In both Lebanon and Israel, civil marriage doesn't exist. Couples must marry in a mosque, church or synagogue, after which their lives together are governed by the rules of that denomination. For couples of different religions, atheists or anyone who wants to see their union regulated by a civil code, there is only one solution: those who can afford it are left to wed abroad. As a result, the nearby island of Cyprus has become a popular destination for civil marriages. Our correspondents report.