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

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.