Middle East

  • Palestinian children hold toy guns near the Dome of the Rock during a protest against Israel's military offensive in Gaza, on the compound known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Old City, July 28, 2014.
  • An Israeli armored personnel carrier (APC) drives back into Israel after crossing the northern Gaza Strip border (seen in background), July 28, 2014.
  • Palestinians wearing traditional headscarves and carrying black flags attend a demonstration calling for an end to the Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip after Eid al-Fitr prayers, at Al-Baqaa Palestinian refugee camp, near Amman, Jordan, July 28, 2014.
  • An Israeli army armored bulldozer advances in the northern Gaza Strip, July 28, 2014.
  • Relatives of Palestinian man Hussien Abu al-Naja, whom medics said was killed in an Israeli air strike, mourn during his funeral on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, July 28, 2014.
  • Israeli soldiers gather at a staging area after crossing back into Israel from Gaza, July 28, 2014.
  • A boy holds a balloon after prayers during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, in Jerusalem's Old City, July 28, 2014.
  • An Israeli soldier smokes a cigarette after crossing back into Israel, July 28, 2014.

UN Calls for Immediate Gaza Cease-Fire

Published July 28, 2014


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