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A UN-backed court is due to issue its verdict in the case of the assassination of Lebanon’s Rafik Hariri.
He was prime minister until his resignation in 2004, and was killed in a car bombing a year later.
The four men accused are known members of Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed armed group that, along with its allies, now appears favoured in the balance of Lebanon’s political power.
Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut.
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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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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).