U.S. sanctions two Lebanese businessmen and a member of parliament
Lebanese MPs from President Aoun’s party reiterate objections to early polls amid rising political tensions
US treasury sanctions 2 Lebanese businessman &MP over corruption; they say their actions contributed 2 breakdown of good governance &rule of law; “Lebanese people deserve end to endemic corruption perpetuated by businessmen, politicians who drove country into unprecedented crisis
Know her name. This is Sahar Fares. She was a Lebanese female firefighter. 25 years old. She was one of the first responders at #Beirut port. She died along with her colleagues trying to extinguish the fire. Her burial is today. RIP Sahar ?
WATCH: This Lebanese wedding photographer captured a bride and groom getting married just as a massive explosion rocked #Beirut . The couple were unharmed in the blast and took refuge in a house before continuing their ceremony
This is the moment an explosion occurred in the Lebanese capital Beirut. The explosion appeared to be centred around the city's port area containing warehouses and rippled through several areas of the capital. Get the latest on this story here:
A large explosion has been heard in the Lebanese capital Beirut. Security sources said a number of people were injured during the widespread destruction across the city, with residents reporting windows being blown out and ceilings collapsing Read more: