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Young in the Arab World
Beirut - Presenter Mounira Chaieb (centre) with buildings past and present in Beirut

Beirut, Lebanon


Beirut is regaining its reputation as the place in the Middle East where people go to party. Young Lebanese are proud of the regeneration of their capital since the long and bloody civil war finally ended over 10 years ago.

But Lebanon is also a country where the young and educated cannot earn a living wage. In increasing numbers, they are deciding to leave.

In this programme Cesar, a DJ, and Ghada, a journalist, are among those who describe their frustrations with the country they love so much.

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