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The death toll from Beirut explosions has reached 154, Lebanese Health Minister Hamad Hassan announced on Friday
Speaking shortly after his arrival, Macron said that what happened in Lebanon is a very huge disaster and an urgent response to this is required.
Prime Minister Hassan Diab called on “friendly countries” to support a country already facing its worst economic turmoil in years, amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Beirut explosions kill at least 100 people, with over 4,000 others injured
About 73 people killed, and 3,700 others wounded in blast that rocked city’s port
The two huge explosions in Beirut left dozens dead and injured, al-Jadeed TV channel reported. A local hospital, however, said at least 500 were injured
Charbel Wehbi noted that Lebanon is not besieged by the United States but the U.S. has imposed sanctions on specific parties in the country.
Aoun said that Lebanon is facing “numerous enemies,” including COVID-19, corruption, and those who contributed to weakening the Lebanese pound
Repatriation flights to operate in first week of June
During the telephone discussions, Shoukry emphasised Egypt’s desire for stability in Lebanon, the ministry statement said. The ministers also discussed issues of mutual interest and bilateral relations between the two countries.
Lebanon has submitted an official request to the IMF for funds for restructuring its public debt and implementing necessary reforms in the country.
At least 31 people injured, one killed during clashes between protesters and Lebanese army
The number of confirmed infections stands at 677, with 21 deaths. The country has imposed a total lockdown since mid-March, allowing citizens to leave their homes only to buy food or medicine
Basic food items begin disappearing from Lebanon’s markets due to coronavirus
Palestinian Territories say workers returning from Israel responsible for coronavirus cases
These protests continue through 2020, affecting Egypt’s foreign policy, either directly or indirectly. In this article, Daily News Egypt views those protests, in addition to the impact of US-Iran escalation on the uprisings in Iraq and Lebanon.
UN chief will work with new PM to achieve reform agenda
President called on security forces to protect peaceful protesters and prevent riots
People in the capital Damascus heard the sound of powerful explosions as a result of the firing of air defenses triggered by the missile attack.
Protesters block the streets condemning Diab’s designation
“Now we are waiting for January, either to reach an agreement or enter a fourth party in the negotiations,” the president said on GERD
New clashes break out between Lebanese army and Shi’ite supporters
Delay comes as police were reported to have used violence against protesters
Al-Khatib fails to gain Sunni support, withdraws candidacy
Late on Tuesday, hundreds of protesters participated in demonstrations against the formation a proposed government, hours after the Lebanese outgoing Prime Minister Saad Hariri declared his support for the nomination of the Businessman Samir Khatib to become the country’s next premier.
Quoted by Lebanese media, Hariri said on Tuesday, “It is clear that what’s more dangerous than the severe economic crisis Lebanon is going through, is the state of chronic denial that has been expressed on many occasions over the past weeks.”
During the blockage, protesters clashed with the Lebanese security forces.
Safadi said it is difficult to form a ‘harmonious government supported by all political parties’
“If people aren’t satisfied with any of these decent leaders let them immigrate,” says Aoun
Unlike Lebanon, Iraq protesters were faced by extreme violence