Citizens take ‘selfies’ on the seafront at the waterfront promenade, in Beirut, Lebanon, on Tuesday. Temperatures in Beirut took a dip reaching 10 degrees Celsius at night.
Syrian refugees look on during a visit by Secretary of State for International Development Justine Greening on Friday, during her visit to an Informal Tented Settlement occupied by Syrian refuges close to the Syrian boarder in Lebanon
Tourists take pictures under Rawcheh Sea Rock as they ride a boat while the sun sets over the Mediterranean Sea in Beirut, Lebanon.
A Lebanese hiker takes a picture of a cross on a hilltop in the northern ski resort village of Laklouk, 2000 meters above sea level in the Lebanese mountains north of Beirut
A worker decorates a Christmas tree designed by Lebanese designer Elie Saab in front of the Al-Amin mosque in Beirut, Lebanon
A Lebanese policeman who was kidnapped by Nusra Front, waves as he carried by his relatives upon his arrival at the government palace, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday
A Lebanese angler casts his fishing pole from a rocky coastal area along the Beirut coastline as the sun rises over the Mediterranean Sea, Lebanon, Tuesday
A protester kicks a barrier near riot police that are blocking a street leading to the parliament building where a session of “national dialogue” is taking place between politicians aimed at discussing ways out of a political crisis, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon on Wednesday.
People swim at the public beach of Ramlet al Bayda during a sand storm in Beirut, Lebanon. An unseasonal sandstorm has hit Lebanon and Syria, reducing visibility and sending dozens to hospitals with breathing difficulties
A Lebanese activist paints graffiti on a concrete wall installed by authorities near the main Lebanese government building, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. Anticipating more protests, authorities installed a concrete wall near the main Lebanese government building, site of the largest protests. On Saturday and Sunday nights, police fired tear gas and water cannons at the protesters, battling them in the streets of Beirut in dramatic clashes, wounding dozens.
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Lebanese activists hold up a makeshift shield as they are sprayed by riot police using water cannons during a protest against the ongoing trash crisis, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon
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Lebanese army soldiers stand next of their armored personnel carriers as they prepare to reopen a highway linking Beirut to southern Lebanon blocked by angry protesters, in the coastal town of Jiyeh, Lebanon today. The closure of the vital highway comes amid reports that the government plans to move trash piled on the streets of Beirut to the Kharoub region south of the capital.
Religious figures along with Hezbollah members and supporters mourn over the coffin of Lebanon’s Hezbollah commander Mohamad Issa, known as Abu Issa, during his funeral in Arab-Salim, south Lebanon on Tuesday.
A Syrian girl eats a sandwich as others fill water containers at a refugee camp in Deir Zannoun village, Bekaa valley, Lebanon, today.
A young Syrian refugee covers herself with a blanket as she stands outside tents at a makeshift settlement in Bar Elias in the Bekaa valley. Lebanon enforced new immigration controls at the Syrian border on Monday in a move to gain control of the steady stream of refugees from its much larger neighbour.
A Syrian refugee girl stands near her tent at a refugee camp in Zahle in the Bekaa valley on Thursday
A Syrian woman sits next to her children sleeping on the street in Hamra Street in the Lebanese capital, Beirut
Lebanese men carry a wounded man at the site of an explosion, near the Kuwaiti Embassy and Iran’s cultural centre, in the suburb of Beir Hassan, Beirut, Lebanon. A blast in a Shia district in southern Beirut killed at least two people on Wednesday, security officials said, in an attack apparently linked to the civil war in neighbouring Syria
Soldiers, policemen and medical personnel gather at the site of explosions near the Iranian embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, which killed at least 20 people and injured more than 95 on Tuesday.
Syrian children at a refugee camp at Delhamiyeh, eastern Lebanon, wait outside their tent for the school bus. There are more than 800,000 refugees registered with the UN refugees agency in the country, although the Lebanese government estimates the number at more than 1m.