Palestinian men try to prevent flood water from entering shops in the old city of Hebron on Thursday as a fierce winter storm which has been battering the region for the past four days
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A Hasidic man pushes a buggy in the Old City in Jerusalem on wednesday in Jerusalem, Israel. Nine Israelis have been killed in a series of stabbings, shootings and hit-and-run attacks in Jerusalem over the past month, unsettling the ancient city of Jerusalem where Jews, Christians and Muslims have lived side by side for thousands of years
A Palestinian boy stands outside a mosque, that was damaged by Israeli shelling during the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, on a winter day in Beit Hanoun town, northern Gaza Strip
A relative mourns over the grave of a fighter from the Kurdish People’s Protection Units killed during clashes with Isis fighters near the town of Derbasiyeh, west of the Syrian Kurdish city of Qamishli
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Rescue workers and civilians search for survivors in the rubble of an eight-story building that collapsed in the Cairo suburb of Matariya, early Tuesday. Police officials say several people were killed
Rebel fighters carry their weapons as they move towards their positions at the frontline against forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Maysaloun neighborhood in the old city of Aleppo on Monday
A child sits among school students at an annual ceremony organised by Yemen’s Education Ministry in Sanaa. About 47 of the highest-scoring graduates from schools nationwide were given medals and cash by the government on Monday.
A Palestinian girl walks near the ruins of houses that were destroyed by Israeli shelling during the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, on a rainy day in the east of Gaza City.
Palestinian women pray outside the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound following Friday prayers in the Old City of Jerusalem
Supporters of Tunisian presidential candidate Beji Caid Essebsi shout slogans and wave flags on Bourguiba Avenue during an election campaign in the capital, Tunis, on Friday. Tunisia votes for a new president on Sunday
Members of the Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel pray during a ceremony marking the holiday of Sigd in Jerusalem on Thursday. Sigd marks the community’s longing to return to Jerusalem, where they see their biblical roots
A Kurdish refugee girl, who is from the Syrian town of Kobani, cooks outside her tent at a refugee camp in the border town of Suruc, Sanliurfa province
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Iraqi security forces march on the outskirts of Najaf, south of Baghdad on Wednesday
A relative of Abdel-Rahman Shaludi, the Palestinian who killed two Israelis with his car last month, walks through the destroyed home in Silwan, east Jerusalem, after it was razed by Israeli authorities on Wednesday. The demolition came a day after an attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem in which five people were killed
Ultra-Orthodox Jews mourn during a eulogy ahead of the funeral of Rabbi Moshe Twersky in Jerusalem. Rabbi Twersky was one of four Jewish victims killed in an attack on a synagogue in the city by two Palestinian men from East Jerusalem
A group of female spectators leaves as another group listen to a debate in the Iranian parliament. Fakhroddin Ahamadi Danesh Ashtiani was proposed by President Hassan Rouhani for the post of science minister, but was rejected.
A Kurdish refugee boy from Kobani looks out from the window of a tent at a refugee camp in the border town of Suruc, Sanliurfa province, Syria
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Palestinian protesters burn tyres in front of Israel’s barrier that separates the West Bank town of Abu Dis from Jerusalem
Kurdish refugee children from the Syrian town of Kobani play at a refugee camp in the border town of Suruc, Sanliurfa province
Palestinian youths practice their Parkour skills over the ruins of houses, which were destroyed during the 50-day Gaza war between Israel and Hamas-led militants in the Gaza Strip, on Friday, in Khan Yunis’ Khuzaa neighbourhood in the southern Gaza Strip near the Israeli border