Right-wing Israelis marched through East Jerusalem on Sunday in a bid to show Israel's sovereignty over all of Jerusalem. Israeli-Palestinian clashes broke out during the march.
Peruvian surfer Domingo Pianezzi rides a wave with his alpaca, Pisco, at San Bartolo beach in Lima, Peru, on March 16. Pianezzi has spent a decade training dogs to ride on the nose of his board, and now he is the first to do so with an alpaca.
Underscoring tensions over the Israel settlement issue, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton strongly criticized an ill-timed announcement of 1,600 new housing units in a call to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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.
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.
The makers of the Israeli-Arab film 'Ajami,' which was nominated for an Oscar, saw their depiction of drug dealing and poverty in Jaffa collide with reality earlier this week, when two of them were arrested.
Women runners, including eventual winner Melissa Moon (front row c.), of Wellington, New Zealand, start the 33rd Annual Empire State Building Run-up in New York City on Tuesday.
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.
Israeli settlers clashed with police Wednesday, angry over a West Bank settlement freeze announced by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Just ahead of the anniversary of the killing of Yitzhak Rabin – the former Israeli prime minister murdered by a Jewish extemist in 1995 – security forces publicized the arrest of Yaakov Teitel. Murder accusations against Teitel are again fanning concern in Israel about nationalist vigilantes.