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Beirut: Shocked but not destroyed by bombings

The terrorist organization Islamic State has claimed responsibility for brutal twin bomb attacks in Beirut. Political scientist Bente Scheller tells DW why she is confident in Lebanon’s resiliency. Bente Scheller is a political scientist who specializes in foreign and security policy. She currently heads the Beirut office of Germany’s Heinrich Böll Foundation, a political think …

Deutsche Welle

Lebanon mourns Beirut bombings as IS claims responsibility

The militant group “Islamic State” has said it carried out a twin suicide bombing in Beirut that killed more than 40 and injured 200. The target of the attack was Iran-backed Hezbollah’s stronghold in Lebanon’s capital. The explosions happened just minutes apart in front of the Burj al-Barajneh shopping center, police said Thursday. The Sunni …

Deutsche Welle

Twin blasts in Beirut kill scores of people

Two attackers activated their bomb vests during rush hour in a densely populated quarter of the Lebanese capital, killing dozens of people, officials said. The area is a known stronghold of the Shiite Hezbollah militia. The explosions happened just minutes apart in front of the Burj al-Barajneh shopping center, police said Thursday. At least 37 …

Deutsche Welle

UAB holds 20th Annual Banking Conference in Beirut

The Union of Arab Banks (UAB) will hold the 20th edition of its Annual Banking Conference on 19 November in Beirut, Lebanon. The conference is entitled “Through Financial Inclusion: 2015-2020 Map” and will be held in coordination with a number of international regulatory institutions. The conference is considered one of the most significant annual conferences …

DNE