People throughout Lebanon observed a moment of silence Friday to mark one month since the devastating Beirut explosion, while rescuers dug through the rubble of a building destroyed in the blast, hoping to find a survivor.
Lebanon is in such a deep political and economic crisis the country risks collapsing altogether, France's foreign minister said Thursday, ahead of the French president's visit to the country next week.
Thousands of foreign workers were already stranded in Lebanon after months of dollar shortages and then the coronavirus pandemic, problems that have been compounded by the explosion in the port at Beirut.
A Lebanese lawyer filed a legal complaint Wednesday against the country's president and prime minister for allegedly not taking action to remove dangerous material that had been stored at the port of Beirut.
After the massive explosion in Beirut nearly three weeks ago that left 135 people dead and about 300,000 homeless, a Lebanese-Canadian business leader has travelled to his home country to offer help on the ground.