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Beirut: City in Lebanon
Beirut is the capital and largest city of Lebanon. No recent population census has been conducted, but 2007 estimates ranged from slightly more than 1 million to 2.2 million as part of Greater Beirut. Located on a peninsula at the midpoint of Lebanon's Mediterranean coast, Beirut is the country's largest and main seaport.

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Palestinian refugees seek immigration, find Australia most welcoming country

palestinian refugees seek immigration, find australia most welcoming country
BEIRUT: Activists in Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon have staged their third sit-in on Wednesday to demand immigration to a third country. The participants, who gathered at the Martyrs’ Square..
WorldNews - Published

Hezbollah says it shot down Israeli drone over south Lebanon

hezbollah says it shot down israeli drone over south lebanon
BEIRUT — The Lebanese militant Hezbollah group said it shot down an Israeli drone over southern Lebanon early Monday, shortly after it crossed from Israel amid rising tensions along the border..
WorldNews - Published

Videos for Beirut

Hezbollah says it is ready 'for any confrontation, small or big' with Israel [Video]Hezbollah says it is ready 'for any confrontation, small or big' with Israel

Tensions have risen in the last week after Israel allegedly crash-landed two drones in southern Beirut. Hezbollah's leader said in a speech on Saturday that Israel will "pay a price" for the attack.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:45Published

Tensions mount between Israel-Lebanon after drone strikes [Video]Tensions mount between Israel-Lebanon after drone strikes

Lebanon's President Michel Aoun said on Monday his country had a right to defend itself after Israeli drone strikes that were like a "declaration of war". Emily Wither reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:40Published

Two Israeli drones crash in Beirut suburb [Video]Two Israeli drones crash in Beirut suburb

Two Israeli drones came down over Beirut early on Sunday causing damage in a densely populated neighbourhood.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:40Published

 

Former Hezbollah official found dead in Beirut flat

A former official in the powerful Iranian-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah was found dead in his flat in a Beirut neighborhood, the state-run Lebanese news agency said on Sunday.
Reuters - Published

Israel says Hezbollah plans advanced missile plant in Lebanon's Bekaa

Israel accused Hezbollah on Tuesday of setting up a factory for precision-guided missiles in Lebanon's Bekaa valley, in a veiled warning of further possible Israeli counter-strikes after a drone attack..
Reuters - Published

Lebanon's Hezbollah hands two crashed drones to Lebanese army

Lebanon's Hezbollah group on Friday handed over two drones that crashed in Beirut to the Lebanese army, Hezbollah's al-Manar news channel and Lebanese military sources said.
Reuters - Published

Turkey says Iranian tanker at centre of row with US now headed to Lebanon

Turkey said on Friday that an Iranian tanker at the centre of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran was headed to Lebanon after changing course several times, although Beirut said it was not..
France 24 - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Confusion as Turkey says Iranian tanker now headed toward Lebanon

Turkey said on Friday that an Iranian tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran was headed to Lebanon's waters after changing course several times, although Beirut said it..
Reuters - Published

Israel says Iran boosting bid to set up Hezbollah precision-missile plants in Lebanon

Israel accused Iran on Thursday of stepping up efforts to provide the Hezbollah militia with precision-guided missile production facilities, a warning to Beirut that Israeli counter-strikes could..
Reuters - Published

Hezbollah planning a ‘calculated strike’ on Israel

hezbollah planning a ‘calculated strike’ on israel
Beirut: Hezbollah will respond with a “surprise” strike against Israel after drones crashed in Lebanon, but a new war remains unlikely, the Iran-backed movement said, amid heightened fears of a..
WorldNews - Published

Hezbollah to hit back at Israel but war unlikely: deputy chief

Hezbollah will respond with a "surprise" strike against Israel after drones crashed in Beirut's suburbs, but a new war remains unlikely, the Iran-backed movement said, amid heightened fears of a..
Reuters - Published

Hezbollah plans 'calculated' response to Israel: sources

Hezbollah is preparing a "calculated strike" against its enemy Israel after drones crashed in Beirut but it seeks to avoid a new war, two sources allied to the heavily armed Shi'ite Muslim movement..
Reuters - Published

Hezbollah planning 'calculated strike' against Israel after drones: two sources close to Hezbollah

Iran-backed Hezbollah is preparing a "calculated strike" against Israel in response to two drones that crashed in Beirut at the weekend, two sources close to Hezbollah told Reuters on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Lebanon calls drone attack a "declaration of war" by Israel

Netanyahu warns Iran-backed Hezbollah to "calm down," as tension skyrockets following a drone attack on Beirut blamed on his government
CBS News - Published

Netanyahu tells Hezbollah's Nasrallah to 'calm down' after drone incident

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah to "calm down" after he said his movement was preparing a response to the crash of two Israeli drones in a..
Reuters - Published

Drones that fell in Beirut carried explosives: Hezbollah

Lebanon's Hezbollah said that two Israeli drones which crashed in Beirut's southern suburbs on Sunday were carrying explosives.
Reuters - Published

