Boris Johnson Plans Tighter U.K. Laws to Stop Migrant Crossings

Boris Johnson promised to re-write laws he says make it “very difficult” to deport migrants and asylum seekers ruled to have no right to stay in the U.K., as pressure builds on his government to stem the flow of small boats crossing the English Channel from France. More than 4,000 people have reached the British … Read more Boris Johnson Plans Tighter U.K. Laws to Stop Migrant Crossings

French President warns Lebanon must not “slide into chaos” – BBC News

The French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that Lebanon must not be allowed to slide into chaos, following the devastating explosion in the capital Beirut. He was speaking at a virtual donor conference hosted with the United States. Officials say 220 people are now known to have died, with more than 7,000 injured in the … Read more French President warns Lebanon must not “slide into chaos” – BBC News

Joe Biden a Neoliberal Disaster, Donald Trump a Neofascist Catastrophe! – Prof. Cornel West

On this special episode of Going Underground, we speak to Prof. Cornel West. He discusses the 2020 election of Donald Trump vs Joe Biden, Joe Biden’s role in the rise of mass incarceration, US imperialism and foreign policy in the Middle East, the explosion at Beirut port in Lebanon, why Donald Trump’s opposition to Middle … Read more Joe Biden a Neoliberal Disaster, Donald Trump a Neofascist Catastrophe! – Prof. Cornel West

Mass protests in Beirut and demands for change after devastating explosion – BBC News

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of the Lebanese capital Beirut, voicing anger at the country’s leaders, after this week’s devastating explosion in the port area of the city. Protestors occupied the Foreign Ministry building and declared that it was the “seat of the revolution”. Riot police fired tear gas at some demonstrators … Read more Mass protests in Beirut and demands for change after devastating explosion – BBC News

Warning of humanitarian disaster in Lebanon after Beirut explosion – BBC News

The United Nations is warning of a humanitarian disaster in Lebanon, with widespread medicine and food shortages, after this week’s explosion in the capital, Beirut. 154 people are known to have died in the blast — thousands more were injured. More than 300,000 people are homeless. A number of hospitals have been damaged and the … Read more Warning of humanitarian disaster in Lebanon after Beirut explosion – BBC News

Militant group Hezbollah denies weapon stockpile at site of Beirut port explosion | ABC News

The head of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah has denied it had any munitions stockpiled at Beirut’s port, and any responsibility for the massive explosion there. Middle East correspondent Eric Tlozek reports. #ABCNews #beirutexplosion Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-08-08/beirut-blast-lebanese-president-not-ruling-out-missile-strike/12537460 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: … Read more Militant group Hezbollah denies weapon stockpile at site of Beirut port explosion | ABC News

Record number of migrants cross English Channel – navy may be called in

If you want to see one consequence of the failure of politics in the Middle East, you do not have to go further than the Kent coast where a record number of migrants have attempted to cross the English Channel in recent days. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Anja Popp is in Dover. ———————– Follow us on Instagram … Read more Record number of migrants cross English Channel – navy may be called in

Lebanon’s neighbors respond swiftly with aid and support

The Middle East countries’ response to the devastating blast has been swift and supportive. Funds and supplies are pouring in, thousands are attending solidarity gatherings and raising the Lebanese flag in towns and cities to show support for the Lebanese. 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 … Read more Lebanon’s neighbors respond swiftly with aid and support

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

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