"No rule without popular legitimacy" a giant banner raised in Beirut to mark the continuity of the "NO to the extension" of the current parliament done by the "for the Republic" group. (Facebook)

Lebanese POW 11 – 17 july 2013

This week, POW will take you to a tour from Beirut, to Sarafand (south) than all the way to Bekaa, without forgetting the giant fishes that showed up in SOUR-TYR. In addition to that, there is also the amazing photo from Farah Kassem up high in one of the highest mountains in the world.

After that, we come back to a truly, funny and sad picture in the same time without forgetting the shock that the minister of interior Marwan Charbel had, after last week’s shock also.

"No rule without popular legitimacy" a giant banner raised in Beirut to mark the continuity of the "NO to the extension" of the current parliament done by the "for the Republic" group. (Facebook)

“No rule without popular legitimacy” a giant banner raised in Beirut to mark the continuity of the “NO to the extension” of the current parliament done by the “for the Republic” group. (Facebook)

Fatima (L), the daughter of Mohammad Darrar Jamo, head of the political and international relations division of the International Organisation for Arab Immigrants, is comforted by a relative as she mourns in Lebanon’s southern village of Sarafand following the assassination of her father. Jamo was assassinated by armed men outside his home in south Lebanon, reports and an official said, in the first such killing on Lebanese soil. (Stringer)

A bomb exploded in a four-wheel drive car eastern Lebanon beside the syrian borders, wounding at least 3 people, two of them in serious condition. Information pointed out that the people who are traveling in the car are members of Hezbollah. (Stringer /Anadolu Ajansi)

A bomb exploded in a four-wheel drive car eastern Lebanon beside the syrian borders, wounding at least 3 people, two of them in serious condition. Information pointed out that the people who are traveling in the car are members of Hezbollah. (Stringer /Anadolu Ajansi)

Lebanese fisherman managed to catch a "starlings/zarzour" weighing more than fifty kilograms in Tyre, on the coast south of Lebanon. (Eyüp Coşkun/Anadolu Ajansi)

Lebanese fisherman managed to catch a “starlings/zarzour” weighing more than fifty kilograms in Tyre, on the coast south of Lebanon. (Eyüp Coşkun/Anadolu Ajansi)

Lebanese Farah Kassem became the ninth Lebanese (after Maxime Chaya in 2001, Hana el Habri and her son in 2007), and the third Female Lebanese to climb Mount Kilimanjaro when she reached the summit at 5895 meters on the 4th of July with 8 other climbers. (Annahar/Blog baladi)

In a country that is having very few signal of real security, someone put up a giant sign in Tripoli written on it “to the person who stole my green car, please contact it’s owner on (this number) to return it and have a big reward.. thank you”. (facebook)

George Abdullah again … The Lebanese hostage in the prisons of “caring mother” was present at the French National Day at the “Pine Palace” in Beirut. Tireless throats chanted for freedom on the day of “freedom, fraternity and equality”. (Marwan Haidar / Al-akhbar)

Women activists carry banners during a protest as they urge MPs to approve a draft law that would protect women from domestic violence in Riad al-Solh Square in Beirut. (Hasan Shaaban/The Daily Star)

It did not take long the absence Roumieh prison on the event list. as if it Had it’s share reserved. A Prison that is so close to enters the national anthem. This time the news is not about an uprising or a fire, but the scandal of the evaporation of $ 9 million that were dedicated for the restoration of the prison, Interior Minister Marwan Charbel cried there with the words “Tfeh alaykoon” – Shame on you –  … Then another inmate escaped from this hell. (Haytham AlMousawi/Al-akhbar)

the Union Coordination Committee launched an online petition to gather more than one million signature to endorse salary scale (Haytham Almousawi / Al-akhbar)

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2 comments

  • fadichammas July 18, 2013   Reply →

    Thanks for the interesting and careful picture selection! 🙂
    Blog baladi updated the post on the climber so you might want to update that as well 🙂

    • Ghazayel July 18, 2013   Reply →

      thank you for your reply, will be updating it now 🙂

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