The best photography from around the region this week: November 15, 2012

  • Smoke billows from burning tyres as a Syrian rebel of the Halab al-Shabah battalion fires toward regime forces during clashes in Aleppo. Javier Manzano / AFP Photo
  • Jihad Masharawi weeps as he holds the body of his 11-month old son Ahmad following an Israeli air strike on their family home in Gaza City. Majed Hamdan / AP Photo
  • A baby is seen at a broken window after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza hit a house in the southern town of Netivot. Amir Cohen / Reuters
  • A Syrian, who entered Turkey from Syria, runs away chased by a Turkish soldier in the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar. Bulent Kilic / AFP Photo
  • Youths try to lower a Syrian flag in the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain. Murad Sezer / Reuters
  • A masked Palestinian militant of the Al Nasser Salah Al Dine Brigades, an armed wing of the Popular Resistance Committees, speaks to the media during a news conference in Gaza City. Ali Ali / EPA
  • An Afghan police officer looks on as a man prays on a hill top park overlooking the city in Kabul, Afghanistan.  Daniel Berehulak / Getty Images
  • An Afghan Pashtun boy looks on as he winds up for the day after scavenging for recyclables at a garbage dump site in Kabul. Daniel Berehulak / Getty Images
  • Kashmiri villagers carry the body of suspected militant of Lashkar-e-Taiba, Shabir Ahmad, during his funeral procession in Chingam, some 61 kms south of Srinagar. Rouf Bhat / AFP Photo
  • Relatives of Palestinian Matter Abu al-Atta, who was killed in Israeli shelling on Saturday, mourn during his funeral in Gaza. Ibraheem Abu Mustafa / Reuters

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