A Palestinian protester dressed as Santa Claus holds a Palestinian flag as he argues with Israeli soldiers during a demonstration against Israeli settlements in the village of Maasara near the West Bank city of Bethlehem
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Family members mourn and cry during a funeral of Minister Ziad Abu Ein on Thursday in Ramallah, West Bank. The Palestinian Minister died yesterday from a suspected heart attack after confronting Israeli security forces in West Bank demonstration
A Palestinian man and his son sit quietly in what was the living room of their house, which was destroyed during the 50-day Gaza war between Israel and Hamas-led militants, on Wednesday in Gaza City
A Palestinian worker carries a hammer as he participates in efforts to clear the rubble of a school, that was destroyed by Israeli shelling during the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, in the east of Gaza City on Wednesday
Palestinian men try to prevent flood water from entering shops in the old city of Hebron on Thursday as a fierce winter storm which has been battering the region for the past four days
A Palestinian boy stands outside a mosque, that was damaged by Israeli shelling during the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, on a winter day in Beit Hanoun town, northern Gaza Strip
A Palestinian girl walks near the ruins of houses that were destroyed by Israeli shelling during the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, on a rainy day in the east of Gaza City.
A relative of Abdel-Rahman Shaludi, the Palestinian who killed two Israelis with his car last month, walks through the destroyed home in Silwan, east Jerusalem, after it was razed by Israeli authorities on Wednesday. The demolition came a day after an attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem in which five people were killed
Palestinian youths throw stones during clashes with Israeli Border Police in the Shuafat Refugee Camp, in the West Bank but just on Jerusalem’s northern border, following Friday prayers
A Palestinian Bedouin man reacts in front of his dwelling that was demolished by Israeli bulldozers near the Jewish settlement of Karmel, in the village of Um Alkhier. The owner of the dwelling said he was informed by the Israeli army that the demolishing was carried out because he did not have Israeli-issued construction permits.
Israeli police detain a Palestinian youth following clashes after Friday prayers in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Wadi al-Joz. Tension in Jerusalem rose on Wednesday after an Israeli baby died and eight other people were hurt when a Palestinian man slammed his car into pedestrians at a Jerusalem light railway stop.
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A Palestinian boy throws stones at an armoured wheel loader of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) during clashes following a protest against the near-by Jewish settlement of Qadomem, in the West Bank village of Kofr Qadom near Nablus
An Israeli woman and a Palestinian woman gesture at one another during a protest by Palestinian women against Jewish visitors to the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City on Tuesday
A Palestinian protester runs to seek cover from Israeli water canon during clashes over the Jewish settlement of Qadomem at Kofr Qadom village, near the West Bank city of Nablus on Friday
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A Palestinian vendor gestures as she displays sheep for customers at a livestock market ahead of Eid-al-Adha in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday
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A Palestinian boy looks on near burning tyres during cashes with Israeli soldiers following a protest against the near-by Jewish settlement of Qadomem, in the West Bank village of Kofr Qadom near Nablus
A Palestinian Bedouin woman stands next to her sheep in the West Bank village of Al-Eizariya, near east of Jerusalem
A Palestinian man walks past a fire lit by a homeowner in an effort to keep mosquitoes away from shattered homes in Shejaiya, Gaza. Shejaiya was one of the hardest-hit neighbourhoods after fighting between Hamas militants and Israel.
A grandfather of three Palestinian children, who medics say were killed in an Israeli air strike, cries outside a hospital morgue in Gaza City. An Israeli air strike also killed three senior Hamas military commanders in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, the Islamist group said.
A Palestinian fighter from the Izz el-Deen al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, gestures inside an underground tunnel in Gaza.