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Lebanese attempt to flee, claim asylum in Cyprus [Video]

Lebanese attempt to flee, claim asylum in Cyprus

For years the desperate migrants who boarded small boats on Lebanon's northern coast were mostly Syrians or Palestinians. But with Lebanon in freefall, it's citizens have started joining the ranks of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:32Published
Lebanon's Christian rivalries return amid crisis [Video]

Lebanon's Christian rivalries return amid crisis

An old rivalry between Christian factions who fought each other in Lebanon's civil war has flared again on the street and in political debate. It's renewing fears of fresh unrest as the nation grapples..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:30Published
Tensions flare as shots fired during anti-government protest in Beirut [Video]

Tensions flare as shots fired during anti-government protest in Beirut

Anti-government protesters clashed with soldiers from the Lebanese army who shot rounds into the air in a show of force against demonstrators on September 12. Further footage shows protesters..

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Beirut blaze alarms residents a month after blast [Video]

Beirut blaze alarms residents a month after blast

A large fire erupted at Beirut port on Thursday, engulfing parts of the Lebanese capital in a pall of smoke weeks after a massive blast devastated the port and surrounding residential area. Edward..

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'No one knows how it began': Watch fire crews in Beirut tackle blaze that erupted at the city's port [Video]

'No one knows how it began': Watch fire crews in Beirut tackle blaze that erupted at the city's port

Fire crews have been tackling a large blaze that erupted in the Port of Beirut, near the site of the blast that rocked the city last month.

Credit: Newsflare STUDIO     Duration: 02:42Published
U.S. blacklists two Lebanese for enabling Hezbollah [Video]

U.S. blacklists two Lebanese for enabling Hezbollah

The United States sanctioned two Lebanese former ministers for corruption and 'enabling Hezbollah', saying it was a warning to all politicians there. Lebanon is reeling from a deadly blast blamed on..

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The scarred survivor haunted by the Beirut blast [Video]

The scarred survivor haunted by the Beirut blast

Shady Rizk, 36, needed 350 stitches after the August 4 explosion that tore threw the Lebanese capital. A month later, he is facing up to the task of healing physically and mentally, while grieving for..

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Fighter jets draw Lebanese flag in sky over Beirut [Video]

Fighter jets draw Lebanese flag in sky over Beirut

Check out these eye-catching formations of these airplanes, in solidarity with the country rocked by a recent explosion

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Protests in Beirut during visit of French President Emmanuel Macron [Video]

Protests in Beirut during visit of French President Emmanuel Macron

Anti-government protesters have clashed with police in the Lebanese capital Beirut during the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday (September 1). French President Emmanuel Macron..

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Macron steps up pressure in Beirut [Video]

Macron steps up pressure in Beirut

French President Emmanuel Macron has warned Lebanese politicians they risk sanctions if they fail to set the nation on a new course within three months, stepping up pressure for reforms in a country..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:29Published
How Carlos Ghosn Escaped Japan | Screen Written [Video]

How Carlos Ghosn Escaped Japan | Screen Written

Reporter and Vanity Fair writer, May Jeong, tells the story of how ex-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn escaped house arrest in Japan in late 2019. May's account of the story is based on her interview with the..

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Two dead in clashes south of Lebanese capital [Video]

Two dead in clashes south of Lebanese capital

Two people were killed and at least three wounded in clashes in a town south of Beirut on Thursday evening, the Lebanese state news agency and a security source said, as several political parties urged..

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Lebanon marks 100 years in turmoil [Video]

Lebanon marks 100 years in turmoil

The deadly Beirut port blast on August 4 this year set the tone for a subdued 100 year anniversary for the state of Lebanon. Megan Revell looks back at a century of hope and despair.

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Beirut's shattered glass finds new use [Video]

Beirut's shattered glass finds new use

Following the biggest blast to hit the Lebanese capital, a recycling initiative is transforming glass shattered across the city into jugs, jars and other glassware. Edward Baran reports.

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Lebanon: vigil and protests mark one week since devastating Beirut blast – video report [Video]

Lebanon: vigil and protests mark one week since devastating Beirut blast – video report

A third night of clashes between demonstrators and security forces broke out near the parliament building in Beirut, in which police used teargas and protesters threw stones and fireworks, in the wake..

Credit: Guardian     Duration: 02:06Published
Beirut: shots, teargas and flames as anti-government protests grow – video report [Video]

Beirut: shots, teargas and flames as anti-government protests grow – video report

Lebanese riot police fired teargas at demonstrators in Beirut on Saturday and shots were heard in growing protests over this week's devastating explosion. Scores of protesters have taken to the streets..

Credit: Guardian     Duration: 02:52Published
Beirut: police fire teargas at protest against Lebanese leadership – video [Video]

Beirut: police fire teargas at protest against Lebanese leadership – video

Lebanese protesters clashed with police late on Thursday as they tried to approach government buildings in central Beirut. Police responded with teargas and dispersed the crowd. Shock has turned to..

