An #Iraqi #Peshmerga officer bites a #snake while demonstrating skills during a graduation ceremony in #Soran, in #Arbil. (SAFIN HAMED / AFP)
International POW

International POW: 11 – 17 February

You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men. Benjamin Disraeli

A demonstrator smokes joints through a pineapple at a 4/20 #420 rally, in front of the Parliament building, in support of the legalization of #marijuana, in #Sofia, #Bulgaria. (Reuters)
International POW

International POW: 16 – 22 April

Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it. Andy Rooney

A worker drives an excavator to clear a road cut by a landslide on the highway from northern city #Batrou​n to #Chekka in #Lebanon. (Khalid / Xinhua)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 10 – 16 January

A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole

A model #skeleton is displayed at Day of the Dead altars and art installations by artists in downtown #LosAngeles, in #California, #US. (Frederic J Brown / AFP)
International POW

International POW: 30 October – 5 November

People fear death even more than pain. It’s strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death,

Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 27 August – 2 September

The revolution has no leader, I said. It was more like a raging wild horse that would buck anyone who tried to mount it against

International POW

International POW: 7 – 13 July

Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. – Gibran Khalil Gibran

A woman mourns at the grave of former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri, during the 10th anniversary of al-Hariri's assassination, in downtown Beirut. (Jamal Saidi / REUTERS)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 12 – 18 February

When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your

High heel slackliner Faith Dickey carefully negotiates a thin wire high above a stunning landscape during the Womens Highline Meeting in the Czech Republic. Faith, from Austin in Texas, USA, was joined by adrenaline junkies Basia Sobanska 27 and Ela Ostrowska, 26, who wore their own accessories. (Faith Dickey / Caters)
International POW

International POW: 30Dec – 5Jan

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw

A girl holds a doll as refugees in Suruc wait for the funeral convoy of 19 year-old Syrian Kurdish fighter girl Perwin Mustafa Dihap who died after being wounded during fighting against the Islamic State forces in her home town of Kobani. (Vadim Ghirda / AP)
International POW

International POW:18 – 24 November

Human beings suffer, They torture one another, They get hurt and get hard. No poem or play or song Can fully right a wrong Inflicted