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A Look at Life in Lebanon

A Look at Life in Lebanon
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A man prepares to fire a rocket-propelled grenade during a gunfire in Beirut, Lebanon on October 14, 2021. (Photo by Aziz Taher/Reuters)

A man prepares to fire a rocket-propelled grenade during a gunfire in Beirut, Lebanon on October 14, 2021. (Photo by Aziz Taher/Reuters)

A man falls upon being shot as he was preparing to fire a rocket-propelled grenade during gunfire in Beirut, Lebanon on October 14, 2021. (Photo by Aziz Taher/Reuters)

A man falls upon being shot as he was preparing to fire a rocket-propelled grenade during gunfire in Beirut, Lebanon on October 14, 2021. (Photo by Aziz Taher/Reuters)

People evacuate a casualty after gunfire erupted in Beirut, Lebanon on October 14, 2021. (Photo by Aziz Taher/Reuters)

People evacuate a casualty after gunfire erupted in Beirut, Lebanon on October 14, 2021. (Photo by Aziz Taher/Reuters)

People evacuate a man who was shot while trying to fire a rocket-propelled grenade during a gunfire in Beirut, Lebanon on October 14, 2021. (Photo by Aziz Taher/Reuters)

People evacuate a man who was shot while trying to fire a rocket-propelled grenade during a gunfire in Beirut, Lebanon on October 14, 2021. (Photo by Aziz Taher/Reuters)

A man runs to take cover as supporters of a Shiite group allied with Hezbollah help injured men during armed clashes that erupted during a protest in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Thursday, October 14, 2021. It was not immediately clear what triggered the gunfire, but tensions were high along a former civil war front-line between Muslim Shiite and Christian areas. (Photo by Hassan Ammar/AP Photo)

A man runs to take cover as supporters of a Shiite group allied with Hezbollah help injured men during armed clashes that erupted during a protest in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Thursday, October 14, 2021. It was not immediately clear what triggered the gunfire, but tensions were high along a former civil war front-line between Muslim Shiite and Christian areas. (Photo by Hassan Ammar/AP Photo)

Glass from broken windows litters a street as Lebanese army soldiers stand guard after deadly clashes erupted along a former 1975-90 civil war front-line between Muslim Shiite and Christian areas, in Ain el-Remaneh neighborhood, Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, October 14, 2021. Lebanese officials say at least six people were killed and dozens were wounded in armed clashes that erupted in Beirut during protests organized by the militant Hezbollah group and its allies against the lead investigator into last year’s massive blast at the city's port. (Photo by Bilal Hussein/AP Photo)

Glass from broken windows litters a street as Lebanese army soldiers stand guard after deadly clashes erupted along a former 1975-90 civil war front-line between Muslim Shiite and Christian areas, in Ain el-Remaneh neighborhood, Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, October 14, 2021. Lebanese officials say at least six people were killed and dozens were wounded in armed clashes that erupted in Beirut during protests organized by the militant Hezbollah group and its allies against the lead investigator into last year’s massive blast at the city’s port. (Photo by Bilal Hussein/AP Photo)

A Lebanese mother with her children hide behind a car from sniper fire outside a school, in the Christian neighborhood of Ain el-Remaneh, in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, October 14, 2021. Armed clashes broke out in Beirut Thursday during the protest against the lead judge investigating last year's massive blast in the city's port, as tensions over the domestic probe boiled over. (Photo by Hussein Malla/AP Photo)

A Lebanese mother with her children hide behind a car from sniper fire outside a school, in the Christian neighborhood of Ain el-Remaneh, in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, October 14, 2021. Armed clashes broke out in Beirut Thursday during the protest against the lead judge investigating last year’s massive blast in the city’s port, as tensions over the domestic probe boiled over. (Photo by Hussein Malla/AP Photo)

Supporters of a Shiite group allied with Hezbollah help an injured comrade during armed clashes that erupted during a protest in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Thursday, October 14, 2021. (Photo by Hassan Ammar/AP Photo)

Supporters of a Shiite group allied with Hezbollah help an injured comrade during armed clashes that erupted during a protest in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Thursday, October 14, 2021. (Photo by Hassan Ammar/AP Photo)

A Lebanese mother evacuates her kids who are afraid of sounds from armed clashes in the Christian neighborhood of Ain el-Remaneh, in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, October 14, 2021. (Photo by Hussein Malla/AP Photo)

A Lebanese mother evacuates her kids who are afraid of sounds from armed clashes in the Christian neighborhood of Ain el-Remaneh, in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, October 14, 2021. (Photo by Hussein Malla/AP Photo)

Supporters of a Shiite group allied with Hezbollah stand next to blood from an injured comrade during armed clashes that erupted during a protest in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Thursday, October 14, 2021. (Photo by Hassan Ammar/AP Photo)

Supporters of a Shiite group allied with Hezbollah stand next to blood from an injured comrade during armed clashes that erupted during a protest in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Thursday, October 14, 2021. (Photo by Hassan Ammar/AP Photo)

Lebanese army special forces soldiers assist teachers as they flee their school after deadly clashes erupted nearby along a former 1975-90 civil war front-line between Muslim Shiite and Christian areas at Ain el-Remaneh neighborhood, in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, October 14, 2021. (Photo by Hussein Malla/AP Photo)

Lebanese army special forces soldiers assist teachers as they flee their school after deadly clashes erupted nearby along a former 1975-90 civil war front-line between Muslim Shiite and Christian areas at Ain el-Remaneh neighborhood, in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, October 14, 2021. (Photo by Hussein Malla/AP Photo)

