In Photos: The Experiences of Cities at War

Jerusalem, 2010

An Israeli border police officer fires tear gas towards Palestinian stone-throwers in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Issawiya. Dozens of stone-throwers clashed with police on a ‘day of rage’ over Israel’s consecration of an ancient synagogue in the city
Photograph: Darren Whiteside/Reuters

Mogadishu, 2011

People wait at a feeding centre at a camp for Somalis displaced by drought and famine. The UN estimated that more than 100,000 people fled the countryside to Mogadishu due to drought, famine and war
Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images

Sirte, 2011

Libyan National Transitional Council fighters fire at loyalist troops during a battle in neighbourhood Number 2, one of the last two bastions of ousted leader Moamer Kadhafi’s gunmen
Photograph: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images

Shejaiya, 2014

A Palestinian family walks past the collapsed remains of a building that was destroyed in fighting between Hamas militants and Israel during 50 days of fighting in the Gaza war
Photograph: Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images

Aleppo, 2015

A young boy walks past a makeshift barricade in the rebel-held side of the city. The barrier is made from upturned wrecked buses to obstruct the view of regime snipers
Photograph: Karam Al-Masri/AFP/Getty Images

 

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  1. ma says

    ain’t religion and politics wunnderful rahsins to be a fittin one tuuther …
    wunnderful ledders git us to dew sum reeeeelll good tings for Wurld !
    gimme sum moe War ligon…gimme sum mo dat Holy death makin …
    .gonna bewid da Wurl ledders as dey led ussus to fittin, bledin and hep’in dese ledders loots us o everthing..
    .yep living too deys git and wese die….wuz bedder with wich un…Commies? Nazis ? Templars ? Catholics ? Zulus ? Chinee Empour ? Medidevil Kingdum ? wan was bestus ? Romey deaths? dem Irisk Catholics or de Irisk Protessin ? wich dewff wus bessus ? Pope he blest it ? Wanna Habis ? mebbe so Progras or BrainDrain Drugin ? sum Lieburals and sum Weddermanz say dey ritt ! Some Damdemos klayem dese gonna git fdur allus free tings and homes un cars un chickens and gie usen golder monies jess soonz wesew allus deamed, debrained dedumified un dossilatiried…ain’t dat wat NAZI dey dood fur Joos

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