Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Lightnings strikes the sky of Beirut, Lebanon. (Haidar Darwish)
Members of the Lebanese Scout federation takes parts in the “World Cycling Day” event on the night of a Ramadan night in Downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Nabil Ismail)
One of the last “Musaharati” Mohamad Fanas, taking a break during one of the Ramadan nights in Saida, Lebanon. (Ihab Fayad)
Security members taking a break in Samir Kassir square in Downtown Beirut, Lebanon, (Hussein Baydoun)
A sign indicating the direction to Syria and buses carrying Syrian refugees during a return operation organized by the Lebanese and Syrian authorities, on the border crossing between Lebanon and Syria. (Danielle Khairallah / LorientLeJour)
People smock Arguila during the joyous return to traditional Ramadan nights on the streets of Saida, Lebanon. (Mohammed Zaatari / The Daily Star)
The Parisian hotel “Le Prince de Galles” will host the Lebanese chef Hussein Hadid, brilliant winner in 2011 of the show “Top Chef”, in the kitchens of it restaurant “Les Heures” from June 7th to September 30th.
Beirut’s Burj al-Murr is decorated with window curtains from top to bottom by Lebanese artist Jad El-Khoury. (Hasan Shaaban / The Daily Star)
A woman walks past rubbish on a sea embankment in Beirut, Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
Rubbish on the coast in Beirut, Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
A woman uses her mobile phone as she sits on the stairs of a downtown office building, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
45 divers carried 150 paintings by 85 painters into the sea where they were fixed to a reef between 33 to 37 m under sea level to break a Guinness world record in the number of paintings underwater, off the coast of Jounieh, Lebanon. (IBRAHIM CHALHOUB / AFP)
A street vendor sells flags representing countries that will be competing in the upcoming FIFA football World Cup in Russia as well as other flags on the Sarba highway north of Beirut, Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
A cat named Lucky and a dog named Casper are seen living together in the southern village of Khiam, Lebanon.(Jamal Saidi / REUTERS)
Around 15 tons of hashish, packaged and ready to be shipped out of the country, were confiscated after a raid on a warehouse in the Ouzai area in south Beirut, Lebanon.
Tunisian musician Lotfi Bouchnak performs on stage during the Beirut Spring Festival 2018 in music hall at the Waterfront of Beirut, Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
British dancer Aakash Odedra performs on the stage during Beirut spring festival 2018 at Al-Madina Theatre in Hamra street in Beirut, Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)