The Week in pictures

A selection of images from Lebanon this week- Tuesday July 10, 2012

  • MP Strida Geagea greets MP Ali Bazzi as they arrive to attend a Parliament session. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)

  • Ostriches run at a farm in Barqa in the northern Bekaa. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)

  • Social Affairs Minister Wael Abu Faour, right, and Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi joke at the Presidential Palace in Baabda. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

  • The Caracalla Dance Theatre perform at the Beiteddine Art Festival with ‘Once Upon a Time. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

  • A Lebanese soldier stands near the remains of an Israeli spying device in the Zahrani region. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)

  • An archeologist shows a finding unearthed from excavations led by a delegation from the British Museum at the Frères’ archaeological site in the old city of Sidon. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)

  • A doctor measures the pulse of a Sudanese refugee on hunger strike outside a U.N. office in Beirut. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)

  • B.B. King performs at the Byblos International Festival. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

  • The site of the Phoenician Port is seen before it was demolished in Minet al-Hosn. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)

  • Models take part in a motorcycle-enabled fashion show in the Beirut Souks. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Singer Engelbert Humperdinck performs at the Beirut Souks. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)

  • A woman wears a bra as she takes part in a fashion show during the fifth edition of the Geekfest in Gemmayzeh. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)

  • Public Works and Transport Minister Ghazi Aridi attends a ceremony where he announced that 47 new public buses have entered service in Beirut. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Iconic pop singer Majida el-Roumi performs at the American University of Beirut. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Syrian refugees receive aid in al-Qaa region of Bekaa. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)

  • Young men sunbathe on a makeshift raft off the shore in Ain el-Mreisseh. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)

  • Prime Minister Najib Mikati speaks during an interview with The Daily Star at the Grand Serail in Beirut. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

  • Recently graduated women ISF members patrol streets in Beirut. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

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