The Week in pictures

A selection of images from Lebanon this week- Sunday May 27, 2012

  • A man carries a "No War" sign as he drives by a sit-in in Cola, Beirut. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Supporters cheer for Islamist Shadi Mawlawi, center, following his release in the northern port city of Tripoli. (The Daily Star/Antoine Amrieh)

  • A Lebanese soldier abseils down a cliff as he takes part in the 15th Operation Big Blue Association’s coastal cleanup. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

  • A fish vendor handles a pelican that was injured in his wing and now being kept as a pet in the southern port city of Sidon. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Abdallah Tabaja engages in his hobby – karting – on the Zahrani-Nabatieh highway. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)

  • A forensic expert works at the scene of shooting near the body of a killed gunman in Caracas, Hamra. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

  • A biker rides on one wheel in front of burning tires in the southern suburb of Beirut, during protests. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Newborn cats sleep ontop of each other in the southern village of Zifta. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • A vendor has piled boxes of artichokes on his car, which roams the highway linking Chekka to the northern costal city of Tripoli. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

  • Hezbollah supporters attend a ceremony on the occasion of the Liberation and Resistance Day in the southern town of Bint Jbeil. (The Daily Star Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)

  • A statue, of three hands holding an army helmet in the air, was unveiled during a ceremony to commemorate Lebanese soldiers who were killed by Israeli troops in border clashes in Adaisseh, south Lebanon, in August 2010. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)

  • Mourners carry the body of Sunni Sheikh Ahmad Abdel-Wahed during his funeral procession in Bireh, Akkar. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

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