MEMO sums up the Year in pictures from our week in pictures series
Happy to be home. Muhammad Al-Qeeq spends time with his family, after his release from an Israeli prison, before being re-arrested [ApaImages]
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL: Christian Zimmermann, a German-born Palestinian dressage rider, is representing Palestine at the Olympics. [twitter: @lfpme]
Children being children as they mark UN Universal Children’s Day in Gaza [Ashraf Amra/Apa Images]
ISTANBUL, TURKEY- Whirling dervishes perform during the “Seb-i Arus” (The Night of union) ceremony at Galata lodge used by mevlevi dervishes to mark the 743rd anniversary of the death of Mevlana Jalaluddin al-Rumi
ISTANBUL, TURKEY – DECEMBER 15 : Whirling dervishes perform during the “Seb-i Arus” (The Night of union) ceremony at Galata lodge used by mevlevi dervishes to mark the 743rd anniversary of the death of Mevlana Jalaluddin al-Rumi in Istanbul, Turkey on December 15, 2016. ( Berk Özkan – Anadolu Agency )
BETHLEHEM, WEST BANK- Palestinians in full Christmas mode
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