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Local NGOs rally to rebuild Beirut in wake of port explosion [Video]

Local NGOs rally to rebuild Beirut in wake of port explosion

Lebanon’s political instability, failing economy, and the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the Lebanese pound to lose 80% of its value, since August, according to the Associated..

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:58Published
Happening now in Beirut: Large blaze erupts month after explosion [Video]

Happening now in Beirut: Large blaze erupts month after explosion

Lebanon has launched an investigation into a huge fire at a warehouse storing aid that erupted in the port of Beirut - one month after a massive explosion there killed more than 190 people. Full credit..

Credit: Rumble Studio     Duration: 00:16Published
'Completely flattened' - British aid worker describes Beirut rescue mission [Video]

'Completely flattened' - British aid worker describes Beirut rescue mission

Volunteer Suzie Cooper describes what it was like rescuing people andassessing half-toppled buildings in the aftermath of the Beirut explosion inearly August. She spoke with the PA news agency just..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:24Published
Beirut sees huge fire at same site of previous deadly blast [Video]

Beirut sees huge fire at same site of previous deadly blast

Huge fire at site of last month's devastating explosion met with fear, anger and questions about incompetence.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:18Published
Panic amid towering inferno at Beirut's port [Video]

Panic amid towering inferno at Beirut's port

Huge fire at site of last month's devastating explosion met with fear, anger and questions about incompetence.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 05:45Published
'We lost everything': Beirut explosion survivor [Video]

'We lost everything': Beirut explosion survivor

A month after the explosion, hundreds of homes are damaged, and people wait for government support.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:24Published
Beirut explosion: One month on [Video]

Beirut explosion: One month on

Survivors of the ammonium nitrate explosion in Beirut tell Sky News how their lives have changed.

Credit: Sky News UK Studios     Duration: 04:02Published
Search continues for possible survivor a month after Beirut blast [Video]

Search continues for possible survivor a month after Beirut blast

Rescue workers have resumed search operations in a building that collapsed inlast month's Beirut explosion, in the hope of finding a survivor under therubble after a pulsing signal was detected. The..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:06Published
We don't have houses: Beirut blast a month on [Video]

We don't have houses: Beirut blast a month on

A Syrian refugee family living outdoors in the ruins of their abandoned building show how life has changed since the Beirut explosion a month ago.

Credit: Sky News UK Studios     Duration: 04:19Published
Lebanon appoints Mustapha Adib as new PM [Video]

Lebanon appoints Mustapha Adib as new PM

Mustapha Adib has been named as prime minister-designate and will now form a new government.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 06:11Published
Lebanon establishment tasks Mustapha Adib with forming new gov't [Video]

Lebanon establishment tasks Mustapha Adib with forming new gov't

Diplomat won votes from 90 MPs and must form a government to push through long-overdue reforms.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:31Published
Beirut explosion: Injured Syrians struggling to survive [Video]

Beirut explosion: Injured Syrians struggling to survive

Hundreds of Syrians who worked or lived near Beirut’s port were injured in the explosion.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:44Published
Beirut explosion: buildings destroyed and cars upturned in aftermath of blast – video [Video]

Beirut explosion: buildings destroyed and cars upturned in aftermath of blast – video

Two large explosions have devastated Lebanon's capital city, Beirut. Footage taken in the immediate aftermath shows windows blown out, streets littered with debris and cars upturned by the strength of..

Credit: Guardian     Duration: 01:08Published
Footage shows moment Beirut explosion hits as bride poses for photographs – video [Video]

Footage shows moment Beirut explosion hits as bride poses for photographs – video

A bride in Beirut was filmed posing for photographs moments before a massive explosion ripped through the city's port and surrounding areas, killing at least 100 people and injuring thousands more...

Credit: Guardian     Duration: 00:30Published
Beirut glass artist: Explosion shattered years of work [Video]

Beirut glass artist: Explosion shattered years of work

Many of Beirut's painstakingly restored stained glass windows were destroyed in moments in the massive blast.

Credit: BBC World News - Affiliate     Duration: 03:04Published
'I lost everything I did in my life': Beirut explosion aftermath [Video]

'I lost everything I did in my life': Beirut explosion aftermath

Al Jazeera speaks to Beirut residents in the aftermath of the explosion on August 4.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:50Published
Beirut explosion: footage shows massive blast – video [Video]

Beirut explosion: footage shows massive blast – video

Video circulating on social media shows a massive explosion rocking central Beirut - shattering windows, knocking down doors and shaking buildings several hundred feet away. Lebanon’s health minister..

