AP PHOTOS: Editor selections of the week in the Mideast

Iraqi commanders are pushing to dislodge Islamic State fighters from last pockets of territory the group still holds in the northern and western neighborhoods of the city of city of Fallujah, where the militants have dug in after largely fleeing their positions in the city center last week.

In Kabul, Afghans and foreigners performed yoga on the grounds of the Indian Embassy to mark the International Yoga Day.

Lebanese army soldiers worked on a 130mm howitzer cannon, pointed to areas controlled by the Islamic State group at the edge of the town of Arsal, along Lebanon's the northeastern border with Syria.

In Pakistan, tens of thousands of mourners attended the funeral of Pakistani Sufi singer Amjad Sabri in the port city of Karachi. He was gunned down by Islamic militants while driving in a car with his brother, who was wounded in the attack.

And in the southern Gaza Strip, a Palestinian family shared its Ramadan dinner meal, or iftar, with which observant Muslims break their dawn-to-dusk fast during the holy month of Ramadan at their house in el-Zohor slum, on the outskirts of Khan Younis refugee camp.


This gallery was curated by Photo Editor and Photographer Nariman El-Mofty in Cairo. Follow her on Twitter: https://twitter.com/NMofty and on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/narimanelmofty


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