Israeli troops fire tear gas at Palestinian protesters during clashes at a protest against Israel's operations in Gaza Strip, at Qalandya checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah 16 November 2012. Reports state that missiles continue to be fired on Israeli targets by Palestinian militant in the Gaza Strip, as Israel continues to strike targets in retaliation inside the Gaza Strip, on the second day of Operation Pillar Cloud, following the assassination of Hamas militant leader Ahmed Jabari. Israeli forces launched a heavy barrage of bombs at the break of dawn but also announce a three hours ceasefire during the visit of the Egyptian Prime Minister Hesham Qandil in the Gaza Strip. EPA/ALAA BADARNEH

 

Al-Sharqa Photography Award 2013

Best Arab Photographer

Photographer: Alaa Badarneh