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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Lebanon: Love Without Hope? | Talk to Al Jazeera” – below is their description.
The Lebanese have seen the walls of their capital, Beirut, fall time and time again. Conquered by the Ottomans and the French, Lebanon has also endured 15 years of civil war, and conflicts with Syria and Israel. Lebanon’s ever-changing journey has been narrated, painted and sung about by its artists and thinkers. In this edition of Talk to Al Jazeera, we are joined by contemporary Lebanese artists and intellectuals to explore how their work reflects the country’s reality. –Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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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.