A very contradict feeling can be felt this week while taking a look at the photos that made it to POW.
From the domestic violence cases that happened, the FIBA banning Lebanon from participating in international Basketball games, and lately the crocodile incident that was reported today, with few other photos also that are right here.
MP Sami Gemayel, whose term was recently extended, bungee jumping from an altitude of 70m during the “peach festival” organized by the municipality of Bekfaya, Lebanon. (Kataeb.org)
The National Team is finally back to Lebanon and Coach Ghassan Sarkis held a press conference where he asked the Lebanese Federation on behalf of the Players to resign immediately. Sarkis “addressed the Federation’s President Robert Abou Abdallah saying: “I kindly tell you that you do not know how to run this game.” (Blogbaladi)
A Syrian refugee woman holds her child as they doze off on the sidewalk of a street in the southern Lebanese city of Sido. The exodus of Syrian refugees accelerated dramatically in recent months, with over 1 million refugees arriving in the first five months of 2013 alone. More than half of registered refugees are children and three quarters of registered refugees are living with local host families and communities in both urban and rural areas. (MAHMOUD ZAYYAT/AFP)
A bus from Beirut to Tripoli for the “Connexion” company went on fire in Batroun. The bus was empty and no one was hurt. (facebook)
A policeman looks out to a public transportation car moving furniture on top of it, clearly breaking the law of safety, and doing nothing. (Hussam Chbaro / Almustaqbal)
The French government gave an academic palm medal of honor, to the head of the French language section in the Language Center of the University of the Holy Spirit – Kaslik, Rania Salameh, during an honorary ceremony held at the university.
The burnt house of the Syrian refugee family where two children were killed in the Nabatieh town of Kfar Roummane. (Mohammed Zaatari/The Daily Star)
Sponsored by shops affiliated with British products and brands, along with the support of British Embassy staff, a traditional Lebanese sweet ‘Meghle’ which is given when a baby is born, is distributed to shoppers to mark the birth of the future British king, son to Prince William and his wife Kate, at a mall in the Lebanese capital Beirut. The baby boy who was born on July 22, is the third in line to the throne. (JOSEPH EID/AFP).
Rola Yaacoub’s mother, center right, reacts to the picture of her daughter during a protest against domestic violence in Halba. (Antoine Amrieh/The Daily Star)
A dangerous kind of crocodile has been spotted in Beirut’s river, officials are warning people from approaching the crocodile, that could easily kill anyone. Witnesses say that they have seen at least 3 of it so far. (aljoumhouria)