Social media are a catalyst for the advancement of everyone’s rights. It’s where we’re reminded that we’re all human and all equal. It’s where people can find and fight for a cause, global or local, popular or specialized, even when there are hundreds of miles between them. – Queen Rania of Jordan

Migrant domestic workers of various nationalities attend the launch of the first domestic workers union, at at the headquarters of the National Federation of Unions for Workers and Employees in Lebanon (FENASOL) in Beirut. There are an estimated 200,000 migrant workers in Lebanon, primarily from Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, the Philippines and Nepal. Many have their passports confiscated by their employers upon arrival in Lebanon and are locked up insides homes. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Migrant domestic workers of various nationalities attend the launch of the first domestic workers union, at at the headquarters of the National Federation of Unions for Workers and Employees in Lebanon (FENASOL) in Beirut. There are an estimated 200,000 migrant workers in Lebanon, primarily from Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, the Philippines and Nepal. Many have their passports confiscated by their employers upon arrival in Lebanon and are locked up insides homes. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Hezbollah supporters offer candy in celebration in Beirut's southern suburbs, after the militant Islamist group fired a missile at Israeli military vehicles on the frontier with Israel. Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish peacekeeper were killed on Wednesday in an exchange of fire between Hezbollah and Israel that has raised fears of a full-blown conflict between the group and the Jewish state. (Hasan Shaaban / REUTERS)
Hezbollah supporters offer candy in celebration in Beirut’s southern suburbs, after the militant Islamist group fired a missile at Israeli military vehicles on the frontier with Israel. Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish peacekeeper were killed on Wednesday in an exchange of fire between Hezbollah and Israel that has raised fears of a full-blown conflict between the group and the Jewish state. (Hasan Shaaban / REUTERS)
A Hezbollah supporter waves a flag of the militant Islamist group in celebration in Beirut's southern suburbs, after the group fired a missile at Israeli military vehicles on the frontier with Israel. Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish peacekeeper were killed on Wednesday in an exchange of fire between Hezbollah and Israel that has raised fears of a full-blown conflict between the group and the Jewish state. (Khalil Hassan / REUTERS)
A Hezbollah supporter waves a flag of the militant Islamist group in celebration in Beirut’s southern suburbs, after the group fired a missile at Israeli military vehicles on the frontier with Israel. Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish peacekeeper were killed on Wednesday in an exchange of fire between Hezbollah and Israel that has raised fears of a full-blown conflict between the group and the Jewish state. (Khalil Hassan / REUTERS)
Burning vehicles are seen near the village of Ghajar on Israel's border with Lebanon. A Hezbollah missile strike wounded four Israeli soldiers on Wednesday, the biggest attack on Israeli forces by the Lebanese guerrilla group since a 34-day war in 2006. Israeli artillery fired at least 22 shells into open farmland in southern Lebanon after the strike, a Lebanese security source said, and thick smoke rose over the area. (Maruf Khatib / REUTERS)
Burning vehicles are seen near the village of Ghajar on Israel’s border with Lebanon. A Hezbollah missile strike wounded four Israeli soldiers. Israeli artillery fired at least 22 shells into open farmland in southern Lebanon after the strike, a Lebanese security source said, and thick smoke rose over the area. (Maruf Khatib / REUTERS)
Israeli soldiers carry their injured comrade after an anti-tank missile hit an army vehicle in an occupied area on the border with Lebanon. At least four Israelis were wounded, sparking a cross-border firefight. (JALAA MAREY / AFP)
Israeli soldiers carry their injured comrade after an anti-tank missile hit an army vehicle in an occupied area on the border with Lebanon. At least four Israelis were wounded, sparking a cross-border firefight. (JALAA MAREY / AFP)
Women throw rice on Lebanese army soldiers, relatives and friends while they carry the coffin of Hassan Ramadan Dib, one of five Lebanese soldiers who were killed during clashes with gunmen in Ras Baalbek, during his funeral in Jabal Mohsen, in Tripoli. Lebanese troops repelled an attack by militants on an army outpost near the Syrian border on Friday but five soldiers were killed, the army said. (Omar Ibrahim / REUTERS)
Women throw rice on Lebanese army soldiers, relatives and friends while they carry the coffin of Hassan Ramadan Dib, one of five Lebanese soldiers who were killed during clashes with gunmen in Ras Baalbek, during his funeral in Jabal Mohsen, in Tripoli. Lebanese troops repelled an attack by militants on an army outpost near the Syrian border on Friday but five soldiers were killed, the army said. (Omar Ibrahim / REUTERS)
Members of the Lebanese army carry the coffin of Lebanese soldier, Mojtaba Amhaz, during his funeral procession in Beirut, Lebanon. Amhaz was one of eight Lebanese soldiers killed during clashes with militants in an attack near the village of Ras Baalbeck at the border with Syria. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Members of the Lebanese army carry the coffin of Lebanese soldier, Mojtaba Amhaz, during his funeral procession in Beirut, Lebanon. Amhaz was one of eight Lebanese soldiers killed during clashes with militants in an attack near the village of Ras Baalbeck at the border with Syria. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Residents and family members of Islamist militants in Roumieh prison, carry islamic flags during a protest, in Tripoli. The protesters were demonstrating against last week's storming of Roumieh prison, the country's largest prison where Islamist militants are detained, by Lebanese forces. They were also protesting against satirical French weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo. The banners read in Arabic, " Tarnished are the faces who betrayed the Messenger of Allah and supported his enemies" (back) and "Our rulers are harsher insulters to the prophet than Charlie." (Omar Ibrahim / REUTERS)
Residents and family members of Islamist militants in Roumieh prison, carry islamic flags during a protest, in Tripoli. The protesters were demonstrating against last week’s storming of Roumieh prison, the country’s largest prison where Islamist militants are detained, by Lebanese forces. They were also protesting against satirical French weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo. The banners read in Arabic, ” Tarnished are the faces who betrayed the Messenger of Allah and supported his enemies” (back) and “Our rulers are harsher insulters to the prophet than Charlie.” (Omar Ibrahim / REUTERS)
Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam being welcomed at Riyad airport during a visit to express his condolences to the new Saudi King, Salman bin Abdul Aziz. (Dalati & Nohra)
Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam being welcomed at Riyad, KSA airport during a visit to express his condolences to the new Saudi King, Salman bin Abdul Aziz. (Dalati & Nohra)
Casino Du Liban employees protest mass layoffs in Jounieh. (Al Joumhouria)
Casino Du Liban employees protest mass layoffs in Jounieh. (Al Joumhouria)
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