Beirut Blast

Lebanon receives 478.5 tons of aid from Egypt, the largest since Beirut blast

Mon, 14 Feb 2022 - 06:11 GMT

The shipment included 265 tons of medicines and medical supplies for the treatment from coronavirus and chronic diseases, such as hypertension and diabetes.

Egyptian president urges international support to Lebanon months after tragic blast

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 08:55 GMT

Sisi warned against threats facing the security and stability of Lebanon, affirming the need to spare Lebanon regional conflicts and to focus on strengthening the Lebanese state institutions, so that it can fulfill its national responsibility in achieving stability.

Lebanon asks Interpol to detain 2 Russians over port blast

Fri, 02 Oct 2020 - 09:10 GMT

The news agency said judge Fadi Sawwan referred the case to the state prosecution that asked Interpol to detain the two Russian citizens.

Egyptian, French presidents urge political solution in Libya, coordination to support Lebanon

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 - 05:46 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, welcomed all international positive steps aiming to reach political settlement in Libya, including the Cairo Declaration announced earlier by President Sisi, a statement by the Presidency read.

Pics: Egypt's 1st relief ship to Lebanon received, carrying 125 tons of glass

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 - 12:33 GMT

The Egyptian State is keen to support and assist Lebanon in the aftermath of the massive deadly explosion that rocked Beirut on August 4.

Lebanese man hails Egyptian Beirut hospital for treating his friend without money

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 01:14 GMT

A Lebanese young man appeared in a video on social media while thanking Egypt over a hospital it established in Beirut decades ago, saying it agreed to treat his friend totally free of charge, while a Lebanese hospital refused.

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.

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’s air bridge carries medical teams, over 200 tons of aid to Beirut: Amb.

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 02:00 GMT

The capacity of an air bridge Egypt has recently opened to send relief to Lebanon after a deadly blast in the capital Beirut will triple, the Egyptian ambassador said, adding that it carries more than 200 tons of aid by now.

Cairo’s Opera organizes 'Lebanon is built & rises in a dream' concert on Aug. 12

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 01:47 GMT

This comes in solidarity with the people of Lebanon in the recent Beirut Port blast.

Egypt’s Sisi calls on Lebanese ‘patriots’ to distance their country from regional disputes

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 04:43 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi took part on Sunday in a virtual donors’ conference co-hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron and the United Nations, with the aim of obtaining aid for Beirut.

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.

Beirut blast death toll rises to 135: Lebanon’s Health Min.

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 05:13 GMT

Huge fire was seen on Tuesday just before a deadly explosion took place at the same spot in Beirut, horrifying citizens and destroying houses. The horrible explosion, which has been easily recorded by many citizens, was caused by a fire in a warehouse that housed an estimated 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate, according to Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab.

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’s Sisi orders sending 2 planes loaded with medical aid to Lebanon after deadly blast

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 01:00 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Wednesday ordered urgently sending two planes carrying medical aid to Lebanon, after a deadly blast in the Lebanese capital that reportedly killed at least 100 people and injured at least 4,000 others.

Egypt’s top Islamic authority urges states to urgently assist Lebanon after blast

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 12:32 GMT

Al-Azhar, Egypt’s top religious authority, Al Azhar, said its Grand Imam is following up on the deadly explosion in Beirut, which has reportedly killed at least 100 people and injured at least 4,000 others, and is calling on all states to assist Lebanon.