Lebanon

'I have no more tears': Blast worsens crisis of Beirut residents

With little aid expected from bankrupt state, weary shop-owners say they do not know how they will recover.

'I have no more tears': Blast worsens crisis of Beirut residents

Lebanon

Beirut blast: In a small Texas town, echoes of Lebanon's tragedy

The town of West was partly levelled in 2013 by a similar blast; today, its mayor feels no lessons have been learned.

Beirut blast: In a small Texas town, echoes of Lebanon's tragedy

Lebanon

In Pictures: World mourns Beirut blast victims

Vigils held, buildings lit with Lebanese flag and blood donations organised in various cities across the globe.

In Pictures: World mourns Beirut blast victims

Lebanon

Lebanon diaspora mobilises 'financial bloodline' in wake of blast

Many Lebanese expats are helping their compatriots in Beirut individually or have started online fundraisers.

Lebanon diaspora mobilises 'financial bloodline' in wake of blast

Lebanon

Lebanese officials deflect blame as anger grows over Beirut blast

Ministers, port officials and judges trade blame as Lebanon begins probe into cause of deadly explosion.

Lebanese officials deflect blame as anger grows over Beirut blast

Lebanon

Beirut explosion death toll rises to 135 as 5,000 wounded: Live

Information minister says army will oversee house arrest of those responsible for storage and guarding at Beirut port.

Beirut explosion death toll rises to 135 as 5,000 wounded: Live

Turkey

Thousands rally in Turkey to demand end of violence against women

Women in several cities call government to not withdraw from landmark treaty key to combating rising domestic violence.

Thousands rally in Turkey to demand end of violence against women

Inside Story

How will Lebanon deal with the devastating Beirut explosion?

The country is reeling from an unprecedented explosion at the port of its capital.

Lebanon

Second night of uncertainty for 250,000 Beirut explosion homeless

As number of victims keeps rising, volunteers and social media users mobilise to offer shelter and aid to those in need.

Second night of uncertainty for 250,000 Beirut explosion homeless

Lebanon

Lebanon gov't declares emergency in Beirut after deadly explosion

Dozens remain missing after huge explosion sent shock waves through Lebanese capital, as death toll rises to 135.

Lebanon gov't declares emergency in Beirut after deadly explosion

Lebanon

'Stay strong, Lebanon': Global support after Beirut explosion

Iran, Saudi Arabia, France, US and UK among nations offering assistance and paying tribute to the victims.

AJ Impact

Cash crunch: Foreign banks fail to close Turkish lira trades

Foreign banks were unable to meet lira obligations as borrowing costs exceeded 1,000% for offshore investors: Sources.

Cash crunch: Foreign banks fail to close Turkish lira trades

Middle East

Hundreds of thousands left homeless by Beirut explosion

Up to 300,000 people have lost their homes with damage estimated at billions of dollars.

Lebanon

In Pictures: Beirut 'like a war zone' after deadly blast

Tuesday's blast at port warehouses storing highly flammable material was the most powerful in years in Lebanese capital.

In Pictures: Beirut 'like a war zone' after deadly blast

Lebanon

What we know so far about Beirut blast, in 500 words

PM Hassan Diab says 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored in warehouse by port had blown up, sparking 'a disaster'.

Lebanon: What we know about deadly Beirut explosion, in 500 words