Hassan Diab

Lebanon: government officially resigns

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 05:23 GMT

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab in an official televised speech announced the government resignation, a week after a tragic blast in Beirut killed dozens of people and destroyed houses and streets.

Lebanon’s Health Min. says gov’t resigned as per people’s will after Beirut blast

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 03:48 GMT

Lebanon’s Health Minister Hamad Hasan on Monday said the government of Hassan Diab has resigned as per the will of the Lebanese people, as Beirut has been rocked by violent protests over rampant corruption, following a deadly blast that killed dozens and injured thousands.

Egypt says flights continue between Cairo, Beirut after deadly blast

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 07:21 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Civil Aviation on Wednesday affirmed normal operation of flights between the Cairo International Airport and Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, as a deadly blast that occurred in the Lebanese capital on Tuesday has officially killed 135 people.

Egypt to open air bridge to send medical aid to Lebanon after Beirut blast killed at least 100

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 03:56 GMT

The newly-opened air bridge will carry the required medicine and medical supplies, a statement by the Egyptian Embassy in Lebanon said, quoting Ambassador Yusuf Allawi said.

Egypt to seek ways to assist Lebanon after deadly blast: Foreign Ministry

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 12:01 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry has voiced deep concerns over the explosion in Lebanon’s capital of Beirut, which has reportedly killed at least 100 people and injured at least 4,000 others.

Egyptian amb. hands Lebanese president message from Sisi

Fri, 13 Mar 2020 - 03:18 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador to Beirut Yasser Allawi handed Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun a message from President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the Lebanese Presidency said on Twitter.

Lebanese speaker says formation of gov't should be expedited

Sat, 28 Dec 2019 - 02:36 GMT

Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri on Saturday said that his country has entered a critical stage at both the economic and financial levels that requires speeding up the formation of the new government to salvage the situation.