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A picture shows the scene of an explosion in Beirut on August 4, 2020. Two huge explosion rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut, wounding dozens of people, shaking buildings and sending huge plumes of smoke billowing into the sky. (AFP)
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A vendor displays toys as children celebrate at a playground installed for the occasion of Eid Al-Adha, in the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib, on July 31, 2020.
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A participant performs a jump with his scooter in front a building with the Soviet Union symbol during a local extreme scooter tournament at the All-Russia Exhibition Centre (VDNKh), a trade show and amusement park in Moscow on August 1, 2020. (AFP)
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The 747 Supertanker makes a retardant drop on a ridge as firefighters continue to battle the Apple fire near Banning, California on August 1, 2020. (AFP)
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A man's silhouette is pictured against a rising moon in the southern Iraqi port city of Basra on August 1, 2020, as Muslims around the world celebrate the Eid Al-Adha holiday. (AFP)
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People cool off at the Menekse beach during the last day of the celebrations of the Eid Al- Adha holiday amid the ongoing pandemic of coronavirus at the sunset in Istanbul, Turkey, on August 3, 2020. (AFP)
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Tourists walk along the walls of Ston, August 4, 2020 in Ston, on Peljesac peninsula on Adriatic. The south of Croatia, unlike the north, is facing a shortage of tourists due to the coronavirus pandemic. The south of Croatia is an airline destination, but most flights to Dubrovnik have not yet been established. (AFP)
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Team EF Pro Cycling Italian rider Alberto Bettiol pedal during a break away through a dusty gravel road in the one-day classic cycling race Strade Bianche (White Roads) on August 1, 2020 around Siena, Tuscany. (AFP)
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A handout picture provided by Saudi Ministry of Media on August 2, 2020 shows Muslim pilgrims circumambulating around the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the centre of the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Makkah, while mask-clad and along specific pre-ordained rings as measures due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, on the final day of the annual Muslim Hajj pilgrimage.
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A hippopotamus is refreshed with water as part of its environmental enrichment training at Bioparque Wakata in Jaime Duque park, in Briceno municipality near Bogota, Colombia, on July 29, 2020. (AFP)
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Updated 05 August 2020

Photos of the Week: July 29 - August 4

LONDON: Arab News selects some of the most striking images of the week from around the world. Scroll above to see them all...