The Best Pictures of the Week, September 9 – September 16

Moises Saman—Redux/The New York Times
Moises Saman—Redux/The New York Times
September 9, 2011. Under an ominous sky, Eyadea Elspaie visits the gravesite of his son, Tareq Elspaie, who was killed by Gafhafi loyalists last month, at a cemetery in Tripoli. Libyan rebels launched attacks on the loyalist holdouts of Bani Walid and Surt, and Interpol issued an arrest warrant for Col. Moammar Gadhafi.

This week; A man visits the graveside of his son—killed by Gaddafi loyalists—in Tripoli, three thousand flags commemorate the 10 year anniversary of 9/11, a plane flies through the “Tribute in Lights” in lower Manhattan. gas pipeline explosion in Nairobi, gunmen open fire on a school bus in Pakistan, Israeli embassy attack in Cairo, Brazilian forest fires, Damien Hirst’s sculpture Legend, New York fashion week, Novak Djokovic wins the U.S. Open, and the painted “Tiger Men” of India’s “Pulikali” Tiger Dance festival.

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