Iranian president Hassan Rouhani delivers a speech on Tuesday during a rally in Tehran’s Azadi (Freedom) Square, to mark the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution
Iran students show their fingers painted with Iran’s national flag during a ceremony marking the 35th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution, at Azadi (Freedom) Square in Tehran, Iran. The event mark the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution, which came ten days after Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini’s return from exile in Paris, toppling the monarchy and forming the Islamic republic Read more
Cyclists start the sport stage of the 2nd day of the Dubai Tour on Thursday
African asylum seekers, who entered Israel illegally via Egypt, use blankets to protect themselves from the cold during a continuing protest in Tel Aviv’s Levinski Park. The migrants, primarily from Eritrea and Sudan, are calling for help in the face of Israel’s refusal to grant them refugee status. Last month, the UN refugee agency warned that Israel could be in breach of international law with new legislation that allows for the potentially indefinite detention of asylum-seekers. Read more
A Palestinian Hamas policeman takes part in a graduation ceremony at the Arafat Police Academy in Gaza City. The Arabic writing on the wall reads, “The chains must be broken”.
Palestinian children play with concrete pipes in Gaza City on Tuesday.
Female followers of the Shia Houthi movement hold a picture of late Shia leader Ahmed Sharafeddin, during a protest demanding the dismissal of the government in Sana’a, Yemen.
Family members run away from tear gas during clashes between Egypt’s security forces and supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Egypt
Palestinian youths check a destroyed building after overnight Israeli air strikes in Gaza City. Air strikes in the Gaza Strip against training camps used by the armed wing of the territory’s Hamas rulers left four children and a woman wounded, Palestinian medical sources said Read more
Members of the Egyptian security forces stand guard outside a polling station near the Saladin Citadel on Mokattam hill near the centre of Cairo during the second day of voting on a new constitution on Wednesday.