• Explosion and smoke rise following an Israeli air strike in the northern Gaza Strip, seen from the Israel Gaza Border, southern Israel, Thursday, Nov. 15
    • An explosion and smoke are seen after an Israeli strike in Gaza November 15
    • A smoke trail is seen as a rocket is launched from the northern Gaza Strip November 15
    • An Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket near the southern town of Sderot November 15
    • Palestinians help extinguish the fire after an Israeli air strike on the car of Hamas's top commander in Gaza City November 14
    • Palestinian protesters hold a placard depicting Ahmed Jaabari, slain Hamas's military mastermind, during a demonstration supporting Hamas in the West Bank city of Nablus November 16
    • Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, left, meets with Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, right, in Cairo Egypt, Tuesday, Nov. 13
    • A man cleans the window at an old house used by Khalil Pasha, the last Ottoman governor for Baghdad, in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Nov. 15
    • A rebel sniper aims at a Syrian army position on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria, Wednesday, Nov. 14
    • An Egyptian archaeology worker helps restore recently discovered statues from a complex of tombs, including one of a Pharaonic princess, in the Abusir region, south of Cairo, November 14
    • Arab and European leaders take a group picture after a session of the joint Arab League-European foreign ministers' meeting on Syria, at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo November 13
    • Fans of Lebanon cheer their team during their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Qatar in Doha, November 14
    • Palestinian children run on the beach in Gaza City, Monday, Nov. 12

    Middle East photos of the week 10-16 Nov

    Published November 17, 2012