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Maya Angelou
A dark cloud over #Jounieh, north of the capital #Beirut, on a stormy day in the east Mediterranean, in #Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
A dark cloud over Jounieh, north of the capital Beirut, on a stormy day in the east Mediterranean, in Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
A partial view of the #snow-clad Roman ruins in the city of #Baalbeck, in #Lebanon. (AFP)
A partial view of the snow-clad Roman ruins in the city of Baalbeck, in Lebanon. (AFP)
A man waiting on a highway leading to #Beirut during the first day of #COVID19 lockdown, in #Lebanon. (Hasan Shaaban)
A man waiting on a highway leading to Beirut during the first day of COVID19 lockdown, in Lebanon. (Hasan Shaaban)
People wait in line in front of an ATM and at the entrance of a bank, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Joseph Barrak / Aljoumhouria)
People wait in line in front of an ATM and at the entrance of a bank, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Joseph Barrak / Aljoumhouria)
A man searches for recyclable materials others have thrown away, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (João Sousa / L’Orient Today)
A man searches for recyclable materials others have thrown away, in Beirut, Lebanon. (João Sousa / L’Orient Today)
A man displays a printout “exit permit” to a policeman at a #COVID19 checkpoint in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Nabil Ismail)
A man displays a printout “exit permit” to a policeman at a COVID19 checkpoint in Beirut, Lebanon. (Nabil Ismail)
A patient lies in bed after contracting the #coronavirus inside the Rizk Hospital, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hussein Baydoun / AlAraby)
A patient lies in bed after contracting the coronavirus inside the Rizk Hospital, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hussein Baydoun / AlAraby)
A man asking for financial aid to help his poor family, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Ramzi Hajj / Nida Alwatan)
A man asking for financial aid to help his poor family, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Ramzi Hajj / Nida Alwatan)
A man displays his “exit permit” during a nationwide lockdown to cube the spread of the #coronavirus, in #Jounieh, #Lebanon. (Fadel Itani / Nida Alwatan)
A man displays his “exit permit” during a nationwide lockdown to cube the spread of the coronavirus, in Jounieh, Lebanon. (Fadel Itani / Nida Alwatan)
Workers of a funeral house carry a coffin during a total lockdown in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
Workers of a funeral house carry a coffin during a total lockdown in Beirut, Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
A #woman runs with her dog in an almost empty street during a lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Bilal Hussein / AP)
A woman runs with her dog in an almost empty street during a lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Bilal Hussein / AP)
Workers remove hydrochloric acid from rotten containers located at the devastated port of #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Marwan Naamani / DPA)
Workers remove hydrochloric acid from rotten containers located at the devastated port of Beirut, Lebanon. (Marwan Naamani / DPA)
Medics move a stretcher transit isolator with a patient suffering from #coronavirus-linked health complications in #Tripoli Governmental Hospital, #Lebanon. (Marwan Naamani / DPA)
Medics move a stretcher transit isolator with a patient suffering from coronavirus-linked health complications in Tripoli Governmental Hospital, Lebanon. (Marwan Naamani / DPA)
A municipal worker pulls a rubbish bin on the highway near the port of the capital #Beirut, devastated as a result of an explosion last August, as Lebanon enters strict lockdown in a bid to stem the spread of the #coronavirus, in #Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
A municipal worker pulls a rubbish bin on the highway near the port of the capital Beirut, devastated as a result of an explosion last August, as Lebanon enters strict lockdown in a bid to stem the spread of the coronavirus, in Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
A homeless woman sits in front of an abandoned house as she seeks shelter from the storm at the coastal promenade of #Beirut, #Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
A homeless woman sits in front of an abandoned house as she seeks shelter from the storm at the coastal promenade of Beirut, Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
A woman sits as she waits to get tested for the #coronavirus disease #COVID19 in the town of #Hasbaya, #Lebanon. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)
A woman sits as she waits to get tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the town of Hasbaya, Lebanon. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)
People ride on a motorbike along an empty road, as Lebanon tightened lockdown and introduced a 24-hour curfew to curb the spread of the #coronavirus disease (#COVID19) in #Saida, #Lebanon. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)
People ride on a motorbike along an empty road, as Lebanon tightened lockdown and introduced a 24-hour curfew to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Saida, Lebanon. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)
A medic cares for a #COVID19 patient at the Sheikh Ragheb Harb hospital supported by the Iranian Red Crescent, in #Nabatiyeh, #Lebanon. (Mahmoud ZAYYAT / AFP)
A medic cares for a COVID-19 patient at the Sheikh Ragheb Harb hospital supported by the Iranian Red Crescent, in Nabatiyeh, Lebanon. (Mahmoud ZAYYAT / AFP)
A volunteer works in the operating room of the Lebanese Red Cross in #Hazmiyeh, #Lebanon, (Ayat Basma / REUTERS)
A volunteer works in the operating room of the Lebanese Red Cross in Hazmiyeh, Lebanon, (Ayat Basma / REUTERS)
Health workers sit together inside Saint George Hospital University Medical center, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Issam Abdallah / REUTERS)
Health workers sit together inside Saint George Hospital University Medical center, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Issam Abdallah / REUTERS)
A member of the security forces checks a citizen's documents at a #COVID19 checkpoint near the coastal town of #Safra on the #Tripoli- #Beirut main highway, in #Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
A member of the security forces checks a citizen’s documents at a COVID-19 checkpoint near the coastal town of Safra on the Tripoli-Beirut main highway, in Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
Nurses treating #COVID19 patients in Saint Georges hospital in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
Nurses treating COVID19 patients in Saint Georges hospital in Beirut, Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
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