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Beirut [Lebanon], September 23 (ANI/Xinhua): Lebanon's total number of COVID-19 cases crossed the 30,000 mark on Tuesday amid a rapid resurgence of the pandemic.
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Beirut [Lebanon], September 15 (ANI/Sputnik): A fire broke out early on Tuesday at a cultural facility in the centre of the Lebanese capital of Beirut, according to the Lebanon 24 broadcaster.
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Beirut [Lebanon], September 10 (ANI): Over a month after a powerful blast rocked the port of Lebanese capital, a massive fire is raging at the Beirut port.
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Beirut [Lebanon], September 9 (ANI/Sputnik): Lebanese Foreign Minister Charbel Wehbe has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and been placed under a two-week quarantine regime, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
Updated : 2 weeks, 3 days ago IST
Beirut (Lebanon), September 05 (Sputnik/ANI): The Lebanese army has completed the disposal of more than 4 tonnes of ammonium nitrate found at the entrance to the port of Beirut, the site of a massive blast in early August, according to the army's statement obtained by Sputnik on Saturday.
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Washington [US], September 5 (ANI/Sputnik): The World Bank has canceled USD 224 million loan to the government of Lebanon for the proposed Bisri Dam Project because it failed to fulfil preconditions required before the funds were disbursed, the organization said in a press release.
Updated : 3 weeks, 2 days ago IST
Beirut [Lebanon] Aug 31 (ANI/Xinhua): Lebanese President Michel Aoun called on Sunday for the formation of a secular state in Lebanon to rescue the country from confessionalism, the National News Agency reported.
Beirut [Lebanon], Aug 30 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of those killed in the powerful blast in the port of Beirut in early August has risen to 190 and over 6,500 have been injured, the Lebanese government said on Sunday.
Updated : 3 weeks, 4 days ago IST
New York [US], Aug 29 (ANI/Sputnik): The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) and calling for the reduction of the number of peacekeepers in the country, UNSC President for August Dian Triansyah Djan
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Beirut [Lebanon], August 27 (ANI/Sputnik): Lebanon's Supreme Council of Defense said the decision had been made to extend the coronavirus-related emergency regime in the country until December 31 due to an increase in the number of cases, the presidential press service said in a statement.
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Beirut [Lebanon], Aug 25 (ANI): Indian Ambassador to Lebanon Suhel Ajaz Khan on Tuesday handed over a consignment of medical aid containing 70 boxes of PPE kits to help in the country's fight against the coronavirus.
Updated : 4 weeks, 1 day ago IST
Beirut [Lebanon], August 25 (ANI/Sputnik): Lebanese military specialists and their French colleagues have found 79 containers with dangerous chemicals in the port of Beirut, where a deadly blast occurred earlier this month, the Lebanese army informs.