The incident came hours after Israel launched air strikes in neighbouring Syria but the official could not confirm if the Drones were Israeli or if they had been shot down by Hezbollah.
The US Treasury accused Mudalal Khoury in 2015 of "an attempted procurement of ammonium nitrate in late 2013". It sanctioned his brother Imad a year later for engaging in business activities with Mudalal.
International aid in the form of emergency workers and medical personnel is heading to Lebanon a day after a massive explosion devastated Beirut’s port. Egypt has opened a field hospital in Beirut to receive the wounded.
Dua Lipa and Priyanka Chopra are among the stars to show support for the people of Beirut following a large explosion in the city.
Beirut resident Vany Bandikian once dreamt of travelling outside Lebanon, but after a massive explosion wrecked her neighbourhood, all she wants is to stay in the home her father built.
The Sharjah World Book Capital Office 2019 (SWBC Office) has designed a support fund of Dhs200,000 split into two grants.
Lebanese bride Israa Seblani posed for a picture in the same place where she was taking her wedding photos yesterday at the moment of the explosion in Beirut.
A video of a woman playing piano amidst the rubble of her destroyed home in Beirut city is doing the rounds on social media platforms.
Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, and Honorary President of the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has donated Dhs10 million to support their relief programmes for all those affected by the Beirut port explosion, reinforcing the ERC’s efforts to mitigate the effects of this disaster.