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Fire at Beirut port month after blast that killed 190

10 Sep 2020

Fire at Beirut port month after blast that killed 190

A massive fire broke out at the port of Beirut in Lebanon on Thursday, a month after a deadly explosion jolted the city. It was not immediately clear what caused the fire.

Lebanon: Bride, whose wedding video captured Beirut's explosion, recalls horror

06 Aug 2020

Lebanon: Bride, whose wedding video captured Beirut's explosion, recalls horror

On Tuesday, when Lebanon's capital Beirut was jolted by a catastrophic explosion, US-based doctor, Israa Seblani, was getting herself filmed in her white dress. Her wedding video captured parts of the blast, that overturned cars and shook buildings miles away from the seaside city.

Explosion jolts Lebanese capital Beirut, over 70 killed, thousands injured

05 Aug 2020

Explosion jolts Lebanese capital Beirut, over 70 killed, thousands injured

Lebanon slipped into mourning after a massive explosion ripped capital Beirut apart, killing at least 78 and injuring nearly 4,000 people on Tuesday.

'Village Rockstars', an Assamese film, is India's Oscar entry

22 Sep 2018

'Village Rockstars', an Assamese film, is India's Oscar entry

In the rat race to Oscars 2019, 'Village Rockstars', an Assamese film has become India's official entry in 'Best Foreign Language film' category.

Sikh NGO is bringing Eid cheer to thousands of Syrian-refugees

15 Jun 2018

Sikh NGO is bringing Eid cheer to thousands of Syrian-refugees

Khalsa Aid, a UK-based NGO which has been constantly working to improve lives of Syrian refugees, is now making their Eid cheerful.

Lebanon's 'most powerful woman' fired reportedly over anti-Saudi Arabia tweet

07 Oct 2017

Lebanon's 'most powerful woman' fired reportedly over anti-Saudi Arabia tweet

Major Suzan Hajj Hobeiche, popular as "Lebanon's most powerful woman", has been fired from her position as head of the Cybercrime and Intellectual Property Bureau.

Desperate Syrian refugees sell organs for sustenance

30 Apr 2017

Desperate Syrian refugees sell organs for sustenance

The desperate state of Syrian refugees has led to a boom in organ trafficking as their desperation has forced them to sell organs for money.