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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “‘Little hope left’: Lebanon’s paralysis and a collapsing state” – below is their description.
The collapse of the Lebanese economy is rapidly accelerating.
Rival politicians have so far failed to agree on the shape and make-up of a new government that would be needed to ensure international aid.
And as Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut, those same politicians are accused of decades of corruption that has nearly bankrupted the state.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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.