Middle East

Anti-government protests erupted in Beirut after a warehouse explosion killed at least 160 people and injured thousands.
Jahane Sanat had published an interview with an epidemiologist who said Iran's official COVID-19 figures account for only 5% of the real toll.
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.
Israa Seblani said the shockwave from the blast nearly blew her off her feet.
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.