Lebanese ambassador to Germany, Dr. Mustapha Adib-Abdul-Wahed, has told DW that humanitarian assistance is the first necessity for his country now.
Mustapha Adib was only named to take over as prime minister less than a month ago. His decision to quit comes amid a deadlock over forming the next Cabinet.
The blaze at a tire warehouse has sparked alarm among residents just over a month after a deadly blast hit the same port. The fire destroyed thousands of food parcels and 500,000 liters of cooking oil.
In a country convulsed by crises and outrage, Lebanon's women are often leading civil action fighting for systemic change, as Sina Schweikle reports from Beirut.
An explosion ripped through the port in the Lebanese capital and up to 300,000 people are now homeless. Rescue teams are searching through the rubble for survivors. Follow DW for live updates.
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