If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. – Albert Einstein

A Lebanese Christian Maronite priest listens to a confession at the Saint George Maronite church in downtown Beirut. (PATRICK BAZ / AFP)

A Lebanese Christian Maronite priest listens to a confession at the Saint George Maronite church in downtown Beirut. (PATRICK BAZ / AFP)

Models display creations from Spring/Summer 2016 Haute Couture collection by Lebanese designer Abed Mahfouz during the Beirut Fashion Week in Beirut. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)

Models display creations from Spring/Summer 2016 Haute Couture collection by Lebanese designer Abed Mahfouz during the Beirut Fashion Week in Beirut. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)

A policeman escorts Australian Sally Faulkner (R), the mother of the al-Amin children, and Australian reporter Tara Brown, upon their release from Lebanon's Baabda Prison for women. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)

A policeman escorts Australian Sally Faulkner (R), the mother of the al-Amin children, and Australian reporter Tara Brown, upon their release from Lebanon’s Baabda Prison for women. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)

French President Francois Hollande (L) meets with a Syrian family at the informal Dalhamiyeh Syrian refugee camp near the city of Zahle in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. (STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP)

French President Francois Hollande (L) meets with a Syrian family at the informal Dalhamiyeh Syrian refugee camp near the city of Zahle in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. (STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP)

Lebanese and Syrian children carry Syrian and Lebanese flags during a sit-in against the bombing of the kids on the two Syrian towns Foua and Kafraya in front of the United Nation building (ESCWA) at downtown Beirut. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Lebanese and Syrian children carry Syrian and Lebanese flags during a sit-in against the bombing of the kids on the two Syrian towns Foua and Kafraya in front of the United Nation building (ESCWA) at downtown Beirut. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

French President Francois Hollande (C), Lebanon's Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros al-Rai (C-L), the Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and the Whole Levant, and French Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (L) pose for a group picture with Christian, Shiite, Sunni and Druze religious figures following a meeting at the Residence des Pins (Pine Residence). (STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP)

French President Francois Hollande (C), Lebanon’s Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros al-Rai (C-L), the Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and the Whole Levant, and French Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (L) pose for a group picture with Christian, Shiite, Sunni and Druze religious figures following a meeting at the Residence des Pins (Pine Residence). (STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP)

French President Francois Hollande (C) delivers a speech at the Residence des Pins (Pine Residence)in Beirut. (STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP)

French President Francois Hollande (C) delivers a speech at the Residence des Pins (Pine Residence)in Beirut. (STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP)

Houthi supporters hold posters depicting Lebanon's Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah (L) and Houthi leader, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi (R) during a rally protesting against recent ceasefire violations, in Sana'a, Yemen. (YAHYA ARHAB / EPA)

Houthi supporters hold posters depicting Lebanon’s Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah (L) and Houthi leader, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi (R) during a rally protesting against recent ceasefire violations, in Sana’a, Yemen. (YAHYA ARHAB / EPA)

French President Francois Hollande walks with Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri after reviewing an honour guard upon his arrival outside the parliament building in downtown Beirut. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)

French President Francois Hollande walks with Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri after reviewing an honour guard upon his arrival outside the parliament building in downtown Beirut. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)

An aerial view of the Lebanese capital Beirut. (STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP)

An aerial view of the Lebanese capital Beirut. (STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP)

Lebanese youths hold national flags during a rally organised by the “Joy of Giving” NGO to mark the 41st anniversary of the civil war in Lebanon in front of the National Museum, in Beirut. (Abbass Salman)

Lebanese youths hold national flags during a rally organised by the “Joy of Giving” NGO to mark the 41st anniversary of the civil war in Lebanon in front of the National Museum, in Beirut. (Abbass Salman)

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