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Three women cool off on the beach at Algiers, June 4, 2006. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Three women cool off on the beach at Algiers, June 4, 2006. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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Lebanese women hold portraits of their loved ones who were killed during the conflict between Israel and Lebanon's Hizbollah during a mourning ceremony in the southern village of Srifa near the port city of Tyre (Soure) August 20, 2006. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Lebanese women hold portraits of their loved ones who were killed during the conflict between Israel and Lebanon's Hizbollah during a mourning ceremony in the southern village of Srifa near the port city of Tyre (Soure) August 20, 2006. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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Algerian policewomen attend a ceremony marking International Women's Day at the police training academy in Algiers March 7, 2007. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Algerian policewomen attend a ceremony marking International Women's Day at the police training academy in Algiers March 7, 2007. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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A Lebanese girl mourns as she holds a sign with pictures of the 23 members of her family, victims of the recent conflict between Israel and Lebanon's Hizbollah, during a funeral ceremony in the village of Marwahin, southern Lebanon, August 24, 2006. The family said that the relatives were on two pick up trucks in a convoy when they were attacked. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A Lebanese girl mourns as she holds a sign with pictures of the 23 members of her family, victims of the recent conflict between Israel and Lebanon's Hizbollah, during a funeral ceremony in the village of Marwahin, southern Lebanon, August 24, 2006. The family said that the relatives were on two pick up trucks in a convoy when they were attacked. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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A Mzabi girl wearing traditional jewellery poses in the eastern city of Ghardaia, 600 km (373 miles) from Algiers, in this November 7, 2006 picture. Ghardaia is the heart of the Mezab valley which is the home of the Ibadi Muslim sect in Algeria. The Mezab valley is part of an official World Heritage Site. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A Mzabi girl wearing traditional jewellery poses in the eastern city of Ghardaia, 600 km (373 miles) from Algiers, in this November 7, 2006 picture. Ghardaia is the heart of the Mezab valley which is the home of the Ibadi Muslim sect in Algeria. The Mezab valley is part of an official World Heritage Site. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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Men belonging to the Sudanese Liberation Army fighters from the faction of Minni Minawi who signed the Darfur Peace agreement take part in a military exercise during UNICEF Good Will Ambassador Mia Farrow's visit, at Galap camp north of Darfur, Sudan, June 14, 2006. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Men belonging to the Sudanese Liberation Army fighters from the faction of Minni Minawi who signed the Darfur Peace agreement take part in a military exercise during UNICEF Good Will Ambassador Mia Farrow's visit, at Galap camp north of Darfur, Sudan, June 14, 2006. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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A Sudanese man walks while a peacekeeper from the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) secures the area outside a military base in Kor Abeche, south Darfur, March 15, 2009. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A Sudanese man walks while a peacekeeper from the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) secures the area outside a military base in Kor Abeche, south Darfur, March 15, 2009. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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Kuwaiti women wait for their turns to vote at a polling station in Djaber Ali, about 50 kilometres (31 miles) south of Kuwait City June 29, 2006. Kuwaitis voted for a new parliament on Thursday with women running for elections and casting ballots for the first time. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Kuwaiti women wait for their turns to vote at a polling station in Djaber Ali, about 50 kilometres (31 miles) south of Kuwait City June 29, 2006. Kuwaitis voted for a new parliament on Thursday with women running for elections and casting ballots for the first time. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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A member of Sudan's Liberation Movement (SLM) stands guard during the official visit of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to the south Sudan's capital Juba September 4, 2007. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon flew in to south Sudan's capital Juba on Tuesday to try to speed implementation of the 2005 peace deal that ended Africa's longest civil war. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A member of Sudan's Liberation Movement (SLM) stands guard during the official visit of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to the south Sudan's capital Juba September 4, 2007. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon flew in to south Sudan's capital Juba on Tuesday to try to speed implementation of the 2005 peace deal that ended Africa's longest civil war. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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Models prepare for a hairdressing competition at a beauty fair in Algiers March 5, 2007. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Models prepare for a hairdressing competition at a beauty fair in Algiers March 5, 2007. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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An Afghan schoolgirl goes to the front of the class at the Bariky Chaedam primary school in the outskirts of Bamiyan August 31, 2005. Women were banned from studying during the Taliban regime. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

