Nizar Zakka (center), a Lebanese national and U.S. resident arrested in Iran in 2015 and sentenced to 10 years in jail on espionage charges, gives a press conference in Beirut after he was freed in early June.
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Axel Hirschfeld looks at the remains of dead birds while holding a Levant sparrowhawk. The bird was found locked in a small enclosure without food or water in a field used by poachers in the town of Ras Baalbek, Lebanon, in September.
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An Israeli soldier, seen in September, stands near a wall along the Israel-Lebanon border near the Israeli region of Rosh Haniqra. The Israeli military says it has launched an operation intended to "expose and thwart" tunnels built on the border by the Hezbollah militant group.
Leila Abdel Latif is a celebrity fortuneteller in Lebanon. Every New Year's Eve she appears on Lebanese television shows to predict the future of Lebanon and the wider world.
In this photo from Lebanon's government, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri reads a statement after his meeting with Lebanon's president, Michel Aoun, in Baabda, Lebanon, on Wednesday.