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Dec. 2, 2012. Palestinian men repair a bombed smuggling tunnel connecting the Gaza Strip and Egypt, in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip. (Photo: Ali Ali—EPA)

From violent protests in Egypt and smugglers tunnels in Gaza to The Duchess of Cambridge’s pregnancy and the “Black Marble” — Earth photographed at night from space, TIME presents the best images of the week. See more on LightBox.

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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Aug. 19, 2012. A Palestinian man carries palm fronds to lay on the graves of relatives during the first day of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, outside Jerusalem’s Old City.

From violent clashes in Lebanon and wildfires in Spain to a disabled beauty pageant in Thailand and a Kids’ “State Dinner” at the White House, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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A Palestinian teenager in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh uses a sling to hurl stones at Israeli soldiers amassing at the bottom of the hill. Every Friday local residents, Israeli activists and international activists gather in the village to stage non-violent demonstrations denouncing the Israeli Occupation and asserting Palestinian human rights. The protesters are met each week with tear gas and other aggressive crowd dispersal tactics, transforming peaceful demonstrations into violent exchanges of stones, rubber bullets and mass arrests.

American photographer Adam Golfer’s images of the West Bank look beyond the hurly burly of one of the world’s intractable conflicts.

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Gravesite of former Palestinian Authority leader Yassir Arafat at the government Headquarters in Ramallah. Arafat’s compound was under siege by Israeli military forces between 2001 and 2002 during the Second Intifada after a string of Palestinian suicide bombings in Israeli cities.

American photographer Adam Golfer’s images of the West Bank look beyond the hurly burly of one of the world’s intractable conflicts.

See more photos here.

Mikhail Metzel—AP Photo

From Costa Concordia’s sinking and dog sled races in France to Chinese New Year celebrations and a panda farewell, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week. See more here.

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