The week in pictures
The last 7 days in pictures...
GAZA CITY, GAZA- Somewhere over the rainbow
BEIRUT, LEBANON- Christmas and New Years preparation, Lebanese style
BEIRUT, LEBANON- Um Khaled Harbi works at a carpet weaving workshop at Al Fakeha Village of Beqaa. Carpet weaving craft expanded in Lebanon during the Ottoman era from Turkey’s Izmir via a Turkish woman who was married with a Lebanese man from Akkar
CAIRO, EGYPT- Egyptians out shopping for sweets and decor as they prepare to celebrate the Prophet Muhammad’s birth date
BETHLEHEM, WEST BANK- Fireworks display marking the lighting of a Christmas tree at the Manger Square near the Church of the Nativity
SANLIURFA, TURKEY- Nomadic people begin their journey to warmer places to spend the winter months
GAZA CITY, GAZA- Doesn’t matter how old you are, this sight will excite you
KASHAN, IRAN- The Abbasi house in Kashan, Iran is an example of Kashan’s residential architecture that is protected by Iran’s Cultural Heritage Organisation.
BETHLEHEM, WEST BANK- Christians preparing for Christmas