Israel begins bulldozing villagers’ homes in West Bank

The Israeli army has begun bulldozing some villagers’ homes in the occupied West Bank. One family’s house has already been demolished – and the same is expected to happen to more than 30 other buildings. The Israeli government says they have to go because they were built without a permit. Al Jazeera’s Nida Ibrahim reports. … Read more Israel begins bulldozing villagers’ homes in West Bank

Yemen’s UNESCO-listed Old Sanaa houses collapse in heavy rains

The houses in Yemen’s UNESCO-listed city of Sanaa are collapsing due to heavy rains which began in mid-April. Years of war and neglect have long threatened the brown and white mud brick houses of Sanaa’s historic neighborhoods in Yemen. Civil defense workers are trying to salvage the UNESCO-listed buildings. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA … Read more Yemen’s UNESCO-listed Old Sanaa houses collapse in heavy rains

World Leaders Hold Lebanese Aid Conference as Protests Erupt

Global leaders including U.S. President Donald Trump will participate in a video conference on aid for Lebanon later Sunday as protests against the ruling class gather strength in the wake of the catastrophic explosion that destroyed parts of the capital Beirut. The talks are due to start at 2 p.m. in Paris. They’ll be hosted … Read more World Leaders Hold Lebanese Aid Conference as Protests Erupt

Police detain protesters in Belarus

Demonstrators in #Minsk and other cities in #Belarus continuing to protest against the reelection of President Alexander Lukashenko have been met with tear gas and flash-bang grenades, as police seek to disperse and arrest them. On Monday evening, protesters gathered in small groups around the Victory Square, the epicenter of last night’s rallies, which is … Read more Police detain protesters in Belarus

Demonstrators in Minsk protest against reelection of Lukashenko

Demonstrators in #Minsk and other cities in #Belarus continuing to protest against the reelection of President Alexander #Lukashenko have been met with tear gas and flash-bang grenades, as police seek to disperse and arrest them. On Monday evening, protesters gathered in small groups around the Victory Square, the epicenter of last night’s rallies, which is … Read more Demonstrators in Minsk protest against reelection of Lukashenko

Beirut Blast: Landmark Sursock Palace Seriously Damaged

(AP) The 160-year-old Sursock Palace in Beirut withstood two world wars, the fall of the Ottoman empire, the French mandate and Lebanese independence. After the 1975 to 1990 civil war in Lebanon, it took 20 years of careful restoration to return the palace to its former glory. “In a split second, everything was destroyed again,” … Read more Beirut Blast: Landmark Sursock Palace Seriously Damaged

Yemen: Floods wreak havoc in capital Sanaa

In Yemen, months of heavy rain and flash floods have caused significant damage to the ancient walled city of the capital, Sanaa. The roofs of hundreds of buildings in the UNESCO World Heritage Site have collapsed. Al Jazeera’s Priyanka Gupta reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find … Read more Yemen: Floods wreak havoc in capital Sanaa

Anti-govt protest in explosion-hit Beirut

Live from #Beirut on Sunday, August 9, as anti-government #protests continue in the #Lebanon’s capital that was rocked by deadly port blasts. On Saturday, protesters demanding the government’s resignation on Martyr’s Square clashed with riot police and reportedly entered a number of governmental buildings. A police officer was killed during clashes, confirmed a police spokesperson, … Read more Anti-govt protest in explosion-hit Beirut

Beirut Protests Continue Outside of Lebanese Parliament

Beirut (AP) — Public fury over this week’s massive explosion in Beirut took a new turn Saturday night as protesters stormed government institutions and clashed for hours with security forces, who responded with heavy volleys of tear gas and rubber bullets. One police officer was killed and dozens of people hurt in the confrontations, which … Read more Beirut Protests Continue Outside of Lebanese Parliament

Supermarket videos capture moment of Beirut blast

CCTV from inside a #Beirut supermarket shows the moment the major explosion impacted its surroundings on Tuesday. The footage captures the blast from three angles at the shop in the Zoqaq al-Bilat district. Hundreds of tons of highly explosive material was stored in the waterfront hangar, and a blast sent a shock wave that killed … Read more Supermarket videos capture moment of Beirut blast

Beirut explosion: drone footage reveals scale of damage to homes

The destruction caused by last week’s explosion in Beirut is visible in drone footage shot in neighbourhoods devastated by the blast. The close-up footage shows buildings reduced to rubble and homes rendered uninhabitable. The explosion in the city’s port killed at least 154 people, injured 6,000 and destroyed a swathe of the city. Officials say … Read more Beirut explosion: drone footage reveals scale of damage to homes

Lebanese protesters storm ministry buildings as anger over Beirut explosion grows

Lebanese protesters forced their way into government ministries in Beirut and trashed the offices of the Association of Lebanese Banks on Saturday as shots rang out in increasingly angry demonstrations over this week’s devastating explosion. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: … Read more Lebanese protesters storm ministry buildings as anger over Beirut explosion grows

Beirut residents protest against country’s leadership after the blast

Lebanese residents clashed with police late Thursday as they tried to approach government buildings in central Beirut. Police responded with tear gas and dispersed the crowd. Beirut residents showed their anger against the government during a visit by French President Emmanuel Macron. Many Lebanese blame the disaster on the country’s political elites, accusing them of … Read more Beirut residents protest against country’s leadership after the blast

Bride and groom caught in Beirut blast during video shoot

A bride and groom were posing for a video and photo shoot in central Beirut on August 4 when an explosion at the port, just under a mile away, sent a shockwave across the city, shattering windows, damaging buildings, and killing dozens. The couple were unharmed, confirmed the photographer. Read more on this story headlines: … Read more Bride and groom caught in Beirut blast during video shoot

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 ruin. The Guardian’s international correspondent Michael Safi looks at the cause of the blast and the impact it has had on Lebanon, … Read more What we know about the Beirut explosion