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Eid Ul Adha Preparation in Karachi, P...
Karachi, Pakistan
By Syed Yasir Iqbal Kazmi
08 Aug 2019

Pakistanis are preparing to celebrate Eid ul Adha on August 12. "Everyone is busy nowadays preparing for Eid ul Adha, buying a good animal to sacrifice. Eid al-Adha. Feast of the Sacrifice, also called the "Festival of the Sacrifice", is the second of two Islamic holidays celebrated worldwide each year (the other being Eid al-Fitr), and considered the holier of the two. It honours the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God's command.

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Eid Ul Adha Preparation
Karachi, Pakistan
By Syed Yasir Iqbal Kazmi
05 Aug 2019

Transporter delivering services at its peak during the month of Eid ul Adha as Muslims purchasing sacrificial animals from the Animal Stock Market from the Outskirts of Metropolitan City, Photo by Yasir Kazmi, Karachi, Pakistan.

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Eid Ul Adha Preparation
Karachi, Pakistan
By Syed Yasir Iqbal Kazmi
05 Aug 2019

Transporter delivering services at its peak during the month of Eid ul Adha as Muslims purchasing sacrificial animals from the Animal Stock Market from the Outskirts of Metropolitan City, Photo by Yasir Kazmi, Karachi, Pakistan.

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Eid Ul Adha Preparation
Karachi, Pakistan
By Syed Yasir Iqbal Kazmi
05 Aug 2019

Boy sitting near sacrificial cow as Eid Ul Adha is up ahead and Muslims in Pakistan ready to celebrate their sacrifices, Photo by Yasir Kazmi, Karachi, Pakistan.

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Eid Ul Adha Preparation
Karachi, Pakistan
By Syed Yasir Iqbal Kazmi
05 Aug 2019

Fodder vendor cutting grass for animals as Eid Ul Adha is up ahead and Muslims in Pakistan ready to celebrate their sacrifices, Photo by Yasir Kazmi, Karachi, Pakistan.

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Eid Ul Adha Preparation
Karachi, Pakistan
By Syed Yasir Iqbal Kazmi
05 Aug 2019

Children playing with their Sacrificial goat as Eid Ul Adha is up ahead and Muslims in Pakistan ready to celebrate their sacrifices, Photo by Yasir Kazmi, Karachi, Pakistan.

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Eid Ul Adha Preparation
Karachi, Pakistan
By Syed Yasir Iqbal Kazmi
05 Aug 2019

Young girl showing her affection with sacrificial goat as Eid Ul Adha is up ahead and Muslims in Pakistan ready to celebrate their sacrifices, Photo by Yasir Kazmi, Karachi, Pakistan.

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Eid Ul Adha Preparation
Karachi, Pakistan
By Syed Yasir Iqbal Kazmi
04 Aug 2019

Fodder grabbing sack of grass for animals as Eid Ul Adha is up ahead and Muslims in Pakistan ready to celebrate their sacrifices, Photo by Yasir Kazmi, Karachi, Pakistan.

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Eid Ul Adha Preparation
Karachi, Pakistan
By Syed Yasir Iqbal Kazmi
04 Aug 2019

Fodder vendor selling foddering goods and displaying jewelry for animals as Eid Ul Adha is up ahead and Muslims in Pakistan ready to celebrate their sacrifices, Photo by Yasir Kazmi, Karachi, Pakistan.

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Eid Ul Adha Preparation
Karachi, Pakistan
By Syed Yasir Iqbal Kazmi
04 Aug 2019

Fodder vendor cutting grass for animals as Eid Ul Adha is up ahead and Muslims in Pakistan ready to celebrate their sacrifices, Photo by Yasir Kazmi, Karachi, Pakistan.

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Eid Ul Adha Preparation
Karachi, Pakistan
By Syed Yasir Iqbal Kazmi
04 Aug 2019

Fodder vendor Weighting grass for customers as Eid Ul Adha is up ahead and Muslims in Pakistan ready to celebrate their sacrifices, Photo by Yasir Kazmi, Karachi, Pakistan.

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Eid Ul Adha Preparation
Karachi, Pakistan
By Syed Yasir Iqbal Kazmi
04 Aug 2019

Customer purchasing Fodder for his sacrificial cow at makeshift Stall where vendor selling foddering goods and displaying jewelry for animals as Eid Ul Adha is up ahead and Muslims in Pakistan ready to celebrate their sacrifices, Photo by Yasir Kazmi, Karachi, Pakistan.

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Abu Shakir, Creator of Damascus' Most...
Damascus
By lukas.goga
09 Apr 2014

The reportage is about the most famous milk shake bar in Damascus, even in whole Syria. It is called Abu Shakir and is situated in downtown of Damascus, close to Parliament or Yousef al-Azmeh Square. Adnan al-Omari, also known as Abu Shakir, started his job in 1953 and still keeps his shop, but he is only supervisor now. His two sons are the main caretakers of the family business. There is economic crisis in Syria but Syrians still come to his place to buy fresh juices, shakes and fruit salads.

