Pictures of attacks on Lebanon - early August

A new set of pictures has been uploaded to the Flickr account. They were sent by Hanady Salman of as-Safir and show some of the effects of the last few days of bombing in Lebanon.

Smoke And Fire Rises After An Israeli Airstrike Hit The Suburbs Of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 4 Ap
An Israeli strike on a suburb of Beirut.

Fishing Boats Covered With Ashes Float Among Debris In The Uzai Port District Port Of South Beirut Destroyed In An Israeli Air Raid 04 August Afp
Fishing boats covered in ashes and surrounded by an oil slick in a port south of Beirut.

Maamelten Ap
Rescuers inspect a destroyed vehicle on a bombarded road.
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Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region, www.arabist.net.