An Iraqi craftsman prepares to heat up metal at a workshop in a market in Baghdad on Tuesday
A young man works on a handmade fan at a craft shop in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Wednesday. The fans are in great demand as temperatures rise to about 49C in parts of the country and meteorologists forecast that the hot and dry conditions will continue
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