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Kholoud Sukkariyeh and Nidal Darwish, who got married in defiance of... Fotografia de notíciasBebida,Beirute,Café - Bebida,Casado,Cidade,Horizontal,Lei,Líbano - País,Ponto Turístico,SindicatosPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPKholoud Sukkariyeh (R) and Nidal Darwish, who got married in defiance of Lebanon's ban on civil unions, drink coffee next to Beiurt's landmark Pigeon Rock on January 25, 2013. The couple, from different Muslim sects, recited their vows in an intimate ceremony late last year at Sukkarieh's home with her brother as witness. The Lebanese authorities recognise civil weddings only if they have been registered abroad, and it has become common for mixed-faith couples to marry in nearby Cyprus. AFP PHOTO/JOSEPH EID (Photo credit should read JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)