Anger sweeps through Beirut’s streets after deadly explosion rocked capital | ABC News

The people of Lebanon say government corruption, neglect and mismanagement are to blame for the deadly bomb blast which rocked the nation’s capital. As many mourn the loss of loved ones, anger has swept through the streets with firey protests breaking out overnight. French President Emmanuel Macron has visited the devastated city saying he was … Read more Anger sweeps through Beirut’s streets after deadly explosion rocked capital | ABC News

Beirut: The bride being photographed in wedding dress as blast hit – BBC News

A state of emergency hs been declared in Beirut after a blast killed at least 137 people and injured about 5,000 others, with dozens more still missing. The president of Lebanon, Michel Aoun, has said the blast was caused by 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored unsafely in a warehouse in the port area of … Read more Beirut: The bride being photographed in wedding dress as blast hit – BBC News

Beirut Blast: Boris Johnson Pledges U.K. Support For Lebanon After ‘Appalling’ Explosion

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday said he was “absolutely appalled and shocked” by the explosion in Lebanon and reiterated U.K. support for people affected. Johnson said the U.K. has sent HMS Enterprise to survey the port in order to help repair damage, as well as a medical team. On Wednesday, the U.K. Foreign … Read more Beirut Blast: Boris Johnson Pledges U.K. Support For Lebanon After ‘Appalling’ Explosion

Beirut Blast: Rio’s Christ Statue Lights Up To Honor Victims in Lebanon

The iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro lit up with the Lebanese flag on Thursday to honor the victims of this week’s devastating explosion in Beirut. In a ceremony beside the statue, religious leaders remembered the 135 victims of the blast and offered prayers for the injured and those made homeless … Read more Beirut Blast: Rio’s Christ Statue Lights Up To Honor Victims in Lebanon

Relief arrives in Lebanon after Beirut explosion

International aid arrives in Beirut from Italy and Russia as Lebanon continues to come to terms with the devastating explosion at its main port. 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. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ … Read more Relief arrives in Lebanon after Beirut explosion

‘Beirut is destroyed, my heart is broken’: Locals in despair over Lebanon blast

Lebanon is still reeling from Tuesday’s explosion in the port of Beirut – a further tragedy on top of the severe political, economic and health crises racking the country. FRANCE 24 spoke to locals about the devastation they have encountered and the despair they are feeling. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live … Read more ‘Beirut is destroyed, my heart is broken’: Locals in despair over Lebanon blast

Fury in Beirut over failures that led to devastating explosion – BBC News

The people of Beirut have made clear their fury at the Lebanese government after the massive explosion in the city’s port which killed at least 137 people and injured more than 5,000. Thousands of tonnes of the explosive ammonium nitrate had been stored there, despite repeated warnings of the dangers. The death toll is expected … Read more Fury in Beirut over failures that led to devastating explosion – BBC News

Explosion caught on bride’s wedding day video

The happy couple was supposed to be celebrating their marriage. Dr. Israa Seblani and Ahmad Sbeih were on the streets of Beirut, with Seblani posing for photos in a dramatic, white wedding gown. It was a day like any other in the city’s Saifi Village, she said, with people out and about shopping and dining … Read more Explosion caught on bride’s wedding day video

Beirut explosion: Macron mobbed on shattered streets of Lebanon

The French President was surrounded by security guards as he visited the devastated city. The country is reeling from a massive explosion in its capital’s port. It damaged more than half the city and left countless families homeless, and comes at a time of economic and political trauma. Find the latest here – https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-wales-adds-belgium-and-bahamas-to-quarantine-list-12043473 SUBSCRIBE … Read more Beirut explosion: Macron mobbed on shattered streets of Lebanon

Beirut explosion: protesters demand political change as Macron tours city

Angry crowds in Beirut have urged Emmanuel Macron to help bring political change to Lebanon as the French president toured the city’s blasted port and the shattered surrounding neighbourhoods. Macron was surrounded by hundreds of people as he toured the wrecked Gemmayze neighbourhood near the port, many of whom called for radical political change. ‘We have to … Read more Beirut explosion: protesters demand political change as Macron tours city

Beirut explosion: Macron urges reform as officials seek to shift blame over blast | ITV News

The French president Emmanuel Macron has visited Beirut after a huge explosion in the city on Tuesday killed at least 135 people. Mr Macron warned that without serious reforms Lebanon will “continue to sink”. • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and more stories at http://www.itv.com/news Follow ITV News on … Read more Beirut explosion: Macron urges reform as officials seek to shift blame over blast | ITV News

On Beirut visit, Macron says aid to go ‘directly to the people’, relief groups

French President Emmanuel Macron announced Thursday that an international aid conference for disaster-hit Lebanon would be held soon. 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 Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en

Grief turns to anger in Beirut as hunt for explosion survivors continues

Today was a day of national mourning in Lebanon, but the hunt for survivors of Tuesday’s explosion continues. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) As do the bitter recriminations. France’s President Macron jetted in to survey the damage – and in remarkable scenes, he mingled with crowds of angry residents. He hugged one woman and promised people that he … Read more Grief turns to anger in Beirut as hunt for explosion survivors continues

Funerals for Beirut explosion victims begin

As Lebanon reels from the aftermath of the devastating explosion the rocked the capital earlier this week, funerals are being held for the dead. In the southern village of Qlayaa, a funeral was held Thursday for Internal Security Officer Gerges Foj, killed in the blast. In a procession around the village, his sister Najwa Foj … Read more Funerals for Beirut explosion victims begin

Will the Beirut explosion lead to political change in Lebanon? | Inside Story

“Lebanon deserves better”: that’s one of the main messages coming out of Beirut after Tuesday’s devastating port explosion. The blast killed at least 138 people and destroyed much of the city centre. Many are blaming decades of government corruption and mismanagement. Lebanon was already in an economic and political crisis before the disaster. So can … Read more Will the Beirut explosion lead to political change in Lebanon? | Inside Story