A girl walks past the site after a suicide car bomb attack in Iraq

A girl walks past the site after a suicide car bomb attack at the shopping area of Karrada, a largely Shi’ite district, in Baghdad, Iraq.

A barrel bomb dropped at Aleppo’s Haydariye district

A woman survivor holds her crying baby in a hospital in Aleppo's al-Sakhour district

A woman survivor holds her crying baby in a hospital in Aleppo’s al-Sakhour district, after what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped at Aleppo’s Haydariye district by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad.

A man carries wouned boy in Duma district near Damascus

A man carries a boy wounded in what the Free Syrian Army said was an air raid by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Duma near Damascus

A man carries a boy wounded in what the Free Syrian Army said was an air raid by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Duma district area near Damascus.

A man carries an injured girl in Douma, Syria

A man carries an injured girl, after what activists claim was five air strikes by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Douma, eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus

A man carries an injured girl, after what activists claim was five air strikes by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Douma, eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus,

An explosion following an air strike is seen in central Kobani

An explosion following an air strike is seen in central Kobani

An explosion following an air strike is seen in central Kobani in Syria. Picture taken from the Turkish side of the Turkish-Syrian border.

A Palestinian man stands between charred doors of a mosque

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A Palestinian man stands between charred doors of a mosque that was burned by Israeli settlers in al-Mughayir, West Bank. The Jewish settlers from Shilo torched the mosque in a revenge attack after a settler and Israeli solder were stabbed and killed by Palestinians. 

A Palestinian woman plays with her child in the rubble of their family’s home

 

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A Palestinian woman plays with her child in the rubble of their family’s home, which was destroyed during the 50-day conflict between Israel and Hamas-led militants in Gaza.

Israeli security forces detain an Arab-Israeli youth during clashes in the town of Kfar Kana

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Israeli security forces detain an Arab-Israeli youth during clashes in the town of Kfar Kana, in northern Israel a day after security forces shot dead a 22-year-old Arab-Israeli man.