Tags / War
Children standing on the rubble of a building destroyed in the war.
Child playing near the Grand Serail, the former Ottoman and French Mandate seat of government and currently the headquarters of the Lebanese Prime Minister.
Damaged apartment building next to the port of Beirut.
Damaged buildings in downtown Beirut. In the background is the notorious Murr Building, a favorite spot for snipers during the war. Started in 1974, construction was halted by the war at 40 floors and never completed since.
The statue of Martyr's Square surrounded by damaged buildings.
At the bottom of the photo is a sign warning against land-mines along the "Green Line" separating east and west Beirut.
Two men walking in front of the opera house in downtown Beirut.
Buildings badly damaged in the old souks of downtown Beirut.
A street coffee vendor sets up shop in Martyr's Square.
The ruins surrounding Martyr's Square. Various make-shift cafés appeared shortly after the war, hence the plastic tables and chairs.
The Rivoli Building, since demolished, as seen from the vantage point of the 'Martyr's Square' statue.
Damaged buildings along the "Green Line" separating east and west Beirut in the center of the city.
Damaged buildings on Bechara El-Khoury street in downtown Beirut, one of the city's principal north-south thoroughfares.
The ruins of a building in downtown Beirut
Removing the rubble during the reconstruction of downtown Beirut.
Three young boys play in the rubble of a destroyed building.
A damaged and abandoned house near the 'Green Line'.