Lebanon’s Hizbollah group said that it fired a barrage of rockets on Israeli positions close to the Lebanese border on Friday. The attack is in retaliation for Israeli airstrikes on Lebanon a day earlier.
"Frankly, with regard to the government, I was hoping the pace would be faster," he said after meeting President Michel Aoun, whom he said he would now see again on Thursday.
On August 4, 2020, a fire broke out in the port of Beirut, followed by a huge explosion at six o'clock and a few minutes (15:00 GMT), whose echoes reached the island of Cyprus, and caused huge damage to the port and neighbourhoods in its surroundings, affecting most of the city and its suburbs.
A huge fire raged in Beirut port on Thursday, AFP correspondents said, sparking alarm among Lebanese still reeling from a deadly dockside explosion that disfigured the capital last month.