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Protests bring Beirut's abandoned Egg back to life
The domed brutalist structure - once a cinema - was designed in the heady days of the 60s, badly damaged in the 1975-90 civil war, then abandoned, left to teenagers seeking a secret place for a drink or a smoke.

Then two weeks ago, protesters started pouring into the streets, raging against the political elite and reclaiming unloved corners of their capital.
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31 Oct. 2019
Two men hold a Lebanese national flag as they pose... more
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31 Oct. 2019
Beirut, Lebanon
Two men hold a Lebanese national flag as they pose for a photo on the rooftop of the "Egg", an abandoned cinema building in Beirut, Lebanon, October 25, 2019. In the background, the Al-Amin mosque can be seen. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis SEARCH "LEBANON EGG" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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31 Oct. 2019
Bullet marks and a graffiti reading "Revolution" can... more
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31 Oct. 2019
Demonstrators attend an open discussion in the "Egg",... more
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31 Oct. 2019
Demonstrators listen to a musician perform before an... more
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31 Oct. 2019
Demonstrators watch a storm from inside the "Egg",... more
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31 Oct. 2019
People visit the "Egg", an abandoned cinema building... more
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31 Oct. 2019
Demonstrators with a Lebanese national flag stand on... more
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31 Oct. 2019
A man takes a photo of graffiti reading "Revolution"... more
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31 Oct. 2019
A drawing with a slogan that reads "The revolution... more
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31 Oct. 2019
People stand on the rooftop of the "Egg", (C), an abandoned... more
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31 Oct. 2019
Slogans are seen on a wall of the "Egg", an abandoned... more
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31 Oct. 2019
Demonstrators sing the Lebanese national anthem before... more
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31 Oct. 2019
A demonstrator waits for an open discussion to start... more
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31 Oct. 2019
Yasmina Chahrour, (L), 17, a demonstrator, draws on... more
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31 Oct. 2019
A demonstrator carries a shisha pipe as he climbs up... more
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31 Oct. 2019
A demonstrator graffitis on a wall of the "Egg", an... more
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31 Oct. 2019
Demonstrators attend an open discussion in the "Egg",... more
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31 Oct. 2019
Two young demonstrators embrace before an open discussion... more
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31 Oct. 2019
A demonstrator arranges the keffiyeh of a fellow demonstrator... more
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31 Oct. 2019
Demonstrators are seen in the "Egg", an abandoned cinema... more
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31 Oct. 2019
Demonstrators stand on the rooftop of the "Egg", an... more
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31 Oct. 2019
A band prepares for a concert inside the "Egg", an... more
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31 Oct. 2019
Youth talk amongst themselves as they visit the "Egg",... more
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31 Oct. 2019
People stand inside the "Egg", an abandoned cinema... more
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31 Oct. 2019
A demonstrator climbs stairs leading up to the rooftop... more
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31 Oct. 2019
Graffiti that reads "Revolution" is written on a wall... more
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31 Oct. 2019
Youth visit the "Egg", an abandoned cinema building... more
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