GALLERY An Afghan woman lifts her veil while bringing her son to school in Kabul for the first time after the fall of Taliban in 2002. An elderly Palestinian kisses camel on the Mount of Olives where tourists usually come in big numbers to have a look on the Old City of Jerusalem. An Egyptian pilgrim woman carries a TV set on her head as she arrives to Port Suez after performing the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca in 1992. Men sit on the roof of a taxi to Kunduz. An elderly inhabitant of a village in Badakhshan, Afghanistan, votes for the first time in his life at the Loya Jirga elections, 2002. A Samburu warrior in the Turkana region, Northern Kenya, jumps down from a rock with carved animal depictions. A group of mullahs, sent to the front on the Iranian side of the Iran-Iraq border near Abadan, observes the burning oil port of Faw in Iraq, 1983. A parade of Islamic revolutionary guards marches over a US flag in Ahwaz, in order to commermorate the 3rd anniversary of the Iranian revolution, 1983. On the speaker’s stand, during a speech in Tehran on the anniversary of Ayatollah Khomeini’s going into exile, stands Ahmad Khomeini, his son, 1982. Shortly after the outbreak of the Iran-Iraq war, mullahs in arms march past Ayatollah Khomeini’s residence in Jamaran, thus affirming their support for him. A group of women political prisoners in the notorious Evin prison in Tehran, 1982. A young boy wearing a combat volunteer’s uniform holds a gun during a parade in Tehran, 1983. Wounded Iranian soldiers wait near the Karkhe River to be evacuated to a hospital, 1982. A woman carrying her child moans during the funeral of a war victim on Ahwaz cemetery, Iran 1981. At Tehran’s biggest cemetery, a fountain of water colored red, symbol of martyrs, was installed. A group of veiled women passes by. The war caused more than one million casualties. 1984. Supporters of Daniel Ortega sit on a billboard reading: “We win and everything will be better” in Managua, Nicaragua, 1990. Mono, a 15-year old gang member, shows his tattooed body. The young members of La Casita gang live inside a ruin in Managua, Nicaragua. Oil well fire fighters approach a burning oil well for capping in Al Ahmadi, 1991. Algerian presidential candidate Abdelaziz Bouteflika addresses supporters in Adrar, 1999. Members of the Egyptian Muslim extremist movement Jama’a Islamiya wave with Quran books from the police truck entering to Heakstep Military Court near Cairo, 1993. Hamas extremists volunteering for suicide attacks pose in Gaza, 1995. Two ultra-orthodox Jewish men walk at night in Jerusalem, 1996. A group of men and boys shouts slogans during a demonstration of Ultra-orthodox Jews iin Jerusalem, 1996. They protest a Supreme Court decision not to close a main street during Shabbat and holidays. A street photographer works in the streets of Kabul, 2003. The Eiffel Tower in Paris reflects in the water of the pool beneath it. A man crosses a river in Afghanistan on an improvised cable railway, 1993. Men beat their chests with fists at Ashura ceremony in Kabul, 2003. Girls study the Quran inside the Sultan İsa Medrese in Mardin, Turkey, 2004. Only the minaret peaks out from this submerged mosque of Savasan village which has been flooded by the waters of Birecik reservoir damming up the Euphrates in Southeastern Turkey. An old Nubian villager, whose shadow forms the shape of a pharaoh, holds a stick. His village was flooded by the Merowe Dam. Boys from villages in Northern Uganda gather in community shelters in Gulu every night to avoid being abducted as child soldiers by the LRA, 2006. A flurry of rickshaws passes through a street in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2007. A family stands in the door of their home in a slum of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Millions of people have migrated to the city in hope of work. A mother and her child making bricks, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2007. A Turkana woman digs a water well in the arid region surrounding Lake Turkana, 2009.