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In Pictures: Your Middle East
Woman and man eating Syrian ice cream rolled in pistachio nuts in a Damascene souk
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BBC News Online reader Laura Franklin took this picture of a friend enjoying traditional Syrian ice cream - vanilla rolled in pistachio nuts - in a Damascus souk.
Two large statues at the ruins of Persepolis in Iran
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Tourists are dwarfed by huge statues at the ancient site of Persepolis in Iran in Michael Neill's picture.
An olive sellers stall in the Israeli port city of Ashod
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A market trader proudly shows his olive at a market in the Israeli port city of Ashdod in Alexey Sergiyenko's picture...
Street trader grills maize in Alexandria, Egypt
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... while in Egypt Karol Lesniak snapped an Alexandrian street trader smiling as he grilled husks of maize.
Syrian man in traditional dress stands outside shop selling modern fashion in Damascus
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Ara Kantardjian spotted this traditionally dressed man outside a store selling modern fashions in Damascus, Syria.
Livestock seller in UAE shows off his mobile phone
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In the United Arab Emirates, a livestock seller shows off his most prized possession - a mobile phone - in David Greco's image.



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