Beirut explosion

Syrian businessman denies ties to Beirut explosives

Businessman George Haswani told Reuters the accusations against him are a fabrication.

Al-Monitor Staff | Beirut explosion | Jan 28, 2021
al-monitor The destroyed port of Beirut is seen on Dec. 1, 2020. Lebanon's economy is sinking into a "deliberate depression" the World Bank said Dec. 1 in a damning report stressing authorities' failure to tackle the crisis, exacerbated by the Aug. 4 explosion at Beirut's port and COVID-19. Photo by JOSEPH EID/AFP via Getty Images.

Lebanon: Interpol issues warrants for people involved in Beirut port explosion

Lebanese state media said the international police organization has issued Red Notices for the owner and captain of a ship that brought tons of ammonium nitrate to Beirut years before last August's tragic explosion.

Al-Monitor Staff | Beirut explosion | Jan 12, 2021

Lebanon’s Hariri again tapped as prime minister

Lebanese President Michel Aoun has tasked veteran politician and former Prime Minister Saad Hariri to form a new government.

Al-Monitor Staff | Beirut explosion | Oct 22, 2020

Lebanon receives FBI's report on Beirut port explosion

The US agency conducted an investigation into what led to the devastating August blast.

Al-Monitor Staff | Beirut explosion | Oct 13, 2020

Lebanon’s Hariri says he’s 'definitely a candidate' to lead government again

The former Lebanese prime minister resigned last year amid anti-government protests, but now says he is willing to return.

Al-Monitor Staff | Beirut explosion | Oct 9, 2020