Lebanon port explosion: Victims’ families demand a deeper inquiry

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    Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister has refused to cooperate with the investigation into the Beirut port explosion, which happened in August.

    Hassan Diab and three former cabinet ministers face charges of carelessness and neglect.

    Victims’ families have welcomed the charges but say many more people need to be held to account.

    Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut.

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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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