Thumb sm
A RESCUE MISSION - Editor's Picks 29 ...
Alansari, Aleppo, Syria
By Editor's Picks
29 Nov 2012

Residents of the Alansari Alsharqi neighborhood band together to search for and rescue survivors among the ruins of their homes in the aftermath of shelling by government forces on the morning of November 29, 2012.

Thumb sm
Streets of Rubble
Alansari, Aleppo, Syria
By ward.furati
29 Nov 2012

A view of the street in the neighborhood of Alansari Alsharqi, Aleppo after being shelled by government forces, the morning of November 29, 2012

Thumb sm
Still Standing
Alansari, Aleppo, Syria
By ward.furati
29 Nov 2012

Two buildings, though targeted by government forces in the early morning of November 29, are still standing.

Thumb sm
Standing In Shock
Alansari, Aleppo, Syria
By ward.furati
29 Nov 2012

Abo Mahmoud, a 65 year old man, stands in shock in the Alansari neighborhood after a rough day. Several were killed and injured in the neighborhood from government forces shelling

Thumb sm
Conflicted Emotions
Alansari, Aleppo, Syria
By ward.furati
29 Nov 2012

Mixed expressions cross the faces of rescue workers and neighbors as a woman is rescued from a building after the area was shelled on the morning of November 29, 2012. Some are happy to help, some cry for the young woman, and others are relieved she was saved.

Thumb sm
A Shocking View
Alansari, Aleppo, Syria
By ward.furati
29 Nov 2012

Abo Suhail, one of the rescuers that worked hard to find survivors, looks over the area in shock after the neighborhood was shelled by government forces on the morning of November 29, 2012

Thumb sm
Breakdown
Alansari, Aleppo, Syria
By ward.furati
29 Nov 2012

Abo Jaffar, a Free Syrian Army soldier, breaks down and cries in the destruction and aftermath of shelling by government forces on the morning of November 29, 2012

Thumb sm
Early Morning Bombing In Aleppo
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
28 Nov 2012

Local residents gather around a crater created by a government airstrike.

A syrian aircraft hit a local school twice at 6am on 29/11, dealing great damages to the facility, and disturbing the peace that was slowly coming back to the neighborhood. The school is located three blocks east of the now destroyed Dar al-Shifaa hospital, which was hit by an airstrike that caused more than 35 deaths on 22/11. So far no casualties were reported.

Frame 0004
Editor's Picks 24 August 2012
Middle East
By Editor's Picks
23 Aug 2012

Protest Against Repression of Journalistic Freedom
Dozens of writers, journalists and intellectuals gathered at Talaat Harb Square in central Cairo Thursday evening, August 23, to protest what they consider the "Repression of the press and freedom of expression." The participants chanted slogans indicating their hostile stance toward the Muslim Brotherhood and condemning the imprisonment of journalists as against the basic tenets of freedom of the press.

Trial Of Al Dustour Editor in Chief
Giza Criminal Court adjourned on Thursday, August 23, postponing the trial of the editor-in-chief of Al-Dustour independent newspaper Islam Afifi to September 16. He faces charges of spreading false information and insulting President Mohamed Morsi.

Tension In Tripoli
The port city of Tripoli, the second largest city in Lebanon, remains tense, with armed men driving through the city and shooting rounds of live fire into the air.
Clashes between the rival neighborhoods of the anti-Assad Sunni stronghold of Bab al-Tabbaneh and the Alawite-dominated and pro-Assad Jabal Mohsen erupted on Monday over a personal dispute.

Early Childhood Education In Kenya
A touching photo essay produced in Nairobi, Kenya, showing the difficult and rudimentary conditions of an elementary school and the will of young children to learn and get an education.

Silent victims: Landmine survivors in Cambodia
Cambodia reported 96 landmine casualties in the first five months of 2012, according to a report of the Cambodian Mine and Explosive Remnants of War Victim Information System, and they quoted sadly young children account for about half of all landmine victims

Frame 0004
Editor's Picks 23 August 2012
Tripoli, Lebanon
By Editor's Picks
22 Aug 2012

Egypt’s PM Hesham Kandil held a joint press conference on Wednesday, August 22, with head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde where he said that the loan which is set to be received from the IMF, would be USD 4.8 billion, with a five year term at 1.1% interest and a grace period of 39 months.

Security officials, senior figures and Islamic personalities of the northern city of Tripoli announced on Tuesday that an agreement was reached between the residents of Bab al-Tabbaneh to implement an immediate ceasefire after the clashes that had been raging within the Jabal Mohsen neighborhood since Monday.

Waiting For Rain: Beijing's Water Crisis
A multimedia documentary about the water problems facing Beijing. The Chinese capital is presently confronted with dropping water levels, limited precipitation and a steadily growing population.
This video examines the causes of the water problem, their resultant effects and some of the solutions which are being implemented to combat the looming crisis.