A chicken walks amidst the rubble of a destroyed building following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on Friday. Israeli warplanes kept up deadly raids on Gaza but failed to stop Palestinian militants firing rockets across the border, as the United States offered to help negotiate a truce
Palestinians not permitted by Israeli security forces to cross into Jerusalem from the West Bank due to an age limit, climb over a section of the controversial Israeli barrier as they try to make their way to attend the first Friday prayer of Ramadan in Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque, in the village of Al-Ram, near Ramallah on Friday.
A Palestinian woman prays at the entrance of her house in Gaza City
A Palestinian starts to demolish his home to carry out an Israeli court order which ruled that the house was built without a municipality permit, in the Arab east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Shuafat. Many Palestinians end up demolishing their homes themselves to avoid the high cost of paying for Israeli government bulldozers, or being sent to prison for not being able to pay.
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A Palestinian farmer tosses compost at his field near the northern Gaza Strip refugee camp of Jabalia, on Tuesday
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A Palestinian youth wears a mask to protect against tear gas during clashes with Israeli soldiers close to Israel’s Ofer military prison, near the West Bank village of Betunia.
Palestinian women supporters of Hamas chant slogans during a demonstration calling to reopen the Rafah border crossing in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip
A Palestinian makes a Rabaa sign, symbolizing the crackdown in Cairo on the Rabaa Aldawyia mousque protest camp the previous month, during a protest against the Egyptian authority’s closure of the Rafah crossing between Egypt and Gaza.
A Palestinian boy wears a headband during a rally marking the 12th anniversary of the killing of Abu Ali Mustafa, leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), in Gaza City on Tuesday. Abu Mustafa was killed in an Israeli missile attack in Ramallah in 2001.
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.
A child poses with a plastic toy gun in front of a stall as families shop at a market in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on the eve of the Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan
A Palestinian protester climbs Israel‘s separation barrier during clashes with Israeli security forces. His actions follow a demonstration against Jewish settlements and the separation wall, in the West Bank village of Nilin, near the settlement of Hashmonaim on Friday
Palestinian beekeepers inspect beehives at the honey-bee farm in Al Moghraqa in the central Gaza strip on Thursday. The beekeepers collect honey and wax from the beehives at this time of year.
A Palestinian protester throws back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during clashes near the West Bank village of Deir Jarir on Friday
A Christian Orthodox pilgrim holds a wooden cross during a procession along the Via Dolorosa marking the Orthodox Good Friday in Jerusalem‘s old city. Thousands of pilgrims take part in processions along the route where, according to tradition, Jesus carried the cross during his last days.
Members of the Samaritan community attend the pilgrimage for the holy day of Passover at the religion’s holiest site on the top of Mount Gerizim near the West Bank town of Nablus, early on Tuesday. According to tradition, the Samaritans are descendants of Jews who were not deported when the Assyrians conquered Israel in the 8th century BC.
A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to throw a stone during clashes with Israeli soldiers. Mussa Qawasma/Reuters
Unrest in the West bank city escalated following the funeral of Maysara Abu Hamdeya. The 64-year-old prisoner serving a life term in an Israeli jail and suffering from cancer, died on Tuesday.