Windows of the soul : my journey in the muslim world

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    After the death of Ayatollah Khomeini, children mourning outside his modest home in the suburb of Jamaran. Tehran, June 1989.
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    After the death of Ayatollah Khomeini, children mourning outside his modest home in the suburb of Jamaran. Tehran, June 1989.
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    A boy smoking in a café. Ouazzane, Morocco, May 1989.
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    A boy smoking in a café. Ouazzane, Morocco, May 1989.
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    Israeli soldiers on patrol and a Palestinian man being pushed in a makeshift wheelchair during a daytime curfew. Nablus, West Bank, April 1989.
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    Israeli soldiers on patrol and a Palestinian man being pushed in a makeshift wheelchair during a daytime curfew. Nablus, West Bank, April 1989.
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    Janeth Hammid and her children in the ruins of their mosque. The Islamic Center of Savannah was torched by an arsonist who was never apprehended. Savannah, Georgia (USA), September 2003.
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    Janeth Hammid and her children in the ruins of their mosque. The Islamic Center of Savannah was torched by an arsonist who was never apprehended. Savannah, Georgia (USA), September 2003.
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    Israeli settlers burned this Palestinian farm at dawn in response to stone throwing. I lived in Gaza for two years and covered the first Intifada on and off for seven years. Near Khan Yunis, Gaza, November 1993.
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    Israeli settlers burned this Palestinian farm at dawn in response to stone throwing. I lived in Gaza for two years and covered the first Intifada on and off for seven years. Near Khan Yunis, Gaza, November 1993.
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    Palestinian police searching a Hamas home in the middle of the night. All they found was this woman and some empty beds, still warm. Jabalyah refugee camp, Gaza, March 1996.
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    Palestinian police searching a Hamas home in the middle of the night. All they found was this woman and some empty beds, still warm. Jabalyah refugee camp, Gaza, March 1996.
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    A man selling fish as an Israeli soldier jumps out of his truck in pursuit of Palestinians throwing stones. July 1993.
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    A man selling fish as an Israeli soldier jumps out of his truck in pursuit of Palestinians throwing stones. July 1993.
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    PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat flying from Tunis to meet the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. The plane and pilot were provided by Saddam Hussein. October 1988.
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    PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat flying from Tunis to meet the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. The plane and pilot were provided by Saddam Hussein. October 1988.
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    Off-duty navy personnel at an Israeli settlement on a beach in Gaza. June 1994.
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    Off-duty navy personnel at an Israeli settlement on a beach in Gaza. June 1994.
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    During the first Intifada, a boy targeting Israeli soldiers in the casbah. Nablus, West Bank, March 1988.
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    During the first Intifada, a boy targeting Israeli soldiers in the casbah. Nablus, West Bank, March 1988.
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    A Palestinian protester fleeing as Israeli troops open fire. Bethlehem, West Bank, March 1988.
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    A Palestinian protester fleeing as Israeli troops open fire. Bethlehem, West Bank, March 1988.
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    On Khaju Bridge, an engaged couple enjoying a chaperoned visit unseen by the morality police on the other side of the bridge. Isfahan, Iran, March 1998.
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    On Khaju Bridge, an engaged couple enjoying a chaperoned visit unseen by the morality police on the other side of the bridge. Isfahan, Iran, March 1998.
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    Muslims are allowed to enter the shrine where prayers are said to attract special consideration. Qom, Iran, May 1998.
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    Muslims are allowed to enter the shrine where prayers are said to attract special consideration. Qom, Iran, May 1998.
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    Women of the Mahbouban family weaving a rug for export. Heris, Iran, September 1998.
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    Women of the Mahbouban family weaving a rug for export. Heris, Iran, September 1998.
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    Imam Mosque, built in the 17th century by Shah Abbas I (the Great). Isfahan, Iran, April 1998.
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    Imam Mosque, built in the 17th century by Shah Abbas I (the Great). Isfahan, Iran, April 1998.
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    Kurdish dervishes of the Qadiri order, unlike most Sufis, include physical penitence in their worship. Women are usually excluded from the ritual. Marivan, Iran, September 1998.
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    Kurdish dervishes of the Qadiri order, unlike most Sufis, include physical penitence in their worship. Women are usually excluded from the ritual. Marivan, Iran, September 1998.
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    The Holy Shrine of Hazrat Fatemah Ma’soomeh, the sister of Imam Reza, one of the twelve imams of Shiite Islam. Only Muslims are allowed to enter the shrine where prayers are said to attract special consideration. Qom, Iran, May 1998.
