Iranian photographer Hossein Fatemi, offers a glimpse of an entirely different side to Iran than the image usually broadcasted by domestic and foreign media. In his photo series An Iranian Journey, many of the photographs reveal an Iran that most people never see, presenting an eye-opening look at the amazing diversity and contrasts that exist in the country.
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Pakistani students of a madrassa, or Islamic school, learn how to read verses of the Quran, during their daily classes in a Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan, on March 12. Islamic schools form an important function within the Pakistani educational system, providing for many Pakistanis, the only educational institution they attend.
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Kashmiri Muslim boatmen chat as they row their traditional boats on the Dal Lake on the outskirts of Srinagar, India, Friday, March 21, 2014. Set in the Himalayas at 5,600 feet above sea level, Kashmir is a green, saucer-shaped valley surrounded by snowy mountain ranges with over 100 lakes dotting its highlands and plains.
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Pakistani Christian boy, Suhail Pervez, 9, plays snooker on a table he built, in a slum that hosts Christian families, in Islamabad, Pakistan, on March 27. Pakistani authorities plan to demolish slums, mostly occupied by Christians and people displaced in tribal areas and neighboring Afghanistan, saying it poses a security threat to the already vulnerable capital.