• Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020
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73 Bangladesh citizens to return home...

73 Bangladesh citizens to return home...

Middle East

Wed, Aug 12 2020

Five Bangladeshi nationals were killed and more than 100 including 21 members of Bangladesh Navy injured...

Lebanon’s power struggle – why a failing...

Lebanon’s power struggle – why a failing...

Middle East

Tue, Aug 11 2020

For years Lebanon has been blighted by power cuts

Iran wary of Lebanon change after...

Iran wary of Lebanon change after...

Middle East

Tue, Aug 11 2020

While some protesters have chanted slogans against Lebanon's powerful Iran-backed Shiite movement...

Lebanon government resigns amid outrage...

Lebanon cabinet resigns after deadly...

Middle East

Mon, Aug 10 2020

Beirut explosion was result of endemic corruption, says prime minister

Lebanon government on brink over blast...

Lebanon government on brink over blast...

Middle East

Mon, Aug 10 2020

Six days after the enormous chemical blast which wreaked destruction across swathes of the capital and...

BAF plane with emergency supplies in...

BAF plane with emergency supplies in...

Bangladesh

Mon, Aug 10 2020

Aircraft due to return on Wednesday with stranded Bangladeshis

Beirut police fire tear gas as protesters...

Beirut police fire tear gas as protesters...

Middle East

Mon, Aug 10 2020

Tuesday’s explosion of more than 2,000 tons of ammonium nitrate killed 158 people and injured more...

Beirut port blast crater 43 metres...

Beirut port blast crater 43 metres...

Middle East

Sun, Aug 9 2020

The huge blast also wounded at least 6,000 people and displaced more than 300,000 from their destroyed...

Macron hosts Trump for virtual donor...

Macron hosts Trump for virtual donor...

Middle East

Sun, Aug 9 2020

Macron on Thursday became the first world leader to visit Beirut after Tuesday's explosion

Lebanese call for an uprising after...

Lebanese call for an uprising after...

Middle East

Sun, Aug 9 2020

Only way out of crisis is early elections, says PM

Ministry: More than 60 still missing...

Ministry: More than 60 still missing...

Middle East

Sat, Aug 8 2020

The health minister said on Friday that at least 120 of the 5,000 people who were injured on Tuesday...

Trump says he will join international...

Trump says he will join international...

Middle East

Sat, Aug 8 2020

At a news conference at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, Trump said the United States was working...

Lebanon sees possible 'external interference'...

Lebanon sees possible 'external interference'...

Middle East

Fri, Aug 7 2020

'There is a possibility of external interference through a rocket or bomb or other act'

Rescuers scour Beirut blast zone as...

Rescuers scour Beirut blast zone as...

Middle East

Fri, Aug 7 2020

Near the seat of the explosion, next to the carcass of the port's giant grain silos, rescue teams...

WHO appeals for $15mn aid for Lebanon...

WHO appeals for $15mn aid for Lebanon...

Middle East

Fri, Aug 7 2020

Five hospitals in the area affected by Tuesday's blast are either not functioning or partially...

Infographic: Deadliest accidents caused...

Infographic: Deadliest accidents caused...

World

Fri, Aug 7 2020

As Lebanese have expressed anger at the government over what they say was negligence that led to the...

ED: A helping hand to Beirut

ED: A helping hand to Beirut

Editorial

Thu, Aug 6 2020

Our nation of Bangladesh is here to offer any help the country might need

What we know about the Lebanon...

What we know about the Lebanon...

Middle East

Thu, Aug 6 2020

When combined with fuel oils, it creates a potent explosive widely used in the construction industry,...

World Bank ready to mobilize financing...

World Bank ready to mobilize financing...

World

Thu, Aug 6 2020

At least 135 people were killed and 5,000 were injured in Tuesday’s explosion at Beirut port, which...

Lebanon declares emergency in Beirut,...

Lebanon declares emergency in Beirut,...

World

Thu, Aug 6 2020

It also approved an exceptional allocation of 100 billion Lebanese pounds to deal with the crisis

After blast, Lebanon has less than a...

After blast, Lebanon has less than a...

World

Thu, Aug 6 2020

Beirut’s port district was a mangled wreck, disabling the main entry point for imports to feed...