A destroyed port after the massive explosion. AP
Iran's president offered on Wednesday to send medical aid to Lebanon and treat people injured in the massive blast in Beirut.
"Iran announces its readiness to send medical aid to Lebanon and also offers treatment of the injured and other necessary medical assistance," Hassan Rouhani said, according to state TV.
"We hope that the circumstances of this incident will be determined as soon as possible and that peace will return to Beirut.
A massive explosion took place at the Beirut port on Tuesday.
According to an official, at least 100 were killed and more than 4000 wounded.
The cause of the blast is not yet identified, but it seems to be triggered by fire and stuck with the force of an earthquake.
Lebanon was already on the brink of collapse amid a severe economic crisis that has ignited mass protests in recent months. Its hospitals are confronting a surge in coronavirus cases, and there were concerns the virus could spread further as people flooded into hospitals.
The Covid-19 shared experience of Iran and Lebanon should serve as a warning to countries which have not prepared properly for a staged reopening of popular and public lockdown and the closure of business. Both countries suffered spikes in the number of cases once they began to ease restrictions.
Rescuers searched for survivors in Beirut Wednesday after a cataclysmic explosion at the port sowed devastation across entire neighbourhoods, killing more than 100 people, wounding thousands and plunging Lebanon deeper into crisis.
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The scale of the damage - from the epicentre of the explosion at the port of Beirut to the windows blown out kilometres (miles) away - resembles other blasts involving the chemical compound commonly used as an agricultural fertilizer.
Taiwan scrambled fighter jets on Friday as 18 Chinese aircraft buzzed the island, including crossing the sensitive mid-line of the Taiwan Strait, in an escalation of tensions as a senior US official held talks in Taipei.
Two Turkish soldiers were killed and another was wounded after Kurdish militants fired rockets at a military base in northern Iraq, Turkey's Defence Ministry said in a statement on Friday.
Australia said on Friday it would increase the number of citizens allowed to return home each week to 6,000 as it manages to get new COVID-19 infections under control.