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Lebanese activists from 'You Stink' movement raise their hands in front of the Lebanese anti-riot policemen during a protest at downtown Beirut. Thousands of People gathered to protest against the ongoing garbage crisis, calling for the resignation of the government and for a new parliament election. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Lebanese activists from ‘You Stink’ movement raise their hands in front of the Lebanese anti-riot policemen during a protest at downtown Beirut. Thousands of People gathered to protest against the ongoing garbage crisis, calling for the resignation of the government and for a new parliament election. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Sheep are displayed for sale at a local livestock market ahead of the Eid-al-Adha festival in Beirut. Millions of Muslims around the world are preparing to celebrate the Eid al-Adha feast, when they will slaughter cattle, goats and sheep in commemoration of the Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (Nabil Mounzer / EPA)
Sheep are displayed for sale at a local livestock market ahead of the Eid-al-Adha festival in Beirut. Millions of Muslims around the world are preparing to celebrate the Eid al-Adha feast, when they will slaughter cattle, goats and sheep in commemoration of the Prophet Abraham’s readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (Nabil Mounzer / EPA)
Imad Bazzi, one of the organisers of the "You Stink" anti-government campaign, kicks a ball towards a blocked street leading to the parliament building, where the third session of the national dialogue talks aimed at discussing ways out of a political crisis is taking place, in downtown Beirut. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)
Imad Bazzi, one of the organizers of the “You Stink” anti-government campaign, kicks a ball towards a blocked street leading to the parliament building, where the third session of the national dialogue talks aimed at discussing ways out of a political crisis is taking place, in downtown Beirut. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)
Lebanese anti-government activists wave Lebanese flags as they march from Bourj Hamoud to downtown of Beirut and shout slogans against the Lebanese regime, during a protest in Beirut. Thousands of People gathered to protest against the ongoing garbage crisis, calling for the resignation of the government and for a new parliament election. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
Lebanese anti-government activists wave Lebanese flags as they march from Bourj Hamoud to downtown of Beirut and shout slogans against the Lebanese regime, during a protest in Beirut. Thousands of People gathered to protest against the ongoing garbage crisis, calling for the resignation of the government and for a new parliament election. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders (C) speaks with Syrian refugees during his visit to the Syrian refugee camp in Housh Harimi village, Bekaa valley. According to reports, Koenders said his country has donated 25 million dollars for refugees' facilities in Lebanon. Lebanon hosts more than 1.2 million Syrian refugees who fled the unrest in their country. (LUCIE PARSAGHIAN / EPA)
Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders (C) speaks with Syrian refugees during his visit to the Syrian refugee camp in Housh Harimi village, Bekaa valley. According to reports, Koenders said his country has donated 25 million dollars for refugees’ facilities in Lebanon. Lebanon hosts more than 1.2 million Syrian refugees who fled the unrest in their country. (LUCIE PARSAGHIAN / EPA)
Lebanese activists from 'You Stink' movement shout slogans as they wave the Lebanese flags on a road leading to the Parliament building, during a protest at downtown Beirut, Lebanon. Lebanese activists from 'You Stink' movement gathered to protest against the ongoing garbage crisis, calling for the resignation of the government. Heaps of garbage have been piling up around Beirut and other parts of the country after the government was unable to replace the contractors who collect rubbish. Many Lebanese see this as a manifestation of a dysfunctional government that is unable to carry out basic functions. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Lebanese activists from ‘You Stink’ movement shout slogans as they wave the Lebanese flags on a road leading to the Parliament building, during a protest at downtown Beirut, Lebanon. Lebanese activists from ‘You Stink’ movement gathered to protest against the ongoing garbage crisis, calling for the resignation of the government. Heaps of garbage have been piling up around Beirut and other parts of the country after the government was unable to replace the contractors who collect rubbish. Many Lebanese see this as a manifestation of a dysfunctional government that is unable to carry out basic functions. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
A Lebanese activist flashes the victory sign in front of Lebanese anti-riot policemen during a protest at downtown Beirut. According to reports, clashes erupted near the Parliament as political leaders were meeting to discuss means of ending crisis in Lebanon. Some 23 people were arrested during the clashes. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
