On a special day, mothers receive roses from heaven

Network Reprint 2020-03-23
JOUNIEH, Lebanon-In a quiet Lebanese town under lockdown because of the novel coronavirus, a drone buzzed toward a balcony on Saturday to deliver a red rose to a mother grinning in surprise. The

16 port employees held over Beirut blasts

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BEIRUT, Lebanon-Sixteen workers at Beirut's port, the site of massive explosions, have been detained over the deadly blasts that devastated large parts of the Lebanese capital, a military prosecu

Death toll rises to 154 in Beirut explosions

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BEIRUT - The death toll in the huge explosions that rocked Port of Beirut on Tuesday has reached 154, Lebanese Health Minister Hamad Hassan announced on Friday. Hassan said that 20 percent of the

UN offers emergency funds, plans alternative aid delivery after Beirut explosions

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UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations is aiding the Lebanese government following the explosions in Beirut by releasing emergency funds, assessing needs and planning alternative aid delivery, a UN

Aid pours in as Beirut fears higher blast toll

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Hundreds of people have been reported missing after the massive explosions that shook Beirut on Tuesday, killing at least 137 people and injuring 5,000, raising fears that the death toll will ris

Chinese experts join Lebanon effort

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China has tasked a team of medical experts in Lebanon to join in the rescue operations in Beirut, following the city's massive explosions on Tuesday. Following the blasts, the 18th Chinese peacek

Lebanon's Tripoli port ready to temporarily replace Port of Beirut after deadly blasts

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BEIRUT - Lebanon's Port of Tripoli said Thursday that it is ready to temporarily replace the Port of Beirut which was devastated by two powerful explosions on Tuesday. Ahmed Tamer, director of th

China to offer emergency humanitarian aid to Lebanon

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The Chinese government launched an emergency response mechanism on Aug 5 to offer humanitarian assistance to Lebanon after huge explosions rocked the Port of Beirut, capital of Lebanon, the day b

Int'l assistance flows into Beirut after deadly explosions at port

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BEIRUT -- Various assistance from a dozen of countries and international organizations is flowing to Lebanon after deadly explosions rocked the Port of Beirut, showing international solidarity and hum

Libyan PM, Italy's defense minister discuss cooperation

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TRIPOLI - Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez Serraj on Wednesday met with Italian Defense Minister Lorenzo Guerini in Tripoli for talks on bilateral cooperation, said a statement from the prime mi

Chinese peacekeepers to provide medical aid to Beirut after deadly explosions

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BEIRUT - The medical unit of the Chinese peacekeeping forces to Lebanon said it will provide medical aid to Beirut following the deadly explosions at the port of the Lebanese capital on Tuesday.
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