As you’re likely aware by this point, Tripoli is the capital city of Libya. Libya is a country in North Africa that has been in the news quite a bit lately. This is why it is unfortunate that CNN displayed a graphic showing a map of that other Tripoli, over in Lebanon.
One place is slightly more swept up in a revolution than the other. So rest assured that Libyan rebels have not advanced on Lebanon.
Have a look:
Oh well. At least it wasn’t Tripoli, Wisconsin though, right?
Update: CNN’s PR folks in the UK posted a Tweet apologizing (or apologising) for the error:
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