As the Syrian crisis gets older day by day, the relation between what is happening in Syria and i’s impact in Lebanon is getting more clear.
The fear of explosions and clashes in Beirut and other cities is spreading like fire, and the Lebanese people can only watch to what is happening without having the proper power to stand in-front of what is happening.
But maybe the only way to survive such crisis remain the search for smiles and positive moments during our daily lives.
Women watching the protests by fishermen in Dalieh, Beirut. (Marwan Tahtah / Al-Akhbar)
Garbage bags block the sidewalk of Hamra Street in the Lebanese capital Beirut. Protesters against the Naameh garbage landfill have blocked the road leading to it after a 48-hour deadline they had given for the closure of the controversial facility. Naameh was initially supposed to operate for six years, but it continues to receive garbage from the metropolitan Beirut area and the local community has been complaining for years that it is filled far beyond capacity and poses a health and environmental risk. (JOSEPH EID/AFP)
Activists temporarily suspended their activities at the Naameh landfill Friday afternoon after a police crackdown earlier in the day cleared the way for Sukleen to resume dumping at the site serving Beirut and Mount Lebanon. (Haytham Al Moussawi/al-akhbar)
A model displays a creation by Lebanese designer Charlotte Licha for her 2014 Haute Couture collection “Points” show held at Shangri-La hotel in Paris. Charlotte Licha is the first Lebanese woman to hold a show in Paris, after years of Lebanese famous male designers like Elie Saab, Zuhair Murad, Geores Hobeika among others. Licha’s first collection ‘Point’ is dedicated to a woman who ‘dares to be different, and represents the feeling of life’, as she says. (Ammar Abd Rabbo/AFP)
Resident of Beirut’s southern suburb, stand next to sandbags placed at the entrance of a shop to protect it from future explosions targeting the area. A group suspected of links to Al-Qaeda warned last week, that all areas of Lebanon where Hezbollah movement operates are ‘legitimate targets’ for attack, telling Sunnis to avoid them. (JOSEPH EID/AFP)
The minister of Youth and Sports in the caretaker government Faisal Karami opened the mechanical Sports Arena on the campus of the Olympic Stadium in Tripoli. (Natheer Halawani/Facebook)
The minister of telecommunication Nicolas Sehnaoui declared that Lebanon will have a new stamp in honors of all the victims of the Armenian Genocide. (Nicolas Sehnaoui/Facebook)
MP Michel Murr held a banquet to honor President of the Interpol trust fund Elias Murr and INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K Noble, in the presence of Lebanese President Michel Sleiman, PM-Designate Tammam Salam, and other senior officials. (Aljoumhouria)
A new theater has opened it’s door in Tyr, southern of lebanon and it is name the Istanbouli theater after the person who helped making this theater Kassem Istambouli (Istanbouli Théâtre/Facebook)