Lebanon POW: 19 – 25 November

Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth. – Rumi.

Tyre, celebrating the 72th Independence's day, raise what they concidered, the longest flagpole in Lebanon. (Mahdi Skafi)

Tyre, celebrating the 72nd Independence’s day, raise what they concidered, the longest flagpole in Lebanon. (Mahdi Skafi)

Byblos municipality revealed the 2015 edition of their Christmas tree that became a yearly awaited event by most of the Lebanese people. This year the tree is untitled by "let there be light", in which visitors will be able to hear a jingle coming out of it with every donation made by phone to 1109 for 4 chosen charities. (Juliet Whiskey Tango)

Byblos municipality revealed the 2015 edition of their Christmas tree that became a yearly awaited event by most of the Lebanese people. This year the tree is untitled by “let there be light”, in which visitors will be able to hear a jingle coming out of it with every donation made by phone to 1109 for 4 chosen charities. (Juliet Whiskey Tango)

A Lebanese woman holds a banner with slogan demanding an end to rubbish crisis during a march to mark the 72nd anniversary of Lebanon's Independence Day in Beirut. Lebanese activists marked the 72nd anniversary of Independence Day by protests calling on the government to tackle their continuing problems, end the presidential vacuum, and elect a new parliament. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)

A Lebanese woman holds a banner with slogan demanding an end to rubbish crisis during a march to mark the 72nd anniversary of Lebanon’s Independence Day in Beirut. Lebanese activists marked the 72nd anniversary of Independence Day by protests calling on the government to tackle their continuing problems, end the presidential vacuum, and elect a new parliament. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)

Protesters with their faces painted with the colours of the Lebanese national flag, pose during a march to celebrate Lebanon's Independence Day and call for presidential elections, in Beirut. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)

Protesters with their faces painted with the colours of the Lebanese national flag, pose during a march to celebrate Lebanon’s Independence Day and call for presidential elections, in Beirut. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)

Members of the right-wing Christian Phalange party, gather around a big chair that they set on a pickup truck in protest over the vacuum in the president’s post as they march through the streets to mark Independence Day that comes this year amid anti-government protests , in Beirut. (Hussein Malla / AP)

Members of the right-wing Christian Phalange party (Kataeb Party) , gather around a big chair that they set on a pickup truck in protest over the vacuum in the president’s post as they march through the streets to mark Independence Day that comes this year amid anti-government protests , in Beirut. (Hussein Malla / AP)

Members of the right-wing Christian Phalange party, hold an Arabic banner that reads: "The republic needs a head (Lebanese President)," as they march through the streets to mark Independence Day. (Hussein Malla / AP)

Members of Kataeb, hold an Arabic banner that reads: “The republic needs a head (Lebanese President),” as they march through the streets to mark Independence Day. (Hussein Malla / AP)

Lebanese competitors prepare a giant manousheh, a traditional flat-bread garnished with thyme, spices, sesame and olive oil, in a schoolyard in the town of Choueifat southeast of the capital Beirut. The 32 meter-long manousheh, which was prepared on the occasion of Lebanon's Independence Day with the aim of breaking a world record, surpassed the previous one that was prepared in Saudi Arabia in 2014 and measured 15.17 meters. (AFP / STR)

Lebanese competitors prepare a giant manousheh, a traditional flat-bread garnished with thyme, spices, sesame and olive oil, in a schoolyard in the town of Choueifat southeast of the capital Beirut. The 32 meter-long manousheh, which was prepared on the occasion of Lebanon’s Independence Day with the aim of breaking a world record, surpassed the previous one that was prepared in Saudi Arabia in 2014 and measured 15.17 meters. (AFP / STR)

Hezbollah's members carry the coffin of their fellow fighter Abbass Hussein Habib, 19, during his funeral in Baalbek. (Ahmad Shalha / REUTERS)

Hezbollah’s members carry the coffin of their fellow fighter Abbass Hussein Habib, 19, during his funeral in Baalbek. (Ahmad Shalha / REUTERS)

Volunteers gather winter clothes to be distributed for Syrian refugees in Tripoli. (Omar Ibrahim / REUTERS)

Volunteers gather winter clothes to be distributed for Syrian refugees in Tripoli. (Omar Ibrahim / REUTERS)

Travelers stand next of their luggage at the departure terminal of Rafik Hariri international airport, in Beirut. Flights operating out of Beirut airport will continue unaffected despite a notice of planned Russian naval drills in the Mediterranean. (Hussein Malla / AP)

Travelers stand next of their luggage at the departure terminal of Rafik Hariri international airport, in Beirut. Flights operating out of Beirut airport will continue unaffected despite a notice of planned Russian naval drills in the Mediterranean. (Hussein Malla / AP)

Syrian refugee girl, carrying a baby, begs for money on a sidewalk in the Beirut. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)

Syrian refugee girl, carrying a baby, begs for money on a sidewalk in the Beirut. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)

A design commemorating the ones who has fallen, assassinated in Lebanon during the last years, showing military personal, politicians and other (Lebanese Army)

A design commemorating the ones who has fallen, assassinated in Lebanon during the last years, showing military personal, politicians and other (Lebanese Army)

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