Beirut Building Boom Alters the Skyline

Beirut Building Boom Alters the Skyline

A building boom in Beirut, Lebanon has altered the city’s skyline. Luxury towers have replaced traditional homes and businesses. The new skyscrapers, with their modern architectural designs, stick out at strange angles and lengths. Wedged wall to wall among the city’s traditional buildings, the new skyscrapers have replaced damaged structures or sprang up in former […]

Beirut Bombings Involve Many Countries

Beirut Bombings Involve Many Countries

The double suicide bombing in Beirut on Wednesday, confirmed as an al Qaeda-linked event, involves the political atmosphere of three countries and two militant parties. The group which took credit for the bombings,  the Abdullah Azzam Brigades, and the attacked group, Hezbollah, have introduced chaos in Lebanon, Iran and Syria. The Hezbollah, or “party of […]

Beirut – Suicide Bombers Bring Carnage to Iranian Embassy

Beirut – Suicide Bombers Bring Carnage to Iranian Embassy

Beirut is counting the dead and cleaning up the carnage in the wake of a double suicide bombing that has caused more than 160 casualties including at least 22 dead. The blast took place in an area near the Iranian Embassy in the Lebanese capital. Suicide bombers are presumed to have brought the carnage to […]