when a government is formed.

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Judge orders release of 6 detained over Lebanon blast

Those released include port employees and an officer who had warned top officials prior to the explosion.

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US envoy presses Lebanon leaders to form govt

David Hale has urged Lebanon’s leaders to form a government and help stabilise the crippled economy.

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Iran Natanz bomb 'may have been planted years ago'

Former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert said the foundations of Sunday's Natanz uranium enrichment facility attack in Iran would have probably been set a ...

Foreign firms vie to rebuild ravaged Beirut <em>port</em>

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Foreign firms vie to rebuild ravaged Beirut port

Devastation wrought by the port explosion in Beirut, which killed more than 200 people, has sparked a commercial and geopolitical ...

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Iran vows to enrich uranium to 60%

The announcement has been confirmed by the UN's nuclear watchdog and comes after an explosion knocked out power at Iran's main nuclear facility.

Israeli-owned ship attacked off UAE coast: media

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Israeli-owned ship attacked off UAE coast: media

An Israeli TV channel has quoted security sources as saying the vessel was attacked near the Emirati port of Fujairah, with Iran ...

Senior US State Department official to visit Beirut

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Senior US State Department official to visit Beirut

The US State Department announced it will send a senior official to voice the administration's "concern" over the worsening situation in Lebanon.

Lebanon civil war survivors say today's crisis even worse

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Lebanon civil war survivors say today's crisis even worse

Lebanon's worst economic crisis has brought survivors of the civil war (1975-1990) to express their urgent concerns at the dire situation.

German firms unveil lavish post-<em>blast</em> Beirut <em>port</em> plan

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German firms unveil lavish post-blast Beirut port plan

A plan to rebuild the Beirut port area that was devastated by an explosion has been presented by a German delegation.

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Regional shadow war escalates with attack on Iranian ship

When an important Iranian ship off the coast of Yemen was attacked this week, it marked an escalation in the Middle East's shadow war.

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The future of learning Arabic in MENA post-pandemic

Sarah Markiewicz unravels the beloved diversity of learning Arabic, its regional varieties, and how recent events in the region have thrust ...

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Lebanese trade union calls for boycott of supermarket ‘mafias’

Lebanon's economic crisis has caused extreme poverty across the country, prompting one trade union to take drastic action.

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Macron urged to freeze 'doubtful' Lebanese assets

President Emmanuel Macron is being urged to freeze suspect assets held by Lebanese officials in France.

Beirut's <em>blast</em>-hit silos must be demolished, experts warn

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Beirut's blast-hit silos must be demolished, experts warn

A section of the grain silos that absorbed much of last year's Beirut port blast must be demolished to avoid collapse, experts ...

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Germany to propose Beirut port reconstruction: report

Berlin will tie reconstruction funding to the formation of a new reformist government, sources said.

Indonesia church suicide bomber member of pro-IS network: police

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Indonesia church suicide bomber member of pro-IS network: police

Indonesian police said that one of the two suicide bombers who carried an attack on a cathedral was part of JAD, a pro-Islamic State extremist ...

Indonesia cathedral rocked by Palm Sunday suicide bombing

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Indonesia cathedral rocked by Palm Sunday suicide bombing

A suicide bombing did a lot of damage at the Indonesian cathedral in Makassar city as Christians celebrated the beginning of the Holy Week.

'Iranian missile hits Israeli-owned cargo ship' in Arabian Sea

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'Iranian missile hits Israeli-owned cargo ship' in Arabian Sea

The ship, owned by XT Management and based in the port city of Haifa, was able to continue its voyage.

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