The declaration of two biblical tombs in the West Bank as Israel heritage sites last week sparked clashes. Though Monday was quiet, some fear a new Palestinian intifada in response.
A protester burns a Russian national flag in front of Parliament during a rally in Tbilisi, Georgia, on Thursday to mark the anniversary of the Soviet occupation of Georgia in 1921.
Tensions between Israel and Palestinians continued to rise Wednesday, following Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to add two West Bank sites to its national heritage list.
Israel named the Tomb of the Patriarchs and Rachel's tomb in the West Bank heritage sites on Monday. Both biblical tombs are in Palestinian cities, and the decision brought warnings of violence and protests on Tuesday.
Syrup is poured over a stack of pancakes. Tuesday marked National Pancake Day in the US. Other parts of the world celebrated pancakes last week on Shrove Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday.
On the eve of the anniversary of the Gaza war, Israeli forces killed three suspected Palestinian militants accused of being responsible for the killing of an Israeli motorist. The suspected militants were once Israeli prisoners, authorities say.
Honors College, an new American-style university for Palestinians, offers dual degrees from Palestinian and American universities.
On June 6, a Jewish settler plays with his son as security guards block the entrance to the Israeli legislature during a protest in Jerusalem against the proposed decision to evacuate an outpost in the West Bank settlement of Beit El, near Ramallah.
Interview: Hamas official Aziz Dweik, the constitutional successor to Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas, rejects violence. He seeks to bridge the Hamas divide with Abbas's Fatah party, which weakens Palestinians in talks with Israel.