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Huge blaze at Beirut port alarms residents a month after massive blast

A large fire erupted at Beirut port on Thursday, sending a huge column of smoke over the Lebanese capital just weeks after a massive blast devastated the port and surrounding residential area.

A view shows the site of a fire that broke out at Beirut's port area, Lebanon 10 September, 2020.

Rescuers search Beirut rubble for second day after pulse detected

Rescue workers dug through the rubble of a Beirut building for a second day on Friday hoping to find someone alive more than a month after huge port explosion shattered Lebanon's capital.

Chilean rescue team members dig through the rubble of buildings which collapsed by the last month's explosion at the city's port area, after signs of life were detected, in Gemmayze, Beirut, Lebanon, 4 September 2020.

Macron in high-takes Lebanon reform drive

French president Emmanuel Macron pressed his “risky” drive for political change in Lebanon Tuesday, as the crisis-stricken country marked its centenary while teetering on the brink of the abyss

France’s president Emmanuel Macron speaks to journalists on the sidelines of a meeting with the Argentinian president at the Elysee presidential Palace in Paris on 5 February. Photo: AFP

71 Bangladeshis return home from Beirut

A total of 71 Bangladesh citizens returned home from Beirut, Lebanon on Wednesday, reports UNB.

71 Bangladeshis return home from Beirut

73 Bangladesh citizens to return home from Beirut Wednesday

A total of 73 Bangladesh citizens will return home from Beirut, Lebanon on Wednesday morning

73 Bangladesh citizens to return home from Beirut Wednesday

Who owned the chemicals that blew up Beirut?

In the murky story of how a cache of highly explosive ammonium nitrate ended up on the Beirut waterfront, one thing is clear -- no one has ever publicly come forward to claim it

Smoke rises from the site of an explosion in Beirut, Lebanon on 4 August 2020

Lebanon government quits amid outrage over Beirut blast

Lebanon's prime minister announced the government's resignation on Monday, saying a huge explosion that devastated Beirut and triggered public outrage was the result of endemic corruption.

Fireworks are set off in front of police officers during anti-government protests that have been ignited by a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon 10 August, 2020.

Lebanon government set to resign amid outrage over Beirut blast

Lebanon's prime minister was set on Monday to announce the resignation of his government, the health minister said, after a devastating explosion in Beirut that has stirred public outrage and spurred ...

Police officers form a line during a protest following the blast in Beirut, Lebanon, 10 August , 2020.

Beirut blast death toll climbs to 154

The fatalities from the massive explosions that rocked Port of Beirut on Tuesday has reached 154 till Friday.

Lebanese army member stands at the site of Tuesday's blast, at Beirut's port area, Lebanon, 7 Augus 2020.

Beirut blast: PM Hasina shocked at loss of lives

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday offered deepest condolences over the loss of innocent lives due to the deadly explosion that took place in Beirut on Tuesday night

Damaged vehicles and buildings are seen near the site of Tuesday's blast in Beirut's port area, Lebanon 5 August, 2020
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