At least 100 dead and 4000 wounded, due to Beirut port explosion

Beirut, (ST) - Secretary-General of the Lebanese Red Cross, George Kettana announced that the death toll from a massive explosion that hit Beirut Port on Tuesday reached about 100 and  dozens still missing 

Kettana said in a televised speech that there are more than 4000 wounded person as a result of the explosion, some of them are in critical conditions, noting that a large number of hospitals have received the victims of the explosion and are working at full capacity.

The Director General of the Lebanese Civil Defense, General Raymond Khattar, announced that the rescue teams divided the port into groups in the survey operations and said that we "need help to remove the rubble through bulldozers and others."

Russia sends five planes to help remove the aftermath of the Beirut port explosion

Moscow, (ST) - The Russian Ministry of Emergencies announced that it has sent five planes to Lebanon to help eliminate the effects of the horrible explosion that occurred at Beirut Port yesterday.

Sputnik said, quoting the ministry in a statement that, "the five planes are part of the humanitarian aid that will be sent to Beirut to provide assistance and remove the effects of the port explosion. The planes will carry a mobile hospital, doctors, and workers from the rescue center, in addition to specialists from the Consumer Protection Authority, as well as laboratories to detect coronavirus, clothes and means of protection”.

Israeli enemy renews its violation of Lebanese airspace

Beirut, (ST The Israeli enemy aviation renewed its provocative violations of Lebanese airspace, carrying out  flights over a number of areas.

The Lebanese Army Command said in a statement issued today that "14 hostile Israeli enemy reconnaissance warplanes  violated Lebanese sovereignty carrying  out flights over the southern regions, Hasbaya, the Iqlim al-Tuffah, and the Western Bekaa, reaching all Lebanese regions before leaving towards the occupied Arab territories.

Pentagon denies the Trump’s description of the Beirut bombing as an attack

Washington, (ST) - Pentagon officials have denied statements of US President Donald Trump, in which he indicated that the explosion that occurred at the port of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, on Tuesday, was caused by an "attack", stressing that there is as yet no evidence to indicate this.

President Donald Trump said U.S. military generals have told him that they “seem to feel” the massive explosion that rocked Beirut on Tuesday was a “terrible attack” likely caused by a bomb.

Israeli occupation forces arrest 11 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank

Occupied al-Quds, (ST) The Israeli occupation forces arrested on Wednesday eleven Palestinians in separate areas of the occupied West Bank.

Wafa News Agency reported that the occupation forces stormed the cities of Bethlehem and Tubas and the village of Kafr Qalil in Nablus and the town of Ya`d, southwest of Jenin, and arrested eleven Palestinians.

The occupation forces yesterday arrested 12 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank.

The occupation forces demolish two houses south of occupied al-Quds

The Israeli occupation forces also stormed the town of Silwan, south of occupied al-Quds (Jerusalem), and demolished two houses.