Explosion Erupts Through Beirut

Explosion Erupts Through Beirut

A large explosion has hit the capital of Beirut, on Aug. 8, 2020. Seemingly out of nowhere, the blast blew out the windows from buildings and injured people nearby. The state-run National News Agency initially reported the source of the explosion was due to a serious fire that started in a firecracker warehouse near a […]

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 […]