An Afghan schoolgirl goes to the front of the class at the Bariky Chaedam primary school in the outskirts of Bamiyan August 31, 2005. Women were banned from studying during the Taliban regime. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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A Lebanese volunteer carries a child killed in an Israeli air raid in Qana, 6 km (4 miles) from the port-city of Tyre (Soure) in south Lebanon, July 30, 2006. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A Lebanese volunteer carries a child killed in an Israeli air raid in Qana, 6 km (4 miles) from the port-city of Tyre (Soure) in south Lebanon, July 30, 2006. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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A woman stands at the door-step of her house in Nairobi's Kibera slum February 6, 2008. Kenya's political rivals resumed crisis talks on Wednesday despite preparations for a meeting of east African foreign ministers which has angered opposition leaders. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A woman stands at the door-step of her house in Nairobi's Kibera slum February 6, 2008. Kenya's political rivals resumed crisis talks on Wednesday despite preparations for a meeting of east African foreign ministers which has angered opposition leaders. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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Protesters try to roll over a burnt bus during a protest against an overnight police crackdown on people living in Nairobi's Mathare slum, February 20, 2008. Landlords have not been able to collect their rent since the disputed presidential poll in December. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Protesters try to roll over a burnt bus during a protest against an overnight police crackdown on people living in Nairobi's Mathare slum, February 20, 2008. Landlords have not been able to collect their rent since the disputed presidential poll in December. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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A woman waits for transport in Ouled Said, on the outskirts of the oasis town of Timimoun, about 1,200 km (745 miles) south of Algiers March 24, 2008. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A woman waits for transport in Ouled Said, on the outskirts of the oasis town of Timimoun, about 1,200 km (745 miles) south of Algiers March 24, 2008. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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A member of the Sudanese Liberation Army ( SLA) guards the headquarters at Ashma village 30 km (19 miles) from Nyala, south Darfur, October 6, 2004. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A member of the Sudanese Liberation Army ( SLA) guards the headquarters at Ashma village 30 km (19 miles) from Nyala, south Darfur, October 6, 2004. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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A girl and her family attend the funeral of a Shi'ite Muslim in Beirut, January 26, 2007. Shi'ite Muslim Hezbollah held funeral processions on Friday for three of its members shot dead during sectarian clashes in Beirut and called for unity among the Lebanese to stop their country sliding to civil war. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A girl and her family attend the funeral of a Shi'ite Muslim in Beirut, January 26, 2007. Shi'ite Muslim Hezbollah held funeral processions on Friday for three of its members shot dead during sectarian clashes in Beirut and called for unity among the Lebanese to stop their country sliding to civil war. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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A displaced Sudanese girl sits at her shelter in Otash IDP'S camp in Nyala southern Darfur March 18, 2009. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A displaced Sudanese girl sits at her shelter in Otash IDP'S camp in Nyala southern Darfur March 18, 2009. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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Female Saudi workers look into the mirror at the Jeddah chamber of commerce and industry, February 15, 2006. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Female Saudi workers look into the mirror at the Jeddah chamber of commerce and industry, February 15, 2006. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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Luo tribe members sit outside their houses armed with machetes following an overnight police crackdown on rent defaulters in Nairobi's Korogocho slum February 21, 2008. Landlords have not been able to collect their rent since the disputed presidential poll in December. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Luo tribe members sit outside their houses armed with machetes following an overnight police crackdown on rent defaulters in Nairobi's Korogocho slum February 21, 2008. Landlords have not been able to collect their rent since the disputed presidential poll in December. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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An Iraqi security officer bows to kiss the bodies of two of his colleagues after they were killed in a suicide car bomb attack, which exploded at a security checkpoint in Baghdad, January 3, 2005. A suicide car bomber targeted a police checkpoint on a road leading to the headquarters of Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi's party in western Baghdad, killing at least two people, officials and witnesses said. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra more

