The best photography from around the region this week: January 3, 2012

  • Children sit on school benches at Al-Tawheed school in Aleppo.  Muzaffar Salman / Reuters
  • An Afghan woman holds her child as she waits to receive winter supplies in Kabul.  Shah Marai / AFP Photo
  • Palestinian protesters throw stones near burning tyres during clashes with Israeli security officers in the West Bank village of Tamoun.  Ammar Awad / Reuters
  • A Syrian rebel plays football in the Saif al-Dawlah neighborhood of Aleppo.  Andoni Lubacki / AP Photo
  • A Bahraini Shiite Muslim boy watches the road during a protest at a park in the suburb of Manama.  Mohammed Al-Shaikh / AFP Photo
  • A French gunner sits in a military helicopter flying above Kabul.  Kenzo Tribouillard / AFP Photo
  • A Bahraini Shiite Muslim sheikh leads prayer following a protest at a park in the suburb of Manama.  Mohammed Al-Shaikh / AFP Photo
  • A Pakistani man rides a horse along the beach of Karachi, Pakistan as the sun sets.  Shakil Adil / AP Photo
  • A Palestinian man and girl stand at a doorway and watch as stone-throwing Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli security officers in the West Bank village of Tamoun.  Ammar Awad / Reuters
  • A Palestinian boy pulls a fishing net as the sun sets on a beach in Gaza City, on the last day of the year.  Suhaib Salem / Reuters

January 3, 2013

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

 

Photo edit and sequencing by photo editor James O’Hara

               
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