A child walks in front of Iraqi army during an operation against Islamic State militants in the neighbourhood of Intisar, eastern Mosul, Iraq. Photo Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters
A girl who is fleeing the fighting between Islamic State and the Iraqi army in Mosul sits inside a bus at a Peshmerga checkpoint in Iraq. Photo Zohra Bensemra/Reuters
A member of the Afghan security force holds a woman while rescuing her from the site of an attack in Mazar-i-Sharif, on Wednesday.
Kashmiri Muslim women watch the funeral procession of Ishfaq Ahmed Malik, a suspected local militant, in Arwani, some 55km (35 miles) south of Srinagar, India on Friday
Armed Ukrainian forces detain a pro-Russian militant in the village of Chornukhino in the Lugansk region. At least 415,800 people have fled their homes because of fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, the UN refugee agency said.
A Palestinian militant attends the funeral of Mohammed Al-Awor in Beit Lahiya town in the northern Gaza Strip. Al-Awor was killed by an Israeli air strike after militants fired a rocket into Israel
A soldier mans a checkpoint in Sana’a. On Monday, Britain and France extended the closure of their embassies in the Yemen capital after a US warning of a possible militant attack in the region. The Arab country has stepped up security at ports and airports.
An Afghan amputee practices walking with her prosthetic leg at one of the International Committee of the Red Cross hospitals for war victims and the disabled in Kabul.
Yemeni al-Qaeda militants listen as a judge sentences them to jail for plotting attacks in Yemen at the Sana’a court. The court handed out jail sentences ranging between four and 10 years, on charges of forming an armed group to carry out attacks against military, government buildings and foreign interests in Yemen.