The best photography from around the region this week: April 25, 2013

  • A supporter of Pakistani cleric Tahir-ul Qadri, writes the words 'Vote 4 None' on the face of another supporter at a rally in Lahore to protest against the corrupt electoral system. Arif Ali / AFP
  • An Egyptian youth gestures during clashes between rival groups of protesters in Cairo, Egypt. Mostafa Darwish / AP Photo
  • A masked Palestinian protester seeks cover from  tear gas fired by Israeli soldiers at Kufr Qadom village near Nablus, West Bank. Alaa Badarneh / EPA
  • A Pakistani girl, who was displaced with her family by 2010 floods in Pakistan's Sindh province, lies on a bed next to the rubble of her makeshift home. Muhammed Muheisen / AP Photo
  • Afghan children from the Mobile Mini Circus for Children take part in a performance to honour 'World Circus Day' at their centre in Kabul. Massoud Hossaini / AFP
  • Members of the Free Syrian Army stand around a fire while they guard a neighbourhood in Deir al-Zor, Syria. Khalil Ashawi / Reuters
  • A Palestian boy rides on a donkey past  Israeli Border policemen standing guard near the West Bank village of Beit Omar, outside Hebron in the southern West Bank. Abed Al Hashlsmoun / EPA
  • A Palestinian man sells toffee apples at a beach in Gaza City. Mohammed Abed / AFP
  • An Afghan girl looks from the window of her temporary home on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. Rahmat Gul / AP Photo
  • An Uromastyx lizard is seen on a man's back in a desert near Tabuk, KSA. Mohamed Al Hwaity / Reuters
  • Young boys collect recyclables from  a rubbish dump on the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan. Akhtar Soomro  / Reuters
  • A woman walks  past graffiti that reads 'Victory coming' in Deir al-Zor, Syria. Khalil Ashawi / Reuters
  • Egyptian protesters clash near a burning bus belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood after it was reportedly set alight by anti- government protesters in Cairo, Egypt. Mostafa Elshemy / AP Photo
  • A Palestinian woman takes photos as she attends a pre-election rally for the student council at Al -Najah University, in the West Bank city of Nablus. Jaafar Ashtiyeh / AFP

April 25, 2013

The best images of the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East.

Photo edit and sequencing by photo trainee, Asmaa Al Hameli.