Devotees with lit oil lamps perform religious rituals during the Swasthani Brata Katha festival at #Thecho in #Lalitpur, #Nepal. (REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 4 – 10 February

Justice is merely incidental to law and order. J. Edgar Hoover

A protestor holds the hand of an army soldier during a protest against the political elite in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS) #لبنان_ينتفض
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 23 – 29 January

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. Mother Teresa

Anti-government protesters throw firecrackers at riot police during a demonstration against the new government, near Parliament Square, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 16 – 22 January

There are decades where nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades happen. Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

The " #Colacho", jumps over babies lying on a mattress in the street during 'El Salto del Colacho' (The Devil's Jump) baby jumping festival, in the village of Castrillo de Murcia, near #Burgos, in #Spain. (CESAR MANSO / AFP)
International POW

International POW: 25 June – 1 July

There is no creation without tradition; the ‘new’ is an inflection on a preceding form; novelty is always a variation on the past. – Carlos Fuentes

Lebanese Fatima Deryan, planting the flag of #Lebanon on top of the #Everest peak, becoming the first Lebanese woman to scale the world’s tallest mountain. ( @Mountaingipsy / Instagram)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 23 – 29 May

It’s no use saying, “We are doing our best.” You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary. – Winston S. Churchill

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 Lebanese girl shelters for the rain, as she watches waves crash into the seawall on the Mediterranean Sea, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. A strong storm in Lebanon brought cold temperatures and snow to Lebanon's mountains and heavy rainfall, strong winds on the Lebanese coast. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 3 – 9 January

Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds

The statue of #Christ the Redeemer is seen as fireworks explode over #Copacabana beach during #NewYear celebrations in #Rio de Janeiro, #Brazil. (REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 1 – 7 January

Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. Martin Luther King Jr.

People pose for a selfie in the Lebanese ski resort of Faraya, north of Beirut. (Anwar Amro / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW : 1 – 7 March

Three scents accompany my memories of this place: cut wood, poppy-seed bread, and the soft, crisp smell of snow. – Elif Shafak.

Shoes with flowers are pictured during a demonstration against the speech of Seyyed Ali Reza Avai, Minister of Justice of Iran, at the Human Rights Council, in front of the UN in Geneva, Switzerland. (Denis Balibouse / Reuters)
International POW

International POW: 27 February – 5 March

If the prisoner is beaten, it is an arrogant expression of fear.” – Ghassan Kanafani.