The blast near the Syrian border is the latest tragedy to hit the country currently in the throes of a devastating political and economic crisis.
Ali Akbar Mohtashamipour, who survived a book bombing reportedly carried out by Israel, died at the age of 74.
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The Lebanese army said the fire is at a warehouse that stores oil and tires.
Frustration is high, with the state almost nowhere to be seen and promised international help slow in coming.
Mustapha Adib was named before French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Beirut to push for reforms as the country faces several threats to its stability.
The FBI will assist with an investigation into the massive blast in Beirut that killed more than 170 people.
The explosion has fueled popular outrage against the country's top political leaders and security agencies, and led to the resignation of the government on Monday.
Anti-government protests erupted in Beirut after a warehouse explosion killed at least 160 people and injured thousands.
Protests against the country's ruling elite have erupted in Beirut following the massive blast in a Beirut Port warehouse.
Activists in Lebanon blame politicians' corruption and negligence for the blast that killed nearly 160 and left thousands injured.
A wave of destructive energy shot across Lebanon’s capital.
More than 130 people died in an explosion in the Lebanese port city.
The Beirut explosions ripped through a fragile society already struggling with a financial crisis and the coronavirus pandemic.
The explosion at Beirut's port killed at least 100 people and wounded thousands.
One hundred people were killed and thousands more were injured in the explosion that ripped through the city, leaving swaths of residents homeless.
Video out of Beirut, Lebanon shows explosions sending shockwaves through the Lebanese capital.
Highly explosive material caused at least one of the blasts in the port of Lebanon's capital city, an official said. Many people were still missing early Wednesday.
The country's unparalleled economic and financial crises are proving a major challenge to the government of Prime Minister Hassan Diab.
Earlier in the day, Lebanese security forces fired tear gas to disperse thousands of demonstrators near the parliament building in Beirut.