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Beirut: Capital and chief port of Lebanon
Beirut is the capital and largest city of Lebanon. No recent population census has been conducted, but 2007 estimates ranged from slightly more than 1 million to 2.2 million as part of Greater Beirut, which makes it the third-largest city in the Levant region and the fifteenth-largest in the Arab world. Located on a peninsula at the midpoint of Lebanon's Mediterranean coast, Beirut is an important regional seaport.

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Lebanon crisis: Iran's Parliament speaker visits Beirut [Video]

Lebanon crisis: Iran's Parliament speaker visits Beirut

Ali Larijani visits Lebanon, mired in economic and political problems, despite appointment of new government.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:32Published
Protests rock Beirut as government wins confidence vote [Video]

Protests rock Beirut as government wins confidence vote

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:31Published
Nissan wants $91m in damages from former chairman [Video]

Nissan wants $91m in damages from former chairman

Nissan Motor Co on Wednesday said it had filed a civil suit in Japan against former Chairman Carlos Ghosn seeking $91 million in damages over his alleged financial misconduct. Matt Larotonda reports

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:27Published
Lebanon government wins confidence vote as protests rage in Beirut [Video]

Lebanon government wins confidence vote as protests rage in Beirut

Lebanon government wins confidence vote as protests rage in Beirut

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 03:02Published
Protests rock Beirut as government seeks confidence vote [Video]

Protests rock Beirut as government seeks confidence vote

Hundreds of people were injured in Beirut on Tuesday (February 11) in clashes between security forces and protesters, who tried to stop lawmakers attending a vote of confidence in Lebanon's new..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:26Published
Lebanon protesters demand elections ahead of confidence vote [Video]

Lebanon protesters demand elections ahead of confidence vote

Demonstrators clashed with security forces in Beirut, rejecting the country's new government-led Prime Minister Hassan Diab as it began to try and secure a vote of confidence.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published
Clashes in Beirut ahead of government confidence vote [Video]

Clashes in Beirut ahead of government confidence vote

Security forces used tear gas and water cannon to stop the protesters near the parliament building in downtown BeirutView on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:50Published

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