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The Week in Pictures

February 22, 2015 at 3:57 pm

ISTANBUL, TURKEY: A tourist feeds the birds at the German Fountain in Sultanahmet Square.

TUNIS, TUNISIA: Al-Zaytuna Mosque, which dates back to 699AD. The mosque is currently embroiled in a dispute with authorities over the “Zaytuna Education Programme”, officials say the country should follow only one education system

TRIPOLI, LIBYA: Libyans celebrate the fourth anniversary of the country’s 17 February Revolution in Martyrs’ Square.

GAZA, GAZA STRIP: 24-year-old Ibrahim Arafat and his friend take advantage of the strong winds that hit the coastal enclave to practice surfing.

LUXOR, EGYPT: A man reads the paper at Medinet Habu, the name commonly given to the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III.