'Impossible' that Beirut port blast was caused by Hezbollah arms, says Lebanon President Michel Aoun

‘Impossible’ that Beirut port blast was caused by Hezbollah arms, says Lebanon President Michel Aoun | World News

Lebanese President Michel Aoun dismissed as “impossible” the chance that a vast explosion in Beirut`s port this month was caused by a blast from a deposit of Hezbollah arms, but said that all possibilities would be investigated. Lebanese authorities are probing what caused massive amounts of ammonium nitrate warehoused unsafely…

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French President Emmanuel Macron to host donor conference to raise emergency relief for Lebanon's capital Beirut

French President Emmanuel Macron to host donor conference to raise emergency relief for Lebanon’s capital Beirut | World News

Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron will host US President Donald Trump and other political leaders on Sunday (August 9, 2020) for an UN-endorsed donors` conference by video to raise emergency relief for Lebanon following this week`s massive explosion in Beirut. Lebanon was already mired in a deep political and economic…

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NASA maps damage due to explosions that shook Lebanon's Beirut on August 4; see picture

NASA maps damage due to explosions that shook Lebanon’s capital Beirut on August 4; see picture | World News

Washington DC: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Saturday (August 8, 2020) released the images that mapped the likely extent of the damage from the explosions that shook Lebanon’s Beirut on August 4.  NASA’s Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis (ARIA) team, in collaboration with the Earth Observatory of…

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NASA maps damage due to explosions that shook Lebanon's Beirut on August 4; see picture

NASA maps damage due to explosions that shook Lebanon’s Beirut on August 4; see picture | World News

Washington DC: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Saturday (August 8, 2020) released the images that mapped the likely extent of the damage from the explosions that shook Lebanon’s Beirut on August 4.  NASA’s Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis (ARIA) team, in collaboration with the Earth Observatory of…

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Beirut blast a wake-up call on dangers of ammonium nitrate, experts warn

Beirut blast a wake-up call on dangers of ammonium nitrate, experts warn | World News

The devastating explosion in Beirut should be a wake-up call for countries on the dangers of ammonium nitrate, which caused the blast, experts say. Lebanese authorities said 2,750 tonnes of the industrial chemical had been stored for six years at Beirut port without safety measures. That stockpile exploded on Tuesday,…

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No Indian hurt in Beirut explosions, shared our helpline numbers: Indian envoy to Lebanon

No Indian hurt in Beirut explosions, shared our helpline numbers: Indian envoy to Lebanon | World News

Beirut: The Indian mission in Lebanon said that no Indians have been hurt and that they have shared helpline numbers, after huge explosions shaked Lebanon’s capital Beirut on Tuesday (August 4, 2020). The Indian envoy to Lebanon Dr Suhel Ajaz Khan while speaking to WION said, “We are in touch…

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