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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...

Greece Offers Restoration Expertise to Lebanon for Monuments Destroyed in Explosion

  The Culture and Sports Ministry of Greece has offered Lebanon help with the necessary restoration work in museums and monuments in their capital city of Beirut following last week's deadly explosion at the port, according to a statement released...

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...

French President Macron Tours Beirut Devastation, Promises Support

Search teams from around the world pulled four more bodies from the rubble of Tuesday's gigantic explosion in the port area of Beirut, bringing the death toll to nearly 150, according to a report from the Associated Press. Thousands more are...

Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Visits Beirut, Views "Bombed Landscape" of City

  Greece will do whatever it can to help Lebanon, Greece's Deputy Foreign Minister Kostas Fragogiannis told Greek TV station ANT1 in Beirut on Wednesday. The official was part of a delegation which accompanied a Special Disaster force (EMAK) unit...

Australian National Injured in Powerful Explosion in Southern Athens (video)

One person was injured and several cars were destroyed on Friday morning following a powerful explosion at an open-air parking lot in the southern Athens suburb of Glyfada. The explosion occurred at around 10 AM local time (0800 GMT) when...

Three Killed in Kalamata Restaurant Explosion

At least three people were killed following a huge explosion on Saturday evening at a restaurant in the city of Kalamata, on the Peloponnesian peninsula. The two employees and the owner’s wife were already unconscious when transported to a hospital,...

Terror Group ''O.L.A.'' Claims Responsibility for SKAI TV Bomb

The terrorist group O.L.A. claimed responsibility on Tuesday for the explosion of a bomb outside of SKAI TV and Kathimerini newspaper headquarters on December 17, 2018. O.L.A., which is an abbreviation for a Greek phrase meaning ''Group of People's Fighters'', accused...