3 main “events” can be said to be recorded in Lebanon in the previous week.

The garbage problem, the explosions and rockets from Bekaa to Beirut, and the long-awaited Special tribunal of Lebanon for all the lebanese people.

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Garbage piled up on the streets of the capital and other parts of the country, with waste collectors still unable to address the problem due to an ongoing sit-in by activists at the landfill in Naameh in protest of the overfilled dump. (Fadi BouKaram/Facebook)
Garbage piled up on the streets of the capital and other parts of the country, with waste collectors still unable to address the problem due to an ongoing sit-in by activists at the landfill in Naameh in protest of the overfilled dump. (Fadi BouKaram/Facebook)

A woman walks past piles of rubbish in Beirut. (Mohammad Azakir/The Daily Star)

A man lights candles near a statue of slain former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri during a vigil in front of the Government House in Beirut. (Mohammad Azakir/The Daily Star)
A billboard bearing a portrait of late Lebanese premier Rafiq Hariri is displayed with the Arabic slogan ‘The Era of Justice’ on a main road in the Lebanese capital Beirut, as four Hezbollah members went on trial in absentia at a UN-backed tribunal in the Netherlands, accused of murdering the former prime minister in a 2005 car bombing. The trial opened in a suburb of The Hague nine years after the huge Beirut blast that killed the billionaire Hariri and just hours after another car bombing killed at least three in a Hezbollah stronghold near the border with war-ravaged Syria. (ANWAR AMRO/AFP)
Lebanese security forces inspect the scene of a car bomb explosion which went off in front of the main government administration building in Hermel, a stronghold of Lebanon’s Hezbollah near the border with Syria. The likely suicide car bomb ripped through the main square of the town killing three people in the latest attack linked to Syria’s war. (AFP/STR)
A woman mourn over the bodies of four children after they were killed when shells fired from war-torn Syria hit the Lebanese border town of Arsal in the Bekaa valley. Seven people were killed, including five children, when at least 20 rockets and shells launched from Syria hit border areas in the eastern Lebanon Bekaa Valley, which has seen frequent violence related to the Syrian conflict. (Abdl rahim Shalha / Assafir)
A model of the crime scene of the assasination of former prime minister Raffic Hariri played a role in the proceedings before the judges of the trial chamber at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. (Toussaint Kluiters/AFP)
Palestinians wave their national flags and carry placards during a sit-in to show solidarity with the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus, in front of the UN building in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. Hundreds of Palestinian families arrived from all the refugee camps in Lebanon to show their solidarity with Palestinian refugees at the Damascus camp and demand the delivery of aid to the Palestinians trapped inside the camp due to the ongoing fighting. (Nabil Mounzer/EFE/EPA)
Lebanese freestyle Double A the Preacher man aka H. A. Sharafeddine is arrested on allegations that he is / looks like a terrorist, but later on he was released. (Twitter)
Lebanese firefighters extinguish fire from burning cars following an explosion in Haret Hreik, a south Beirut neighbourhood considered a stronghold of  Hezbollah. Four people were killed in the apparent suicide car bombing. (Haytham Mosawi/Al-akhbar)
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