This was just sent to me by a good Lebanese friend:
"He Abandoned The Deadly Cargo": Meet The Mysterious Businessman At Center Of The Beirut Blast Saga
The video above settles this once and for all but also it establishes the Beirut missile strike as both nuclear and 10 times larger than what was seen elsewhere.
Information minister says army will oversee house arrest of those responsible for storage and guarding at Beirut port.
Lebanese port officials are put under house arrest over Russian businessman's abandoned ammonium nitrate which blew up Beirut: String of warnings were made over chemicals impounded six years ago as astonishing images show it stored at the dock's hang
Aerial views of the Lebanese capital show the devastation caused by a huge explosion. At least 100 people are dead and more than 4,000 are injured. Lebanon's Prime Minister said Tuesday's blast was caused by more than 2,700 tonnes of ammonium nit
Lebanon -- According to Lebanese authorities, around 2,700 tons of highly explosive ammonium nitrate were stored in a port area warehouse for six years without proper safety precautions -- an unacceptable ticking time bomb.
You can tell from the color of the explosion (deep red/orange) that it is not hot enough to be nuclear (which always starts white/yellow, even small nukes)
"We have the first satellite picture captured this morning over Beirut..."
The move comes amid speculation that negligence was to blame for the explosion that killed more than 100 people.
Extraordinary footage of the explosion of Beirut.
Two enormous explosions devastated Beirut's port on Tuesday, leaving at least 73 people dead and thousands injured, shaking distant buildings and spreading panic and chaos across the Lebanese capital.
A powerful blast has just rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut. The cause of the massive explosion is unknown. Videos show that a massive shockwave flashed over the city, followed by an immense fireball that appeared several stories high.
KFAR CHOUBA, Lebanon (AP) -- Twenty years after Hezbollah guerrillas pushed Israel's last troops from southern Lebanon, both sides are gearing up for a possible war that neither seems to want.
Lebanon, the tiny Mediterranean country with hugely outsized debt, has become the first country in the Middle East to legalize the growing of cannabis in an unlikely precedent.
Before picking up cash from a downtown bank in Lebanon's capital, Mey Al Sayegh mentally braces herself for what would have been a routine trip before the country's crippling cash crunch.
After in October Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri resigned amid worsening violence and protests related to the nation's banking crisis, but remained in a caretaker capacity, Lebanon announced Tuesday the formation of a new government, which met
Here we go as predicted: the Lebanese central bank attempts to prevent a "panic mode" scramble on the part of the public to remove all deposits, and the recently imposed (unofficial) regulations geared toward staving off capital flight are predictabl
The largest reserve gold traders on the planet are the six bullion banks. A bullion bank is a large multi-national bank authorized to serve as a conduit through which Central Banks – and the Fed primary dealers – loan their gold out into the mark
Lebanon's prime minister resigned Tuesday, bowing to one of the central demands of anti-government demonstrators shortly after baton-wielding Hezbollah supporters rampaged through the main protest camp in Beirut, torching tents, smashing plastic ch
Today the Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad Hariri resigned after -at times- violent protests. In Iraq the gadfly cleric Moqtada Sadr joined protesters after previous protests in Iraq also led to violence.
...as the Economy Is on Brink of Collapse. Protesters blamed the ruling elite for driving their children out of Lebanon because they failed to build a country that could provide jobs, as unemployment for under-35s is at 37%.
Hezbollah - Make no mistake. Israel is run by anti-democratic fascist hardliners, militant Zionist ideologues, and over-the-top religious fundamentalists.
Last night for the first time in over a decade Israel tried to carry out a targeted airstrike over the southern suburbs of Beirut.
Miss Earth Lebanon has been stripped of her title after posing for a photograph with Miss Earth Israel during the international pageant in the Philippines.
Writing in the Asia Times earlier this month, David P. Goldman lamented that an Israel-Iran war is unlikely to take place any time soon.
If the United States climbs into bed with the Israelis and Saudis and commits to take down Iran it will wind up having to do the hard fighting in a war that could be unwinnable in any conventional sense.