The Aftermath of Beirut’s explosion (Beirutshima) was devastating at all levels. Over 150 were killed, thousands were injured and many people remain missing. More than 300,000 people have lost their homes, and financial losses are estimated in billions. Aid is coming in from all around the world, but there’s still no official statement from any of the Lebanese billionaires. Would the 6 billionaires roll-up their sleeves, and step up to rebuild the destroyed capital? Meet the 6 officially declared billionaires of Lebanon.
The French Protectorate of Morocco, which is also known as French Morocco, was a colonial regime imposed in the Sherifian Empire by France, and it was officially established March 30, 1912 till 1956. Moreover, the Moroccan Goumiers were indigenous Moroccan soldiers who served in auxiliary units attached to the French Army of Africa, between 1908 and 1956. On the other hand, the occupation of the Tangier International Zone by Francoist Spain took place between 1940 and 1945. Following the August 1945 Paris Conference on Tangier between the United Kingdom, France, ...
Lebanese capital, Beirut, was shook last Tuesday due to two massive blasts, killing 135, injuring thousands of people and displacing hundreds of thousands of them. So many Lebanese celebrities live nearby the port that has been blasted, causing their homes to be severely damaged. Check what happened to Lebanese stars' homes after the explosion.
Crowds of protesters demanding an end to the rule of 'Europe's last dictator' clashed with police on the streets of Belarus last night. Protests came after President Alexander Lukashenko's landslide victory. Lukashenko, 65, has held office since 1994 and dismissed COVID as 'psychosis'. Exits polls claimed Alexander Lukashenko had won a landslide victory to retain the presidency he has held since 1994. Outraged opposition supporters came out in their thousands to demonstrate in disbelief that the repressive strongman had secured 79.7 per cent of the vote, according to the official ...
Anti-government protests rocked Lebanon calling for the ouster of the political ruling class a day after a massive blast in Beirut's port. However, demonstrations transformed quickly violent as protesters and police exchanged throwing rocks as with tear gas used to disperse the people. Two massive blasts hit Beirut's port after 2,700 tons of stored ammonium nitrate suddenly exploded killing at least 158 people, injuring over 6,000 and leaving some 250,000 homeless. Moreover, Lebanon's prime minister Hassan Diab said: "I will put forward an early election bill in the Cabinet meeting ...
Beirut has received a stream of international assistance since the blast, and on Thursday hosted French President Emmanuel Macron, who pressed Lebanese leaders for deep reform ahead of an aid conference planned in the coming days. Shock has turned to anger in Lebanon since Tuesday's colossal explosion devastated swathes of the capital, with security forces firing tear gas at demonstrators who gathered near parliament late Thursday. The revelation that a huge shipment of hazardous ammonium nitrate fertiliser had languished for years in a warehouse in the heart of the capital ...
Lebanon (the Switzerland of the east) was turned into a city of wrecks as a result of a huge explosion in the port of Beirut, which resulted in huge damage and thousands of casualties. The entire world was shocked with the videos spreading all-around of the mushroom cloud terrifying explosion. The losses are in billions coming at a time of a tough economic crisis. Countries are now sending aid to help Lebanon get through this difficult situation. Here are photos of some sites affected by the explosion:
The two powerful explosions at the Port of Beirut on early Tuesday evening left more than 130 people dead and over 4,000 injured. After the deadly explosions, the city and its citizens started assessing the damage wrought by the blasts, which occurred at the country’s main port. The city’s art scene has weathered major damage following the explosions, with at least one museum and multiple galleries sustaining broken walls and windows that knocked artworks on view out of place. In the wake of the massive explosion art institutions in Beirut ...
Massive blast has shaken Lebanon August 4th, 2020 which was allegedly caused by a fire at a warehouse containing explosives at the Port of Beirut. Lebanese Heath Minister Hamad Hassan initially revealed that over 63 people were killed and more than 2,750 were admitted to hospitals with death toll figures rising to 100 killed and over 4000 injured. President Michel Aoun revealed that an ammonium nitrate was the main cause of the blast on Tuesday, as the Supreme Defense Council has declared a state of emergency for two weeks. On ...
Indian chiefs and dancing red and black devils invade the Nicaraguan capital each August as the annual Santo Domingo festival explodes in the streets of Managua to honor the tiny statue of a Roman Catholic saint. The Santo Domingo de Guzman festival in Managua, Nicaragua, is filled with rituals and dancing, feasting, celebrations and worshipping. Thousands of people give thanks to Santo Domingo and ask for blessings during the 10-day festival. At the end of the 19th century, in the midsize town that Managua was at that time, the discovery ...