A scorched hillside due to forest fires in the countryside of #Akkar, #Lebanon. (Khaled Taleb)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 8 – 14 October

There may be a great fire in our hearts, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke. Vincent Van Gogh

An anti-government protester waves a Lebanese flag, as they protest by driving their cars through the streets, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP) #coronavirus #لبنان_ينتفض
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 15 – 22 April

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. – Albert Einstein

Mourners at a funeral for two security officers who died during protests over petrol price hikes, in #Tehran, #Iran. (Fatemeh Bahrami / Anadolu Agency / Getty Images)
International POW

International POW: 19 – 25 November

Since governments take the right of death over their people, it is not astonishing if the people should sometimes take the right of death over governments. – Guy de Maupassant

#Pope Francis and Grand #Imam of al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb #kiss each other during an inter-religious meeting in #AbuDhabi, #UAE. (Tony Gentile / Reuters)
International POW

International POW: 29 January – 4 February

I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit. – Gibran Khalil Gibran

People wearing traditional Lebanese dresses, participating in the celebration of #Lebanon’s #IndependenceDay at the Lebanese Embassy, in #Ghana. (Dalati Nohra)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 22 – 28 November

True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships

Women take part in the "March of the Brides" in #SantoDomingo, that aims at sensitizing the public to the proliferation of domestic and #GBV in the #Dominican Republic. (Erika Santelices / AFP)
International POW

International POW: 16 – 22 October

It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home. – Carl

Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 5 – 11 June

Protests, exams, no exams, sexual harassment, shark hunting, could there be anything more? Ah yes, next week there is the Worldcup, and of course Lebanese

"No rule without popular legitimacy" a giant banner raised in Beirut to mark the continuity of the "NO to the extension" of the current parliament done by the "for the Republic" group. (Facebook)
Lebanon POW

Lebanese POW 11 – 17 july 2013

This week, POW will take you to a tour from Beirut, to Sarafand (south) than all the way to Bekaa, without forgetting the giant fishes