First Look At The German Project To Rehabilitate The Beirut Port

A German delegation presented today its project to rebuild the Beirut Port and its surrounding during a press conference. The multi-billion-dollar project envisions beaches and a "central park" alongside restored architectural heritage, all wrapped in a plan that would generate 50,000 jobs and billions in profit. The two German firms Colliers Germany & Hamburg Port Consulting plan to move most port activity away from the city center and wish to "develop the port precinct of…

Why Was Judge Sawwan Recused from Investigating the Beirut Port Blast?

The Court of Cassation decided today to recuse Judge Fadi Sawwan from investigation into the Beirut port blast case, following a memorandum submitted by former ministers Ali Hassan Khalil and Ghazi Zeaiter on grounds of legitimate suspicion. LBCI published the statement issued by the court that highlights the legal reasons for which he should be dismissed. One reason mentioned in the decision is that Sawwan's house was damaged in the explosion, which means that he…
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After Almost Four Months, Judge Leading Beirut Blast Probe is Backing Down

5 months ago
It’s been almost four months now since the Beirut port blast took place, and despite the overwhelming evidence proving the negligence and incompetence of several parties, from the customs to the port officials, security agencies ...
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Yolande Labaki is Making Dolls For Children Impacted by the Beirut Port Blast

5 months ago
The 4th of August explosion resulted in over 200 deaths, 6,500 injuries and left an estimated 300,000 people homeless. Almost four months later, a lot of people are still unable to get back home and ...
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Recent France2 Report 12 Uncovers New Details on Beirut Port Explosion

5 months ago
“Beyrouth: une bombe au coeur de la ville” which translates into “Beirut: a bomb at the heart of the capital” is the title of the Envoyé Spécial report which aired on France 2 on November ...
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France to offer Lebanese students joining its territory this year 500 euros of aid

5 months ago
In a not very surprising – given the French President Macron’s latest promises to help Lebanese students in France – yet very welcome initiative given the current economic crisis that is plaguing the country, Campus ...
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Beirut Bar Association Files 679 Lawsuits On Behalf of Beirut Blast Victims

6 months ago
Melhem Khalaf, President of the Beirut Bar Association, declared today that the committee in charge of helping the families of the Beirut Blast victims has filed over 600 lawsuits and that a second wave of ...
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Beirut Mourns Another Victim of the Port Explosion, R.I.P Dima Kaiss

6 months ago
83 days ago, Dima Abdel Samid Kaiss was visiting her father in the hospital when the explosion took place. The hospital was evacuated but Dima could not be found, and a picture of her with ...
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MBC Streaming Service Shahid Already Has a Series on Beirut’s Blast

6 months ago
Just when I thought LibanPost mushroom cloud stamp was a bad idea, I found out yesterday that leading regional streamer Shahid somehow managed to produce a series revolving around the August 4 Beirut Blast. The ...
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WTH Were LibanPost Thinking With Their New “Beirut Blast” Stamp?

6 months ago
Libanpost issued a stamp featuring a photo of the Beirut Port explosion, calling on Lebanese to buy it to help out the Civil Defense and contribute to the ongoing reconstruction efforts. I don’t know who ...
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