A Palestinian protester and Israeli soldiers during a demonstration about Israeli settlers at the main entrance of Tuqua village, near the West Bank village of Bethlehem
A Palestinian youth uses a sling shot during clashes with Israeli security close to an army checkpoint in the center of the West Bank town of Hebron. Palestinian communities around the Israeli occupied West Bank are marking the ninth anniversary of the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat who passed away in Paris in November, 2004 at 75 after falling sick a month earlier.
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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.
Palestinians throw stones at Israeli soldiers in the West Bank city of Hebron. Tensions run high in Hebron where about 500 Israelis live amid 170,000 Palestinians. Much of the animosity is over a holy site, sacred to Jews as the Tomb of the Patriarchs and to Muslims as the Ibrahimi.
Palestinians walk at sunrise near Israel’s Qalandia checkpoint between Ramallah and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, on the second Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, as they head to the al-Aqsa mosque to pray. Muslims fasting in the month of Ramadan must abstain from food, drink and sex from dawn to dusk, when they break the fast with a meal known as Iftar.
Palestinian children wait to receive food, donated by the Islamic waqf relief agency, at a soup kitchen in the West Bank city of Hebron during the holy month of Ramadan, it is a time, says the manager of the kitchen, when there is an increase demand for food
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
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
A Palestinian protester stands during clashes with the Israeli army in Qalandia in the occupied West Bank as Palestinians held rallies marking Nakba day. Nakba day, catastrophe in Arabic, commemorates the exodus of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians after the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948.