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Damaged building in downtown Beirut, Lebanon  
   

Damaged building in downtown Beirut, Lebanon

This building is still used as a home as evidenced by the washing on the top floor.
A Country Under Siege

March 20th 2008
From the moment I stepped into Beirut International Airport, I knew that Lebanon was going to be a very different travel destination. Armed military and police scoured the arrivals hall and I had to pass three passport checks in order to enter the country - and on each occasion every page of my passport was checked twice - once forwards and once backwards. The immediate impression of Beirut ... read more
Middle East » Lebanon » Beirut

Lebanese Flag Lebanon has made progress toward rebuilding its political institutions since 1991 and the end of the devastating 15-year civil war. Under the Ta'if Accord - the blueprint for national reconciliation - the Lebanese have established a more equitable po... ... read more
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