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Israel says strikes Hamas military targets in Gaza strip in response to rockets launch
Israeli war planes struck military positions of the radical Palestinian Hamas movement in the Gaza strip on Monday in response to a launch of two rockets to its territory earlier on the same day, the …
Rhosus captain denies responsibility for Beirut explosion
Boris Prokoshev, the captain of the Rhosus, the ship that delivered 2,700 tonnes ammonium nitrate to the port of Beirut in 2013, claimed that he does not consider himself responsible for the Beirut …
Trump calls Putin ‘world-class chess player’ along with Xi and Erdogan
Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan are "world-class chess players" and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden won’t be …
Palestine recalls envoy to UAE after decision to normalize ties with Israel
Palestine has announced that it was recalling its ambassador to the United Arab Emirates after Abu Dhabi made the decision to normalize relations with Israel, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad …
Beirut explosion toll rises to 149
At least 149 people died, over 5,000 were injured in a powerful explosion on August 4 in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanese newspaper L’Orient-Le Jour reported, citing a source in the Ministry of …
Third plane of Russian emergencies ministry heads to Beirut hit by powerful blast
A third plane of the Russian emergencies ministry has taken off for Beirut, rocked by a huge blast on Tuesday, after a stopover in Saratov, the ministry’s press service said on Thursday.
Beirut governor estimates blast damage at up to $5 bln
The damage caused by the deadly explosion in the Beirut port area on Tuesday could be estimated at $3 bln -$5 bln, Beirut Governor Marwan Abboud told LBC TV channel.
According to the Beirut governor, …
Death toll in Beirut explosion tops 100
More than 100 people were killed in the blast in Beirut, Sky News Arabia TV channel reported on Wednesday citing the Lebanese Red Cross.
According to the report, more than 4,000 people were …
Israeli army says it’s time to ‘transcend conflict’ with Lebanon
The Israeli Defense Forces said on Tuesday the Jewish state offered humanitarian and medical assistance to Lebanon after the deadly Beirut port blast, adding that it was time to ‘transcend …
Russia, Turkey hold consultations on resolving Libyan conflict
Russia and Turkey have held inter-agency consultations on resolving the Libyan conflict in Ankara on July 21-22, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.
"The parties thoroughly …