Lebanon Current Affairs, GK & News

Riots in Lebanon over economy

Lebanese troops were deployed in northern city of Tripoli on June 27, 2021 to take positions across major state institutions following a night of protests and riots against worsening living conditions in the country. Ground situation Riots have left several protesters and 10 soldiers injured. Protests were reported throughout Lebanon after its 20-month economic crisis ..

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40 Tonnes of Fish die in Lebanon

River Litani is the longest river in Lebanon. It has an artificial lake called the Qaraoun lake created by the Litani river dam. Around forty tonnes of fish were recently washed on the banks of the lake due to excessive pollution. The pollution was mainly due to sewage dumping. This has gained an international spotlight. ..

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What is 3RF Framework?

3RF stands for Reform, Recovery and Reconstruction Framework. It was launched by the United Nations to revitalise Beirut. The framework was prepared by United Nations, World Bank and European Union. The Beirut Explosion On August 4, 2020, a deadly blast at Beirut, the capital of Lebanon killed more than 200 people. It left a million ..

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India sends Humanitarian aid to Lebanon

In a humanitarian gesture, India has sent 58 tonnes of emergency humanitarian aid to Lebanon in an air force plane to assist the people affected by the explosions in Beirut on August 4. The government has sent a separate consignment of personal protective equipment, including surgical gloves and surgical gowns. Details of the Aid to ..

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Prime Minister of Lebanon resigns after outrage over blast

The Prime Minister of Lebanon, Hassan Diab announced his resignation from the top post of the country following outrage over the catastrophic blast in the capital of the country, Beirut, on August 4. The mishap took away lives of around 150 people and injured more than 5000 people. What happened in Beirut, Lebanon? On August ..

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