Number of arrested over Beirut explosion increases to 19
Lebanese law enforcement agencies have detained and placed under arrest 19 people over the explosion in the port district of Beirut, the Lebanese LBCI TV channel reported on Friday citing a source in …
Russian forces in Syria retain the right of repelling militants’ attacks
The command of Russian forces in Syria reserves the right to retaliate if militants launch attacks against Russian, Syrian troops and civilians, Alexander Shcherbitsky, chief of the Russian Center for …
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 …
Lebanon has no financial means to cope with explosion aftermath
Lebanon does not have sufficient financial means to cope with the consequences of the explosion in Beirut. This opinion was voiced on Thursday by Lebanese Minister of Economy and Trade Raoul Nehme in …
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 …
Syrian chief election official estimates parliamentary vote turnout at 33%
The turnout in Syria’s parliamentary elections was 33%, the head of the Higher Judicial Committee for the Elections, Judge Samer Zumriq, was quoted as saying by the Al-Ekhbariya TV …