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Why can't Lebanon elect a president?

On Thursday, for the 40th time in two years, the Lebanese parliament will attempt to fill the vacant position of the country's president.

BBC Monitoring looks at why Lebanon has struggled to elect a leader.

Produced by Alexi Peristianis and Lamia Estatie; images courtesy of Thinkstock, Getty.

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