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Women, who are part of the Sawt al-Haq (Voice of Rights), stand with their weapons as they undergo military training in Aleppo
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Pictures of the Week: February 15 – 22

From female fighters in Syria and smugglers under Gaza to the second anniversary of Libya’s uprising and a 100-year-old hospital for dolls, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Animal Magic: Curious Critters

LightBox presents the fourth installment of recent news images that reveal the endless wonders of the animal kingdom.

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