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    The Holy Shrine of Hazrat Fatemah Ma’soomeh, the sister of Imam Reza, one of the twelve imams of Shiite Islam. Only Muslims are allowed to enter the shrine where prayers are said to attract special consideration. Qom, Iran, May 1998.
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    The blood of a lamb sacrificed during Ashura, the day of mourning for Imam Hussein, and the most important day in the month of Muharram. The blood and self-flagellation commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Muhammed, in the 7th century. Tehran, Iran. May 1998.
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    The blood of a lamb sacrificed during Ashura, the day of mourning for Imam Hussein, and the most important day in the month of Muharram. The blood and self-flagellation commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Muhammed, in the 7th century. Tehran, Iran. May 1998.
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    Khial Ali (17), a Kurdish bride. Zarivar Lake, Marivan, Iran, September 1998.
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    Khial Ali (17), a Kurdish bride. Zarivar Lake, Marivan, Iran, September 1998.
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    A break after shopping at the weekly market. Masks in the region are said to be part of local pre-Islamic traditions, but the women are Muslims. Minab, Iran, November 1998.
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    A break after shopping at the weekly market. Masks in the region are said to be part of local pre-Islamic traditions, but the women are Muslims. Minab, Iran, November 1998.
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    Islamic and democratic opposition groups protesting outside Soviet government buildings, confronting a Red Army roadblock. Dushanbe, Tajikistan, February 1990.
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    Islamic and democratic opposition groups protesting outside Soviet government buildings, confronting a Red Army roadblock. Dushanbe, Tajikistan, February 1990.
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    Smoke from a factory. Samarkand, Uzbekistan, February 1992.
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    Smoke from a factory. Samarkand, Uzbekistan, February 1992.
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    A mother holding her son hovering between life and death in a refugee camp. In 1991 and 1992, more than 350,000 Somalis died of famine, disease and other circumstances caused by the civil war. Bardera, Somalia, November 1992.
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    A mother holding her son hovering between life and death in a refugee camp. In 1991 and 1992, more than 350,000 Somalis died of famine, disease and other circumstances caused by the civil war. Bardera, Somalia, November 1992.
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    A dead child who will be buried alone in an unmarked grave. Bardera, Somalia, November 1992.
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    A dead child who will be buried alone in an unmarked grave. Bardera, Somalia, November 1992.
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    Bardera, Somalia, November 1992.
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    Bardera, Somalia, November 1992.
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    U.S. Marines with the U.N. Operation Restore Hope escorting food aid from CARE, on the road to far-flung villages which the agency had not been able to reach for months. Outside Baidoa, Somalia, January 1993.
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    U.S. Marines with the U.N. Operation Restore Hope escorting food aid from CARE, on the road to far-flung villages which the agency had not been able to reach for months. Outside Baidoa, Somalia, January 1993.
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    Somali snipers arrested by Nigerian soldiers with Operation Restore Hope. The snipers had been attacking our hotel for days. Mogadishu, Somalia, February 1993.
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    Somali snipers arrested by Nigerian soldiers with Operation Restore Hope. The snipers had been attacking our hotel for days. Mogadishu, Somalia, February 1993.
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    Generations of Shiite penitents attend the Iraqi-American Karbala Mosque on Ashura, the mourning day for Imam Hussein. Many of them belonged to groups repressed by Saddam Hussein and supported the war in Iraq. Dearborn, Michigan, March 2003.
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    Generations of Shiite penitents attend the Iraqi-American Karbala Mosque on Ashura, the mourning day for Imam Hussein. Many of them belonged to groups repressed by Saddam Hussein and supported the war in Iraq. Dearborn, Michigan, March 2003.
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    Lateef Muhammed (76) relaxing late in the day. His wife Florence, and granddaughter Kelly can be seen in the mirror. They live in New Medinah, a mainly Sunni farming village near Sumrall, Mississippi. November 2002.
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    Lateef Muhammed (76) relaxing late in the day. His wife Florence, and granddaughter Kelly can be seen in the mirror. They live in New Medinah, a mainly Sunni farming village near Sumrall, Mississippi. November 2002.
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    Razanne dolls, a Muslim-American alternative to Barbie. Dearborn, Michigan. February 2002.
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    Razanne dolls, a Muslim-American alternative to Barbie. Dearborn, Michigan. February 2002.
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    Zulayka Martinez was Catholic and converted to Islam. Here she is celebrating a family baptism. Houston, Texas, November 2002.
