In a meeting between Iranian Cultural Attaché to Lebanon Abbas Khamehyar and Caretaker Culture Minister in Beirut, Lebanon Abbas Mortada, the two sides highlighted the expansion of cultural cooperation.
Rescue workers continued to dig through the rubble of a Beirut building for a third day on Saturday, still hoping to find someone alive more than a month after a massive port explosion shattered Lebanon’s capital.
Director of a field hospital set up in Beirut by Iran's Red Crescent Society (IRCS) said that 2,750 Lebanese wounded by the August 4 mega explosion in the Lebanese capital, have so far received medical treatment or been examined in the medical facility.
A UN-backed tribunal said it has not been able to establish any link between a 2005 blast in Beirut that killed Lebanon’s former prime minister Rafiq Hariri and the Hezbollah resistance movement or the Syrian government.
Lebanon's health minister warned that hospitals are reaching maximum capacity to treat novel coronavirus patients after the deadly Beirut blast overwhelmed clinics and triggered a spike in COVID-19 cases.