[QODLink]
In Pictures
The week in pictures
From fighting in Iraq to Rodman's North Korea visit, Al Jazeera showcases the week in images.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2014 10:16
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback


/AP Photo via armed group\'s website

A convoy of vehicles and fighters from the al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters in Iraq's Anbar Province. With al-Qaeda-linked fighters and allied tribal gunmen camped on the outskirts, a tentative calm took hold over Fallujah on January 10 and residents started to return to the besieged city west of Baghdad.



/Stringer/Reuters
A Free Syrian Army fighter takes position in a damaged house in the Aghyol area of Aleppo on January 11.


/AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari
Palestinians dance after hearing the death of Ariel Sharon, the hard-charging Israeli general and prime minister, as they celebrate in the Ein el-Hilweh camp near the southern city of Sidon, Lebanon on January 11. Sharon was loathed by many Palestinians as a bitter enemy who did his utmost to sabotage their independence hopes.


/Kcna/Reuters
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches a basketball game between former US NBA basketball players and North Korean players of the Hwaebul team with Dennis Rodman at Pyongyang Indoor Stadium. The photo was released on January 9.


/Andrew Burton/Getty Images
A Coast Guard helicopter flies along New York's Hudson River, which is full of ice floes, on January 9. A recent cold spell, caused by a polar vortex descending from the Arctic, caused large ice floes to form in the Hudson, delaying ferry traffic.


/AP Photo
Firefighters fortify a wooden building while a fire ravages the ancient town of Dukezong in Shangri-la county, in southwestern China's Yunnan province. The 10-hour inferno has razed the ancient Tibetan town in the province that's popular with tourists.


/Baz Ratner/Reuters
African migrants hold placards during a protest opposite the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, in Jerusalem on January 8. More than 10,000 migrants gathered on Wednesday for a fourth day of protests against Israel's detention policy towards migrants it sees as illegal job-seekers.


/Michael Heiman/Getty Images
Military personnel with canine units patrol the Olympic Park in the Coastal Cluster on January 10 in Adler, Russia. The region will host the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, which start on February 6.



Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
images:
/mritems/images/2014/1/12/201411284349503469_8.jpg;*;/mritems/images/2014/1/12/201411284349659771_8.jpg;*;/mritems/images/2014/1/12/201411284349800343_8.jpg;*;/mritems/images/2014/1/12/201411284349988314_8.jpg;*;/mritems/images/2014/1/12/201411284350300202_8.jpg;*;/mritems/images/2014/1/12/201411284350581593_8.jpg;*;/mritems/images/2014/1/12/201411284350784266_8.jpg;*;/mritems/images/2014/1/12/2014112843513528_8.jpg
captions:

A convoy of vehicles and fighters from the al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters in Iraq\(***)s Anbar Province. With al-Qaeda-linked fighters and allied tribal gunmen camped on the outskirts, a tentative calm took hold over Fallujah on January 10 and residents started to return to the besieged city west of Baghdad.

;*;A Free Syrian Army fighter takes position in a damaged house in the Aghyol area of Aleppo on January 11.;*;Palestinians dance after hearing the death of Ariel Sharon, the hard-charging Israeli general and prime minister, as they celebrate in the Ein el-Hilweh camp near the southern city of Sidon, Lebanon on January 11. Sharon was loathed by many Palestinians as a bitter enemy who did his utmost to sabotage their independence hopes.;*;North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches a basketball game between former US NBA basketball players and North Korean players of the Hwaebul team with Dennis Rodman at Pyongyang Indoor Stadium. The photo was released on January 9.;*;A Coast Guard helicopter flies along New York\(***)s Hudson River, which is full of ice floes, on January 9. A recent cold spell, caused by a polar vortex descending from the Arctic, caused large ice floes to form in the Hudson, delaying ferry traffic.;*;Firefighters fortify a wooden building while a fire ravages the ancient town of Dukezong in Shangri-la county, in southwestern China\(***)s Yunnan province. The 10-hour inferno has razed the ancient Tibetan town in the province that\(***)s popular with tourists.;*;African migrants hold placards during a protest opposite the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, in Jerusalem on January 8. More than 10,000 migrants gathered on Wednesday for a fourth day of protests against Israel\(***)s detention policy towards migrants it sees as illegal job-seekers.;*;Military personnel with canine units patrol the Olympic Park in the Coastal Cluster on January 10 in Adler, Russia. The region will host the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, which start on February 6. Daylife ID:
f1068b5cb88685a969df856664715da0
Photographer:
;*;;*;;*;;*;;*;;*;;*;
Image Source:
AP Photo via armed group\'s website;*;Stringer/Reuters;*;AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari;*;Kcna/Reuters;*;Andrew Burton/Getty Images;*;AP Photo;*;Baz Ratner/Reuters;*;Michael Heiman/Getty Images
Gallery Source:
Daylife
Daylife Raw Data:
The week in pictures 1/12http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_1/12en-ussupport@newscred.comUntitled Site10Sun, 12 Jan 2014 08:39:38 GMT http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_1/12/slideshow/no-caption/f8ab8b7db0896701cc05b40b711ad907

