Beirut's new visitors

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The Lebanese capital, Beirut, has become known as the party capital of the Middle East, where tourists from all over the region - particularly gulf states like Saudi Arabia - come to enjoy the restaurants and beach clubs. But the turmoil in the region, particularly the crisis in neighbouring Syria, means that visitors to Beirut are there for very different reasons, as Beth McLeod has been finding out.

Oct 16, 2012, 12:20 PM
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