(The Daily Star/Antoine Amrieh)
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Caretaker Tourism Minister Michel Pharaon visited Tripoli this week to see the city's Rashid Karami Square decked out in holiday splendor.The city held celebrations marking the Christmas holidays, a welcome change from the clashes and sectarian divisions that have plagued Tripoli. In contrast, it was competing Friday with other Lebanese cities for the title of most creative Christmas decorations.Although Safadi's project has claimed the spotlight in the city, other smaller ventures and initiatives have also taken place.Nahas points to the city's excitement as the reason his small pet project grew into the scale it is today.Even in years when the city saw fighting and division, Nahas would make it a point to set up and light the tree.
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