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August 10, 2012 -- Updated 1007 GMT (1807 HKT)

Editor's note: CNN's Eye On series takes you to a different country each month. In August we visit Lebanon highlighting the country's best and brightest people, plus framing its pressing issues in a global context.

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Eye On Lebanon
August 10, 2012 -- Updated 1140 GMT (1940 HKT)
Beirut has endured wars and conflict, but its 'seize the day' attitude has not been diminished.
Take a closer look at some of Lebanon's leading lights in arts and culture.
Send in your best photos and videos from one of the most vibrant and diverse countries in the Middle East.
August 10, 2012 -- Updated 1007 GMT (1807 HKT)
JUNE 2009 :View of Beirut at dusk from the district of Gemmayzeh. Lebanon. Lebanon.
Was Beirut known as the Paris or Switzerland of the Middle East? Take the quiz to learn more.
August 10, 2012 -- Updated 1710 GMT (0110 HKT)
Lebanon could have no more fitting symbol of its tumultuous history than its national flag.
August 10, 2012 -- Updated 1708 GMT (0108 HKT)
A poster of former Lebanese prime minister, Rafik Hariri, hangs beside a building riddled with bullet holes in Beirut.
From prosperity to civil war and national reconciliation and rebuilding, Lebanon has endured much in recent times.
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