An Israeli border policeman stands guard next to two Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men during a demonstration in Beit Shemesh, Israel, 15 August 2013. Some hundred Jews protested against the construction of new housing units on a site that they believe is an ancient Jewish burial site.
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish protester is sprayed with a coloured liquid from a water canon by Israeli police at a construction site in Ramat Beit Shemesh. The demonstrators claim ancient graves will be desecrated during the construction of a new housing project.
A relative holds a photograph of Palestinian prisoner Jamil Nabi Annatsheh, ahead of his release from an Israeli prison, in the West Bank city of Hebron.
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An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man is detained in Ramat Beit Shemesh, west of Jerusalem, Israel, on Monday, one of about 14 people arrested in protests against the desecration of ancient graves discovered at a construction site
Ultra-Orthodox Jews blow their whistles during a protest against members of the liberal Jewish religious group Women of the Wall wearing phylacteries and the Tallit shawl, traditional Jewish prayer apparel for men, as they pray at the plaza near the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest site, in Jerusalem’s Old City on Wednesday, marking the first day of the Jewish month of Elul.
Israeli soldiers inspect the machine gun of a Merkava tank stationed in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights along the border with Syria, on Wednesday. Gunmen from Syria infiltrated a disused army outpost in the area just beyond the ceasefire line, an Israeli military spokeswoman said. The incident came a day after several mortar rounds hit the Israeli side of the Golan, causing fires to break out as Syrian rebels battled regime forces near the Quneitra crossing. Read more
An Israeli soldier takes part in an urban warfare drill simulating a battle with Hezbollah in a mock village at Elyakim military base near the northern city of Haifa, Israel.
Israeli paratroopers toss the red berets awarded to them after completing an overnight march, at the end of a ceremony at Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem on Thursday Read more
Israeli soldiers of the Golani Brigade on Wednesday gather during training in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights near the border with Syria.
Palestinian protesters burn tyres as clashes broke out with Israeli security forces during a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near the occupied West Bank city of Nablus, on Friday. Read more