Midden-Oosten kampt met strengste winterweer in tientallen jaren

Residents play with snow at the ruins of the Roman Temple of Bacchus in the historic town of Baalbek in eastern Lebanon January 9, 2013. At least 17 people have also died due to the storm in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Israel and the Palestinian territories. Schools in some areas have been shut for days, refugee camps flooded and villages isolated by closed roads. REUTERS/ Ahmed Shalha (LEBANON - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER) REUTERS