Confrontations renewed this evening between a number of protesters and riot police elements in downtown Beirut, while lawyers filed a lawsuit before the First Investigative Judge in Beirut against 28 responsible for the disaster of the port bombing, including heads of government and officials.
Today, Tuesday, the Lebanese Ministry of Health announced that the death toll from the Beirut explosion has risen to 171, while the number of missing ranged from 30 to 40 missing.
The Greek prime minister's office said Greece wants to hold an emergency meeting of the European Union on Turkey amid a growing dispute in the eastern Mediterranean.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said, "Egypt is working to meet Lebanon's priorities in this ordeal after the bombings that shook Beirut last week."
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced today, Tuesday, the registration of the first vaccine against the coronavirus in the world.
The United States presented its initiative to solve the Libyan crisis to the Libyan Parliament, as the initiative, which is the first of its kind, included three axes, namely the creation of a demilitarized zone, the redistribution of wealth, and the withdrawal of mercenaries from Libya.
On Monday, Greece called on Turkey to stop the "illegal moves that undermine peace and security in the region", considering this a "dangerous escalation."
Lebanese ministers confirmed this evening, Monday, the resignation of Lebanese Hassan Diab's government.
Media outlets said that the Greek National Security Council is scheduled to hold a meeting today, to discuss Turkish moves in the eastern Mediterranean.
Sources said that Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab told President Michel Aoun, in a phone call, that he wanted to resign, so the session was moved to the government palace, after it was scheduled to be held in the Republican Palace, in order to announce the resignation from there.
Sources revealed that French President Emmanuel Macron had threatened to impose sanctions on Lebanese personalities, and that he had given him 3 weeks to reach a new political compact.