The silos collapsed as people were due to commemorate victims on the two-year anniversary of the blast.
Lebanese voters reacted to a huge array of problems – including an energy crisis, corruption, dizzying poverty levels and the Beirut port blast.
Lebanese photographer Anthony Saroufim pays tribute to the once-legendary venues damaged by the 2020 port explosion.
The advertising company that created the slogan (for free) said it had been “near-impossible” to come up with something to promote Lebanon.
With its sloppy burgers and friendly fat knight mascot, Alberta’s Burger Baron has amassed a cult following—and sheltered a generation of Arab immigrants.
A crowd headed to protest against the leading investigator into the Beirut port explosion came under fire by gunmen, with at least 6 deaths and 30 injuries reported.
14 months after they absorbed much of a devastating explosion at Beirut’s port, little work has been done to secure buildings that have become a monument to Lebanon’s descent into the abyss.
Lebanon is experiencing what’s been described as one of the world’s worst-ever economic collapses. Fuel, electricity, and now medicine, are all in short supply.
“We told them not to do these things because of the dangers but the youth are excited,” the head of a local tribe’s military wing told VICE World News via WhatsApp.
On the ground with protesters and families as they mourn the victims of last year's port explosion – and demand someone finally be held accountable.
A year after a devastating explosion tore through Beirut’s port, Lebanon is sinking deeper into an abyss seemingly without end.