Beirut blast

Lebanon’s Maronite patriarch says judges must be left to work
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Lebanon’s Maronite patriarch says judges must be left to work

BEIRUT, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s top Christian cleric, Bechara Boutros Al-Rai, said on Sunday that the judiciary should be…
Families of Beirut blast victims back judge amid pressure
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Families of Beirut blast victims back judge amid pressure

BEIRUT (AP) — The families of the victims of last year’s massive Beirut port blast reaffirmed their support Saturday for…
Lebanese Christian group denies Hezbollah claim it planned Beirut bloodshed
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Lebanese Christian group denies Hezbollah claim it planned Beirut bloodshed

BEIRUT, Oct 16 (Reuters) – The head of the Christian Lebanese Forces party (LF) denied late on Friday his group…
Analysis: Beirut street battles may spell even darker times
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Analysis: Beirut street battles may spell even darker times

BEIRUT (AP) — The most powerful men in Lebanese politics have been in charge for decades, some since the early…
Hezbollah says it won’t be dragged into war after Beirut bloodshed
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Hezbollah says it won’t be dragged into war after Beirut bloodshed

BEIRUT, Oct 15 (Reuters) – The Lebanese Shi’ite group Hezbollah said on Friday it would not be dragged into civil…
Beirut bloodshed deepens doubts over port blast probe
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Beirut bloodshed deepens doubts over port blast probe

BEIRUT, Oct 15 (Reuters) – The fate of a probe into the Beirut port explosion appears in increasing doubt after…
Lebanon pauses amid tense calm after deadly gun battles
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Lebanon pauses amid tense calm after deadly gun battles

BEIRUT (AP) — Schools, banks and government offices across Lebanon shut down Friday after hours of gun battles between heavily…
Six killed in Beirut clashes as tensions over blast probe soar
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Six killed in Beirut clashes as tensions over blast probe soar

BEIRUT (AP) — Armed clashes erupted Thursday in Beirut during a protest organized by the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah and…
Gunfire in Beirut as Hezbollah supporters protest against blast investigator
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Gunfire in Beirut as Hezbollah supporters protest against blast investigator

BEIRUT, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Heavy gunfire was heard in Beirut on Thursday near an area where supporters of the…
Tension over Beirut blast probe nudges Lebanon into new crisis
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Tension over Beirut blast probe nudges Lebanon into new crisis

BEIRUT, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Growing tension over a judicial probe into last year’s Beirut port blast threatens to push…
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