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As one of the world's leading Middle East reporters, Robert Fisk has lived in Lebanon for the past 30 years. He gives his unique view on what's happening in the region.
A good overview of the Cedar Revolution. Some students though marches weren't enough. They pitched their tents in the centre of Beirut and refused to move until their demands were met. On the Place de Martyrs they created 'Camp Freedom'.
If the murder of Rafik Hariri was meant to strengthen Syria's position in Lebanon, it backfired spectacularly. For the first time, people are speaking out about the brutality of Syrian occupation.
Dramas depicting Jews sacrificing Christian children and quizzes like 'Name your Favourite Terrorist' have made Hezbollah TV as popular as Al Jazeera.
The absence of strong government in Lebanon has enabled Hezbollah to become a major political force. Many believe only they can defend the country from Israel.
Lebanon may be one of the most liberal Arab countries but this tolerance does not extend to homosexuals. Now, Beirut's gay community is fighting back.
Under Hariri, Beirut regained much of its pre-war status as a 'Paris of the Middle East.' But for Lebanon's alienated youths, partying has become a form of political protest.