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The Week in Pictures

January 13, 2015 at 12:56 pm

GAZA, PALESTINE – A Palestinian man plays during the sunset at the beach of Gaza city. Egyptian Authorities reversed a decision to open the Rafah crossing on Tuesday for travellers, a Palestinian official said.

NEVSEHIR, TURKEY: Hot air balloons are seen on an area covered with snow before a tour at the Cappadocia region of Nevsehir, Turkey.

DAMASCUS, SYRIA: A general view of the destroyed houses covered with snow in the Cobar region of Damascus, Syria. Many refugees have died as a result of the freezing cold temperatures sweeping the country.

CAIRO, EGYPT: Anti-coup demonstrators in Egypt stage a protest in El-Waraq, Cairo.

GAZA, PALESTINE – Palestinian fishermen pull their net at the beach in Gaza City. Storm Huda hit the enclave and beached large quantities of fish.