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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 15 December 2018

Lebanon's independence day military parade - in pictures

Country marks 75 years of independence from France, but Lebanese say there is little to celebrate

Lebanon marked 75 years of independence from France with a military parade in Beirut - but many anxious Lebanese feel they have little to celebrate.

In addition to longstanding issues such as a crumbling infrastructure, the highest refugee per capita ratio in the world and rising environmental fears, Lebanon has been without a government for six months as politicians bicker about power-sharing.

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