Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab has announced the resignation of his government following a similar move by several ministers.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani commended global sympathy and solidarity with the people of Lebanon in the wake of last week’s deadly blast in Beirut.
The Information Minister of Lebanon, Manal Abdel-Samad on Sunday stepped down in the first government resignation since a deadly port blast.
The massive explosion in Beirut port shocked the world. Some 2,750 metric tons of ammonium nitrate stored at a warehouse in a port which was the vital economic vein of Lebanon
Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab said he would propose early parliamentary elections to help the Arab country out of its economic and political crises.
The death toll from Tuesday's catastrophic explosion at the port of Beirut has risen to 158, the Lebanese Health Ministry said on Saturday.
At least 135 people were killed and 5,000 injured in a massive explosion that shook Beirut on Tuesday, according to Lebanon's health minister.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on August 5 sympathized with the people of Lebanon over the tragic explosion that rocked Beirut on Tuesday.
More than 200,000 people in Beirut have been left homeless after the deadly explosion that ripped through a large part of Beirut on Tuesday.
Lebanese authorities have said at least 100 people have been killed and more than 4,000 wounded in a massive explosion at the port in the capital, Beirut.