An anti-government protester sit next to a placard showing ruins of an explosion, during protest in front Justice palace in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 17 – 23 September

The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue. Napoleon Bonaparte

Damaged windshield of a vandalized police car by the anti-government protesters during a protest on the road leading to the Presidential palace in #Baabda, #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 10 – 16 September

God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites so that you will have two wings to fly, not one. Rumi

Demonstrators take part in a civilian #IndependenceDay parade in #Beirut's Martyr Square, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP) #لبنان_ينتفض
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 21 – 27 November

That strong mother doesn’t tell her cub, Son, stay weak so the wolves can get you. She says, toughens up, this is the reality we are living in. Lauryn Hill

Demonstrators stand on a traffic sign, sprayed with the words "Alaa [Abou Fakhr] did not migrate, Alaa died", on the road leading to the Presidential Palace in #Baabda, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP) #كلن_يعني_كلن
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 7 – 13 November

Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man, and our politicians take advantage of this prejudice by pretending to be even more stupid than nature made them. – Bertrand Russell

A woman drives through burning tires blocking a highway in #Lebanon 's northern port city of #Byblos ( #Jbeil). (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 31 October – 6 November

Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence. Ovid

Syrian #refugees arrive at the #Zamarani border crossing, north of #Damascus, #Syria, after returning from #Lebanon. (Xinhua)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 29 August – 4 September

We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

A soldier prevents a retired army soldier from storming the line in a bid to enter the Lebanese parliament building where lawmakers and ministers approved the draft for the 2019 state budget, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Marwan Naamani / picture alliance via Getty Images)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 18 – 24 July

An army of unemployed led by millionaires quoting the Sermon on the Mount, that is our danger. – George Orwell

The #airplane carrying US Secretary of State Mike #Pompeo lands in Rafik #Hariri International #airport, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 21 – 27 March

If there’s not drama and negativity in my life, all my songs will be really wack and boring or something. Eminem

PM Saad Hariri trying out a VR headset at the Arabnet conference, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hussam Shbaro)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW : 15 – 21 February

One day everything will be well, that is our hope. Everything’s fine today, that is our illusion. – Voltaire.  

Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW : 3 – 9 November

So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise. – Malcolm X.