NGO tries to save Lebanon's diverse architectural heritage

At various points in history, Lebanon has been ruled by the Romans, Ottomans, the French and the Arabs. All have left a rich diversity of architecture. But preservationists say cultural heritage is being destroyed to make way for skyscrapers.

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    At various points in history, Lebanon has been ruled by the Romans, Ottomans, the French and the Arabs.

    All have left a rich diversity of architecture.

    But preservationists say cultural heritage is being destroyed to make way for skyscrapers.

    Al Jazeera's Natasha Ghoneim reports from Beirut.


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