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Beirut Blast

IMF underscores need for audit of Lebanese central bank

The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday its discussions with Lebanese authorities are focused on the need for an accounting and financial audit of the balance sheet of the country’s central bank to help assess its assets and…

Lebanese PM Diab resigns over Beirut blast

Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab submitted on Monday, the resignation of his government to President Michel Aoun, noting that the Beirut blast was the result of rampant corruption. Diab said that "the system of corruption is greater…

Death toll of Beirut Blast rises to 160

The death toll from the Beirut port blast has risen to 160, while 20 people are still missing until this moment, the Lebanese Ministry of Health said Monday. The Ministry of Health said that 6000 people were injured in the explosion that…