An #Iranian health worker reads the #Koran on #Arafat day at the #Tehran University Campus mosque. (AFP / STR)
International POW

International POW: 28 July – 3 August

If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success. James Cameron

National police officers disinfect Venezuelan citizens returning to the country, in #Cucuta, on the #Colombia - #Venezuela border. (Schneyder Mendoza / AFP)
International POW

International POW: 31 March – 6 April

One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure. – William Feather

A water cannon sprays disinfect streets as #Coronavirus spreads in the country, in #Tehran, #Iran. (Reza Bagheri Sharaf / Dana) #COVID19 #virus
International POW

International POW: 25 February – 2 March

It’s in the misery of some unnamed slum that the next killer virus will emerge. Barack Obama

People walk by a poster by #TVBOY, depicting Leonardo da Vinci’s #MonaLisa wearing a mask and holding a phone reading ‘Mobile World Virus’, in #Barcelona, #Spain. (Pau Barrena / AFP) #COVID19
International POW

International POW: 18 – 24 February

We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive. Albert Einstein

A supporter of #Hezbollah holds a photo of slain #Iranian general Qasem #Soleimani during a rally at southern suburb #Beirut, #Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 13 – 19 February

He who cures a disease may be the skillfullest, but he that prevents it is the safest physician. Thomas Fuller

A #cat yawns as it sits in a lane between ash-covered trees and buildings from the eruption of the #Taal #volcano, in the village of #BusoBuso, #Philippines. (AFP)
International POW

International POW: 14 – 20 January

If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud. Émile Zola

Anti-government protesters block a road during the ongoing demonstration in the country, in the northern port city of #TripoliLB, #Lebanon. (Ibrahim CHALHOUB / AFP) #لبنان_ينتفض
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 9 – 15 January

Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it. Mark Twain

Acrobats with #DuoLaos of #Spain perform during the 13th International Circus festival, in #Budapest, #Hungary. (Attila Kisbenedek / AFP / Getty Images)
International POW

International POW: 7 – 13 January

In the midst of winter, I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer. Albert Camus

#Lebanon's U18 #women's #football team won the West Asia U18 Women's Football Championship in #Bahrain. (Lebanese Women's Football)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 2 – 8 January

Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you. Pericles

A #kangaroo rushes past a burning house in Lake #Conjola, #Australia. (Matthew Abbott / The New York Times via Redux)
International POW

International POW: 31 December – 6 January

When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not yet ready. The challenge will not wait. Life does not look back. A week is more than enough time for us to decide whether or not to accept our destiny. Paulo Coelho