posted tages with "Beirut"

Fire in Beirut Commercial District Extinguished, Civil Defense Says (+Video)

Fire in Beirut Commercial District Extinguished, Civil Defense Says (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A fire that erupted in a landmark building in central Beirut's commercial district on Tuesday has been extinguished, civil defense official George Abou Moussa said. - World news - Part of one side of the building was smoldering as firefighters hosed it down, Reuters reported.The building was close to completion after years of construction.Lebanese broadcaster...

People Run in Fear As Huge Fire Erupts in Beirut Port Area (+Video)

People Run in Fear As Huge Fire Erupts in Beirut Port Area (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Over a month after a huge explosion devastated the port facilities and surrounding area of Lebanon's capital another massive fire is raging at the port of Beirut. - World news - Videos appeared on Twitter showing people escape the area near the massive blaze.There was no immediate information about what caused Thursday's fire, which sent up a large column of black smoke...

Gareth Porter: Israel Reviving Tales of Hezbollah Explosives after Beirut Blast

Gareth Porter: Israel Reviving Tales of Hezbollah Explosives after Beirut Blast

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Gareth Porter, an independent investigative journalist from the US, says Israeli intelligence is polishing off a dubious propaganda campaign to suggest Hezbollah was to blame for the recent catastrophe in Beirut. - World news - In an article published by independent news website The Grayzone, Porter said the factual record either contradicts Israeli claims or reveals a...

Beirut explosion ‘definitely perpetrated by internal mercenaries and external agents’‎

Beirut explosion ‘definitely perpetrated by internal mercenaries and external agents’‎

Ayatollah Hoseyni-Bushehri said, “The terrible explosion in Lebanon was definitely ‎perpetrated by internal mercenaries and external agents and the West started sedition ‎instead of expressing sympathy with the Lebanese people.”‎ RNA – In a statement made in lieu of Friday prayers which have been cancelled due to the ‎‎COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, Ayatollah Seyyed...

Israel to Pay Price If Probes Prove It Was behind Beirut Blast: Nasrallah

Israel to Pay Price If Probes Prove It Was behind Beirut Blast: Nasrallah

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – If investigations proved that the recent explosion in Beirut occurred out of sabotage and if it turned out that Israel was behind the blast, the Zionist regime will pay the price, Seyed Hassan Nasrallah said. - World news - The secretary general of Lebanon’s resistance movement made the remarks during a televised speech broadcast by the Arabic-language...

Zarif Holds Talks with Berri in Beirut

Zarif Holds Talks with Berri in Beirut

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a meeting with Speaker of the Parliament of Lebanon Nabih Berri in Beirut on Friday. - Politics news - Following a number of meetings with senior Lebanese officials during a visit to Beirut on Friday, Zarif held talks with Nabih Berri. In the meeting, Iran’s diplomat expressed solidarity with the Lebanese...

Zarif: Iran Ready to Help Beirut Repair Damages

Zarif: Iran Ready to Help Beirut Repair Damages

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif assured Lebanon of Tehran’s readiness to assist Beirut in the reconstruction process after the recent deadly blast. - Politics news - During a visit to Beirut on Friday, Zarif held a meeting with Hassan Diab, prime minister of the Lebanese government with a caretaker capacity. In the meeting, Zarif expressed the Iranian...

Iran’s FM in Beirut for Talks

Iran’s FM in Beirut for Talks

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif traveled to Lebanon for a series of meetings following a tragic blast that killed more than 200 people in Beirut. - Politics news - Zarif arrived in Beirut on Thursday evening to meet with top Lebanese officials and express Tehran's solidarity with the nation and government of Lebanon. Upon arrival in Beirut, the top...

There are traces of the sinister Western-Hebrew-Arab triad in the Lebanese sedition

There are traces of the sinister Western-Hebrew-Arab triad in the Lebanese sedition

A member of the Board of Directors of the Assembly of Experts of the Leadership said that ‎the actors in the sedition in Lebanon are American mercenaries, the Zionists and the House ‎of Saud and said, “Hezbollah will overcome this sedition by turning threats into ‎opportunities.”‎ RNA – It has been a few days since the news of the horrific and painful explosion in the Port...

Lebanon President Accepts Govt. Resignation after Beirut Blast

Lebanon President Accepts Govt. Resignation after Beirut Blast

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Lebanese President Michel Aoun accepted Prime Minister Hassan Diab's resignation, and asked the government to stay on in a caretaker capacity until a new cabinet was formed. - World news - Tensions have been boiling over in the country following last week’s massive explosion at Beirut's port that killed some 200 people and wounded 6,000 others, according to...