| 23 October 2021, Saturday |

Lebanon court dismisses case against Beirut blast judge allowing probe to continue

The Lebanese court on Thursday dismissed the latest legal complaint brought against the Judicial investigator of the Beirut port blast probe, Judge Tarek Bitar, allowing him to resume work, a judicial source and court documents showed.

The investigation into last year’s catastrophic Beirut port blast that left over 200 dead was suspended this week on the back of a complaint brought forward by two top politicians lead judge Tarek Bitar was seeking to question.