Tag: explosion

    A year on from the Beirut explosion: victims still ask questions

    When his workplace blew to pieces, dockworker Yusuf Shehadi was waiting to hear back from colleagues who had scrambled to help firefighters extinguish a blaze in the port of Beirut. The fire was terrible and getting worse, they told him in their last conversation before a giant explosion killed them, and 210 others, a year […]

    The environmental consequences of war: why the east of Ukraine is turning into desert

    Let’s talk about the example of Ukraine, how hostilities can affect the environment. For the Gulf countries, where the echoes of the war in Iraq are still going on, and the war in Syria is raging nearby, this topic is particularly painful, and the analogies are obvious. Kateryna Norenko, an expert of the International Charitable […]