Lebanon POW: 3 – 9 January
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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 of good weather.

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#Qatar's Moez Ali in action with #Lebanon's Nader Matar, during a soccer match of the #AFC Asian Cup, in Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium, Al Ain, #UAE. (Satish Kumar / REUTERS)
Qatar’s Moez Ali in action with Lebanon’s Nader Matar, during a soccer match of the AFC Asian Cup, in Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium, Al Ain, UAE. (Satish Kumar / REUTERS)
The Lebanese parliamentary committee for youth and sport wearing red shirts, supporting the national football team of #Lebanon, ahead of their #AFC Asian Cup 2019 first playoff against #Qatar. (Ali Fawaz / Lebanese Parliament)
The Lebanese parliamentary committee for youth and sport wearing red shirts, supporting the national football team of Lebanon, ahead of their #AFC Asian Cup 2019 first playoff against Qatar. (Ali Fawaz / Lebanese Parliament)
Snow covering makeshift shelters in an unofficial camp for of #Syrian #refugees in #Lebanon's #Bekaa valley, following a #snow #storm.
Snow covering makeshift shelters in an unofficial camp for of Syrian refugees in Lebanon’s Bekaa valley, following a snow storm.
Ahead of their #AFC Asian Cup 2019 campaign, #Lebanon football team received a visit from PM Saad #Hariri during their last training before heading off to #UAE. (Dalati Nohra)
Ahead of their AFC Asian Cup 2019 campaign, Lebanon football team received a visit from PM Saad Hariri during their last training before heading off to UAE. (Dalati Nohra)
#Lebanon football team arrive to a rousing welcome at #Dubai Airport, ahead of the Continental showpiece of the #AFC Asian Cup #UAE 2019. (Lebanon Football Association)
Lebanon football team arrive to a rousing welcome at Dubai Airport, ahead of the Continental showpiece of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019. (Lebanon Football Association)
People taking a dip in the icy water, as the country is faced with unusually heavy rainfall, in Ain El Mreisse, #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Fadi BouKaram / Facebook)
People taking a dip in the icy water, as the country is faced with unusually heavy rainfall, in Ain El Mreisse, Beirut, Lebanon. (Fadi BouKaram / Facebook)
People wait at the almost empty arrival hall of the Rafik #Hariri International #Airport during a #strike in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (BILAL HUSSEIN / AP)
People wait at the almost empty arrival hall of the Rafik Hariri International Airport during a strike in Beirut, Lebanon. (BILAL HUSSEIN / AP)
Walid #Jumblatt, takes pictures of his wife Nura, as waves break, on the Mediterranean waterfront, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
Walid Jumblatt, takes pictures of his wife Nura, as waves break, on the Mediterranean waterfront, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
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)
A man crossing a flooded street, while a dinghy boat is helping car passengers who are stuck, as a fierce #winter #storm lashed #Lebanon. (Richard Sammour / Aljoumhouria)
A man crossing a flooded street, while a dinghy boat is helping car passengers who are stuck, as a fierce winter storm lashed the east coast of the Mediterranean. (Richard Sammour / Aljoumhouria)
Cars make their way through a flooded street in #Dbayed, #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Richard Sammour / Aljoumhouria)
Cars make their way through a flooded street in Dbayed, Beirut, Lebanon. (Richard Sammour / Aljoumhouria)
A street in the village of #Sofar, east of #Beirut #Lebanon, covered in #snow as a fierce #winter #storm lashed the east coast of the Mediterranean. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
A street in the village of Sofar, east of Beirut Lebanon, covered in snow as a fierce winter storm lashed the east coast of the Mediterranean. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
#Christians #Chaldean #Iraqi families with their children celebrate the #Christmas of the Eastern Christian communities in the Chaldean Diocese in #Baabda, east of #Beirut, #Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
Christians Chaldean Iraqi families with their children celebrate the Christmas of the Eastern Christian communities in the Chaldean Diocese in Baabda, east of Beirut, Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
An #Iraqi #Muslim #woman visits the statue of Our #LadyLebanon during #Epiphany holiday in #Harissa, #Lebanon. (Jamal Saidi / REUTERS)
An Iraqi Muslim woman visits the statue of Our Lady of Lebanon during Epiphany holiday in Harissa, Lebanon. (Jamal Saidi / REUTERS)
Nadine Labaki of #Lebanon standing with other nominees, for the 2019 #GoldenGlobe Foreign-Language Film Symposium at the Liaison Restaurant and Lounge, in #Hollywood, #California, #USA. (MIKE NELSON / EPA)
Nadine Labaki of Lebanon standing with other nominees, for the 2019 Golden Globe Foreign-Language Film Symposium at the Liaison Restaurant and Lounge, in Hollywood, California, USA. (MIKE NELSON / EPA)
A #Syrian #refugee shovels mud in front of a makeshift shelter follwoing #rain storms in #Lebanon's #Bekaa valley. (AFP)
A Syrian refugee shovels mud in front of a makeshift shelter follwoing rain storms in Lebanon’s Bekaa valley. (AFP)
#Seagulls take off over the #BurjHammoud's #garbage dump near #Beirut's port on the northern entrance of the capital as the Levant experiences stormy weather, in #Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
Seagulls take off over the Burj Hammoud’s garbage dump near Beirut’s port on the northern entrance of the capital as the Levant experiences stormy weather, in Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
People watch high #waves at #Beirut's Manara seafront promenade in #Lebanon, as a fierce winter storm lashed the east coast of the #Mediterranean. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
People watch high waves at Beirut’s Manara seafront promenade in #Lebanon, as a fierce winter storm lashed the east coast of the Mediterranean. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)


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