Lebanon POW: 12 – 18 March

Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. – Martin Luther King Jr.

Models walks down the catwalk during a lingerie fashion show at a resort in Faraya northeast of the Lebanese capital Beirut. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)

Models walks down the catwalk during a lingerie fashion show at a resort in Faraya northeast of the Lebanese capital Beirut. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)

Syrian women stand near a Free Syrian Army flag drawn on a tent at a makeshift settlement for Syrian refugees in Bar Elias, in the Bekaa valley. March 15 marks the fourth anniversary of peaceful protests against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, leading to the devastating civil conflict in the country. (Jamal Saidi / REUTERS)

Syrian women stand near a Free Syrian Army flag drawn on a tent at a makeshift settlement for Syrian refugees in Bar Elias, in the Bekaa valley. March 15 marks the fourth anniversary of peaceful protests against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, leading to the devastating civil conflict in the country. (Jamal Saidi / REUTERS)

The Temple of Jupiter is pictured through a field in the Roman city of Baalbek in the Bekaa valley. (Jamal Saidi / REUTERS)

The Temple of Jupiter is pictured through a field in the Roman city of Baalbek in the Bekaa valley. (Jamal Saidi / REUTERS)

Syrians and Lebanese wave the pre-Baath Syrian flag, that was adopted by the Syrian revolution during the uprising, during a demonstration in Martyr's Square in the Lebanese capital Beirut. The protesters marched to mark the fourth anniversary of Syria's conflict. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)

Syrians and Lebanese wave the pre-Baath Syrian flag, that was adopted by the Syrian revolution during the uprising, during a demonstration in Martyr’s Square in the Lebanese capital Beirut. The protesters marched to mark the fourth anniversary of Syria’s conflict. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)

Joint plaintiff Nasser A. wears a sticker attached to his shirt which reads 'Stop Homophobia', as he stands in front of the courtroom of the criminal court in Berlin, Germany, 12 March 2015. The father and two uncles are accused of abducting and taking, Nasser A., then 15-years old, out of the country in 2012 because of his homosexual orientation. Nasser A. was at the time in custody of Berlin's youth welfare office. The defendants attempted to abducts him to Lebanon. (BENRD VON JUTRCZENKA / EPA)

Joint plaintiff Nasser A. wears a sticker attached to his shirt which reads ‘Stop Homophobia’, as he stands in front of the courtroom of the criminal court in Berlin, Germany. The father and two uncles are accused of abducting and taking, Nasser A., then 15-years old, out of the country in 2012 because of his homosexual orientation. Nasser A. was at the time in custody of Berlin’s youth welfare office. The defendants attempted to abducts him to Lebanon. (BENRD VON JUTRCZENKA / EPA)

Hezbollah fighters pray alongside religious clerics over the coffin of a Shiite militant Abbas Herez, killed in fighting with the Islamic State group (IS) in Syria, during his funeral ceremony in the Lebanese capital Beirut. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)

Hezbollah fighters pray alongside religious clerics over the coffin of a Shiite militant Abbas Herez, killed in fighting with the Islamic State group (IS) in Syria, during his funeral ceremony in the Lebanese capital Beirut. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)

Lebanese supporters of animal welfare walk with their dogs during a rally to raise awareness about animal welfare in downtown Beirut. Lebanon approved a bill 04 February 2015 to protect and ensure the welfare of animals, as well as regulate thoswe organisations working with animals. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Lebanese supporters of animal welfare walk with their dogs during a rally to raise awareness about animal welfare in downtown Beirut. Lebanon approved a bill 04 February 2015 to protect and ensure the welfare of animals, as well as regulate those organisations working with animals. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Lebanese girls pose with their dogs, during an outing to promote animal rights, in the Lebanese capital Beirut. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)

Lebanese girls pose with their dogs, during an outing to promote animal rights, in the Lebanese capital Beirut. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)

A supporter of the Lebanese armed forces holds a placard during a rally expressing solidarity with the Lebanese army in Martyrs Square, downtown Beirut. According to local reports hundreds of Lebanese activists participated in the rally in support of the Lebanese army's ongoing conflicts with militants in the country, and particularly on the Syrian Lebanese border. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

A supporter of the Lebanese armed forces holds a placard during a rally expressing solidarity with the Lebanese army in Martyrs Square, downtown Beirut. According to local reports hundreds of Lebanese activists participated in the rally in support of the Lebanese army’s ongoing conflicts with militants in the country, and particularly on the Syrian Lebanese border. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

A Chaldean Christian woman waits to receive humanitarian aid in the Chaldeans Diocese in Hazmieh, east of Beirut, Lebanon, where Assyrian and Chaldean Christians fled the unrest in Syria and Iraq. Chaldeans Diocese estimates say about 30.000 Iraqi Christians have fled to Lebanon after the Islamic State (IS) advance in Iraq. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)

A Chaldean Christian woman waits to receive humanitarian aid in the Chaldeans Diocese in Hazmieh, east of Beirut, Lebanon, where Assyrian and Chaldean Christians fled the unrest in Syria and Iraq. Chaldeans Diocese estimates say about 30.000 Iraqi Christians have fled to Lebanon after the Islamic State (IS) advance in Iraq. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)

A woman preparing juice during the Hamra Street Festival in Beirut, Lebanon. (Ali Alouch / Almodon)

A woman preparing juice during the Hamra Street Festival in Beirut, Lebanon. (Ali Allouch / Almodon)

The March 14 secretariat announced the creation of a “national council” and a preparation committee to develop the bloc’s new political platform, during the 10th anniversary of the “Cedar Revolution” movement (Nabil Ismail / Almustaqbal)

The March 14 secretariat announced the creation of a “national council” and a preparation committee to develop the bloc’s new political platform, during the 10th anniversary of the “Cedar Revolution” movement (Nabil Ismail / Almustaqbal)

For the second year in a row, Sidon is preparing it self with decoration to celebrate Mother's day in a special way, raising the slogan "For my Mother and my Country" on the the street with the organisation of "Hariri Foundation for Sustainable Human Development". (Raafat Naim  / Almustaqbal)

For the second year in a row, Sidon is preparing it self with decoration to celebrate Mother’s day in a special way, raising the slogan “For my Mother and my Country” on the the street with the organisation of “Hariri Foundation for Sustainable Human Development”. (Raafat Naim / Almustaqbal)

The Middle East Aviation Academy held an inauguration ceremony for Lebanon’s first flight simulator training center near Beirut's airport, in the picture Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh & MEA chairman Mohammad Hout trying the first of its kind stimulator. (Joseph Barrak / Aljoumhouria)

The Middle East Aviation Academy held an inauguration ceremony for Lebanon’s first flight simulator training center near Beirut’s airport, in the picture Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh & MEA chairman Mohammad Hout trying the first of its kind simulator. (Joseph Barrak / Aljoumhouria)

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