Lebanon: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 ..

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 ..

WHO asks for USD 15-mn aid for Lebanon

The World Health Organization is appealing for $15 million to cover emergency health needs in Lebanon following the explosion at Beirut Port on August 4. That incident killed around 150 people and also injured more than 5000 people. What happened in Beirut, Lebanon? There was a blast in a port in Beirut on August 04 ..

Massive explosion at the Lebanese capital, Beirut

A massive explosion took place in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, on August 04, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. In this incident, more than 70 people died and 3000 people got injured in this blast. Details The blast hit the capital city of the country with ..

Zeina Akar becomes First Woman Defence Minister of the Arab World 

The Western Asian country Lebanon formed a new government late on Tuesday, 21st January 2020 under Prime Minister Hassan Diab amidst unprecedented nationwide economic and political crises. The country remained without an effective government after the former Prime Minister Saad Al Hariri quit from his role in October 2019 under pressure from protests against state ..