Credit: Guardian     Duration: 00:52Published
Beirut explosion: the volunteer clearing up the wreckage of her home city – video [Video]

Beirut explosion: the volunteer clearing up the wreckage of her home city – video

In the days after the Beirut explosion, the Guardian followed yoga teacher Jana Saleh as she volunteered to help clear up. She finds chaos, disorder and a lack of support from Lebanese authorities:..

Credit: Guardian     Duration: 05:42Published
Rafik Hariri murder trial: "This is a tremendous event in Lebanese political life" [Video]

Rafik Hariri murder trial: "This is a tremendous event in Lebanese political life"

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Lebanese anger at government at 'highest possible point' [Video]

Lebanese anger at government at 'highest possible point'

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Funeral held for Lebanese firefighters killed in Beirut explosion [Video]

Funeral held for Lebanese firefighters killed in Beirut explosion

The three men died while trying to put out a fire that broke out before the port exploded.View on euronews

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Beirut explosion: scores dead and thousands hurt as blast rips through city [Video]

Beirut explosion: scores dead and thousands hurt as blast rips through city

Beirut has been rocked by a huge explosion, devastating parts of the city and injuring thousands of people. Eyewitness footage shared widely on social media showed a section of the city's port area on..

Credit: The Guardian Studio     Duration: 02:21Published
Beirut explosion: scores dead and thousands hurt as blast rips through city – video report [Video]

Beirut explosion: scores dead and thousands hurt as blast rips through city – video report

Beirut has been rocked by a huge explosion, devastating parts of the city and injuring thousands of people. Eyewitness footage shared widely on social media showed a section of the city's port area on..

Credit: Guardian     Duration: 02:22Published
Lebanese call for international investigation into cause of Beirut blast [Video]

Lebanese call for international investigation into cause of Beirut blast

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:42Published
French police arrive in Lebanon to investigate Beirut port explosion [Video]

French police arrive in Lebanon to investigate Beirut port explosion

Both Lebanese protesters and members of the international community have called for an impartial investigation into the incident that killed more than 170 people and injured thousands.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:10Published

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Strong blast heard in southern Lebanese town, state media reports

It remains unclear what caused the blast, but several versions are being circulated that range from an explosion at a weapons depot to a gas station compound
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US sanctions 2 Lebanon-based firms, Hezbollah-linked person

BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S. Treasury on Thursday imposed sanctions on two Lebanon-based companies and a man described as an official with the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group The United States..
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'We need miracles to overcome this crisis,' Lebanese priest says (SIR)

Father Georges Breidy, a Maronite Catholic priest, stood beside the Pope during his September 2 general audience.
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Security tight at anti-government rally in Beirut

Lebanese anti-government protesters marched along the road leading to the presidential palace in Beirut on Saturday. Security forces were out in large numbers to monitor the rally and detained some of..
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MEMRI Updates 9/11 Archives Of Translated Media On Reactions To 9/11 Attacks In Arab And Muslim World And Terrorist Organizations

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*WASHINGTON, D.C. / ACCESSWIRE / September 11, 2020 /* Since the September 11, 2001 attacks, the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) has been monitoring, translating, and documenting content..
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New Beirut Port Fire Forces Evacuation 5 Weeks After Deadly Blast

No one in Beirut is taking a chance this time -- a massive fire is burning again in the city's port, immediately triggering large-scale evacuations ... coming just 5 weeks after that deadly explosion..
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Huge fire breaks out at Beirut port month after deadly blast

The blaze triggered panic among residents traumatized by last month's massive blast that devastated entire neighborhoods in the Lebanese capital.
CBS News - Published

Recent US Sanctions Increase Risk for Potential Hezbollah Allies

In a rare move, the Trump administration blacklisted two former Lebanese ministers, sending a message to politicians that their alliance with militant group Hezbollah comes at a risk
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US Blacklists Ex-Lebanese Ministers Over Hezbollah Ties, Vows More Action

Tuesday's sanctions freeze any US assets of the two blacklisted and generally bars Americans from dealing with them
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US sanctions ex-Lebanese ministers accused of aiding Hizbollah

Washington claims two political heavyweights engaged in corruption to help Iran-backed group
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Beirut Remains In Mourning A Month After Massive Explosion

NPR's Noel King talks to Leila Molana-Allen, a reporter for TV network France 24, about the recovery effort following last month's deadly massive explosion in the Lebanese capital Beirut.
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'There's No Sign Of Life.' Rescue Team in Beirut Ends Search For Possible Survivor

After 72 hours of searching the wreckage of a collapsed building in the Lebanese capital, the Chilean rescue team leading the operation has said they were unable to find a survivor in the rubble.
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‘Agricultural Jihad’: A Hungry Lebanon Returns to Family Farms to Feed Itself

With a tanking economy, and imported food costs soaring, leaders are urging the Lebanese to wage a campaign of self-sufficiency. “I never thought I’d do this in my life, but I have to survive.”
NYTimes.com - Published

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