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Greeks in Lebanon Devasted after Beirut Apocalypse

Greeks in Lebanon have suffered -and are still sufering greatly- after the Beirut blast. A new film by journalist George Eid, who is part of the Greek community of Beirut, Lebanon, portrays the devastating effects of the August 4,...

Lady Sursock, Matriarch of Beirut Family, Dies of Blast Injuries

Yet another victim of the senseless explosion in Beirut caused by the improper storage of seized ammonium nitrate, Lady Yvonne Sursock Cochrane passed away on Monday from injuries sustained in the blast. The oldest living member of the aristocratic Sursock...

Lebanon To Go Into Coronavirus Lockdown for Two Weeks

  The beleaguered nation of Lebanon must be put into lockdown for two weeks because of the huge spike in the number of coronavirus infections in the country, according to a statement from the caretaker health minister on Monday. After half...

Lebanese Government Resigns in Wake of Explosion

  The government of Lebanon stepped down on Monday evening, just seven says after the enormous explosion at the city's port which leveled a large portion of the city, killing more than 160 and leaving hundreds of thousands homeless. Prime Minister...

Greece Sends Rescue Team, Equipment to Beirut After Blast

A fully-equipped Greek Fire Brigade search and rescue team departed for Lebanon on Wednesday morning in a C-130 military cargo aircraft, at the orders of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis following a consultation with Deputy Civil Protection and Crises Management...

Beirut Blast: Greece Stands Ready to Provide Any Assistance Says PM

After the enormous explosion in Beirut on Tuesday, Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis sent his condolences to the Lebanese people and assured them that his country was ready to extend whatever help it could to the perennially war-torn country. The PM's...