A Palestinian woman gestures as she inspects the scene of what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike carried out on Wednesday, east of Gaza City. Photo Mohammed Salem/Reuters
Palestinian protesters carry a wounded comrade during clashes with Israeli security forces along the border fence with Israel on the eastern outskirts of Gaza City. Photo Mohammed Abed/AFP
A boy jumps into the sea at sunset in Gaza City
Palestinian children sit at the window of their family house in the east of Al Shejaeiya neighborhood, east of Gaza City near the border between the Gaza strip and Israel
Palestinian boy Sabri Attalah, 17, works at a pottery workshop in Gaza City March 21, 2016. Attalah, who works along with his family members at their workshop, earns around 25 Shekels ($6.4) per working day. The boy, who quit school, hoped to be a design engineer.
A Palestinian woman paints during activities to mark Land Day in Gaza City on Monday. Land Day is the annual commemoration of protests in 1976 against Israel’s appropriation of Arab-owned land in the Galilee
A group of Palestinian boys ride horse-drawn cart past destroyed houses in the Shejaiya neighborhood of Gaza City following the long-term truce agreed between Israel and the Palestinians. After seven weeks of the deadliest Israeli-Palestinian violence in a decade, a long-term ceasefire took hold on Tuesday.
A graduation photo of a Palestinian boy is hung on the wall in a destroyed house in the heavily bombed Gaza City neighborhood of Shijaiyah, close to the Israeli border. A three-day Gaza cease-fire that began Friday quickly unraveled, with Israel and Hamas accusing each other of violating the truce as several Palestinians were killed in a heavy exchange of fire in the southern town of Rafah.
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”.
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.
Palestinian factory workers rest inside concrete pipes as they wait for the start of a working day in Gaza City on Wednesday.
Armed Palestinian Hamas security forces patrol the streets of Gaza City. Egypt’s foreign minister Nabil Fahmy warned Hamas of a “harsh response” if the Palestinian Islamist movement that rules the neighbouring Gaza Strip were to threaten Egypt’s national security.