In pictures: Inside Lebanon's Tripoli - the 'bride of the revolution'
Tripoli is Lebanon's second-largest city and played host to daily anti-government demonstrations since protests began in the country on 17 October (MEE/Finbar Anderson)
Home to nearly a million people, Tripoli has a high level of poverty, with more than half of the city's population living under the poverty line, according to the United Nations (MEE/Finbar Anderson)
Sahet al-Nour, the main square in the heart of Tripoli, has been the focal point for anti-government protests since protestors began four weeks ago (MEE/Finbar Anderson)
Tripolitans, young and old, and from various sections of the city's populations, come out at Sahet al-Nour every evening to protest against government corruption and mismanagement. The lively protests have earned the city the nickname, “the bride of the revolution" (MEE/Finbar Anderson)
A cyclist rides past a ka’ak flatbread vendor’s cart as Tripoli’s Sahet al-Nour square waits to fill up before evening protests (MEE/Finbar Anderson)
The demonstrations have also been good for Tripoli's coffee vendors as their business has boomed since the country's protests began (MEE/Finbar Anderson)
Guest speakers and performers from across the country have come to Tripoli to offer their support and admiration for the city's protests (MEE/Finbar Anderson)
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