Lebanon (4 galleries)

These pictures were taken during a two-week trip to Lebanon in July 2010. At the time, the fragile unity government was beset by challenges on all sides. Border skirmishes with Israel threatened to destabilise the country's security, while investigations into the death of former prime minister Rafik Hariri, which threatened to indict Hizbollah, meant that the government itself was perpetually on the brink of collapse.