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Photograph by Cédric Gerbehaye—Agence VU

Twenty years after the 1993 Oslo Accords, photographer Cédric Gerbehaye explores the reality facing those living under the consequences of a failed peace process in the West Bank with an interactive, multimedia documentary, Broken Hopes.

Nov. 15, 2012. The brother of Palestinian boy Walid al-Abadlah, who according to hospital officials was killed in an Israeli air strike, kisses his body during his funeral in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. (photo: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa—Reuters)

From escalating violence in the Gaza Strip and austerity riots in Europe to the flooding of Venice and murmurations of starlings in Scotland, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Sept. 13, 2012. Demonstrators hold up a Quran during a protest outside the Swiss embassy in Tehran.

From ceremonies commemorating September 11th and attacks on U.S. Embassies around the world to the Pencil Nebula in space and playtime weightlifting in North Korea, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Mohammed Absullah Al-Walid, 24, deputy commander of Zinjibar’s ‘Popular Committee’ with his fighters. Popular Committees–armed groups of citizens who rose against al-Qaeda–were key to the Yemeni government’s ability to reclaim Abyan province.

TIME contract photographer Yuri Kozyrev and editor-at-large Bobby Ghosh traveled to southern Abyan province in Yemen for this week’s cover story in TIME International. Here, Ghosh recounts their travels with a Yemeni Central Security Force (CSF) patrol through territory plagued by al-Qaeda. 

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Sept. 2, 2012. A Free Syrian Army fighter rests in exhaustion after heavy fighting in Aleppo, Syria. 

From an eruption on the sun and the death of Rev. Sun Myung Moon in South Korea to Redhead Day in the Netherlands and students heading back to school around the world, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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April 1, 2011. Between Ajdabiya and Brega, Libya. 

Revolutions, a book featuring the work of war photographer Rémi Ochlik, who was killed this spring in Syria, has just been published by Emphas.is. LightBox presents images from the book taken during conflicts in Tunisia, Libya, Egypt and Syria. 

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Aug. 24, 2012. Ahmed, 12, waits with his uncle (right) near the body of his father, killed by a shell in Sha’ar. Ahmed, who saw his father die, was also wounded in his back by shrapnel.

Photographer Nicole Tung documents Aleppo’s overburdened hospitals and the continued casualties of the ongoing Syrian civil war. 

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Zohar With Pied Kingfisher, 2010

Photographer Yaakov Israel set out to document the people and landscapes of the country that shares his name. His new book tells a story of daily life in a land with a deep history and uncertain future.

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Aug. 12, 2012. Iranian women mourn after a deadly earthquake in northwest Iran. 

From the earthquake in Iran and the killing of miners on strike by police in South Africa to the end of Ramadan and a meteor shower over Macedonia, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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The brother of Abdul Latif Qureya, who was killed, mourns the loss of at least seven family members

Photographer Nicole Tung writes for LightBox about the horror she witnessed during the battle between Assad loyalists and the Free Syrian Army in Aleppo, Syria. 

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