How one family’s fundraising campaign will try to avoid Lebanon’s corruption

Shereene Idriss and her sisters couldn’t believe how much money their GoFundMe campaign for Beirut raised in the days after a massive explosion rocked the city, but they needed to navigate the country’s notoriously corrupt bureaucracy to get the donations to the people that needed it the most. Read more: https://wapo.st/3aiEakW. Subscribe to The Washington … Read more How one family’s fundraising campaign will try to avoid Lebanon’s corruption

Destruction of Beirut port could lead to food insecurity

Lebanon had been suffering from an economic crisis and instability in food supply before its deadly port explosion. The accident has added to the turmoil. International organizations are now warning the country could soon sink into a serious food security crisis. CGTN interviewed Beirut Governor Marwan Abboud on the explosion. Subscribe to us on YouTube: … Read more Destruction of Beirut port could lead to food insecurity

Beirut: Anatomy of a lethal explosion – BBC News

The explosion in a warehouse in Beirut ripped through a city known for both a heyday of glamour and a history of civil war. Lebanese people are calling it their 9/11. Starting with the epicentre, here we follow how the blast sent shock waves through Beirut, bringing life to a halt. The Lebanese are famed … Read more Beirut: Anatomy of a lethal explosion – BBC News

Nurse Saved 3 Premature Babies Following the Explosion in Beirut | Good Morning Britain

A Lebanese nurse has been hailed a heroine after saving the lives of three premature babies following the devastating explosion at the port of Beirut. Pamela Zeinoun was working on the maternity ward at the city’s Saint George Hospital last Tuesday. The hospital was badly damaged by the massive explosion and four of the hospital’s … Read more Nurse Saved 3 Premature Babies Following the Explosion in Beirut | Good Morning Britain

Beirut explosion: One week on

Angry and grieving protesters on August 11 read aloud the names of at least 171 people killed in last week’s explosion at Beirut port and called for the removal of Lebanon’s president and other officials they blame for the tragedy. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news … Read more Beirut explosion: One week on

Mass protests held as anger toward government grows

Lebanon is still reeling a week after an explosion in the capital Beirut killed at least 220 people and left nearly 300,000 homeless. Anti-government protests have followed, leading to the resignation of the prime minister and his entire cabinet. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our … Read more Mass protests held as anger toward government grows

Beirut Blast | The moment of the explosion captured by Lebanese fisherman

Russia Today shared this video footage shot by Lebanese fishermen of last week’s deadly explosion in Lebanon. The shocking footage shows the immense blast. It’s been eight days since a deadly blast rocked the port of Beirut, killing at least 200 and leaving hundreds of thousands homeless. New footage captured by a fisherman a few … Read more Beirut Blast | The moment of the explosion captured by Lebanese fisherman

Beirut mourns blast victims with grief and rage, one week on

A service has been held in Beirut a week to the day after a huge explosion killed nearly 200 people and injured more than 6,000 others. And it has emerged the president and prime minister of Lebanon were both warned as recently as last month that the ammonium nitrate stored in Beirut’s port posed a … Read more Beirut mourns blast victims with grief and rage, one week on

Week after Beirut blast, Lebanese call for downfall of president and political elite

Angry and grieving protesters on Tuesday read aloud the names of at least 171 people killed in last week’s explosion at Beirut port and called for the removal of Lebanon’s president and other officials they blame for the tragedy. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN … Read more Week after Beirut blast, Lebanese call for downfall of president and political elite

Lebanon: vigil and protests mark one week since devastating Beirut blast

A third night of clashes between demonstrators and security forces broke out near the parliament building in Beirut, in which police used teargas and protesters threw stones and fireworks, in the wake of the devastating explosion that hit the city’s port a week ago. The Lebanese prime minister’s announcement a day before that the government … Read more Lebanon: vigil and protests mark one week since devastating Beirut blast

Second person found dead in Baltimore blast

The body of an adult male was found at the scene of a gas explosion that happened in a Baltimore neighborhood on Monday, bringing the number of deaths to two Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. … Read more Second person found dead in Baltimore blast

Beirut & Other Topics – Daily Briefing (11 August 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. – Lebanon – Yemen – South Sudan – Sudan/Chad – Abyei – Democratic Republic of the Congo – Flooding in Asia – COVID-19/Pacific – Afghanistan/Pakistan/Polio vaccines – Education – U.N. Virtual Tours – Financial Contributions LEBANON The UN system is stepping up its efforts to help … Read more Beirut & Other Topics – Daily Briefing (11 August 2020)