Lebanese defiant after drone strikes, Israelis near border unfazed

Lebanese farmers and residents of Beirut suburbs hit by drones at the weekend vowed on Monday to stand their ground in the event of any Israeli attack, amid heightened tensions between the Iran-backed..
Reuters - Published

Lebanon's Aoun met with U.N. official over 'Israeli assault': presidency

Lebanese President Michel Aoun met with the country's United Nations Special Coordinator on Monday to discuss the "Israeli assault on the southern suburbs of Beirut," the presidency said on Twitter.
Reuters - Published

Hezbollah warned Israel it 'crossed the line' after night of violence

hezbollah warned israel it 'crossed the line' after night of violence
Ramallah - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for an urgent meeting of his security cabinet on Monday morning after a night of extreme violence in which the Israeli military attacked..
WorldNews - Published

Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah threatens Israel after Beirut 'drone attack'; vows to 'do everything' to thwart future strikes

The head of Hezbollah on Sunday threatened Israel after a 'drone attack' on the Lebanese Shiite movement's Beirut stronghold, vowing to 'do everything' to thwart future attacks
Firstpost - Published

Israeli air strikes hit Palestinian military position in Lebanon a day after Beirut drone crash

Israeli air strikes hit a military position belonging to a Palestinian group in Lebanon, near the Syrian border, early on Monday, Lebanon's An-Nahar news said.
France 24 - Published

Iran's Quds force chief Soleimani says 'insane operations' are Israel's last struggles: tweet

The chief of Iran's Quds force, Qassem Soleimani, reacting to an Israeli air strike in Syria and the crash of two Israeli drones in a Beirut suburb, tweeted on Sunday that "these were the last..
Reuters - Published

Hezbollah leader says Israeli army to face quick retaliation to drone 'attack' in Beirut

Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Sunday warned the Israeli army stationed along the border with Lebanon that his movement was preparing an imminent response to two Israeli drones which..
Reuters - Published

Hezbollah leader says Israel should be on high alert after Beirut, Syria attacks

The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah vowed to down any Israeli drones in Lebanese airspace and warned Israel's military to be ready for a response after what he said was an Israeli drone..
Reuters - Published

Hezbollah leader calls Israeli drones in Beirut very dangerous move

Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Sunday the fall of two Israeli drones overnight in suburbs of Beirut dominated by the Iranian-backed group amounted to a very dangerous move.
Reuters - Published

Lebanese PM condemns Israeli 'aggression' after drones crash in Beirut

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said two Israeli drones which crashed in a suburb of Beirut dominated by the Iranian-backed Hezbollah were designed to stir up regional tensions.
France 24 - Published

Hezbollah spokesman says Israeli drones had certain 'targets'

A spokesman for Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Sunday that Israeli drones that fell in Beirut had certain "targets" which investigations had so far not established.
Reuters - Published

Hariri says Israeli drones in Beirut attempt to stir Middle East tensions

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said two Israeli drones which crashed in a suburb of Beirut dominated by the Iranian-backed Hezbollah were designed to stir up regional tensions.
Reuters - Published

Hariri: Israeli drones in Beirut threaten Lebanon's sovereignty

Lebanon's prime minister said two Israeli drones which fell in the Hezbollah-dominated southern suburbs of Beirut amounted to an open attack on the country's sovereignty and an attempt to foment..
Reuters - Published

Lebanese PM calls Israeli drones in Beirut attack on sovereignty

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said on Sunday the fall of two Israeli drones in Beirut was a threat to regional stability that heightened tensions, describing it as an open attack on the country's..
Reuters - Published

Two Israeli drones fall in Beirut suburbs, one explodes - army, Hezbollah

An Israeli drone fell in the Hezbollah-dominated southern suburbs of Beirut and a second one exploded near the ground early on Sunday, the Lebanese army and Hezbollah said, in the first such incident..
Reuters - Published

Lebanese army says one Israeli drone fell, another exploded in Beirut overnight

The Lebanese army said on Sunday that one Israeli drone fell and another exploded in the southern suburbs of the capital Beirut at 02:30 am local time (2330 GMT), causing only material damage.
Reuters - Published

Two drones downed over Beirut Hezbollah stronghold

two drones downed over beirut hezbollah stronghold
One drone came down and another exploded early on Sunday in a Hezbollah stronghold in the south of the Lebanese capital Beirut, an official from the Shiite group told AFP. The incident came hours after..
WorldNews - Published

Hezbollah official: Israeli drone fell in south Beirut suburbs, second drone exploded

An Israeli drone fell in the Hezbollah-dominated southern suburbs of Beirut and a second one exploded near the ground on Sunday, a Hezbollah official told Reuters, in the first such incident in more..
Reuters - Published

Turkey enters battle for Idlib with insurgents' support

turkey enters battle for idlib with insurgents' support
BEIRUT - Air strikes hit positions near a Turkish convoy which was stuck at a highway in northwest Syria after crossing into Idlib province on Monday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The..
WorldNews - Published

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