I am so angry with myself because I cannot do what I should like to do, and at such a moment one feels as if one were lying bound hand and foot at the bottom of a deep dark well, utterly helpless.

Vincent van Gogh
Cardinals Bechara Boutros Rahi (Lebanon) and Leonardo Sandri (Argentina) attend the mass celebrated by #Pope Francis with newly elected Cardinals in St. Peter's Basilica, #Vatican. (Eric Vandeville / Abaca / Sipa)
Cardinals Bechara Boutros Rahi (Lebanon) and Leonardo Sandri (Argentina) attend the mass celebrated by Pope Francis with newly elected Cardinals in St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican. (Eric Vandeville / Abaca / Sipa)
Syrian refugees staging a sit-down in front of the #UNHCR building, after they were evicted from their homes due to their inability to pay the rent, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hussein Baydoun / Al Araby Al Jadeed)
Syrian refugees staging a sit-down in front of the UNHCR building, after they were evicted from their homes due to their inability to pay the rent, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hussein Baydoun / Al Araby Al Jadeed)
A protester, standing among the audience, holds a placard during a concert by pianist Abdel Rahman El Bacha, that reads: "This concert is sponsored by depositors' money that banks owners stole", in Beirut, Lebanon. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
A protester, standing among the audience, holds a placard during a concert by pianist Abdel Rahman El Bacha, that reads: “This concert is sponsored by depositors’ money that banks owners stole”, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
Women demonstrate outside the parliament building, demanding the status of "martyrs of the army" for their relatives deaths who passed in the August 4th port blast, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Marc Fayad / L’Orient Le Jour)
Women demonstrate outside the parliament building, demanding the status of “martyrs of the army” for their relatives deaths who passed in the August 4th port blast, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Marc Fayad / L’Orient Le Jour)
Policeman writing a fine to a driver who has breached the #coronavirus lockdown, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Marwan Bou Haidar / Al-Akhbar)
Policeman writing a fine to a driver who has breached the coronavirus lockdown, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Marwan Bou Haidar / Al-Akhbar)
A policeman standing in front of demonstrators during a protest in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Fadel Itani / Nidaa Al Watan)
A policeman standing in front of demonstrators during a protest in Beirut, Lebanon. (Fadel Itani / Nidaa Al Watan)
Police members watching a protesters during a sit-in outside the house of judicial investigator in the #BeirutBlast, judge Fadi Sawan, demanding that those responsible be “hanged in nooses”, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Fadel Itani / Nidaa AlWatan)
Police members watching a protesters during a sit-in outside the house of judicial investigator in the Beirut port blast, judge Fadi Sawan, demanding that those responsible be “hanged in nooses”, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Fadel Itani / Nidaa AlWatan)
A vendor wears a face mask in #Saida, #Lebanon. (Mohammed Zaatari / The Daily Star)
A vendor wears a face mask in Saida, Lebanon. (Mohammed Zaatari / The Daily Star)
A woman wearing a mask looks at the window of a shop in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
A woman wearing a mask looks at the window of a shop in Beirut, Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
An anti-government protester holds a picture of President Michel #Aoun as he shouts slogans during a protest, in #Beirut's Ashrafieh district, #Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
An anti-government protester holds a picture of President Michel Aoun as he shouts slogans during a protest, in Beirut’s Ashrafieh district, Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
Dark clouds hover over the government palace in downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
Dark clouds hover over the government palace in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
A general view of the destroyed #Beirut port, #Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
A general view of the destroyed Beirut port, Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
Polish soldiers prepare machinegun ammunition belts during the Polish-Hungarian military exercises in Drawsko Pomorskie, #Poland, in preparation of a participation in the 3rd shift of the Polish Military Contingent of #UNIFIL forces in #Lebanon. (MARCIN BIELECKI / EPA)
Polish soldiers prepare machinegun ammunition belts during the Polish-Hungarian military exercises in Drawsko Pomorskie, Poland, in preparation of a participation in the 3rd shift of the Polish Military Contingent of UNIFIL forces in Lebanon.(MARCIN BIELECKI / EPA)
Lightning strikes off the coast of the mediterranean city of #Batroun, #Lebanon. (Ibrahim CHALHOUB / AFP)
Lightning strikes off the coast of the mediterranean city of Batroun, Lebanon. (Ibrahim CHALHOUB / AFP)
Syrian refugees, who have been forcibly evicted from #Bsharre in the wake of a murder allegedly committed by a #Syrian national, find refuge in #Tripoli, #Lebanon. (Ibrahim CHALHOUB / AFP)
Syrian refugees, who have been forcibly evicted from Bsharre in the wake of a murder allegedly committed by a Syrian national, find refuge in Tripoli, Lebanon. (Ibrahim CHALHOUB / AFP)
People hold placards during a protest by parents of students studying abroad in front of #Lebanon's Central bank in #Beirut, Lebanon. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
People hold placards during a protest by parents of students studying abroad in front of Lebanon’s Central bank in Beirut, Lebanon. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
A man wearing a face mask walks past Christmas decorations inside a shopping mall that has reopened, as the #coronavirus #COVID19 restrictions are eased, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
A man wearing a face mask walks past Christmas decorations inside a shopping mall that has reopened, as the coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions are eased, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
A woman withdraws money from an ATM machine in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
A woman withdraws money from an ATM machine in Beirut, Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
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