Beirut Explosion

2020, a year that battered humanity

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 - 01:00 GMT

The year 2020 was not the most amazing year for many people. Since its early months, the world have been witnessing jaw-dropping events at a very rapid pace.

Beirut explosion death toll rises to 177: Lebanon health minister

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 - 01:27 GMT

The minister added there are at least 30 persons missing and 100 others in the ICU.

Egyptian doctors to start treating Beirut bast casualties Monday for month

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 03:28 GMT

The medical team will provide all aspects of treatment completely free of charge within the affiliated health care center To Beirut Arab University in the center of the Lebanese capital.

Hariri meets with Egyptian ambassador in Beirut

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 10:17 GMT

They discussed repercussions of the deadly blast at the Beirut port after it claimed the lives of more than 150 people and injured more than 6,000 others.

SAFER oil tanker: Ticking bomb as dangerous as Beirut explosion

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 10:10 GMT

"The Lebanon disaster and the terrible devastation it caused reminds us of the danger of this floating oil tank off the Yemeni coast," AL Secretary-General said.

Saad Hariri denies rumors on Egyptian aid to Beirut

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 - 10:09 GMT

media reports claiming that he slammed Egypt over sending expired medical and food supplies to Lebanese people.

Bodies of three Egyptians died in Beirut blast to be transported to home on Friday

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 02:13 GMT

The embassy announced that all the necessary measures have been taken to transfer their bodies, offering the condolences to the relatives of the victims.

Beirut Explosion: Death toll rises to 154

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 10:39 GMT

A total of 120 cases of hospitalized patients are in severe condition, reported the Lebanese newspaper Al Joumhouria.

Information minister: Egypt forms working group to assess Lebanon's needs after tragic blast

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 10:01 GMT

There is underway coordination between Alexandria and Beirut universities to dispatch professors of bone and burns' surgeries to help in the treatment of Beirut blast patients.

AL Chief visits Beirut Saturday to express solidarity after deadly explosion

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 09:53 GMT

The visit also aims to mobilize Arab and international support to assist Lebanon in addressing the repercussions of the disaster.

Egypt-led airlift meant to cover all needs required by Lebanon, says ambassador

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 01:44 GMT

The Egyptian plane that arrived today is loaded with some 9 tons of medications and medical supplies; as per the real needs listed by the Lebanese side, he said.

More than 36K Lebanese people sign document calling for French Mandate of Lebanon for 10 years

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 12:47 GMT

A debate took place among people on social media platforms over the document.

Sailor reveals troubled history of doomed ship behind Beirut blast

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 12:08 GMT

The ship is said to have entered Beirut port in September 2013 due to technical difficulties and was eventually banned from continuing its voyage.

Minister of Health affirms Egypt’s support for Lebanese people

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 11:49 GMT

Egypt sent two medical aid planes loaded with necessary medical supplies, upon directives from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.

Arab Publishers Association announces solidarity with Lebanon

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 01:15 GMT

The Arab Publishers Association (APA), headed by Mohamed Rashad, expressed deep sadness with the current situation in Lebanon due to the explosion that took place in Beirut on Tuesday evening.

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. to Lebanon follows up on Egyptian field hospital in Beriut amid aftermath of Tuesday's blast

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 10:41 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador to Beirut Yasser Elwy communicated on Wednesday with a number of Lebanese officials to follow up on the aftermath of the deadly explosion that ripped through the Beirut port on Tuesday.

Beirut Explosion: Death toll rises to 78, 4K injured

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 12:26 GMT

Prime Minister Hassan Diab said that 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate has been at the port for six years in a warehouse without taking preventive measures.