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Samia Nakhoul

The blast that blew away Lebanon's faith in itself

Dec 24 2020

BEIRUT They gather in groups, wearing black, in the shadow of buildings gutted by the explosion that shook this city on Aug. 4. Men, women and children from Christian and Muslim sects cradle portraits of their dead.

Months after Beirut blast, victims await answers

Dec 24 2020

BEIRUT Tracy and Paul Najjar believe their daughter Alexandra could have survived the Aug. 4 explosion at Beirut port if the authorities had raised the alarm on that fateful day.

Months after Beirut blast, victims await answers

Dec 24 2020

BEIRUT Tracy and Paul Najjar believe their daughter Alexandra could have survived the Aug. 4 explosion at Beirut port if the authorities had raised the alarm on that fateful day.

Months after Beirut blast, victims await answers

Dec 24 2020

BEIRUT Tracy and Paul Najjar believe their daughter Alexandra could have survived the Aug. 4 explosion at Beirut port if the authorities had raised the alarm on that fateful day.

Months after Beirut blast, victims await answers

Dec 24 2020

BEIRUT Tracy and Paul Najjar believe their daughter Alexandra could have survived the Aug. 4 explosion at Beirut port if the authorities had raised the alarm on that fateful day.

Lebanese students abroad fall prey to financial crisis at home

Nov 30 2020

BEIRUT Lebanese medical student Lara Mustafa faces eviction from Russia and the end of her dream of becoming a doctor if her parents, hit by Lebanon's worst financial crisis in decades, cannot send her money to pay for rent and expenses.

Analysis: 'No free lunch' for Lebanon any more, donor states warn

Nov 17 2020

BEIRUT/PARIS Western powers seeking to rescue Lebanon's teetering economy have given the country's leaders an ultimatum: there will be no bailout unless they form a credible government to overhaul a bankrupt state – and do it quickly.

Hundreds of disillusioned doctors leave Lebanon, in blow to healthcare

Nov 12 2020

BEIRUT Fouad Boulos returned to Beirut in 2007 from the United States having trained there in pathology and laboratory medicine. He was so confident that Lebanon was the right place to be that he gave up his American residence green card.

In Beirut port, all of Lebanon’s ills are laid bare

Oct 28 2020

BEIRUT The first of many warnings about a deadly cargo in Beirut's port came in February 2014, about three months after its arrival. It was made by Colonel Joseph Skaf, described by his family as a diligent customs official.

Lebanon's President Aoun vows to see through new PM nomination

Oct 21 2020

BEIRUT Lebanon's President Michel Aoun said on Wednesday he would fulfill his duty in designating a prime minister but put the onus on the new premier to launch moves to pull the country from financial crisis.

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