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.

 

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)
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)
Iman Alsaid, a relative of Lebanese soldier Khalid Hassan who was kidnapped by Islamic militants, burns tires during a demonstration to demand action to secure captive soldiers' 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)
Iman Alsaid, a relative of Lebanese soldier Khalid Hassan who was kidnapped by Islamic militants, burns tires during a demonstration to demand action to secure captive soldiers’ 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)
Residents listen to music from a public audio-architectural installation at Ramlet al-Baida's public beach. A public audio-architectural installation arc is exhibited in various public spaces in Beirut to provoke interaction and draw attention to the issue public space in Lebanon, Ahmad khouja the artist behind the design said. (Alia Haju / REUTERS)
Residents listen to music from a public audio-architectural installation at Ramlet al-Baida’s public beach. A public audio-architectural installation arc is exhibited in various public spaces in Beirut to provoke interaction and draw attention to the issue public space in Lebanon, Ahmad khouja the artist behind the design said. (Alia Haju / REUTERS)
Members of the Lebanese community residing in Kuwait take part in a walking marathon to celebrate Lebanese Independence Day, Kuwait City, Kuwait. Lebanese Independence Day is celebrated November 22 and marks the day Lebanon gained inpendence from rule under the French Mandate in 1943. (RAED QUTENA/EPA)
Members of the Lebanese community residing in Kuwait take part in a walking marathon to celebrate Lebanese Independence Day, Kuwait City, Kuwait. Lebanese Independence Day is celebrated November 22 and marks the day Lebanon gained inpendence from rule under the French Mandate in 1943. (RAED QUTENA/EPA)
In the tunnel towards Khalde, the citizens were entrapped inside their cars for hours as the rescue teams and ambulances worked on withdrawing them. According to the traffic control, due to the storm the Airport-Khalde Road was closed from both directions because of the accumulation of water inside the tunnels, then it was reopened. But the traffic jam remained the same in different areas. (Hussam Chbaro / Almustaqbal)
In the tunnel towards Khalde, the citizens were entrapped inside their cars for hours as the rescue teams and ambulances worked on withdrawing them. According to the traffic control, due to the storm the Airport-Khalde Road was closed from both directions because of the accumulation of water inside the tunnels, then it was reopened. But the traffic jam remained the same in different areas. (Hussam Chbaro / Almustaqbal)
Syrian refugees walk at a refugee camp in Zahle in the Bekaa valley. In October, Lebanon, which has the highest per capita concentration of refugees in the world at one in four residents, said it could not cope with more than one million Syrians and has asked for funds to help look after them. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
Syrian refugees walk at a refugee camp in Zahle in the Bekaa valley. In October, Lebanon, which has the highest per capita concentration of refugees in the world at one in four residents, said it could not cope with more than one million Syrians and has asked for funds to help look after them. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
Gunmen from the "Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine" dance in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ein el-Hilweh near Sidon, Lebanon, to celebrate an attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem. Two Palestinian cousins armed with meat cleavers and a gun stormed a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers killing four people in the city's bloodiest attack in years. Police killed the attackers in a shootout. (Mohammed Zaatari / AP)
Gunmen from the “Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine” dance in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ein el-Hilweh near Sidon, Lebanon, to celebrate an attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem. Two Palestinian cousins armed with meat cleavers and a gun stormed a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers killing four people israeli settlers in the city’s bloodiest attack in years. Police killed the attackers in a shootout. (Mohammed Zaatari / AP)
Minister of Tourism Michel Faroon watching the press conference of the minister of environment Wael Bou Faour on Tv before heading to the Ministerial Council meeting (Richard Sammour / Aljoumhouria)
Minister of Tourism Michel Faroon watching the press conference of the minister of environment Wael Bou Faour on Tv before heading to the Ministerial Council meeting (Richard Sammour / Aljoumhouria)
Health Minister Wael Abu Faour visits the Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute to explain the sampling process and the bacteria found in contaminated food sold by supermarkets and restaurants. (Fadi abou Ghalyoum)
Health Minister Wael Abu Faour visits the Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute to explain the sampling process and the bacteria found in contaminated food sold by supermarkets and restaurants. (Fadi abou Ghalyoum / Assafir)
Citizens watching MP Marwan Hamadeh while he testify infront of the international tribunal (Joseph Barrak / aljoumhouria)
Citizens watching MP (who extended his own parliamentary term) Marwan Hamadeh while he testify infront of the international tribunal (Joseph Barrak / aljoumhouria)
Share:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.