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Lebanon's big weddings

The World's Aaron Schachter reports from Beirut on the spectacle of Lebanese weddings, as many Lebanese couples are willing to spend big, making a point of enjoying the big day despite the country's unstable politics and poverty.

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Iran's ties in Lebanon

The World's Aaron Schachter reports on the debate in Lebanon over the exact nature of Iran's relationship with the militant group Hezbollah; some see it as a sinister influence over Lebanon, as the country's political factions continue to clash.

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Palestinians in prisoner swap

Israel also returned the bodies of nearly 200 Lebanese and Palestinian militants as part of its prisoner swap with Hezbollah today, and The World's Aaron Schachter looks at what today's prisoner exchange means for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.

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Shi'a cleric dies

In Lebanon one of Shia Islam's most influential clerics has died. Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah was 74 when he died in a Beirut hospital yesterday. The World's Carol Zall has more.