It has been a deadly week indeed in Lebanon, whether it is new to some people or not, all we can wish, and work for should be the stability of Lebanon, so it can for once take a stand against what political “leaders” would like their own Lebanon to be.
And in the same time put a plan, someday, to make lebanese official institutions actually work!
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Lebanese supporters of the Shi’ite Amal movement men bleed as they gash their foreheads with swords and beat themselves during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Beirut. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. (Getty Images)
Lebanese men shout during a procession marking Ashura that commemorates the 7th century killing of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, in the Battle of Karbala in the Lebanese capital Beirut. (Anwar Amro / getty images)
People mourn during the commemoration ceremony to mark martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali in Dahieh suburb of Beirut, Lebanon. Ashura day is well-known because of mourning for the martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, the second grandson of Muhammad, who was killed during the Battle of Karbala in 680. (Ratib Al Safadi/anadolu ajansi)
Two explosions rocked the Iranian Embassy compound in Beirut killing at least 23 people and injuring scores, according to the Lebanese Health Ministry. The Iranian ambassador, Ghazanfar Roknabadi, confirmed that the cultural attaché, identified as Sheikh Ibrahim Ansari, was among the dead. (Bilal Hussein/AP)
A photo published by the Anadolu Agency, in what looks like the moment the explosion happened beside the iranian embassy in Beirut. (stringer/Anadolu Agency)
A message of solidarity : from Tripoli.. this is Jnah, where the explosions happened at the iranian embassy, Beirut. (We Love Tripoli/Facebook)
Lebanese violinist of Armenian descent Ara Malikian and the Orquesta en el Tejado (Orchestra on the Roof) perform with students of the Arturo Soria conservatory at the Atocha railway station in Madrid, Spain. (EFE)
Protesters walk with their dogs during a rally organised in downtown Beirut to denounce a measure implemented in the Lebanese northern city of Tripoli to kill the city’s stray dogs. (ANWAR AMRO/AFP)
Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah greets his supporters during a religious procession to mark Ashura in Beirut’s suburbs. (Khalil Hassan/REUTERS)
Lebanon’s Hezbollah members carry the coffin of their comrade Akram Hourani, who was killed in Syria, during his funeral in Ain Baal village, southern Lebanon. Shi’ite militants from Hezbollah will keep fighting in Syria’s civil war alongside President Bashar al-Assad’s forces as long as necessary, the group’s leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said. (Haidar Hawila/Reuters)
Olayan School of Business in AUB has been ranked as the number 23 most beautiful business school in the world by Top Management Degrees website. (VIA plus961)