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The Week in Pictures

February 15, 2015 at 4:38 pm

ARDAHAN, TURKEY: Owner of a horse drawn sleigh poses on the ice over Lake Cildir as snow falls.

A makeshift memorial is seen during a vigil at the University of North Carolina for 23-year old Deah Shaddy Barakat, his wife Yusor Mohammad, 21, and her sister, Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19, who were gunned down on Tuesday.

GAZA CITY, GAZA: Palestinians walk in a street during a sandstorm in Gaza city.

ŞANLIURFA, TURKEY: Bread is baked as part of the “I’m cold, help me” campaign setup by the Justice and Development Party which sees 500 volunteers distribute 20,000 loaves of bread to Syrian refugees around the country.

NABLUS, WEST BANK: Palestinian Abu Ali Salhat, 80, works on a traditional straw basket at his house near the West Bank city of Nablus.

DOHA, QATAR: The Spring Festival in Souq Waqif which sees live entertainment, including rides and acrobats, come to Doha’s ancient market area which connects mainland Qatar to the sea.