Apart from everything that is happening in this world, I thing witnessing an eclipse or some phenomenon that isn’t part of a human made “action” sort of speaking.
and the fact that I didn’t have the chance to watch it here in Lebanon with my eyes, hasn’t minimized the beauty of this phenomenon, and one of the good things in this world is photography that catch that specific moment of history, steals it from time, to share it with the world.
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A partial Solar eclipse is seen just after sunrise over the Queens borough of New York across the East River in New York. (Stan Honda / AFP / Getty Images)
A young boy joined Pope Francis as he addressed a crowd on Family Day at St Peter’s Square. Despite the pleading of officials, the young boy would not leave the stage and gave the pope a hug, images of which went viral on the Internet. (AP)
Afghan men gather for prayers inside the Eid Gah Mosque, one of Afghanistan’s largest, in Kandahar. The mosque was started by Osama bin Laden and completed after the Taliban were ousted in 2001. (Anja Niedringhaus / AP)
An overexposed image shows a model who has been painted white on the runway at the Hu Sheguang Haute Couture Collection show during China Fashion Week in Beijing (Feng Li / Getty Images)
An Indian child plays in a dry river bed after flood waters receded in Allahabad (Sanjay Kanojia / AFP – Getty Images)
Lava flows during an eruption of Italy’s Mount Etna volcano as seen from the village of Viagrande, near the Sicilian town of Catania. (Carmelo Imbesi / AP)
A released Palestinian prisoner kisses his father’s head upon his arrival in the West Bank city of Ramallah after Israel freed 26 Palestinian prisoners, the second stage of a limited amnesty designed to help U.S.-sponsored peace talks. (Ammar Awad / Reuters)
Passengers on JetBlue and Delta flights will no longer be told to turn off their electronic devices before takeoff and landing. (JetBlue)
With the new 490 million dollar presidential palace, still under construction, in background, a fisherman watches a plane preparing to land on the water in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (Kamran Jebreili/AP)
Lazaro Martinez, covered in mud, pauses while searching for his wife and two children, in the town of La Pintada, Mexico. La Pintada residents are demanding that the government continue the recovery of bodies buried in the massive landslide triggered by Tropical Storm Manuel, engulfing half the remote coffee-growing village. (Bernandino Hernandez/AP)
People construct a heart shape using tea candles during the Festival of Lights in Halle (Saale), eastern Germany. The organizers attempted to beat the existing Guinness World Record for forming a heart, using over eleven thousand tea candles, in Austrian Wien back in 2006. This construction consisted of over twelve thousand tea lights. (Jens Meyer/AP)