The gutted silos, which had a storage capacity of more than 100,000 tonnes, have become emblematic of the catastrophic port blast, which took place on August 4 and has been widely blamed on government negligence.
Lebanon imports 80 percent of its food supplies and the Port of Beirut was a vital lifeline for the country’s grain imports, storing 85 percent of its cereals.
Talal Silo, a former spokesperson of the SDF in Syria who recently defected and came to Turkey says the United States gave the approval to evacuate of Daesh militants in three different cases in Syria, including the evacuation of Raqqa.
In a tell-all interview with Turkey's Anadolu Agency, the former SDF spokesperson also gave details on how the PKK's expansion strategy is advancing.
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