Iran-backed Hezbollah has accused the United States of meddling in the probe into last year’s Beirut port blast which killed more than 200 people.
Lebanon's army said that security forces raided a fuel station in the town of Arsal near the Syrian border and seized ammonium nitrate, stored in sacks, that had a nitrogen content of 26 percent.
But the militant group's opponents have warned that the move can invite US sanctions on a country that's already reeling under an economic crisis.
One year later, a HRW report examines how Lebanese authorities were responsible for one of the world's largest non-nuclear explosions that killed over 200 people and wounded 7,000.
Lebanon’s economic and financial crisis has unfolded since late 2019, crippling the import-dependent nation and leaving residents struggling to find fuel, medicines and basic supplies.
The economic and financial crisis roiling Lebanon is the gravest threat to its stability since the 15-year civil war ended in 1990.
Combi Lift will remove "flammable and highly reactive" chemicals from 49 containers at the port, the caretaker prime minister's office says in a statement.
Lebanon's last government resigned in the aftermath of the colossal blast in Beirut port on August 4 that killed nearly 200 people, wounded thousands and ravaged swathes of the capital.
The fire engulfed a warehouse storing engine oil and vehicle tires nearly 40 days after a deadly blast rocked the nation.
The port blast is taking popular anger to a new level in a country already reeling from an unprecedented economic and financial crisis and near bankruptcy.
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