BREAKING: Dawn breaks on a devastated Beirut

Beirut is dealing with a national catastrophe, the day after a blast left at least 100 dead and 4,000 injured.

Read the latest developments from Lebanon here:
https://news.sky.com/story/lebanon-large-explosion-heard-in-capital-beirut-12042456

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In This Story: Lebanon

Lebanon, officially known as the Lebanese Republic, is a country in the Levant region of Western Asia, and the transcontinental region of the Middle East.

The official language, Arabic, is the most common language spoken by the citizens of Lebanon. Its capital is Beirut.

Lebanon was a founding member of the United Nations in 1945 and is a member of the Arab League (1945), the Non-Aligned Movement (1961), Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (1969), and the Organisation internationale de la francophonie (1973).

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