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The family eats dinner in their home in Baghdad.

A grandmother becomes emotional as she explains a story about the Prophet Mohammed to her grand-daughter. In her lap is the Holy Quran.

Uncle Kahtan takes an afternoon nap. He had a heart attack late one evening in March, but the family couldn't take him to a hospital. It was after curfew, and the police said it was too dangerous to provide an escort. Unable to get treatment, Kahtan…

Memebers of the family sit quietly at home in Baghdad, Iraq.

The Other Side of War: As violence rages on Baghdad's streets, a rare look at how one Iraqi family copes with the strains of life under siege. Family members gather at a window after a bomb explodes outside, killing an Iraqi soldier and sending…

A Lebanese woman, Jinan, prepares her make-up in a hotel room in in the port city of Tyre, Lebanon. Jinan is from the Bekaa Valley, east of Beirut, which was severely damaged by Israeli bombardment during the July war. Predominantly Lebanese Shia,…

ECH CHABIYE, LEBANON - August 2006: Mourners grieve at the funeral for Hezbollah fighter Mostafa Rikan, 16, in Ech Chabiye, in southern Lebanon,

Holding her Smith & Wesson pistol, Police Captain Jammilla Bargzai, left, says the Taliban uses night letters as a weapon of intimidation. For Mohammed Qasim, right, they are terrifying enough to persuade him to quit his job as janitor at Bargzai's…

Armed tribal security members for Haji Agha Lalai, tribal leader and Provincial Council Member for Panjwai, southwest of Kandahar city, stand on a hill overlooking Panjwai.