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Ammonium Nitrate: Fertilizer behind Many Industrial Accidents

Ammonium Nitrate: Fertilizer behind Many Industrial Accidents

Ammonium nitrate, which Lebanese authorities have said was the cause of the Beirut blast, is an odorless crystalline substance commonly used as a fertilizer that has been the cause of numerous industrial explosions over the decades. These include notably at a Texas fertilizer plant in 2013 that k

Turkey Turns Into 'Elephant in the Room' for NATO- Report

Turkey Turns Into 'Elephant in the Room' for NATO- Report

Turkey’s gradual distancing from Western values and aggression towards fellow NATO allies has not been addressed within the military alliance, diplomats and officials told the New York Times in an article published on Monday. A more aggressive, nationalist, and religious Turkey is increasingly at

The Assassination of Lebanon's Hariri and its Aftermath

Lebanon’s Rafik al-Hariri was assassinated in 2005. Here are some details about him, his death, and its impact ahead of a verdict by a UN backed tribunal on Friday: Who was Rafik al-Hariri? Hariri served as prime minister of Lebanon five times following the 1975-90 civil war.

Turkish General who Discovered Qatar’s Funding of Extremists, ISIS Oil Smuggling is Executed

Turkish General who Discovered Qatar’s Funding of Extremists, ISIS Oil Smuggling is Executed

A senior officer who discovered the funneling of illicit Qatari funding for extremists in Syria through Turkey was executed at the orders of a general-turned-war profiteer, who was identified as working with Turkish intelligence to deepen the conflict in Syria, reported Nordic Monitor. The bombsh

Iraqi Mothers-to-be Avoid Virus-hit Hospitals

Iraqi Mothers-to-be Avoid Virus-hit Hospitals

Iraqi midwife Umm Mariam used to help bring three babies into the world per day.

Doctor, 11 Family Members Get Infected with COVID-19

Doctor, 11 Family Members Get Infected with COVID-19

The suffering and pain are more intense when a doctor tells you that days before Eid he got infected with COVID-19 along with 11 family members, including his parents, seven brothers and sisters, his wife, and his daughter. It did not occur to the mind of urologist Dr.

Gloomy Eid Mood in Libya

Gloomy Eid Mood in Libya

Worn down by conflict, poverty and the pandemic, many Libyans are gloomy this year on the eve of Eid al-Adha.

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