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Trump Says Bomb May Have Caused Beirut Port Explosion

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President Donald Trump said the U.S. military thinks a massive explosion at Lebanon's main port that rocked Beirut may have been caused by an attack.
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Trump says Beirut explosion seems to be ‘bomb of some kind'

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Tuesday cast a massive explosion that killed dozens of people and wounded thousands in Lebanon's capital, Beirut, as a possible attack and offered U.S. help.
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The Lebanon Explosions in Photos

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Images from Beirut show the extent of the devastation from blasts that shook the Lebanese capital Tuesday evening.
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Ticking time bomb? Explosive stash that devastated Beirut was there since 2014, PM says vowing to punish responsible

Ticking time bomb? Explosive stash that devastated Beirut was there since 2014, PM says vowing to punish responsible

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As Lebanon's PM Hassan Diab picked through the rubble in his Beirut office, he promised that those responsible for a devastating warehouse explosion that destroyed much of the city would "pay the price.”
A devastating explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday evening, killing more than 70 people and injuring at least 2,700. Large swathes of the Lebanese capital were damaged by the blast, including the offices of Prime Minister Hassan Diab.
Pictures of the damage at Lebanon's PM Hassan Diab's office pic.twitter.com/JegCAqYct5 - Faytuks News 🔴 August 4, 2020
Diab righted fallen flags and picked his...
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‘A bomb of some kind'? Trump says US military officials ‘think' deadly Beirut blast was an ATTACK

‘A bomb of some kind'? Trump says US military officials ‘think' deadly Beirut blast was an ATTACK

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“It would seem like it based on the explosion,” Trump said when asked whether the blast was the result of an attack.
I met with some of our great generals, they seem to feel this was not some kind of manufacturing explosion type of event.. they seem to think it was an attack, it was a bomb of some kind.
Trump calls BeirutBlast a "terror attack" and it was a "bomb" according to his "Generals" Beirut BeirutExplosions pic.twitter.com/QK4Qm1Ko0W - Jon Nicosia August 4, 2020
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Trump says U.S. ready to assist Lebanon after ‘terrible attack'

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he sent his sympathies to Lebanon for the dozens of people killed and thousands wounded in a massive explosion in Beirut, which he cast as an attack, and offered U.S. help.
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Beirut explosion kills at least 70, injures thousands in Lebanon's capital

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The blast struck with the force of a 3.5 magnitude earthquake and was heard and felt as far away as Cyprus, 180 miles across the Mediterranean.
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Lebanon banks will be closed on Wednesday due to the explosion in Beirut port - statement

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CAIRO - Lebanon's banking association said on Tuesday banks will be closed on Wednesday due to the explosion in Beirut's port, according to a statement from the association.
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Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

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A massive explosion rocked the capital city of Lebanon on Tuesday, causing widespread destruction and loss of life. So far, at least 60 people were killed in the blast and over 3,000 others were injured, according to the Associated Press.
As the dust settled around Beirut's port, believed to be the site of the explosion, photographers captured a city now covered in rubble and broken glass. The blast was so powerful that it overturned cars, damaged buildings and buried victims, the AP reported.
The cause of the explosion is as yet unknown, but the chief of Lebanese General Security, Abbas...
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Photos: Explosion Leaves Beirut In Shatters

Photos: Explosion Leaves Beirut In Shatters

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The blast has killed dozens and hurt thousands in Lebanon's capital. Images show firefighters dousing flames in the port, people walking through debris and ambulances lined up to help the injured.
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Wheat in Beirut's port granaries not usable, Lebanon will import wheat -economy minister

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Lebanon's economy minister, Raoul Nehme, told local media on Tuesday that the wheat in Beirut's port granaries can not be used and that the ministry lost track of seven employees in the granaries.
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Beirut explosion kills at least 60, injures thousands in Lebanon's capital

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The cause of the blast, which sparked fires, overturned cars and blew out windows and doors, was not immediately known.
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Those responsible for Beirut 'catastrophe' will 'pay price': PM

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Hassan Diab also appeals for international assistance to help Lebanon, which is already mired in major economic crisis.
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EU countries offer support after Beirut blast

EU countries offer support after Beirut blast

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Scores were killed and thousands injured by a massive explosion in Beirut on Tuesday.
The cause of the explosion is not yet known but Prime Minister Hassan Diab said those responsible would "pay the price" and appeared to suggest that the warehouse at the center of the blast had been "dangerous."
"I promise you that this catastrophe will not pass without accountability," he said in a televised speech, local media reported. "Facts about this dangerous warehouse that has been there since 2014 will be announced and I will not preempt the investigations."
The blast was so loud it could be...
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The death toll in a Beirut explosion has climbed to more than 60; more than 3,000 injured, Lebanon health minister says

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Lebanon PM says those responsible for Beirut explosion will pay the price

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BEIRUT - Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab said that those responsible for an explosion at a "dangerous" warehouse in Beirut port area that rocked the capital would pay the price.
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