Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure.

Abraham Cowley
An anti-government protester holds up a Lebanese flag as army soldiers stand guard during a demonstration, in Jal el-Dib, north of #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Bilal Hussein / AP)
An anti-government protester holds up a Lebanese flag as army soldiers stand guard during a demonstration, in Jal el-Dib, north of Beirut, Lebanon. (Bilal Hussein / AP)
Families of Beirut port explosion victims organize a protest to demand the expedition of the investigation and to know the truth about what happened on August 4th, 2020 in downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hasan Shaaban)
Families of Beirut port explosion victims organize a protest to demand the expedition of the investigation and to know the truth about what happened on August 4th, 2020 in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Hasan Shaaban)
A Syrian refugee shouts slogans during a protest outside the headquarters of the #UNHCR, demanding to be moved out of #Lebanon, in #Beirut. (Hussein Malla / AP)
A Syrian refugee shouts slogans during a protest outside the headquarters of the United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, demanding to be moved out of Lebanon, in Beirut. (Hussein Malla / AP)
A man fires in the air during the funeral procession of two children who passed away while on a boat with their parents attempting to migrate illegally to #Cyprus, in #TripoliLB , #Lebanon. (AP)
A man fires in the air during the funeral procession of two children who passed away while on a boat with their parents attempting to migrate illegally to Cyprus, in Tripoli, Lebanon. (AP)
Prime Minister-designate Mustapha Adib announces his resignation during a press conference at the presidential palace, in #Baabda, #Lebanon. (Marwan Naamani / DPA)
Prime Minister-designate Mustapha Adib announces his resignation during a press conference at the presidential palace, in Baabda, Lebanon. (Marwan Naamani / DPA)
A #girl hugs her mother during a protest for relatives and families of Islamic prisoners at #Roumieh prison, in #Saida, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
A girl hugs her mother during a protest for relatives and families of Islamic prisoners at Roumieh prison, in Saida, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Members of the Internal Security Forces inspect a damaged house where suspected members of the #IS group were hiding before a raid by police intelligence, in northern #Lebanon’s Wadi Khaled region bordering #Syria. (Ibrahim Chalhoub / AFP)
Members of the Internal Security Forces inspect a damaged house where suspected members of the Islamic State group were hiding before a raid by police intelligence, in northern Lebanon’s Wadi Khaled region bordering Syria. (Ibrahim Chalhoub / AFP)
#France President Emmanuel #Macron listens to a journalist's questions during a virtual press conference broadcast at the Pine Residence, the official residence of the French ambassador, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
French President Emmanuel Macron listens to a journalist’s questions during a virtual press conference broadcast at the Pine Residence, the official residence of the French ambassador, in Beirut, Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Soldiers, clad in masks due to the #COVID19 pandemic, carry the flag-draped coffin of their fallen comrade who was killed in an overnight shooting, in #Lebanon's northern city of #TripoliLB. (Fathi AL-MASRI / AFP)
Soldiers, clad in masks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, carry the flag-draped coffin of their fallen comrade who was killed in an overnight shooting, in Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli. (Fathi AL-MASRI / AFP)
An injured man from 4th August explosion carries a sign that reads in Arabic “Hell is better”, in front of the destroyed #port, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Ramzi Al-Hajj / Nida AlWatan)
An injured man from 4th August explosion carries a sign that reads in Arabic “Hell is better”, in front of the destroyed port, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Ramzi Al-Hajj / Nida AlWatan)
An anti-government protester sits next to a Lebanese flag printed on a wall as protesters block a road in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
An anti-government protester sits next to a Lebanese flag printed on a wall as protesters block a road in Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA0
Lebanese-French businessman Carlos Ghosn during a press conference to launch his new university management and business programme in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Lebanese-French businessman Carlos Ghosn during a press conference to launch his new university management and business programme in Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Families of Beirut port explosion victims cry during a protest to demand the expedition of the investigation in addition to their rights in downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Families of Beirut port explosion victims cry during a protest to demand the expedition of the investigation in addition to their rights in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
A man watches #Hezbollah leader Hassan #Nasrallah speaking on television, inside a shop in #Houla, southern #Lebanon. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)
A man watches Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah speaking on television, inside a shop in Houla, southern Lebanon. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)
Journalists tour the warehouse that was alleged by #Israel's Prime Minister #Netanyahu to be a secret #Hezbollah arms depot in Jnah, southern suburb of #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Journalists tour the warehouse that was alleged by Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu to be a secret Hezbollah arms depot in Jnah, southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
A Spanish #UN peacekeepers soldier searches amid the rubble at the port of #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
A Spanish UN peacekeepers soldier searches amid the rubble at the port of Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
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