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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY ALISON TAHMIZIAN MEUSE Christmas lights... News PhotoBeirut,Built Structure,Decoration,Economy,Finance,Horizontal,Lebanon - CountryPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY BY ALISON TAHMIZIAN MEUSE Christmas lights decorate buildings in the center of the Lebanese capital Beirut on December 30, 2012. As civil war rages in neighbouring Syria and with tourism from the Gulf non-existent, hardened Lebanese merchants are surviving on a mixed bag of individual initiative, well-off Syrian tourists and help from expats. AFP PHOTO/ANWAR AMRO (Photo credit should read ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images)