Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president or any other public official. – Theodore Roosevelt.

French President Emmanuel Macron (R) meets with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on the terrace of the Elysee Palace in Paris. (Ludovic Marin / AFP / POOL)

French President Emmanuel Macron (R) meets with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on the terrace of the Elysee Palace in Paris. (Ludovic Marin / AFP / POOL)

Syrian refugee children poses as they play during Eid al- Adha, in the Palestinian Shatila refugee camp, on the outskirts Beirut, Lebanon. (Anwar Amro / AFP)

Syrian refugee children poses as they play during Eid al- Adha, in the Palestinian Shatila refugee camp, on the outskirts Beirut, Lebanon. (Anwar Amro / AFP)

Twenty-six Couples take part in a mass wedding at the Maronite Patriarchate in Bkerke, Lebanon. (Anwar Amro / AFP)

Twenty-six Couples take part in a mass wedding at the Maronite Patriarchate in Bkerke, Lebanon. (Anwar Amro / AFP)

Workers push an old Ford model of 1923 during the preparations of 'Classic Car Show 2017' in Beirut, Lebanon. (Jamal Saidi / REUTERS)

Workers push an old Ford model of 1923 during the preparations of ‘Classic Car Show 2017’ in Beirut, Lebanon. (Jamal Saidi / REUTERS)

Supporters of Hassan Nasrallah display Hezbollah and Lebanon flags as he speaks in Baalbek, Bekaa in eastern Lebanon. (Hassan Abdallah / REUTERS)

Supporters of Hassan Nasrallah display Hezbollah and Lebanon flags as he speaks in Baalbek, Bekaa in eastern Lebanon. (Hassan Abdallah / REUTERS)

Bangladeshi in Lebanon exchange Eid greetings after al-Adha prayers in front of the Al-Ameen Mosque in central Beirut, Lebanon. (Nabil Mounzer / EPA)

Bangladeshi in Lebanon exchange Eid greetings after al-Adha prayers in front of the Al-Ameen Mosque in central Beirut, Lebanon. (Nabil Mounzer / EPA)

People walk along Beirut's corniche, as Muslims mark the first day of the Eid al-Adha holiday. (Anwar Amro / AFP)

People walk along Beirut’s corniche, as Muslims mark the first day of the Eid al-Adha holiday. (Anwar Amro / AFP)

Players from Lebanon and North Korea clash during their Group B 2019 AFC Asian Cup third round qualification football match in Pyongyang. (KIM Won-Jin / AFP)

Players from Lebanon and North Korea clash during their Group B 2019 AFC Asian Cup third round qualification football match in Pyongyang. (KIM Won-Jin / AFP)

Pope Francis shows a jersey of the Beirut marathon, at the Vatican. (L'Osservatore Romano)

Pope Francis shows a jersey of the Beirut marathon, at the Vatican. (L’Osservatore Romano)

Visitors at an exhibition by Amnesty International about Syrians who have been detained or forcibly disappeared in regime jails in Beirut, Lebanon. (Nabil Ismail)

Visitors at an exhibition by Amnesty International about Syrians who have been detained or forcibly disappeared in regime jails in Beirut, Lebanon. (Nabil Ismail)

People on Beirut corniche hold a black balloon with a white silhouette handed out by ICRC to mark the International Day of the Disappeared. (Hasan Shaaban / The Daily Star)

People on Beirut corniche hold a black balloon with a white silhouette handed out by ICRC to mark the International Day of the Disappeared. (Hasan Shaaban / The Daily Star)

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