Yolande Labaki is Making Dolls For Children Impacted by the Beirut Port Blast

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 many can't afford to repair their shattered houses. A lot of people and dedicated NGOs are helping, and we've seen beautiful initiatives come out of this catastrophe. One of them is by Yolande Labaki, a grandma and an artist, who…

Recent France2 Report 12 Uncovers New Details on Beirut Port Explosion

"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 12, 2020, interviewing for the first time people in direct relation to the cargo ship Rhosus and the ammonium nitrate stocks at the port, while showing exclusive photos of the inside of the hangar 12, taken a few days before…
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France to offer Lebanese students joining its territory this year 500 euros of aid

11 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

11 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

11 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

1 year 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?

1 year 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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F.B.I On Beirut Blast: No Conclusion On Cause of Beirut blast

1 year ago
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation stated today that “it has reached no firm conclusion about what caused the Aug. 4 explosion in the port of Beirut that killed nearly 200 people and caused billions ...
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Lance Armstrong Leads “Bike for Beirut” To Raise Money For Beirut Explosion Victims

1 year ago
One of the most popular and most controversial sports figures in the biking world Lance Armstrong took part in the “Bike for Beirut” event today along with tens of other cyclists to raise awareness and ...
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Meryl Streep Donates $25,000 to KAFA’s Beirut Relief Work

1 year ago
Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep, often described as the “best actress of her generation”, has donated a generous $25,000 to Kafa’s relief work supporting women who lost their houses, or have been injured/traumatized as a result ...
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