Lebanon's Prime Minister Tammam Salam listen to a translation during after adressing the Committee on Foreign Affairs at the European Parliament in Brussels, on December 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Lebanon POW: 27Nov – 3Dec

No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new. — Steve Jobs

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Miss Tourism Universe 2014 Ninoska Vasquez (C) from Venezuela poses for photographers with the first runner-up Ema Golijanin (R) from Bosnia and the second runner-up Bianca Matte (L) from Brazil at the Casino de Liban in northern Beirut, Lebanon. The Miss Tourism 2014 World Final will be held in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, on 10 December. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Lebanon POW: 20 – 26 November

The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can. — Neil Gaiman

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Lebanese riot policemen stand guard during a demonstration held by relatives of Lebanese soldiers held hostage by Islamic militants, to demand action to secure the captives' release, in front of government headquarters in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. The militants, including the al-Qaida linked Nusra Front and the extremist Islamic State group, are holding some 20 Lebanese soldiers and policemen hostages since August, when they briefly overran a Lebanese border town. (Bilal Hussein / AP)

Lebanon POW: 13 – 19 November

Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country. — Karl Kraussd.

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Lebanese Hezbollah supporters march during a religious procession, to mark the burning of the tents that is part of Ashura religious ceremony, in Nabatieh. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)

Lebanon POW: 6 – 12 November

Billions of photos are shot every year, and about the toughest thing a photographer can do is invent an original, deeply personal, instantly recognizable visual style. — Jerry Saltz.

Welcome to a new post of Lebanese POW, gathering photos from Ashura, Beirut International Marathon, and other remarkable things that happened this week.

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