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    Arab News

    Huge blaze in Ajman, UAE is brought under control

    BEIRUT: Lebanese rescue teams pulled out bodies and hunted for missing in the wreckage of buildings on Wednesday as investigations blamed negligence for a massive warehouse explosion that sent a devastating blast wave across Beirut, killing at least 135. More than 5,000 people were injured in Tuesday’s explosion at Beirut port, Health Minister Hamad Hassan said, and up to 250,000 were left without homes fit to live in after shockwaves smashed building facades, sucked furniture out into streets a...

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    Al Arabiya English

    Large fire breaks out in a market in UAE emirate of Ajman

    A large fire broke out on Wednesday evening at a market in the emirate of Ajman in the United Arab Emirates, the National and Gulf Times newspapers reported. Local officials could not immediately be reached for comment or confirmation. Last Update: Wednesday, 05 August 2020 KSA 20:39 - GMT 17:39

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    Al Jazeera

    'Stay strong, Lebanon': Global support over deadly Beirut blast

    Emergency medical aid and pop-up field hospitals have been dispatched to Lebanon as the world offers its support and pays tribute to the victims of the huge explosion that devastated Beirut. The explosion on Tuesday at the city's port caused massive destruction and killed more than 100 people, heaping misery on a country already facing political and economic crises.

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    Al Arabiya English

    France sends rescuers, sanitary supplies to Lebanon after Beirut blasts

    France will send two military planes to Lebanon Wednesday with search and rescue experts, 15 tonnes of sanitary equipment and a mobile clinic equipped to treat 500 people injured in Tuesday’s monster blast at Beirut port, the presidency said. Last Update: Wednesday, 05 August 2020 KSA 12:31 - GMT 09:31

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    Arab News

    Fears of infections spike as Turkey's public ignores measures during Eid

    Many employees finished work at 3 p.m. and many others were working from home as part of the precautionary and preventive measures against COVID-19. Those who were in the vicinity have harrowing tales.

  • Lifestyle
    Al Arabiya English

    Coronavirus: UAE's Emirates relaxes COVID-19 testing travel restrictions for Dubai

    Last Update: Tuesday, 04 August 2020 KSA 14:42 - GMT 11:42

  • Politics
    Al Jazeera

    Iran executes man for killing IRGC member during 2017-18 protests

    Iran has executed a man convicted of killing a member of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) during deadly protests in 2017-2018, the judiciary's news website reported. "Mostafa Salehi, who had murdered martyr Guard Sajad Shahsanayi with a bullet during the riots of [December 2017-January 2018], was executed this morning upon the request of the victim's family," Mizan Online said on Wednesday.