Lebanese president proposes ending sectarian quotas to break govt deadlock

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Lebanese president proposes ending sectarian quotas to break govt deadlock” – below is their description. Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Monday that the country was going “to hell” if a government was not formed, as French efforts to encourage the formation of a new cabinet falter. … Read more Lebanese president proposes ending sectarian quotas to break govt deadlock

Lebanon: What challenges will Mustapha Adib face?

In a televised speech after his nomination, Adib vowed to swiftly launch a reformist government and seek international financial assistance after the August 4 Beirut blast deepened the country’s political and economic crisis. “The opportunity for our country is small,” Adib said after he was formally designated by Lebanese President Michel Aoun. Subscribe to France … Read more Lebanon: What challenges will Mustapha Adib face?

Beirut explosion: Canadian foreign minister visits Lebanon, offers support for blast investigation

Canadian Foreign Minister François-Philippe Champagne offered to join Lebanon’s investigation into the Beirut port explosion on condition that it is credible and transparent, during his official visit to Lebanon on Thursday. Champagne said after meeting Lebanese President Michel Aoun that Ottawa was ready to assist, under conditions that would be defined. Champagne, like other Western … Read more Beirut explosion: Canadian foreign minister visits Lebanon, offers support for blast investigation

Live: View of Beirut after deadly dock blast黎巴嫩#贝鲁特#港口大爆炸后续进展

A massive explosion in #Beirut# port killed more than 150 people, injured around 6,000 and left about a quarter of a million people homeless. Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Saturday that there is no delay in investigations into the explosions that rocked Beirut on August 4, the National News Agency reported.

Beirut Honors Firefighters Died Responding to Port Explosion

(AP) A funeral was held on Monday for three Lebanese firefighters who were killed in a massive blast earlier this month, that damaged wide parts of Beirut. Friends, family members and colleagues gathered outside the Beirut Fire Brigade to bid farewell to the three victims – Charbel Hatti, Naguib Hatti, and Charbel Karam – in … Read more Beirut Honors Firefighters Died Responding to Port Explosion

Lebanese protesters storm ministry building

Protesters in Lebanon burned a picture of Lebanese President Michel Aoun as they broke into the foreign ministry in Beirut on Saturday (August 8) in the wake of this week’s catastrophic explosion in the city. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for … Read more Lebanese protesters storm ministry building

Lebanese Protesters Storm Foreign Ministry in Beirut

A group of Lebanese protesters including retired army officers have stormed the Foreign Ministry building in the capital Beirut as part of protests following the massive explosion this week. The protesters said Saturday the Foreign Ministry would be the headquarters for a “revolution” and called on the current government to resign. Retired army officer Sami … Read more Lebanese Protesters Storm Foreign Ministry in Beirut

Lebanon’s president rejects global probe into blast

Lebanese President Michel Aoun said Friday there were two possibilities behind this week’s devastating explosion in Beirut – either negligence or an “external attack” by a missile or a bomb. He rejected an international investigation into the blast, saying this would delay justice. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store … Read more Lebanon’s president rejects global probe into blast

Beirut explosion: Search for missing continues and protesters clash with police

The Lebanese president has rejected calls for an international investigation into the port explosion which has killed at least 154 and left thousands more injured. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) That’s no surprise to the already outraged and frustrated residents of Beirut cleaning up their shattered neighbourhoods – whose anger at their leaders is now fuelling protests in … Read more Beirut explosion: Search for missing continues and protesters clash with police

Lebanese President Aoun: Beirut explosions either due “to negligence or missile, bomb”

Beirut explosions could have been “due to negligence or foreign interference through a missile or bomb” Lebanese President Aoun said on August 7. 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: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English … Read more Lebanese President Aoun: Beirut explosions either due “to negligence or missile, bomb”

Live: View of Beirut port after massive warehouse blast黎巴嫩首都贝鲁特港口大爆炸后现状

A view of #Beirut port as the Lebanese capital wakes for a second day after a massive warehouse blast killed at least 135 people, wounded around 5,000 people and left dozens of others missing. Lebanese President Michel Aoun said 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate had been stored for six years at the port without safety … Read more Live: View of Beirut port after massive warehouse blast黎巴嫩首都贝鲁特港口大爆炸后现状

Beirut explosions leave at least 135 dead, about 5,000 injured

Huge explosions at the Port of Beirut have left at least 135 people dead and some 5,000 others injured. The Lebanese president has promised a transparent investigation. He also appealed to other nations to speed up assistance efforts to Lebanon, which was already grappling with an economic meltdown. Dalal Mawad reports from Beirut. Subscribe to … Read more Beirut explosions leave at least 135 dead, about 5,000 injured

Lebanese president vows probe into blast

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Hundreds of thousands left homeless by Beirut explosion

Lebanese President Michel Aoun called for an emergency cabinet meeting on Wednesday and said a two-week state of emergency should be declared following a massive explosion in Beirut that killed at least 100 people and injured 4,000 others. The explosion on Tuesday sent shockwaves across the city, causing widespread damage as far as the outskirts … Read more Hundreds of thousands left homeless by Beirut explosion

LIVE: The scene of a deadly massive explosion in Lebanon’s capital Beirut

#Beirut #Lebanon BEIRUT (Reuters) – A huge explosion in a port warehouse district near the centre of Beirut killed more than 25 people, injured over 2,500 others and sent shockwaves across the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, shattering windows and causing apartment balconies to collapse. Officials expected the death toll to rise sharply as emergency workers … Read more LIVE: The scene of a deadly massive explosion in Lebanon’s capital Beirut