In this week of Local Pow, we will start with a photo that was published by a local newspaper but unfortunately without mentioning the name of the Lebanese photographer who took it, Bilal Jawich.
We have also included the new Dar Al-aytam logo, and the Google doodle about ShouShou.
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Syrian refugee children circle around for a photo taken inside a refugee camp (Bilal Jawich / Anadolu Ajansi)
UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie meets with young Syrian refugees at an informal tented settlement in Zahle, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. The UNHCR Special Envoy was on a 3 day visit to Lebanon to meet with some of the thousands of refugees who have fled the civil war in Syria. (Andrew McConnell)
Burnt out vehicles are seen at the site of a car bomb that targeted a checkpoint the day before, killing at least two soldiers and a civilian, in Hermel, in eastern Lebanon near the border with Syria. The bomb, that was claimed by Al-Nusra Front in Lebanon, is the third this month targeting areas of Lebanon where Hezbollah, which is helping the Syrian regime battle insurgents, holds sway. (AFP / STR)
Lebanon’s Jackie Chamoun, pictured during the World Ski Championships in Val d’Isere, French Alps(Sotchi images)
Nadim Nasr, a student from the 4th department of the Lebanese University in Deir el Kamar scooped the first prize for his logo design for the centenary of the Dar Al Aytam. Nadim took the dove motif in the original logo and transformed it with the letters 100 with the 1 making the wings of the dove. Congratulations for such a simple but very efficient idea! (Via Beirut ntsc)
A face from an advertisement is seen inside a shop that was damaged by the twin explosions that occurred in Bir Hassan. (Marwan bou Haidar/Al-akhbar)
Unsi al-Hajj was one of the major avant-garde voices in the Lebanese, and more widely, the Middle East poetry renaissance. Photo is taken of his coffin from St Joseph church in Ashrafiyeh. (Haytham almousawi / Al-akhbar)
Google celebrated the 75th birthday of famous Lebanese actor Hassan Alaeddine, known as Shoushou, with a doodle on its search page. (Google)
Soldiers carry the coffin of Elias Khoury an officer in the Lebanese army who was killed in a suicide attack at a checkpoint at the entrace to Hermel in eastern Lebanon, near the border with Syria, where Hezbollah is a demoninant force, during his funeral his hometown of Fakehe, in the northeastern Bekaa Valley. The bomb was the third this month targeting areas of Lebanon where Hezbollah, which is helping the Syrian regime battle insurgents, holds sway. (AFP/ STR)
Lebanon’s Safa FC player Rony Azar (C) celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal against Jordan’s That Ras Club during their AFC Asian cup football match at the Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium in Beirut . Safa FC won the match 1-0. (AFP / STR)