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The calls for complete political reform in Lebanon are growing louder after the Beirut port explosion that killed at least 158 people on Tuesday.
Lebanon’s information minister has become the first senior member of the government to resign since it happened.
Manal Abdel Samad says there’s little hope for change.
Six MPs have now resigned. And the most powerful Christian leader, Maronite Patriarch Beshara Boutros al-Rai is urging the whole cabinet to quit.
Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr joins us live from Beirut, Lebanon.
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In This Story: Beirut
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.
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In This Story: Lebanon
The official language, Arabic, is the most common language spoken by the citizens of Lebanon. Its capital is Beirut.
Lebanon was a founding member of the United Nations in 1945 and is a member of the Arab League (1945), the Non-Aligned Movement (1961), Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (1969), and the Organisation internationale de la francophonie (1973).