Aryn Baker

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Once filled with cafés and shops, the Qabaris neighborhood in the Old City area of Homs has been reduced to rubble. May 12, 2014.
Photo Essay

Syrians Return to Devastation in Homs

For this week's issue of TIME, photographer Yuri Kozyrev traveled to Syria to document locals returning to the almost completely-leveled city of Homs. The return came after a ceasefire between the government and rebel forces who held the city for almost two years

The Backstory

In Memoriam: Anja Niedringhaus (1965—2014)

Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, 48, was killed and an AP correspondent was wounded in Eastern Afghanistan while covering the lead up to Saturday's presidential election.

Iranian elections
Photo Essay

A Nation Eager to Be Heard: Iran by Newsha Tavakolian

Based in Tehran, photographer Newsha Tavakolian spent a week on assignment for TIME documenting the run-up to Iran's elections.

Saudi citizens rest after presenting Saudi Billionaire HRH Prince al Waleed bin Talal with petitions for his help at a desert camp outside of Riyadh, in Saudi Arabia, February 27, 2013.   Like many families across Saudi Arabia who are barely scraping above the poverty line each month, many poor Saudis rely on the hope of the charity of others to survive. (Credit: Lynsey Addario/ VII)
Photo Essay

Rich Nation, Poor People: Saudi Arabia by Lynsey Addario

With its vast oil wealth, Saudi Arabia has one of the highest concentrations of super rich households in the world. But an estimated 20 percent of the population, if not more, lives in crippling poverty.

Image: Latif, son of Jam Pumhoom, got polio when he was 8 years old
Photo Essay

Endgame for an Enduring Disease? Pakistan’s Fight Against Polio

Twenty-three years after it was eradicated in the United States, polio still stalks Pakistan, one of three countries left in the world where the devastating disease is still endemic. Photographer Diego Ibarra Sánchez documented Pakistan's struggle to get a handle on the disease.

Andrea Bruce—NOOR for TIME
Photo Essay

For a Female Boxer from Afghanistan, An Olympic Journey Ends

Afghan boxer Sadaf Rahimi's path to London has ended after the International Boxing Association decided on July 18 that she could not compete, citing concerns that boxing against opponents of much higher standards might threaten her safety in the ring.

Yuri Kozyrev—NOOR for TIME
The Backstory

Afghanistan Now, Photographs by Yuri Kozyrev

Yuri Kozyrev visited Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai, and saw a Kabul that has been shaped by war.

Adam Ferguson VII for TIME
Photo Essay

Fighting for Afghanistan’s Future

By the end of 2014, Afghanistan's armed forces will take over security from the international troops that have been stationed here for more than a decade. Adam Ferguson captures the Afghan National Army in training.

Yuri Kozyrev—NOOR for TIME
Photo Essay

Yemen’s Change Square: Occupy Sana’a

TIME contract photographer Yuri Kozyrev captures the tense atmosphere of Change Square, the locus of anti-government protests in Yemen’s capital, which has become a veritable tent city.


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