Beirut News, Photos, Videos and Tweets

"Beirut is gone": Residents emerge from the rubble stunned and wounded

Explosions kill at least 100 people and injure more than 4,000. The number of dead was expected to rise as rescuers sifted through the rubble.

beirut - CBS News
8:32am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Satellite images of Beirut explosion show massive crater at port

Satellite images, obtained by CNN from Planet Labs Inc., show a massive crater at the site of Tuesday's explosion in Beirut's port.

beirut - CNN
8:28am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Beirut, Lebanon explosions assessed day after port incident kills dozens, injures thousands

Smoke was still rising from the port, where towering grain silos had been shattered.

beirut - CBS News
8:24am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Lebanon Putting Some Beirut Port Officials On House Arrest After Explosion

The move comes amid speculation that negligence was to blame for the explosion that killed more than 100 people.

beirut - The Huffington Post
8:17am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Wedding video captures moment of Beirut warehouse blast

A video recorded during a wedding in Beirut yesterday captures the moment that a deadly blast took place at a warehouse in the Lebanese city.

beirut - RTE
8:09am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Ammonium nitrate, reported source of Beirut explosions, was used in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

Ammonium nitrate is an odorless crystalline substance that has caused numerous industrial explosions over the decades.

beirut - CBS News
7:39am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Beirut explosion: What is ammonium nitrate and how dangerous is it?

Ammonium nitrate has been blamed for a deadly explosion in Beirut, but what exactly is the chemical?

beirut - BBC News
7:37am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Beirut Blast Blamed on Explosive Cargo Seized from Russian Ship

A large cargo of ammonium nitrate seized from a Russian cargo ship in 2014 is blamed for the titanic explosion that rocked Beirut.

beirut - Breitbart News
7:35am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Lebanon's banking, economic and political systems were already under threat before the explosion. Here's why

Well before the explosion in Beirut, and even the coronavirus pandemic which upended the world, Lebanon was in the midst of the worst economic crisis in its history. This is how it all unfolded.

beirut - ABC News (AU)
7:21am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Horrifying Photos Show The Chaotic Aftermath Of The Explosion In Beirut

The blast at the port of Beirut on August 4 left dozens dead and thousands of people injured and homeless.

beirut - Buzzfeed
7:07am PDT - August 5th, 2020

At least 100 dead after Beirut explosions; 300,000 homeless - Breitbart

Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Authorities in Beirut have increased the death count from the devastating explosions on Tuesday to at least 100, while one official said

beirut - Breitbart News
7:07am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Iranian Media: U.S. ‘Sabotage’ May Have Caused Lebanon Blast

The Iranian news agency Mehr speculated that the Beirut, Lebanon, explosion was the product of U.S. "sabotage."

beirut - Breitbart News
7:02am PDT - August 5th, 2020

EXPLAINER | What you need to know about the explosions in Beirut | News24

People all over Beirut have turned to social media to locate loved ones who went missing during the explosion.

beirut - News24
6:59am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Israel Offers Enemy State Lebanon Humanitarian Aid in Wake of Explosion

Israel offered humanitarian aid to its ostensible enemy, Lebanon, after a massive explosion at a Beirut port killed at least a 100 people.

beirut - Breitbart News
6:46am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Lebanese Confront Scenes Of Devastation After Beirut Explosion

One hundred people were killed and thousands more were injured in the explosion that ripped through the city, leaving swaths of residents homeless.

beirut - The Huffington Post
6:31am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Beirut explosion: At least 100 dead, searching for more, after blast - Business Insider

A massive explosion shook the Beirut's port area, an officials are pointing to explosives that were stored at the port.

beirut - Business Insider
6:09am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Beirut explosion: At least 100 dead, searching for more, after blast - Business Insider

A massive explosion shook the Beirut's port area, an officials are pointing to explosives that were stored at the port.

beirut - Business Insider (UK)
6:09am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Lebanese confront devastation after massive Beirut explosion

Residents of Beirut confronted a scene of utter devastation Wednesday, a day after a massive explosion at the port rippled across the Lebanese capital, killing at least 100 people, wounding thousands and leaving entire city blocks blanketed with glass and rub…

beirut - Google News (Canada)
5:44am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Beirut explosion: Aerial footage shows scale of deadly blast - Business Insider

The government said the blast was caused by a stockpile of 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate that had been kept at the port for years.

beirut - Business Insider
5:26am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Beirut explosion: Aerial footage shows scale of deadly blast - Business Insider

The government said the blast was caused by a stockpile of 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate that had been kept at the port for years.

beirut - Business Insider (UK)
5:26am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Beirut explosion: Security sources say ‘welding work’ may have caused deadly blast

Beirut explosion: Security sources say ‘welding’ may have caused deadly blast

beirut - Google News (Australia)
5:21am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Beirut ‘a city in agony after apocalypse’

Beirut is a “city in agony” as many of its dead lie in rubble, thousands of injured are treated in carparks of overwhelmed hospitals and a potentially catastrophic food ­crisis looms in the wake of the apocalyptic chemical explosion at its main port.

beirut - Google News (Australia)
5:17am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Beirut death toll rises to at least 100 as explosion is blamed on 2,750-ton ammonium nitrate stash

The government announced an investigation to determine within five days the exact cause of the explosion and "who was responsible."

beirut - Google News
4:59am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Beirut explosion: 2 people describe being caught up in blast - Business Insider

Two Beirut residents caught up in the explosion described what it was like to be in the city during the blast, and how the city is now devastated.

beirut - Business Insider
4:42am PDT - August 5th, 2020

Beirut explosion: 2 people describe being caught up in blast - Business Insider

Two Beirut residents caught up in the explosion described what it was like to be in the city during the blast, and how the city is now devastated.

beirut - Business Insider (UK)
4:42am PDT - August 5th, 2020