Experts: Rainy Season To Further Threaten Beirut Heritage

BEIRUT - Restoring Beirut’s damaged architectural heritage following the devastating August explosion will take hundreds of millions of dollars and costs will quickly rise if no action is taken ahead of the onset of the rainy season in less than two months, international experts warned Tuesday. An international coalition of museums and heritage protection groups … Continue reading Experts: Rainy Season To Further Threaten Beirut Heritage

NEWS | Macron To Mark Lebanon’s Centenary As Nation Teeters On Brink

BEIRUT | LEBANON – French President Emmanuel Macron will mark Lebanon’s centenary on Tuesday by planting a cedar tree, the emblem of the Middle East nation that is collapsing under the weight of a crippling economic crisis. In his second trip to Lebanon in less than a month, Macron is expected to lean on Lebanon’s … Continue reading NEWS | Macron To Mark Lebanon’s Centenary As Nation Teeters On Brink

NEWS | Kuwait To Rebuild Lebanon’s Only Large Grain Silo After Blast: Report

BEIRUT | LEBANON – Kuwait said it will rebuild Lebanon’s only large grain silo that was destroyed by the massive Beirut port explosion, raising fears of food shortages in a country already in financial meltdown. The destruction of the 120,000 – tonne capacity structure at the port, the main entry point for food imports, meant … Continue reading NEWS | Kuwait To Rebuild Lebanon’s Only Large Grain Silo After Blast: Report

WORLD NEWS | France’s Parly Confirms Macron Plans Trip To Lebanon Sept.1

PARIS | FRANCE – French President Emmanuel Macron plans to return to Beirut on Sept.1 to follow up the reconstruction efforts after the catastrophic blast which destroyed parts of Beirut last week, French Defense Minister Florence Parly said Friday. Parly, speaking after a tour of the French helicopter-carrier Tonnerre which arrived earlier in the day … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | France’s Parly Confirms Macron Plans Trip To Lebanon Sept.1

BREAKING NEWS | Lebanon’s President Accepts Government Resignation, Asks It To Stay On In Caretaker Capacity

BEIRUT | LEBANON – Lebanese President Michel Aoun accepted the resignation of the prime minister’s government on Monday following last week’s devastating explosion in Beirut port and asked it to stay on in a caretaker capacity until a new cabinet is formed, a televised announcement said.

BREAKING NEWS | Lebanon Government Resigns After Deadly Beirut Blast

BEIRUT, LEBANON - AUGUST 4: Damaged buildings and surroundings are seen after a fire at a warehouse with explosives at the Port of Beirut led to massive blasts in Beirut, Lebanon on August 4, 2020. A large number of people were reportedly injured in the blasts, while former Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri -- who lives … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Lebanon Government Resigns After Deadly Beirut Blast

NEWS | Donors Pledge 253 Million Euros In Emergency Aid For Lebanon After Blast

FORT BREGANCON | FRANCE – An emergency donor conference on Sunday for blast – stricken Lebanon raised pledges worth nearly 253 million euros ($298 million) for immediate humanitarian relief, the French presidency said. Those commitments would not be conditional on political or institutional reform, President Emmanuel Macron’s office said. There were also pledges made for … Continue reading NEWS | Donors Pledge 253 Million Euros In Emergency Aid For Lebanon After Blast

WORDL NEWS | France’s Macron To Host Donor Conference For Blast – Stricken Lebanon

French President Emmanuel Macron will host U.S President Donald Trump and other political leaders on Sunday for U.N. – endorsed donors’ conference by video to raise emergency relief for Lebanon following this week’s massive explosion in Beirut. PARIS | FRANCE - Lebanon was already mired in deep political and economic crisis when blast ripped through … Continue reading WORDL NEWS | France’s Macron To Host Donor Conference For Blast – Stricken Lebanon

THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | George And Amal Clooney To Donate $100,000 To Lebanese Charities

LONDON - American actor George Clooney and his wife, Lebanese – British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, are donating $100,000 to Lebanese charities helping those left homeless by the deadly explosion in Beirut. The blast, which broke though the capital city on Aug.4, hast killed at least 157 people and injured thousands. ‘Three charitable organizations … Continue reading THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | George And Amal Clooney To Donate $100,000 To Lebanese Charities

BREAKING NEWS | Wife Of Dutch Envoy To Lebanon Dies After Being Hurt In Beirut Blast

AMSTERDAM – The wife of the Dutch ambassador to Lebanon died on Saturday after being seriously injured in the massive explosion that tore through Beirut’s port on Tuesday, the Dutch Foreign Ministry said. Hedwig Waltmans – Molier, 55, was injured by the explosion as she stood next to her husband, ambassador Jan Waltmans, in the … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Wife Of Dutch Envoy To Lebanon Dies After Being Hurt In Beirut Blast