Lebanon: Over 4 tonnes of ammonium nitrate found near Beirut port

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    Lebanon’s army says it has found more than four tonnes of ammonium nitrate at Beirut port. That is the same highly explosive material that caused last month’s devastating explosion. Army engineers are reported to be dealing with the substance. Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr takes a look at the effects the blast is still having on the people who lived through the ordeal. –

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    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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