A Palestinian boy carries his belongings as he walks past the rubble of his family’s former house which was destroyed in an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on July 9, 2014.
Palestinian Ahmed Jadallah, 75, prepares a body for burial at the morgue of Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip, July 2014.
Israelis gathered on a hilltop outside the town of Sderot on Monday to watch the bombardment of Gaza, July 2014.
Right-wing Israeli nationalists attack a central Tel Aviv protest against Israel’s bombing of Gaza on Saturday, 12 July 2014.
A U.N. school in Gaza city, where residents of northern Gaza fled after Israel issued a warning to evacuate. Corridors are filled with desks as classrooms are turned into makeshift shelters for families, July 2014.
Palestinian civilians rush past destruction in Gaza caused by the Israeli ‘Operation Protective Edge’, July 2014.
Pope Francis touches the wall that divides Israel from the West Bank on his way to celebrate Mass in Manger Square, May 2014.
The grafitti reads: ‘The Tunisian people = Muslim + Christian + Jew’
Tunisians wave their national flag and shout slogans in the capital, Tunis, as they attend a rally marking the third anniversary of the uprising that ousted longtime dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, January 2014.
Members of the Tunisian National Constituent Assembly (NCA) celebrate after the adoption of a new constitution in Tunis, Tunisia, 26th January 2014.
President Bashar Assad at the 2012 Arab League Summit held in Baghdad before he fell from grace with most of his Arab peers.
President Bashar al-Assad addressing on August 17, 2011 in Damascus the first meeting of the central committee of Syria’s ruling Ba’ath party since protests against his regime erupted in mid-March of that year.
The former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein with Ba’ath Party founder Michel Aflaq in 1979.
Flyer of the event, the 4th festival of Kurdish music in SOAS.
Kurdish Peshmerga troops and tanks are deployed on the outskirts of Kirkuk, some 250km north of Baghdad. Iraq’s Kurdish region sent its forces to capture the city when the local Iraqi army crumbled under the ISIS onslaught in June 2014.
Kurdish security forces having just taken over an air base and other posts abandoned by the Iraqi military in the ethnically mixed Kirkuk city, one of the ‘disputed regions’, remove tanks left behind by the Iraqi forces which collapsed with the onslaught of ISIS in nearby Mosul, June 2014
Thousands attend the funeral ceremony of the three female Kurdish activists shot in Paris, in Diyarbakir, the largest city in Turkey’s mainly Kurdish southeast. The bodies of the activists, including that of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) co-founder Sakine Cansiz, arrived by plane on Wednesday evening in Diyarbakir, January 2013.
A group photo of a unit of female PJAK guerrillas in their camp situated in the mountains that make up the Iran Iraq border. The PJAK is a Kurdish separatist group fighting a guerrilla war for Kurdish independence in Iran. They were founded in 2004 when they split from the PKK which is fighting for Kurdish independence in Turkey. Both groups follow a general socialist ideology and both have male and female fighting units.
A female unit of YPG in Northern Syria
In February 2012 the first official and business delegation from Lithuania visited the Kurdistan Region to meet with local officials and explore potential areas of cooperation.
A scene from At five in the afternoon.
A scene from Blackboards.
A scene from The Apple.
Samira Makhmalbaf receives the San Sebastian International Film Festival’s Special Jury Prize for her film “Two Legged Horse” at the Kursaal Palace during the 56th San Sebastian International Film Festiva close ceremony on September 27, 2008 in San Sebastian, Spain.