National Security

India Bans More Chinese Smartphone Apps

India banned an uncertain number of Chinese smartphone apps Tuesday, adding to the 59 banned at the end of June and 47 more, mostly clones and alternate versions of the original 59, in July.

Members of the Working Journalist of India (WJI) hold placards urging citizens to remove Chinese apps and stop using Chinese products during a demonstration against the Chinese newspaper Global Times, in New Delhi on June 30, 2020. - TikTok on June 30 denied sharing information on Indian users with the …

PHOTOS: Day Two — Beirut Rises from the Ashes with Populist Anger at Ruling Elites

Beirut has endured many horrors in its 5,000-year history, but nothing like the massive explosion that ripped through the ancient Mediterranean port city on Tuesday, leaving thousands of casualties, 300,000 homeless, and over $10 billion in damage in its wake. Now the indomitable Lebanese are digging themselves out from the rumble and demanding answers from their political elites.

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Iran and Hezbollah Offer Aid to Beirut

The government of Iran and leaders of Hezbollah, Iran’s terrorist proxy group in Lebanon, offered assistance to the city of Beirut after a massive explosion on Tuesday caused enormous damage and casualties.

Iranian Red Crescent workers load a plane with aid to the Lebanese people on the tarmac of Mehrabad airport in the capital Tehran, on August 5, 2020. - The death toll from a huge blast at Lebanon's Beirut port has risen to at least 113, as at least 4,000 people …