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?
Shiite women mourn the death of Hezbollah militants who were killed in the suicide attack outside the Iranian Embassy in Beirut, during their funeral in Shiah, a southern suburb of the Lebanese capital. Thousands of people turned out for a funeral for the four Iranian embassy security guards, all of whom were members of Lebanon’s powerful Shiite movement Hezbollah, which is also backed by Iran and is fighting alongside Assad’s troops against Sunni-led rebels. (JOSEPH EID/AFP)
Iranian Ambassador to Lebanon Ghadanfar Rukn Abadi (C-R) and Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian (C-L) touch the coffin of one of the Iranian embassy security guards, draped in the Hezbollah movement’s yellow and green flag, who died in the twin suicide attack outside the Iranian Embassy in Beirut the previous day, during the funeral of the four guards in Shiah, a southern suburb of the Lebanese capital. (JOSEPH EID/AFP)
Lebanon’s Ali Hamam (R) fights for the ball with Iran’s Ashkan Dejagah during their AFC Asian Cup 2015 qualifying soccer match in Beirut. After meeting with Lebanese security officials and representatives of Iran and Lebanon football federations, the Asian Football Confederation made a decision to hold the match without spectators, due to bomb explosions which occurred near the Iranian embassy complex in Beirut earlier in the day. (Mohamed Azakir/Reuters)
Lebananese President Michel Sleiman (C) attends a parade in the capital Beirut to mark Lebanon’s 70th Independence Day. (ANWAR AMRO/AFP)
Military parade in Downtown Beirut celebrating Lebanon seventeenth independence. (Bilal Jawich/Anadolu ajansy)
On the eve of the 70th anniversary of Lebanon’s independence, 70 Land Rover Defender patrol vehicles have been delivered from the UK, with another 94 vehicles scheduled to arrive before the end of December,” British Premier David Cameron said in a letter delivered to President Michel Suleiman.
Lebanon-born and New York-based fashion designer Reem Acra poses in her store on Fifth Avenue in New York. (Stringer)
Security forces defused a car rigged with a 400 kg of explosives between the Baalbek towns of Younin and Maqneh. (Stringer/AFP)
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)
The Internal Security Forces participate for the first time in the campaign to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. General Ibrahim Basbous launching the annual 16-day international campaign to end domestic violence, part of a broader project spearheaded by the Italian Embassy and implemented by the UNFPA. (Bilal Jawich / Anadolu ajansy)
Al-Jadeed footage of the brawl showed members of the TV crew, Riyad Qobeissi, Ali Shreim, Adib Farhat and Ali Khalife, being beaten up outside the Customs General Directorate in Downtown Beirut. The Central Criminal Investigation unit at the prosecutor’s office interrogated the journalists for hours before releasing them around 7 p.m.
5 cameras recording this horrible car accident in Antelias, Lebanon (LBCI)