Characters:
Adnan al-Omari - the original owner of shop
Muhammad al-Omari - his son, one of two responsible persons
Note:
The video was made in front of juice bar Abu Shakir.

Script:
00.00-00.04
Street in front of Abu Shakir

00.04-00.15
Muhammad al-Omari + his crew

00.15-00.18
Bananas hanging over window

00.18-00.25
Customers eating a cream

00.25-00.39
Adnan al-Omari
“Firstly, my father was the first juice maker in Syria. He started squeezing oranges, grapefruits, grapes and other kinds of fruit. But manually, not by electrical machines. “

00.39-00.47
Old photographs of Adnan al-Omari

00.47-01.13
Adnan al-Omari
“I was working with my dad from 1953 I was in third grade of primary school. I kept this interest and work next to my father. Firstly it was carrot juice, then apple juice and banana shake. Then I continued working between manually or mechanically squeezed juice and then cocktails.”

01.13-01.21
Adnan al-Omari posing with old photograph

01.21-01.23
Muhammad al-Omari preparing drinks

01.23-01.26
Customer drinking a cocktail

01.26-01.28
Abu Hamzeh posing with cocktails

01.28-01.30
Detail of Muhammad al-Omari

01.30-02.14
Adnan al-Omari
“We started with banana milk shakes and my dad brought me the cocktail milk machine and he used to bring me 4 to 5 kilos of bananas every day. I used them all and when customers came and ask for it, I had no one. So I asked: “What about another fruit cocktail?” They asked me: “What fruit?“ “Apples, carrot, oranges, grapes, bananas, and others. Try it! They happily drunk it and liked it. “

02.14-02.23
Adnan al-Omari and Abu Hamzeh speaking inside of the juice bar

02.23-02.50
Adnan al-Omari
“From the time of my father, the most important think was hygiene and generousness. Naturally we have to think about hygiene. If every customer wants extra bananas, we will give him extra bananas, even we give him extra glass of cocktail, it will be on us. “

02.50-03.09
Detail of fruit salads and cocktail with sour cream

03.09-03.25
Adnan al-Omari
“My children work in the business now and brought something new there, like adding qishteh, honey, sour cream, nestle and so on. They do good job.”

03.25-03.29
Customers inside of juice bar

03.29-03.34
Adnan al-Omari
“The taste is most important thing. And dealing with people.”

03.34-03.41
People in front of Abu Shakir

03.41-03.58
Adnan al-Omari
“We build our business also on natural and fresh juices whatever it costs. The fruits, what we use, they are from market. Every day I buy and process. We don´t store it, I buy it every day.”

03.58-04.04
Crew of Abu Shakir

04.04-04.13
Adnan al-Omari
“The volume of sugar and ice depends on customer. We keep fruits in fridge.”

04.13-04.24
Detail of old photograph

04.24-04.44
Adnan al-Omari
“We tried to make prices a little bit higher, cause prices of fruits got higher. For long years we are keeping the highest possible quality and low prices.”

04.44-04.55
Muhammad al-Omari in his juice bar

04.55-05.06
Adnan al-Omari
“There are no foreigners. Our customers are diverse - kids, adults… All kind of people.”

05.06-05.09
Adnan al-Omari in front of juice bar

05.09-05.32
Adnan al-Omari
“All juices what we have, all of them are wholesome for people. No matter if it is carrot juice, orange juice, apple juice, mixed cocktails from banana and fruits or banana shake with qishteh. People in the world are drinking fizzy drinks, which are not healthy at all. I have everything, juices are full of fruits.”

05.32-05.46
Detail of place in front of juice bar

05.46-06.04
Adnan al-Omari
“Everything is clean and fresh. Why you should drink fizzy drink and don´t drink juice? I don´t search for better business, thanks God we are well. I would like to give an advice that there is no better drink than fresh juice.”

06.04.-06.08
Customer eating sour cream

06.08-06.17
Muhammad al-Omari
“I work here 22 years, from my childhood. And I work with my father.”

06.17-06.26
Muhammad al-Omari decorating the cocktails

06.26-06.35
Muhammad al-Omari
“I like simple juices. For example, orange or banana. Or made from two kinds like orange and banana or three kinds like orange, apple and banana. “

06.35-06.45
Detail of place in front of juice bar

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Abu Shakir 2
Damascus, Syria
By lukas.goga
11 Dec 2013

Abu Shakir is the most famous juice bar in Damascus. It is a small place in a narrow street where customers usually sit outside on plastic chairs. There is an ongoing civil conflict and economic crisis in Syria, but still the bar has not lost its loyal customers.

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Daily Life in Tareq Al-Bab Market in ...
Aleppo, Northwestern Syria
By Antonio-Pampliega
15 Sep 2013

Thousands of people make their daily life in the city of Aleppo.
The most important markets of the city remain open.
Customers flock to buy despite the bombings on different areas of the city.

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Daily Life in Tareq Al-Bab Market in ...
Aleppo, Northwestern Syria
By Antonio-Pampliega
15 Sep 2013

Thousands of people make their daily life in the city of Aleppo.
The most important markets of the city remain open.
Customers flock to buy despite the bombings on different areas of the city.