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The week in pictures

September 13, 2015 at 3:00 pm

MONASTIR, TUNISIA: Intertwined letters, colours and shapes converge on the walls of run down buildings as part of an art exhibition in the Tunisian city of Monastir. Calligraphers and graffiti artists united during the exhibition to convert the city’s ancient walls into pieces.

GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP: A camel is seen in a market before Eid Al-Adha, Feast of the Sacrifice, when Muslims sacrifice an animal in commemoration of God’s provision of a ram to substitute for Abraham’s impending sacrifice of his son.

VAN, TURKEY: 2,800-year-old Pithos, a large ceramic storage jar, tombs from the Kingdom of Urartu are unearthed in the Gurpinar district of the Van province in Turkey.

GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP: Blind and visually impaired Palestinian boys take part in a Karate class at Al-Masthal Club. The training is held twice a week to lift the children’s morale, trainers said.

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY: A car whose entire surface has been covered with pistachio shells is displayed during the Plastic and Package Technologies and Products Fair. Nilay Acar covered the the body of her car by using approximately 500 kilogrammes of pistachio shells.