Lebanon

Youmna Khoury talks about her goals and ambitions for the future

Youmna started her career by opening a salon in Lebanon and then eventually opening her own online shop called Youmi Online Shop. In addition to this, she is currently working on a fresh new E-commerce project. She was born in Lebanon but is currently residing in Dubai with her family.

Feb 02, 2021, 19:33 PM IST

Syrian refugee camp torched in Lebanon, hundreds left homeless

Lebanese youth set the camp on fire after a fued with the Syrian refugees

Dec 27, 2020, 20:16 PM IST

Beirut blast: Lebanon Prime Minister, 3 ex-ministers charged with criminal negligence

Lebanese caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab and three ex-ministers cahrged with criminal negligence over explosion in Beirut that had killed more than 200 people.

Dec 11, 2020, 14:41 PM IST

Plumes of white smoke cover Beirut port, triggers panic among residents

According to local media reports, the smoke covered the port, where a major fire broke out on September 10, on Saturday night.

Sep 13, 2020, 13:13 PM IST

Lebanon set to designate new PM ahead of French President Emmanuel Macron visit

Lebanon's ambassador to Germany Mustapha Adib is set to be designated prime minister on Monday ahead of a visit to Beirut by the French president who will press for long-delayed reforms to steer the Middle East nation out of its deep crisis.

Aug 31, 2020, 13:18 PM IST

Lebanon's Mustapha Adib set to be designated as new Prime Minister

Lebanese leading Sunni politician Saad al-Hariri nominated the country`s ambassador to Germany Mustapha Adib to be the next prime minister in formal consultations on Monday, major Lebanese broadcasters reported.

Aug 31, 2020, 13:05 PM IST

Nightmares, flashbacks, fatigue: Beirut faces mental health crisis after blast

More than two weeks after a massive explosion tore through Beirut killing 181 people and leaving entire neighbourhoods in ruins, Sandra Abinader still jumps at the slightest sound.

Aug 24, 2020, 14:25 PM IST

'Impossible' that Beirut port blast was caused by Hezbollah arms, says Lebanon President Michel Aoun

Lebanese President Michel Aoun dismissed as "impossible" the chance that a vast explosion in Beirut`s port this month was caused by a blast from a deposit of Hezbollah arms, but said that all possibilities would be investigated.

Aug 18, 2020, 14:12 PM IST

Lebanon: Woman goes into labour in Beirut as explosion shatters hospital room

The devastating explosion that rocked Beirut, earlier this week, left a pregnant woman rattled when the blast ripped through her hospital delivery room. Despite the deadly blast, doctors and staff helped the woman successfully deliver the baby boy.

Aug 13, 2020, 08:52 AM IST

Lebanon Cabinet resigns over Beirut blast that left 160 dead, says Health Minister

Lebanon Cabinet on Monday (August 10) resigned over last week's devastating explosion at the Beirut port which left 160 people dead and almost 6,000 injured.

Aug 10, 2020, 20:50 PM IST

Lebanon : Beirut police fire tear gas as protesters regroup

"After the enormous Beirut catastrophe, I announce my resignation from government," Lebanon's information minister Manal Abdel said in a statement.

Aug 10, 2020, 12:08 PM IST

French President Emmanuel Macron to host donor conference to raise emergency relief for Lebanon's capital Beirut

President Macron visited Beirut on Thursday becoming the first world leader to do so after explosions rocked Lebanon's capital.

Aug 09, 2020, 15:24 PM IST

NASA maps damage due to explosions that shook Lebanon's capital Beirut on August 4; see picture

As per NASA, such maps can help identify badly damaged areas where people may need assistance.

Aug 08, 2020, 16:19 PM IST

US President Donald Trump to join international aid conference call for Lebanon on Sunday

The US Agency for International Development on Friday said it would provide more than $15 million in assistance, including food aid for 50,000 people for three months. It said it had also asked the US military to transport enough medical supplies and pharmaceuticals to support up to 60,000 people for three months.

Aug 08, 2020, 07:57 AM IST

Viral: Domestic help saves little girl in nick of time as Beirut explosion shakes their house, netizens call her 'real hero' - Watch

The world is praying for Beirut, Lebanon after a massive explosion at the port city killed as many as 100 and several thousand injured on Tuesday. Soon after the Beirut city was hit by this devastation, social media was abuzz with videos of how a massive cloud-like structure engulfed a major portion of the Lebanese capital. 

Aug 05, 2020, 13:24 PM IST

Donald Trump says US generals feel Beirut explosion 'looks like a terrible attack'

After two explosions ripped across Lebanon killing more than 70 and injuring several others, US President Donald Trump said his country's military generals have told him that they think the explosion was likely due to a bomb.

Aug 05, 2020, 06:45 AM IST

No Indian hurt in Beirut explosions, shared our helpline numbers: Indian envoy to Lebanon

The latest media reports said that as many as 10 people have died in the explosions and over hundreds have been injured

Aug 04, 2020, 23:26 PM IST

Huge explosions in Lebanon's Beirut kill 10, injure hundreds; watch

Lebanon`s state news agency NNA and two security sources said the blast had occurred in the port area where there are warehouses housing explosives.

Aug 04, 2020, 22:22 PM IST

100 injured in clashes between protesters, riot police in Lebanon

The clashes broke out following the attempts by protesters to break barbed barriers set up by security forces at the entrance of the roads leading to the Parliament's headquarters.

Jan 19, 2020, 09:57 AM IST

Carlos Ghosn flees to Lebanon, says won't be 'held hostage' by Japan's justice system

Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn was in his childhood home of Lebanon on Tuesday after fleeing what he said was a "rigged" justice system in Japan, raising questions about how one of the world`s most-recognised executives slipped away while on bail.

Dec 31, 2019, 19:07 PM IST