Thousands of people filed into the McCormick Center in Chicago to hear President Barack Obama's farewell speech | Jon Lowenstein / NOOR
As Barack Obama prepares to leave the office, we take a look back at his Inauguration Day, when supporters gathered in the streets with hope, dreams in their hearts. | Jon Lowenstein / NOOR
2016: The Year of Trump. From the protests against Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim speech to the demonstrations following election day, Nina Berman documented the salient moments of Trump’s controversial election | Nina Berman / NOOR
Gang-related violence has plagued Chicago since the 1960s, but 2016 has been the most violent year in almost two decades | Jon Lowenstein / NOOR
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2016 Year in Review: a selection of the most compelling work produced by NOOR photographers in 2016 | Andrea Bruce / NOOR
25 Years Since The Fall of the Soviet Union | Between 1994 and 2013 Stanley Greene travelled to the post-Soviet states of Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan to document life around the Caspian Sea.
The leather tanning industry in Pakistan employs about 500,000 Pakistanis who often do precarious work under deplorable labour conditions. Asim Rafiqui documents a leather tannery and leather factory in Karachi | Asim Rafiqui / NOOR
Kalimantan, being the biggest island of Indonesia has an incredible beauty and bio diversity. Unfortunately interference by mankind has destroyed many pristine peatlands often by fires. Kadir van Lohuizen investigates what can be done to prevent future fires and restore the unique peatlands. | Kadir van Lohuizen / NOOR
Spared by civil wars and dictatorships, Botswana stands as the quiet child of a tumultuous African continent. Nonetheless, the country hosts a strange kind of freedom fighters and independent souls. It is a tattooed community, all leather dressed, heavy-metal fans. Welcome to Motswana! Ten years ago, one group existed. Today there are more than ten | Pep Bonet / NOOR