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

BREAKING NEWS | Lebanon Government Resigns After Deadly Beirut Blast

BEIRUT | LEBANON – Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced on Monday the resignation of his government after a powerful Beirut explosion sparked public uproar against the country’s leaders. Diab, in a televised speech, said the detonation of highly-explosive material warehoused at the port in the capital for the last seven years was ‘the result … More 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 … More NEWS | Donors Pledge 253 Million Euros In Emergency Aid For Lebanon After Blast

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

BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia Set Air Bridge To Aid Lebanon

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia sent its first batch of assistance to Lebanon on Friday after Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud ordered the establishment of an air bridge for relief aid to the Lebanese people who were affected by devastating blast at Beirut port this week. Two aid planes … More BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia Set Air Bridge To Aid Lebanon

NEWS | Beirut Blast Probe To Look At Possibility Of External Role, Says President

BEIRUT  – Lebanon’s president said an investigation into the Beirut port warehouse explosion was looking at whether it was the result of external interference, in addition to simple negligence or an accident, his office said on Friday. The prime minister and presidency have said 2,750 tonnes of highly explosive ammonium nitrate, which is used in … More NEWS | Beirut Blast Probe To Look At Possibility Of External Role, Says President

BREAKING NEWS | UK PM Johnson Says: We Will Focus On The Needs Of Lebanon People

LONDON – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday he was shocked by the blast in Beirut and that Britain would continue to focus on the needs of the people of Lebanon. ‘I was absolutely appalled and shocked by the scenes from Lebanon, from Beirut’, Johnson said. ‘I am sure that the UK will continue … More BREAKING NEWS | UK PM Johnson Says: We Will Focus On The Needs Of Lebanon People

BREAKING NEWS | Britain To Provide Five Million Pounds Of Aid To Beirut: Raab

LONDON – Britain will provide a 5 million pound ($6.6. million) aid package to Beirut, including search and rescue help and expert medical support, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Wednesday. ‘We are going to stand by the Lebanese people in their time of need; we are going to provide immediate response and an aid … More BREAKING NEWS | Britain To Provide Five Million Pounds Of Aid To Beirut: Raab

BREAKING NEWS | Lebanese President Promises Transparent Inquiry Into Beirut Blast

BEIRUT  – Lebanon’s president said on Wednesday that an investigation into a powerful blast that rocked Beirut would reveal the circumstance of what happened as soon as possible, and what the results would be revealed transparently. In a televised speech at the start of a cabinet meeting, Michel Aoun also appealed to other nations to … More BREAKING NEWS | Lebanese President Promises Transparent Inquiry Into Beirut Blast