Lebanese diva Fairuz draws a roar of applause and approval from a
packed audience of 5,000 people as she sang her best old songs for
Palestine and Beirut August 9, 2002. With her concert, Fairuz will
conclude on Saturday the Arts festival of Beiteddine. REUTERS/Mohamed

Fairouz on stage in her native Lebanon in 2002. Reuters

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