Supporters of the Shiite Amal group fire weapons in the air during the funeral processions of Hassan Jamil Nehmeh, who was killed during yesterday clashes, in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Friday, October 15, 2021. Dozens of gunmen opened fire in the air Friday south of Beirut during the funeral of persons killed in hours of gun battles between heavily armed gunmen the day before that left several people dead and terrorized the residents of Beirut. (Photo by Bilal Hussein/AP Photo)

Supporters of the Shiite Amal group fire weapons in the air during the funeral processions of Hassan Jamil Nehmeh, who was killed during yesterday clashes, in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Friday, October 15, 2021. Dozens of gunmen opened fire in the air Friday south of Beirut during the funeral of persons killed in hours of gun battles between heavily armed gunmen the day before that left several people dead and terrorized the residents of Beirut. (Photo by Bilal Hussein/AP Photo)

Supporters of the Shiite Hezbollah and Amal groups chant slogans during the funeral processions of Hassan Jamil Nehmeh, who was killed during Thursday clashes, in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Friday, October 15, 2021. (Photo by Bilal Hussein/AP Photo)

Supporters of the Shiite Hezbollah and Amal groups chant slogans during the funeral processions of Hassan Jamil Nehmeh, who was killed during Thursday clashes, in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Friday, October 15, 2021. (Photo by Bilal Hussein/AP Photo)

Lebanese army soldiers on armed vehicles patrol at the site where deadly clashes that erupted Thursday along a former 1975-90 civil war front-line between Muslim Shiite and Christian areas, in Ain el-Remaneh neighborhood, Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, October 15, 2021. (Photo by Bilal Hussein/AP Photo)

Lebanese army soldiers on armed vehicles patrol at the site where deadly clashes that erupted Thursday along a former 1975-90 civil war front-line between Muslim Shiite and Christian areas, in Ain el-Remaneh neighborhood, Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, October 15, 2021. (Photo by Bilal Hussein/AP Photo)

A fighter from the Amal movement takes aim during clashes in the area of Tayouneh, in the southern suburb of the capital Beirut, on October 14, 2021. Gunfire killed at least three people and wounded 20 at a Beirut rally organised by the Shiite Hezbollah and Amal movements to demand the dismissal of the Beirut blast lead investigator. (Photo by Anwar Amro/AFP Photo)

A fighter from the Amal movement takes aim during clashes in the area of Tayouneh, in the southern suburb of the capital Beirut, on October 14, 2021. Gunfire killed at least three people and wounded 20 at a Beirut rally organised by the Shiite Hezbollah and Amal movements to demand the dismissal of the Beirut blast lead investigator. (Photo by Anwar Amro/AFP Photo)

An army soldier carries a schoolchild as civilians flee after gunfire erupted at a site near a protest that was getting underway against Judge Tarek Bitar, who is investigating last year's port explosion, in Beirut, Lebanon on October 14, 2021. (Photo by Mohamed Azakir/Reuters)

An army soldier carries a schoolchild as civilians flee after gunfire erupted at a site near a protest that was getting underway against Judge Tarek Bitar, who is investigating last year’s port explosion, in Beirut, Lebanon on October 14, 2021. (Photo by Mohamed Azakir/Reuters)

A man runs to take cover as supporters of a Shiite group allied with Hezbollah fire weapons during armed clashes that erupted during a protest in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Thursday, Octoner 14, 2021. It was not immediately clear what triggered the gunfire, but tensions were high along a former civil war front-line between Muslim Shiite and Christian areas. (Photo by Hassan Ammar/AP Photo)

A man runs to take cover as supporters of a Shiite group allied with Hezbollah fire weapons during armed clashes that erupted during a protest in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Thursday, Octoner 14, 2021. It was not immediately clear what triggered the gunfire, but tensions were high along a former civil war front-line between Muslim Shiite and Christian areas. (Photo by Hassan Ammar/AP Photo)

Family of Hassan Jamil Nehmeh mourn during his funeral processions in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Friday, October 15, 2021. The government called for a day of mourning following the armed clashes, in which gunmen used automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades on the streets of the capital, echoing the nation’s darkest era of the 1975-90 civil war. (Photo by Bilal Hussein/AP Photo)

Family of Hassan Jamil Nehmeh mourn during his funeral processions in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Friday, October 15, 2021. The government called for a day of mourning following the armed clashes, in which gunmen used automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades on the streets of the capital, echoing the nation’s darkest era of the 1975-90 civil war. (Photo by Bilal Hussein/AP Photo)

Supporters of the Shiite Amal group fire weapons in the air during the funeral processions of Hassan Jamil Nehmeh, who was killed during yesterday clashes, in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Friday, October 15, 2021. (Photo by Bilal Hussein/AP Photo)

Supporters of the Shiite Amal group fire weapons in the air during the funeral processions of Hassan Jamil Nehmeh, who was killed during yesterday clashes, in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Friday, October 15, 2021. (Photo by Bilal Hussein/AP Photo)

Lebanese men play backgammon in the Christian neighbourhood of Ain al-Remmaneh, adjacent to the area of Tayouneh, in the southern suburb of the capital Beirut on October 15, 2021, a day after deadly clashes. Lebanon prepared to bury the victims of its deadliest sectarian unrest in years a day after gunfire gripped central Beirut for hours and revived the ghosts of the civil war. (Photo by Joseph Eid/AFP Photo)

Lebanese men play backgammon in the Christian neighbourhood of Ain al-Remmaneh, adjacent to the area of Tayouneh, in the southern suburb of the capital Beirut on October 15, 2021, a day after deadly clashes. Lebanon prepared to bury the victims of its deadliest sectarian unrest in years a day after gunfire gripped central Beirut for hours and revived the ghosts of the civil war. (Photo by Joseph Eid/AFP Photo)

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