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Aid summit raises $300 million for Lebanon

BEIRUT: A host of nations pledged nearly $300 million in humanitarian assistance for Lebanon at a conference aimed at garnering support for the crisis-hit country days after deadly explosions in Beirut. In a joint statement after Sunday’s virtual event, the

Pakistan sends relief goods to Beirut after deadly explosions

ISLAMABAD: A plane load carrying relief assistance of eight tons of medicines and food items from Pakistan reached Beirut According to a statement by Foreign Office Spokesperson, the relief assistance was sent as an expression of Pakistan’s solidarity with the

Death toll from Beirut blasts climbs to at least 100

BEIRUT: Lebanese rescue workers dug through the mangled wreckage of buildings looking for survivors after a massive warehouse explosion sent a devastating blast wave across Beirut, killing at least 100 people and injuring nearly 4,000. Officials said the toll was

Pakistan embassy staff, citizens safe in Beirut blasts

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has expressed condolences with Lebanon a day after a powerful blast in port warehouses near central Beirut storing highly explosive material killed 100 people and injured nearly 4,000. “We express our sincere condolences to Govt. & people of

PM condoles with Lebanon over deadly blasts

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has condemned the Beirut explosions and expressed grief over the loss of lives. In a tweet on Wednesday, the prime minister wrote that may Allah grants speedy recovery to the injured and strength to the bereaved.

Lebanon protesters form 170-KM nationwide human chain

BEIRUT: Lebanese protesters formed a 170-kilometre human chain from the southern port of Tyre to Tripoli in the north to underscore their unity against sectarian politics Tens of thousands of Lebanese protesters successfully formed a human chain running north-south across