Another sad week for Lebanon, which ended with one more blast in Rawcheh area today.
and while the path of future is still not clear about what the terrorist are still planning to do, other lebanese people are showing their true metal and their love for Lebanon, which you will be noticing in the selected photos in this week’s POW.
A woman talks on the phone inside her damaged house at a site of an explosion in the southern suburbs of the Lebanese capital Beirut. A suicide bomber blew up his car in southern Beirut on Monday night near an army checkpoint, killing himself and wounding several people watching the soccer World Cup in a nearby cafe. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS/)
A security officer gestures as fire takes over cars at the site of a car bomb attack in Beirut southern suburb. The explosion, likely carried out by a suicide attacker, happened around midnight local time on June 24 near an army checkpoint and a cafe where football fans were watching the World Cup. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
People gather at the site of an explosion at Tayouneh area, at the southern suburbs of the Lebanese capital Beirut. (Mohamed Azakir / The Daily Star)
Faithful wave a national flag of Lebanon as Pope Francis greets the crowd during his general audience at St Peter’s square at the Vatican. (FILIPPO MONTEFORTE / AFP)
Lebanese security forces detain a man after they raided two hotels in Beirut’s Hamra district. The raid came as suicide bomber killed at least one person at a army checkpoint on the main highway from Beirut to Damascus. It was unclear whether the arrests were linked with the blast. (AFP)
A visitor looks at an art piece made out of used trashed materials which is displayed during an exhibition titled ‘The extraordinary Art Exhibition’ at the Beirut Souks in the Lebanese capital. The exhibition, organized by the Goguikian foundation, gathers 41 Lebanese artists on the theme of recycling. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
A couple sits above ruins in Sidon, south Lebanon.. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)
Lebanese security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack which targeted an army checkpoint, on the main highway from Beirut to Damascus in the Dahr al-Baidar area. The attack came as members of the security forces raided two hotels in central Beirut and detained at least 15 people. (JOSEPH EID/ AFP)
Fire engines work on extinguishing a fire after a suicide bomber blew himself up in his room at a Beirut hotel, Lebanon, as Lebanese security forces raided the premises. The bombing is the latest in a string of attacks and security sweeps in Lebanon over the past week that have sparked fears of renewed violence in a country that has been deeply affected by the civil war in neighboring Syria. (Bilal Hussein / AP)
Workers place barricades in front of the Interior Ministry in Beirut. A suicide bomber killed one person and wounded 37 in an attack at a security checkpoint in Lebanon on Friday that narrowly missed a top security official who said he had been told Islamist militants wanted to assassinate him. Later on Friday, security forces closed a number of roads in Beirut and Tripoli in anticipation of a security risk. (Hussam Shebaro / REUTERS)
Fahed Saadeldeen, a player of Syrian opposition team, made up of former professional and national youth soccer players who became refugees in Lebanon, wears a jersey with the Syrian revolution flag as he practices before a match against Lebanese players, at a makeshift pitch in Tripoli, north Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry recognizes Elisabeth Sioufi of Lebanon as a 2014 Trafficking in Persons Report Hero at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.. Elisabeth Sioufi, director of the Beirut Bar Association’s Institute for Human Rights, relentlessly advocates for and raises awareness about victims of human trafficking. (State Photos / Flickr)