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10 Sandstorm Pictures From The Highest Building In Beirut

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I had the chance to visit Sky Gate, which is currently the highest building in Beirut, and take shots of the severe sandstorm that has swept across Lebanon for the past three days. I went all the way up to the roof and took some amazing pictures that I’m sharing with you. I’m going back in a week to take the same shots and show you the contrast once the sandstorm is over so stay tuned. I will also share some information regarding Sky Gate because it’s quite an amazing building.

PS: Many thanks to Mena Capital and Elyse for granting me access :)

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Week37 : LiveLoveBeirut’s Best Pictures Of The Week

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Coffe Monday Coffee – by Polsamuel

You can follow LiveLoveBeirut on Instagram on [Instagram]. I’m also on Instagram and you can follow me [here] if you like.

B Martyrs Sunset Protests and sunsets – by Tarek Bekdache

Tannourine Tannourine by Eli.Youssef

Sawfar Gorgeous Lebanese house in Sawfa – by Firas.3amar

Flower Zahle Flower festival in Zahle – by Frederick Azar

Ehden Road to Heaven – Ehden by Carlittoer

DT Mosque Cool shot of the Blue Mosque – by RiseaboveLebanon

AShta Ashta lal Ashta? – By mylifeamoi

The Best Photo & Video Of The #YouReek Protests

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karim-mostafa-crying-soldier Photo by Karim Mostafa

A Lebanese policeman was in the middle of the clashes when he completely lost it, sat down on the side of the road and started crying. When protesters spotted the police officer, they rushed and helped him out. One of the protester (Nassif el Rayyis) even caught the incident on [video] and I absolutely loved his caption “We cooperate, they dominate… They have orders to keep us apart, we have the courage to make the change”.

Police officers are just following orders and I’m sure most of them would never want to hit peaceful protesters. It’s too bad that the demonstrations turned violent and were hijacked by thugs yesterday night.

I’m Taking Over #LiveLoveLebanon’s Instagram Account

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LiveLoveLebanon is an initiative launched by the Ministry of Tourism to show everyone through pictures and videos the true beauty of Lebanon and promote tourism in our country. I’ve been supportive of this campaign ever since it started and it’s an honor for me to take over the LiveLoveLebanon Instagram account for this weekend. I know we’re going through rough times in Lebanon, but we should always try to stay positive and promote the true beauty of our country.

Feel free to follow @livelovelebanon and myself @lenajib for updates and I hope you enjoy my takeover!

Week36 : LiveLoveBeirut’s Best Pictures Of The Week

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HImlaya Dream house – by Spishgar

You can follow LiveLoveBeirut on Instagram on [Instagram]. I’m also on Instagram and you can follow me [here] if you like.

Over the clouds Over the clouds – by GeorgeRahme

Chekka Chekka – by Thomas_kh

Cedars Majestic Cedars – By GeorgesElHanna

Bekaa Live Love Bekaa – By raianesalem

Batroun1 Underwater – by ChrisKabalan

Chouwen Tarzan – by Ramy.ak

Lebanon’s Garbage Crisis From Another Perspective

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“Move to trash” is a nice series of conceptual photos related to the garbage crisis shot by Lebanese photographer Ghaleb Cabbabé. It pretty sums up the image of Lebanon that we are clinging to versus the gruesome reality we are currently living in. Some may say that we as Lebanese are delusional and that things will only get worse, but as long as we are living in this country and believe in it, we should keep hoping and working for a positive change.

Check out the rest of the pictures [here].

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Week34: LiveLoveBeirut’s Best Pictures Of The Week

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Chouf Beautiful Chouf – by Buddcorp

You can follow LiveLoveBeirut on Instagram on [Instagram]. I’m also on Instagram and you can follow me [here] if you like.

Batroun house Batroun house – by Mia Karam

chiah Lebanon thru the eyes of Silvio Chiha

chouwen Chouwen river – by Hassanasser1

dive Fear nothing! By Charbel Bouez

divers 17 divers and helpers raised a 66 sqm Lebanese flag, the largest underwater Lebanese flag, in Chekka, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Lebanese army. By Freakgmb

Hippodrome Hippodrome de Beirut – by Riseabovelebanon

manakish Manakish anyone? By Ppharaon

Week33: LiveLoveBeirut’s Best Pictures Of The Week

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Barook Barouk Cedars – by Sarah

You can follow LiveLoveBeirut on Instagram on [Instagram]. I’m also on Instagram and you can follow me [here] if you like.

Jounieh festival Jounieh Festival – by RiseAboveLebanon

Harissa Harissa – by Eliasouba

Gazl Le marchand de bonheur – by Elias.ac

Cedars1 Eternal gardens – by Eli.youssef

Baakline Baakline waterfalls

Afqa Afka – by Gilbert Geagea

In Pictures: Eid Mubarak From Lebanon And The Arab World

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65073 A man makes meat pastries ahead of the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of Ramadan in Sidon, south Lebanon [REUTERS]

I was checking out Eid Festivities in the Arab World and I compiled some of the best pictures from this year and the past one. The first few pictures are from Lebanon and the rest are from different Arab countries including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Palestine, Iraq and others.

Sources used: [Telegraph], [Express.co.uk],[Independent.co.uk] and [TheNational].

Happy Eid Everyone!

11174385_10152861739571809_9088207280319816124_o Yearly flying lanterns tradition in Tripoli, Lebanon – by Natheer Halawani

65072 Residents walk past traditional sweets displayed for sale ahead of Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of Ramadan in Sidon [REUTERS]

eid-9_2989067k A Lebanese child rides a camel during celebrations marking the beginning of Eid al-Fitr, Beirut, Lebanon Picture: EPA

eid-20_2989047k A vendor sells biscuits during Eid al-Fitr in the port city of Sidon, southern Lebanon Picture: REUTERS

eid-al-fitr-lebano_3378928k Lebanese Prime Minister Tamam Salam attends the Eid al-Fitr prayer at the Mohammad al-Amin Mosque in downtown Beirut Picture: ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images

52005619 Ramadan in DownTown Beirut – by Nabil Mounzer

And here are pictures from different Arab countries:

65049 Aerial view shows Muslim worshippers at the Grand mosque, the holiest place in Islam, in Mecca during Ramadan [REUTERS]
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