A Lebanese activist flashes the victory sign in front of Lebanese anti-riot policemen during a protest at downtown Beirut. According to reports, clashes erupted near the Parliament as political leaders were meeting to discuss means of ending crisis in Lebanon. Some 23 people were arrested during the clashes. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Protesters gesture during a protest against perceived government failures, including a rubbish disposal crisis, in downtown Beirut. (Alia Haju / REUTERS)
Protesters gesture during a protest against perceived government failures, including a rubbish disposal crisis, in downtown Beirut. (Alia Haju / REUTERS)
Lebanese anti-government protesters raise their hands as Lebanese riot policemen stand guard and block a road leading to the parliament building during a protest against the on-going trash crisis and government corruption, in Beirut. (Bilal Hussein / AP)
Lebanese anti-government protesters raise their hands as Lebanese riot policemen stand guard and block a road leading to the parliament building during a protest against the on-going trash crisis and government corruption, in Beirut. (Bilal Hussein / AP)
Protesters chant slogans and raise Lebanese national flags during a protest against perceived government failures, including a rubbish disposal crisis, in downtown Beirut. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
Protesters chant slogans and raise Lebanese national flags during a protest against perceived government failures, including a rubbish disposal crisis, in downtown Beirut. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
Former hunger strikers eat from a tupperware of mlukhiyeh after announcing an end to their hunger strike in Downtown Beirut. Eleven protesters have been on hunger strike for two weeks to urge the environment minister to resign declared that they would resume eating as a result of "pressure" from from police and other activists. (Hasan Shaaban / The Daily Star)
Former hunger strikers eat from a tupperware of mlukhiyeh after announcing an end to their hunger strike in Downtown Beirut. Eleven protesters have been on hunger strike for two weeks to urge the environment minister to resign declared that they would resume eating as a result of “pressure” from from police and other activists. (Hasan Shaaban / The Daily Star)
A truck unloads garbage at a temporary dump on the edge of Beirut river. Lebanon has been hit by a series of protests over a trash crisis that has led to piles of refuse building up in the streets in recent weeks, as well as anger about political paralysis. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
A truck unloads garbage at a temporary dump on the edge of Beirut river. Lebanon has been hit by a series of protests over a trash crisis that has led to piles of refuse building up in the streets in recent weeks, as well as anger about political paralysis. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
A Syrian boy takes a selfie as he waits with his family at Lebanon's northern Tripoli port for a passenger ferry to Turkey. Hundreds of Syrians gather at dusk for a passenger ferry from Lebanon's northern Tripoli port to Turkey, the next step on their long trek towards what they hope will be a better, safer life in western Europe. Lebanon has long been a hub for refugees fleeing the war next door but in the past three months it has increasingly become a 24-hour transit point for mainly middle class Syrians who can afford to take the trip by road, boat and plane onwards. (Jamal Saidi / REUTERS)
A Syrian boy takes a selfie as he waits with his family at Lebanon’s northern Tripoli port for a passenger ferry to Turkey. Hundreds of Syrians gather at dusk for a passenger ferry from Lebanon’s northern Tripoli port to Turkey, the next step on their long trek towards what they hope will be a better, safer life in western Europe. Lebanon has long been a hub for refugees fleeing the war next door but in the past three months it has increasingly become a 24-hour transit point for mainly middle class Syrians who can afford to take the trip by road, boat and plane onwards. (Jamal Saidi / REUTERS)
A Syrian refugee boy holds balloons for sale ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival in the port-city of Sidon, southern Lebanon. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha or the Feast of the Sacrifice, which marks the end of the annual haj pilgrimage, by slaughtering goats, sheep, cows and camels in commemoration of the Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to Allah. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)
A Syrian refugee boy holds balloons for sale ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival in the port-city of Sidon, southern Lebanon. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha or the Feast of the Sacrifice, which marks the end of the annual haj pilgrimage, by slaughtering goats, sheep, cows and camels in commemoration of the Prophet Abraham’s readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to Allah. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)
Palestinian scouts march during a rally to mark the 33rd anniversary of the Sabra and Shatila massacre in Beirut, Lebanon. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)
Palestinian scouts march during a rally to mark the 33rd anniversary of the Sabra and Shatila massacre in Beirut, Lebanon. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)
Halwani’s mural of the Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, in Beirut’s Hamra neighbourhood. (Yazan Halwani)
Halwani’s mural of the Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, in Beirut’s Hamra neighborhood. (Yazan Halwani)
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