Beirut and the rest of Lebanon
There are around 1.5m refugees in Lebanon. The Bekaa valley, pictured in the winter, hosts many of them.
A burnt-out car is hauled away the morning after the IS-claimed attacks struck Beirut.
Storms are frequent in Lebanon, and lighting can often be seen far out at sea
People lounge at the private ‘beach’ (there is not sand) owned by the American Univertsity of Beirut. There are few public beaches in Lebanon