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The week in pictures

October 2, 2015 at 3:01 pm

GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP: Palestinian children take part in a protest against Israeli raids on Al-Aqsa Mosque.

GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP: A member of the Palestinian 3run Gaza team practices his parkour skills on a building in preparation for the ‘Gulf Monster’, the first Arab parkour competition in Qatar in November.

NEW YORK, US: The Palestinian flag flies for the first time at the United Nations headquarters after a flag-raising ceremony in the Rose Garden.

ESKISEHIR, TURKEY: Whirling dervishes perform during a ceremony marking the 808th anniversary of the birth of Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi.

KHAN YOUNIS, GAZA STRIP: Palestinian farmers gather dates during the annual harvest.

MADINA, SAUDI ARABIA: Muslims pose for a picture as they visit the Masjid Al-Nabawi where the tomb of Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) is located.