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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International POW 25March-1ِApril

I this week’s POW, there is a different taste of images from what was published in previous posts. Maybe you can notice it, but this post in particular was tending to more show emotion of people, or from what the whole environment of the photo might give to everyone taking a look at it.

This post will start from Greece, then it will go to Ukraine, and the metro catastrophe in the US, all the way to the middle east and ending with a photo from Brazil.

One thing to notice, this week the whole world was witnessing the “Earth Hour” event, which is a worldwide event held towards the end of March annually, encouraging households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour to raise awareness about the need to take action on climate change.

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Fouad, a lebanese man, rented the Fouad Chehab football stadium in Jounieh, Lebanon, and wrote in big letter "MARRY ME", before flying in a private plan with Sandra and asking her hand in mid-air. (Aljoumhouria)

Lebanon POW 21 – 27 Nov

In a country so divided by politics and sectarianism, a stand of solidarity with the media and the freedom of speech is far more better than a stand with a tv station or few of its crew members.

With that being said, it is nice to see that romance in lebanon is blooming in different ways each time, from a band, to proposing inside a restaurant, and lately to rent a stadium, write “marry me” and go up in the sky and poping up the question like that.

Isn’t that amazing?

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International POW: 3 – 9 September

Sometimes when looking on my screen monitor, all I see inside International news websites stories coming from Syria, especially in the last two weeks.

Before that, almost all the news were about Egypt and isolated president Mohamed Morsi.

I can’t hide that during these times, searching for a vast variety of images from around the world was a bit difficult while everyone is focusing on one or two parts of the world .

During the preparation of this week’s International POW, I started looking up for new sources for images, and had several of messages back and forth with other websites to bring and share with you some of the best photos from the world, to bring it right in front of you in POW.

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