Hamas soldiers take part in a parade of Hamas forces in Gaza City. Reports state that the Hamas Interior Ministry is marking the fifth anniversary of the three-week Israeli war against the Hamas movement in Gaza strip in which more than a thousand Palestinians were killed between late 2008 and early 2009. Read more
Al Youm Al Saabi newspaper.Reuters
A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood makes the Rabaa four-fingered gesture in front of a burning police vehicle in Cairo on Friday. The gesture has become a symbol of protest and refers to the clearing of the Rabaa al-Adawiya camp by security forces on August 14 last year that killed scores of supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi.
Troops of the Interior Ministry take part in a parade to mark the 92nd anniversary of the Iraqi police force at a police academy in Baghdad Read more
Virginie Nguyen Hoang/AFP
Supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi block a street during clashes with Egyptian security forces in Nasr City, Cairo, on Wednesday. An Egyptian court adjourned the murder trial of Mr Morsi to February 1, citing “weather conditions” that prevented the Islamist’s transport to court from prison.
Mona sells fortune papers in a subway in Tehran, Iran. The country’s economic crisis has forced many children into work to help their families
Thousands of African migrants take part in a rally in front of the US embassy in Tel Aviv in protest against a law that allows the Israeli authorities to keep them in open-ended detention until their asylum requests are resolved Read more
Palestinians wave flags during a rally to mark the 49th anniversary of the formation of the Fatah movement in the West Bank City of Nablus. Read more
A visitor places a candle in the Church of the Nativity, the site revered by Christians as the birthplace of Jesus, ahead of Christmas in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Monday
A Palestinian boy dressed as Santa Claus holds a Palestinian flag as he stands in front of Israeli soldiers during a protest against the controversial Israeli barrier in the West Bank village of al-Masara near Bethlehem. Read more
An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man prays at the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City during a snowstorm.