Lebanon POW: 4 – 10 June

Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it. Stevie Wonder

A giant graffiti of late Lebanese Diva Sabah is drawn on a side wall of a building in Beirut's Hamra district. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)

A giant graffiti of late Lebanese Diva Sabah is drawn by artist Yazan Halwani on a side wall of a building in Beirut’s Hamra district. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)

Lebanon's Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros al-Rahi (or Rai), the 77th Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and the Whole Levant, arrives to lead a Sunday mass at a Maronite church in the Syrian capital Damascus. (LOUAI BESHARA / AFP)

Lebanon’s Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros al-Rahi (or Rai), the 77th Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and the Whole Levant, arrives to lead a Sunday mass at a Maronite church in the Syrian capital Damascus. (LOUAI BESHARA / AFP)

Lebanese comedian Bassem Feghali impersonates late Lebanese diva Sabah during the 15th annual Murex d'Or awards ceremony held at the Casino Du Liban in Maameltein north of Beirut. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)

Lebanese comedian Bassem Feghali impersonates late Lebanese diva Sabah during the 15th annual Murex d’Or awards ceremony held at the Casino Du Liban in Maameltein north of Beirut. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)

Dancers performing during the "The Beirut Spring Festival" launched by the "Samir Kassir Foundation".  (George Farah / Almustaqbal)

Dancers performing during the “The Beirut Spring Festival” launched by the “Samir Kassir Foundation”. (George Farah / Almustaqbal)

A Lebanese man jumps into the air doing a bungee jump, at Beirut's seaside corniche as the sunsets over the Mediterranean Sea, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)

A Lebanese man jumps into the air doing a bungee jump, at Beirut’s seaside corniche as the sunsets over the Mediterranean Sea, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)

Female participants take part in the 10 km women's race organized by Beirut International Marathon in Byblos (Jbeil), north Beirut. Thousands of women participants are taking part in the Marathon which is underway under the slogan 'Rise and Run'. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Female participants take part in the 10 km women’s race organized by Beirut International Marathon in Byblos (Jbeil), north Beirut. Thousands of women participants are taking part in the Marathon which is underway under the slogan ‘Rise and Run’. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

U.S. Ambassador David Hale arrives in Taibeh village near the city of Baalbek.  Hale is to attend a Lebanese army live-fire demonstration of advanced missiles it has received from the United States as part of American assistance to Lebanon as it fights Islamic extremists along its border with Syria. (Bilal Hussein / AP)

U.S. Ambassador David Hale arrives in Taibeh village near the city of Baalbek. Hale is to attend a Lebanese army live-fire demonstration of advanced missiles it has received from the United States as part of American assistance to Lebanon as it fights Islamic extremists along its border with Syria. (Bilal Hussein / AP)

Syrian army soldiers and Hezbollah members in their positions in the Qalamoun mountains at the Syrian-Lebanese border. (SANA)

Syrian army soldiers and Hezbollah members in their positions in the Qalamoun mountains at the Syrian-Lebanese border. (SANA)

Fighters from Hezbollah carry the coffins of fellow militants, Ahmed Hareb (R) and Adel Hamidi during their funeral in a southern suburb of the Lebanese capital Beirut after they were killed in combat alongside government forces in the Syria. (AFP)

Fighters from Hezbollah carry the coffins of fellow militants, Ahmed Hareb (R) and Adel Hamidi during their funeral in a southern suburb of the Lebanese capital Beirut after they were killed in combat alongside government forces in the Syria. (AFP)

A model displays a creation by Lebanese fashion designer, Elie Saab during a fashion show as part of the Yachting Premiere 2015 at Zaitunay Bay in Beirut. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)

A model displays a creation by Lebanese fashion designer, Elie Saab during a fashion show as part of the Yachting Premiere 2015 at Zaitunay Bay in Beirut. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)

Singer Wyclef Jean performs on stage at the opening of The Summer Misk Festival 2015 east Beirut. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Singer Wyclef Jean performs on stage at the opening of The Summer Misk Festival 2015 east Beirut. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Australian singer, songwriter, model and actress Natalie Imbruglia performs on the main stage at the last night of 'The Summer Misk Festival 2015' in Beirut.  (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Australian singer, songwriter, model and actress Natalie Imbruglia performs on the main stage at the last night of ‘The Summer Misk Festival 2015’ in Beirut. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

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