Beirut (/ b eɪ ˈ r uː t / bay-ROOT; Arabic: بيروت , romanized: Bayrūt) is the capital and largest city of Lebanon.As of 2014, Greater Beirut has a population of 2.2 million, which makes it the third-largest city in the Levant region.
In December 2020, Lebanon's outgoing Prime Minister Diab and three former ministers were charged with negligence over the Beirut port explosion. The former ministers were former finance minister Ali Hassan Khalil, Ghazi Zeiter and Youssef Fenianos, both former ministers of public works.
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Lebanon's history since independence has been marked by alternating periods of political stability and prosperity based on Beirut's position as a regional center for finance and trade, interspersed with political turmoil and armed conflict (1948 Arab–Israeli War, Lebanese Civil War 1975–1990, 2005 Cedar Revolution, 2006 Lebanon War, 2007 ...
Beirut (Arabic: بيروت , Bayrūt) is the caipital an lairgest ceety o Lebanon wi a population rangin frae some 1 million tae ower 2 million as o 2007.
1888 – Beirut was made capital of a vilayet (governorate) in Syria, including the sanjaks (prefectures) Latakia, Tripoli, Beirut, Acre and Bekaa. 1894 – Saint George Maronite Cathedral and Harbor constructed. 1895 – Railway completed "across the Lebanon to Damascus." 1898 – Population: 120,000 (approximate).
Beirut (bahasa Arab: بيروت;, Bayrūt; bahasa Prancis: Beyrouth) adalah ibu kota negara Lebanon dan juga menjadi kota terbesar di negara tersebut. Kota ini didiami oleh 1,2 juta jiwa, tetapi bila daerah metropolitan disekitarnya dihitung menjadi 2,1 juta.
- 85 km² (32,82 sq mi)
- 2 100 234
- City of Beirut
On October 23, 1983, two truck bombs struck buildings in Beirut, Lebanon, housing American and French service members of the Multinational Force in Lebanon (MNF), a military peacekeeping operation during the Lebanese Civil War. The attack killed 307 people: 241 U.S. and 58 French military personnel, six civilians, and two attackers.
Lebanon is an eastern Mediterranean country that is composed of mostly Muslims and Christians. The main two religions are Islam with 47.8% of the citizens (Sunni, Shia, and a small number of Alawites and Ismailis) and Christianity with 45.8% of the citizens (the Maronite Church, the Greek Orthodox Church, the Melkite Greek Catholic Church, Protestantism, the Armenian Apostolic Church).
The Argentinean rock/new wave band GIT wrote and recorded a song, in 1986, called "Buenas noches, Beirut" (Good night, Beirut), about the Lebanese Civil War, include on their third eponymous studio album. Out of Life by Maroun Baghdadi, from 1991, was awarded the Jury Prize at the 1991 Cannes Film Festival.
- 13 April 1975 – 13 October 1990, (15 years and 6 months), (Last battle ended on 6 July 1991, Syrian occupation ended on 30 April 2005)
- Taif Agreement, Christian 55:45 ascendancy replaced by 50 Christian:50 Muslim representation, Muslim prime-ministerial powers strengthened., Disarmament of all Lebanese and non-Lebanese militias (excluding Hezbollah), PLO expulsion from Lebanon, Syrian occupation of most of Lebanon until 30 April 2005, Conflict in South Lebanon, Israeli-backed Free Lebanon State (1979–1983) fails and replaced by Security Zone (referred as occupation), Emergence of Hezbollah
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