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Saturday, 8 August 2020

A Week in Pictures, Middle East and Africa, August 8, 2020

This week I've been busy with Beirut so no chat just powerful pictures. For full coverage of Beirut blast click here 

People run for cover following an explosion in Beirut's port area, Lebanon August 4, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

The dead body of a man is seen at the site of an explosion in Beirut, Lebanon August 4, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir  

Lebanese army members walk near the damaged grain silo at the site of Tuesday's blast, at Beirut's port area, Lebanon, August 7, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir 

A man removes broken glass scattered on the carpet of a mosque damaged in Tuesday's blast in Beirut, Lebanon August 5, 2020. REUTERS/Aziz Taher

People view the damage at the site of Tuesday's blast in Beirut's port area, Lebanon August 7, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay 

Damaged cars are seen at the site of Tuesday's blast, at Beirut's port area, Lebanon, August 7, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

An injured man is pictured under a vehicle following an explosion in Beirut's port area, Lebanon August 4, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir  Read on here 

A combination of satellite images shows the port of Beirut on June 9, 2020 and on August 5, 2020, after an explosion. Satellite image ©2020 Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

Jouriya Ali, 74, displays a picture of her deceased son on a mobile phone, that she says was identified among thousands of images, smuggled out of Syria by a former Syrian military photographer code-named Caesar, that show bodies of dead detainees in Syrian government detention facilities, at an internally displaced persons camp tent in the opposition-held Idlib, Syria, July 7, 2020. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi Read on here 

A grave digger uses a pickaxe to adjust the size of a newly dug grave at the separated section of the muslim cemetery, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Nairobi, Kenya August 7, 2020. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Volunteers from the National Muslim Covid-19 Response Committee, wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), pray before the burial of Abdullahi Adan, 52, who died due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the separated section of the muslim cemetery in Nairobi, Kenya August 6, 2020. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Workers of the hospitality industry hold candles outside a closed bar as they protest against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown regulations and job losses in Cape Town, South Africa, August 6, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

A former migrant smuggler waits for his partners to join a meeting at the place where they used to house migrants before leaving for Libya and Algeria, in Agadez, Niger October 27 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra Read on here - a long time coming but worth the read.

A mannequin is seen among recycled women's hair extensions at a makeshift hair salon near the Dandora dumpsite, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Eastlands Nairobi, Kenya July 29, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya Read on here

Members of the Muslim burial organization prepare the body of a man who died due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for burial at Ghiedmatiel Islamia mosque in Cape Town, South Africa, July 31, 2020. REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham

 







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