Credit: Guardian     Duration: 00:40Published
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
Lebanon judge arrests more over Beirut blast [Video]

Lebanon judge arrests more over Beirut blast

A total of 25 people are facing charges over the blast that killed more than 200 people on August 4, but many are calling for more accountability.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:52Published
Student Raises Thousands For Lebanon After Completing 150-Mile Bike Ride [Video]

Student Raises Thousands For Lebanon After Completing 150-Mile Bike Ride

When Muhammad Mahmoud first saw the videos of an explosion in Lebanon’s capital city of Beitut he felt it was his duty as a Muslim to help. So the 18-year-old organised a solo bike ride from..

Credit: HuffPost UK STUDIO     Duration: 01:00Published
Lebanese judge issues arrest warrant for manager of Beirut's port [Video]

Lebanese judge issues arrest warrant for manager of Beirut's port

More than 200 people were killed when ammonium nitrate stored in a warehouse exploded.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:17Published
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

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published
What we know about the Beirut explosion [Video]

What we know about the Beirut explosion

On Tuesday evening, a massive explosion ripped across Beirut, killing at least 150 people and injuring thousands more. The scale of the damage was immense, with buildings miles from the port lying in..

Credit: The Guardian Studio     Duration: 04:35Published
What we know about the Beirut explosion – video explainer [Video]

What we know about the Beirut explosion – video explainer

On Tuesday evening, a massive explosion ripped across Beirut, killing at least 150 people and injuring thousands more. The scale of the damage was immense, with buildings miles from the port lying in..

Credit: Guardian     Duration: 04:36Published
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

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After nearly 3,000 tons of ammonium nitrate caused a devastating explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, the West African nation of Senegal discovered the same amount sitting in its port in Dakar.
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Beirut explosion: 'No signs of life' in search for blast survivors

Rescue workers enter a fourth day of searching after a machine detected possible signs of life under rubble.
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Cardinal Parolin In Lebanon: The Church, Pope Francis Are With You After Beirut Explosion

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Beirut explosion: Search continues for possible survivor

Rescue workers say they are nearing the site where sensor equipment detected possible signs of life.
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Beirut explosion: Rescuers hear 'heartbeat' under rubble one month after blast

Gemmayze and the neighbouring Mar Mikhael district were among the areas hardest hit by the August 4 explosion at the nearby port, which was caused by massive amounts of badly stored ammonium nitrate.
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Beirut explosion: 'Everyone praying for miracle' in survivor search

The BBC's Carine Torbey says rescuers are continuing to search in rubble after reports that a heartbeat was detected.
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Possible human heartbeat detected under rubble from Beirut explosion

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Rescue teams in Beirut have detected what they believe may be a human heartbeat under a destroyed building, a month after the deadly explosion.At least 190 people died last month when 2750 tonnes of..
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Beirut explosion: Rescuers investigate ‘heartbeat in the rubble’

A crowd gathers after signs of life are reported in a building destroyed by the huge explosion four weeks ago.
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Meryl Streep Donates $25,000 To Beirut Blast Victims

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US actress Meryl Streep has donated $25,000 to support victims of the Aug. 4 Beirut explosion, which killed at least 190 people and injured thousands.  The Oscar-winning star donated to Kafa, a..
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After Beirut Explosion, Lebanon Sees A Spike In Coronavirus Infections

Since the Aug. 4 blast, the number of COVID-19 cases has increased by some 220%, according to the International Rescue Committee. The country is also coping with damage to medical facilities.
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In Lebanon, Christians defy land-grabbers (Aid to the Church in Need)

Following the Beirut explosion, “a number of the older people—and younger ones too—are staying in their homes, even ones that are damaged,” said Msgr. Toufic Bou-Hadir of the Maronite..
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Pet owners in Lebanon reunited with beloved animals after Beirut explosion

Animals Lebanon, an organization that works to rescue and advocate for animals in the country, has been sharing happy moments to spread some joy during a time of darkness. The organization has reunited..
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Lebanon Taps a New Prime Minister Amid Swirling Crises

The country’s president has designated a diplomat, Mustafa Adib, to form a government that must address an economic meltdown and the aftermath of the Beirut explosion.
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Lebanese nationals all over the world have entered a period of mourning following the powerful blast on August 4, which killed at least 171 people.
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Knights of Columbus donating $250,000 after Beirut explosion

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Is Mossad Leaking To Deflect Blame For Israel’s Role In Beirut Disaster? – OpEd

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