On the streets of Tripoli, Lebanon’s second biggest city and one of its poorest, there are no signs of festivities for Eid al-Adha this year, no decorations or twinkling lights. There’s no electricity anyway.
Meat prices are just too high
A boy looks out from a balconey along an alley in the Bab al-Tabbaneh neighbourhood of Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli on June 3, 2020. (AFP)
A billboard at a roundabout in Tripoli reading in Arabic: ‘‘We are broke.” (Reuters)