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    Zulayka Martinez was Catholic and converted to Islam. Here she is celebrating a family baptism. Houston, Texas, November 2002.
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    Friday prayers at a maximum-security prison where 800 of the 3,200 prisoners are Sunni Muslims. State Correctional Institution, Graterford, Pennsylvania. December 2001.
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    Friday prayers at a maximum-security prison where 800 of the 3,200 prisoners are Sunni Muslims. State Correctional Institution, Graterford, Pennsylvania. December 2001.
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    On Martyr’s Day, Hezbollah’s Al Mahdi Scouts pledging that they are willing to be martyred, in a ceremony attended by Hezbollah Deputy Secretary, Sheikh Naim Qassem. Guerillas, educators, politicians and others will be selected from these ranks of boys who are from carefully vetted Hezbollah families. Tyre, Lebanon, November 2005.
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    On Martyr’s Day, Hezbollah’s Al Mahdi Scouts pledging that they are willing to be martyred, in a ceremony attended by Hezbollah Deputy Secretary, Sheikh Naim Qassem. Guerillas, educators, politicians and others will be selected from these ranks of boys who are from carefully vetted Hezbollah families. Tyre, Lebanon, November 2005.
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    Hezbollah bodyguards at an election rally. Hezbollah is the most powerful political party in the Lebanese government and one of the most formidable and secretive guerilla groups in the world. It provides a vast social network of social services to its supporters. Ba’albek, Lebanon, June 2005.
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    Hezbollah bodyguards at an election rally. Hezbollah is the most powerful political party in the Lebanese government and one of the most formidable and secretive guerilla groups in the world. It provides a vast social network of social services to its supporters. Ba’albek, Lebanon, June 2005.
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    Hezbollah counselors praying at a camp on the Litani River, South Lebanon, August 2005.
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    Hezbollah counselors praying at a camp on the Litani River, South Lebanon, August 2005.
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    At an election rally, Hezbollah members, supporters, and other guests waiting for Shiekh Hassan Nasrallah, secretary general of Hezbollah, to speak. Ba’albek, Lebanon, June 2005.
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    At an election rally, Hezbollah members, supporters, and other guests waiting for Shiekh Hassan Nasrallah, secretary general of Hezbollah, to speak. Ba’albek, Lebanon, June 2005.
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    Sikna Bazzi, previously held prisoner by the South Lebanon Army, said she was tortured for supporting Hezbollah. Here she is waiting to tell her story for a television program filmed at the prison which has been turned into a Hezbollah museum. The noose and chains are props for the set arranged by the TV crew for the Hezbollah channel, Al-Manar. The cameraman is also a frontline guerilla. Khiam Prison, South Lebanon, August 2005.
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    Sikna Bazzi, previously held prisoner by the South Lebanon Army, said she was tortured for supporting Hezbollah. Here she is waiting to tell her story for a television program filmed at the prison which has been turned into a Hezbollah museum. The noose and chains are props for the set arranged by the TV crew for the Hezbollah channel, Al-Manar. The cameraman is also a frontline guerilla. Khiam Prison, South Lebanon, August 2005.
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    A woman and child visiting a grave in the section of the cemetery for Hezbollah martyrs. The glass cases contain photos of the deceased and some of their most precious belongings, such as a Koran, prayer beads and bullet casings. Martyrs’ Day, Beirut, November 2005.
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    A woman and child visiting a grave in the section of the cemetery for Hezbollah martyrs. The glass cases contain photos of the deceased and some of their most precious belongings, such as a Koran, prayer beads and bullet casings. Martyrs’ Day, Beirut, November 2005.
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    Supporters of Yasser Arafat, PLO chairman. Gaza City, December 1993.
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    Supporters of Yasser Arafat, PLO chairman. Gaza City, December 1993.
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    Tufaha Baydayn, a Lebanese American, fled Lebanon's civil war in the 1970s. Dearborn, Michigan, June 2002.
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    Tufaha Baydayn, a Lebanese American, fled Lebanon's civil war in the 1970s. Dearborn, Michigan, June 2002.
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    Iranian actress Mozhde Shamsai prepares for a role in a film made by her husband, Bahram Beyzaie. Kish Island, Iran, November 1998.
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    11/1998
    Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslim World by Alexandra Avakian
    Iranian actress Mozhde Shamsai prepares for a role in a film made by her husband, Bahram Beyzaie. Kish Island, Iran, November 1998.
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