An Iraqi security officer bows to kiss the bodies of two of his colleagues after they were killed in a suicide car bomb attack, which exploded at a security checkpoint in Baghdad, January 3, 2005. A suicide car bomber targeted a police checkpoint on a road leading to the headquarters of Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi's party in western Baghdad, killing at least two people, officials and witnesses said. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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A Maasai woman walks in Sekenani village, on the edge of Masai Mara game reserve, October 20, 2007. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A Maasai woman walks in Sekenani village, on the edge of Masai Mara game reserve, October 20, 2007. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir delivers a speech during a rally in Al Fasher, northern Darfur March 8, 2009. Al-Bashir threatened on Sunday to expel diplomats and more aid groups, brandishing a sword at a Darfur rally days after a Hague court issued a warrant for him for war crimes. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir delivers a speech during a rally in Al Fasher, northern Darfur March 8, 2009. Al-Bashir threatened on Sunday to expel diplomats and more aid groups, brandishing a sword at a Darfur rally days after a Hague court issued a warrant for him for war crimes. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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A man chants slogans during an election campaign for Algerian president and candidate in the upcoming presidential election Abdelaziz Bouteflika in Medea April 1, 2009. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A man chants slogans during an election campaign for Algerian president and candidate in the upcoming presidential election Abdelaziz Bouteflika in Medea April 1, 2009. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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A woman holds her crying boy during a ceremony a day before a circumcision ritual in Algiers September 25, 2008. Circumcision is compulsory for Muslim boys under the Sharia (Islamic Law). REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A woman holds her crying boy during a ceremony a day before a circumcision ritual in Algiers September 25, 2008. Circumcision is compulsory for Muslim boys under the Sharia (Islamic Law). REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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A belly-dancer performs in front of an audience at the Casablanca club in Nairobi February 12, 2008. Kenya's ethnic bloodshed has scared away hundreds of thousands of tourists. Nairobi's seedy nightclubs think they know just how to bring them back. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A belly-dancer performs in front of an audience at the Casablanca club in Nairobi February 12, 2008. Kenya's ethnic bloodshed has scared away hundreds of thousands of tourists. Nairobi's seedy nightclubs think they know just how to bring them back. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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A displaced boy is seen at a showground in Nairobi February 7, 2008. The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday demanded an end to what it described as "ethnically motivated attacks" in Kenya, where a wave of post-election violence has left over 1,000 people dead. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A displaced boy is seen at a showground in Nairobi February 7, 2008. The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday demanded an end to what it described as "ethnically motivated attacks" in Kenya, where a wave of post-election violence has left over 1,000 people dead. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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Women supporting Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir chant slogan during a sit-in next to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) headquarter in Khartoum March 6, 2009, against the International Criminal Court (ICC) for issuing an arrest warrant for Bashir. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Women supporting Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir chant slogan during a sit-in next to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) headquarter in Khartoum March 6, 2009, against the International Criminal Court (ICC) for issuing an arrest warrant for Bashir. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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Tuareg women clap their hands during the official visit of Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the southern city of Tamanrasset January 7, 2008. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Tuareg women clap their hands during the official visit of Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the southern city of Tamanrasset January 7, 2008. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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A family try to salvage belongings from their destroyed apartment in a southern suburb of Beirut August 17, 2006. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A family try to salvage belongings from their destroyed apartment in a southern suburb of Beirut August 17, 2006. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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Iraqi women pray during the Friday prayers in Abdulkader mosque in Baghdad December 19, 2003. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Iraqi women pray during the Friday prayers in Abdulkader mosque in Baghdad December 19, 2003. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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An Iraqi National Guardsman is comforted by soldiers after a colleague was killed in a gunfight with insurgents in Baghdad July 7, 2004. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

An Iraqi National Guardsman is comforted by soldiers after a colleague was killed in a gunfight with insurgents in Baghdad July 7, 2004. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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A U.S soldier from Alfa company of the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry leaves a house following a search for explosives and insurgents during a raid in Mosul, January 17, 2005. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A U.S soldier from Alfa company of the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry leaves a house following a search for explosives and insurgents during a raid in Mosul, January 17, 2005. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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Kashmiri earthquake survivors are reflected in the mirror of a dressing table which was salvaged from a destroyed house in Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistan-administered Kashmir, October 23, 2005. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Kashmiri earthquake survivors are reflected in the mirror of a dressing table which was salvaged from a destroyed house in Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistan-administered Kashmir, October 23, 2005. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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A Lebanese woman mourns the 23 members of her family who were victims of the recent conflict between Israel and Lebanon's Hizbollah during a funeral ceremony in the village of Marwahin, southern Lebanon August 24, 2006. The woman said that her family members were on two pick up trucks in a convoy when they were attacked. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A Lebanese woman mourns the 23 members of her family who were victims of the recent conflict between Israel and Lebanon's Hizbollah during a funeral ceremony in the village of Marwahin, southern Lebanon August 24, 2006. The woman said that her family members were on two pick up trucks in a convoy when they were attacked. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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An old woman swings her bag at riot police in Tizi Ouzou March 31, 2004 the main city of Algeria's volatile Berber region of Kabylie. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

An old woman swings her bag at riot police in Tizi Ouzou March 31, 2004 the main city of Algeria's volatile Berber region of Kabylie. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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An Iraqi widow holds a wedding portrait of her husband, who was killed serving with Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's Mehdi army as they battled U.S. forces in the holy city of Najaf, while she sits alone in her apartment in the Baghdad suburb of Al Sadr city May 26, 2004. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

An Iraqi widow holds a wedding portrait of her husband, who was killed serving with Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's Mehdi army as they battled U.S. forces in the holy city of Najaf, while she sits alone in her apartment in the Baghdad suburb of Al Sadr city May 26, 2004. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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People displaced during post-election violence stand in line to receive food outside the Naivasha police station, 73 km (48 miles) west of Nairobi, February 5, 2008. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

People displaced during post-election violence stand in line to receive food outside the Naivasha police station, 73 km (48 miles) west of Nairobi, February 5, 2008. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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Young people stand in top of a wall with a large Algerian flag as they welcome Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika during his official visit to the southern Algerian city Illizi, February 16, 2004. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemara

Young people stand in top of a wall with a large Algerian flag as they welcome Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika during his official visit to the southern Algerian city Illizi, February 16, 2004. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemara

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A Sudanese girl, who was recently displaced from Labado, stands outside her shelter at Zam Zam IDP's camp in Al Fasher, northern Darfur, March 14, 2009. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A Sudanese girl, who was recently displaced from Labado, stands outside her shelter at Zam Zam IDP's camp in Al Fasher, northern Darfur, March 14, 2009. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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