Lebanon: Imperialist Wrath Dresses as ‘International Aid’ after Beirut Explosion

Editor’s Note: The following is an unofficial translation of an article by the revolutionary newspaper in Brazil, A Nova Democracia, which has indispensable analysis on the recent devastating explosion in Lebanon. By Júlia Izecksohn After the huge explosion in the port of Beirut, capital of Lebanon, on August 4, which caused colossal destruction in a radius of more than 10 kilometers, killing at least 135 … Continue reading Lebanon: Imperialist Wrath Dresses as ‘International Aid’ after Beirut Explosion

Lebanon: Negligence Leads to Explosion in Beirut, Killing More than 100

By Sandra Harris A massive explosion rocked the port of Beirut, Lebanon on Tuesday after an estimated 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate stored at a warehouse detonated, killing at least 137 people, wounding around 5,000, leaving 300,000 homeless, and causing damage to the city estimated between $10 to $15 billion. The stockpile is believed to have detonated either due to a fire nearby, or because … Continue reading Lebanon: Negligence Leads to Explosion in Beirut, Killing More than 100