A Jewish settler family prays during the annual Purim parade in the Jewish part of the West Bank city of Hebron, 24 March 2016. The joyful Jewish holiday of Purim celebrates the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Scroll of Esther. The Israeli army have increased the security level, after two Palestinians were shot dead by an Israeli soldier during a stabbing incident. EPA/ABIR SULTAN

 

yPhoto News Photography Competition 2016

Picture of the Year

Photographer: Abir Sultan