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Iron Age wine press unearthed in Lebanon

Archaeologists have uncovered the first Iron Age wine press in Lebanon, dating from the 7th century BC.   Excavations at the ancient settlement of Tell el-Burak near the city of Sidon uncovered the well-preserved press, which was constructed from plaster made by mixing lime and recycled ceramics.  Wine makers would have stomped the grapes in the … Read more Iron Age wine press unearthed in Lebanon

People across Lebanon observe a moment of silence to mark one month since the explosion

People throughout Lebanon observed a moment of silence on Friday to mark one month since the devastating Beirut explosion, while rescuers dug through the rubble of a building destroyed in the blast, hoping to find a survivor. Images reflected the pain and anguish that persists one month after the August 4 blast that killed 191 … Read more People across Lebanon observe a moment of silence to mark one month since the explosion

People across Lebanon observe a moment of silence to mark one month since the explosion

People throughout Lebanon observed a moment of silence on Friday to mark one month since the devastating Beirut explosion, while rescuers dug through the rubble of a building destroyed in the blast, hoping to find a survivor. Images reflected the pain and anguish that persists one month after the August 4 blast that killed 191 … Read more People across Lebanon observe a moment of silence to mark one month since the explosion

Israel launches air strikes against Hezbollah in Lebanon

Israel said it had launched air strikes against Hezbollah observation posts in Lebanon on Wednesday, after shots were fired from across the border towards its troops the previous evening. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed the shooting on Shiite militant group Hezbollah with which Israel fought a devastating month-long war in 2006, and pledged a ‘forceful’ … Read more Israel launches air strikes against Hezbollah in Lebanon

Coronavirus: Lebanon cases surge after Beirut explosion

Lebanon sees a surge in coronavirus cases after devastating explosion that killed 180 people and left hospitals overwhelmed Almost 3,000 tons of ammonium nitrate exploded at Beirut port on 4 August   Explosion damaged two hospitals that were handling coronavirus cases  Medical officials are now urging for a two-week lockdown to try contain cases On Sunday, … Read more Coronavirus: Lebanon cases surge after Beirut explosion

Emmanuel Macron is accused of trying to reconquer Lebanon rather than help it

French president Emmanuel Macron has been accused of trying to reconquer Lebanon rather than help it in the wake of the devastating explosion at its capital which killed 150 people.  It comes as the country is expected to refuse humanitarian aid from Israel because the two neighbours are technically still at war.  Visiting explosion-ravaged Beirut this … Read more Emmanuel Macron is accused of trying to reconquer Lebanon rather than help it

Emmanuel Macron is accused of trying to reconquer Lebanon rather than help it

French president Emmanuel Macron has been accused of trying to reconquer Lebanon rather than help it in the wake of the devastating explosion at its capital which killed 150 people.  It comes as the country is expected to refuse humanitarian aid from Israel because the two neighbours are technically still at war.  Visiting explosion-ravaged Beirut this … Read more Emmanuel Macron is accused of trying to reconquer Lebanon rather than help it

UK offers aid to Lebanon as `rigorous´ probe promised…

Dominic Raab has pledged £5million of international aid to help Lebanon in the aftermath of Beirut’s devastating explosion which has killed at least 135. The Foreign Secretary spoke to Lebanon’s prime minister Hassan Diab today to set out what support the UK could offer the country which has been plunged into a state of emergency.   Britain’s … Read more UK offers aid to Lebanon as `rigorous´ probe promised…

Beirut port blast comes amid rising tensions between Lebanon and its neighbour

Israel has denied having anything to do with the huge explosion in Beirut, adding that the country was ready to give humanitarian and medical assistance to Lebanon. The huge explosion in port warehouses near the city centre as killed more than 73 people, injured over 2,750 and sent shockwaves that shattered windows, smashed masonry and … Read more Beirut port blast comes amid rising tensions between Lebanon and its neighbour

Gogglebox’s Jad Nehmetallah reveals his aunt has been injured in the horror blast in Lebanon

Gogglebox’s Jad Nehmetallah reveals his aunt has been injured in the horror blast in Lebanon – and says he would have been there too if it hadn’t been for border closures By Mary Mrad For Daily Mail Australia Published: 03:10 BST, 5 August 2020 | Updated: 03:42 BST, 5 August 2020 Gogglebox star Jad Nehmetallah … Read more Gogglebox’s Jad Nehmetallah reveals his aunt has been injured in the horror blast in Lebanon