A convoy of vehicles and fighters from the al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters in Iraq's Anbar Province. With al-Qaida linked fighters and allied tribal gunmen camped on the outskirts, a tentative calm took hold over Fallujah on Friday, January 10 and residents started to return to the besieged city west of Baghdad.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_1/12/slideshow/no-caption/f8ab8b7db0896701cc05b40b711ad907AP Photo via armed group's website

A convoy of vehicles and fighters from the al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters in Iraq's Anbar Province. With al-Qaida linked fighters and allied tribal gunmen camped on the outskirts, a tentative calm took hold over Fallujah on Friday, January 10 and residents started to return to the besieged city west of Baghdad.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_1/12/slideshow/no-caption/c79bc2b4c6d2921031cedaefc1c2fc3d

A Free Syrian Army fighter takes position in a damaged house in the Aghyol area of Aleppo on January 11.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_1/12/slideshow/no-caption/c79bc2b4c6d2921031cedaefc1c2fc3dStringer/Reuters

A Free Syrian Army fighter takes position in a damaged house in the Aghyol area of Aleppo on January 11.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_1/12/slideshow/no-caption/42efa81f8d80889898ed3bd2aba652af

Palestinians dance after hearing the death of Ariel Sharon, the hard-charging Israeli general and prime minister, as they celebrate in the Ein el-Hilweh camp near the southern city of Sidon, Lebanon on January 11. Sharon was loathed by many Palestinians as a bitter enemy who did his utmost to sabotage their independence hopes.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_1/12/slideshow/no-caption/42efa81f8d80889898ed3bd2aba652afAP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari

Palestinians dance after hearing the death of Ariel Sharon, the hard-charging Israeli general and prime minister, as they celebrate in the Ein el-Hilweh camp near the southern city of Sidon, Lebanon on January 11. Sharon was loathed by many Palestinians as a bitter enemy who did his utmost to sabotage their independence hopes.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_1/12/slideshow/no-caption/166296f75da3bd55070ce95d489821d7

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches a basketball game between former US NBA basketball players and North Korean players of the Hwaebul team with Dennis Rodman at Pyongyang Indoor Stadium. The photo was released on January 9.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_1/12/slideshow/no-caption/166296f75da3bd55070ce95d489821d7Kcna/Reuters

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches a basketball game between former US NBA basketball players and North Korean players of the Hwaebul team with Dennis Rodman at Pyongyang Indoor Stadium. The photo was released on January 9.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_1/12/slideshow/no-caption/6e50698dcf435da8ad1d55bfa20ae9e4

A Coast Guard helicopter flies along New York's Hudson River, which is full of ice floes, on January 9. A recent cold spell, caused by a polar vortex descending from the Arctic, caused large ice floes to form in the Hudson, delaying ferry traffic.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_1/12/slideshow/no-caption/6e50698dcf435da8ad1d55bfa20ae9e4Andrew Burton/Getty Images

A Coast Guard helicopter flies along New York's Hudson River, which is full of ice floes, on January 9. A recent cold spell, caused by a polar vortex descending from the Arctic, caused large ice floes to form in the Hudson, delaying ferry traffic.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_1/12/slideshow/no-caption/e78d35dc6422913bb47bdea9663d1e9d

Firefighters fortify a wooden building while a fire ravages the ancient town of Dukezong in Shangri-la county, in southwestern China's Yunnan province. The 10-hour inferno has razed the ancient Tibetan town in the province that's popular with tourists.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_1/12/slideshow/no-caption/e78d35dc6422913bb47bdea9663d1e9dAP Photo

Firefighters fortify a wooden building while a fire ravages the ancient town of Dukezong in Shangri-la county, in southwestern China's Yunnan province. The 10-hour inferno has razed the ancient Tibetan town in the province that's popular with tourists.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_1/12/slideshow/no-caption/1ec088a5df29eab0bb3266df07b075e4

African migrants hold placards during a protest opposite the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, in Jerusalem on January 8. More than 10,000 migrants gathered on Wednesday for a fourth day of protests against Israel's detention policy towards migrants it sees as illegal job-seekers.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_1/12/slideshow/no-caption/1ec088a5df29eab0bb3266df07b075e4Baz Ratner/Reuters

African migrants hold placards during a protest opposite the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, in Jerusalem on January 8. More than 10,000 migrants gathered on Wednesday for a fourth day of protests against Israel's detention policy towards migrants it sees as illegal job-seekers.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_1/12/slideshow/no-caption/46418574b6288f9b63b66639265a450c

Military personnel with canine units patrol the Olympic Park in the Coastal Cluster on January 10 in Adler, Russia. The region will host the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, which start on February 6.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/The_week_in_pictures_1/12/slideshow/no-caption/46418574b6288f9b63b66639265a450cMichael Heiman/Getty Images

Military personnel with canine units patrol the Olympic Park in the Coastal Cluster on January 10 in Adler, Russia. The region will host the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, which start on February 6.



Featured on Al Jazeera
Ukrainians living in Russia are choosing to keep a low profile amid high tension between the countries.
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.