Months of often violent mass-protests, demanding an overhaul of Lebanon’s system of governance, have largely died down in recent weeks.
The country’s new government is putting together an emergency economic plan, but it faces the challenge of gaining international support.
And pressure on the streets could increase again if things do not improve soon.
Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut.
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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.