Gaza Strip Wedding

Photos by Khalil Hamra Like dozens of other couples who got married this summer in the isolated Gaza Strip, for Saed and Falasteen Abu Aser, their wedding was an elaborately planned celebration, complete with a procession through the streets of their neighborhood.

Daily Life Around the World

Our Daily Life series is a visual exploration of everyday imagery from around the globe.

Eid al-Fitr Around the World

The end of Ramadan is marked by intense worship as Muslims seek to have their prayers answered during “Laylat al-Qadr” or “the Night of Destiny.”

AP Photographers Honored with The Press Club of Atlantic City’s National Headliner Awards

The Press Club of Atlantic City announced this week the results for its annual National Headliner Awards and several AP photographers were awarded prizes.

Despondent Gazans Return to Destroyed Homes

Photos by Khalil Hamra Despondent over the slow pace of post-war reconstruction, displaced Gazans have begun to return to their damaged homes, patching up the structures with cinder blocks and plastic sheets and living in the unstable and unsafe buildings while they wait for promised aid to arrive.

Daily Life Roundup: Oct. 22, 2014

For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature captivating photography from all over the world: A cyclist rides along Forbidden Drive in Philadelphia, Palestinian school children walk through destroyed houses in Gaza City, and A Portuguese fisherman pulls a net out of the sea on the Caparica coast.

Egypt Election 2014

Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who for the past 10 months has been the most powerful figure in Egypt, is the country’s newly elected president following the military ouster last year of the country’s first democratically elected leader, Islamist Mohamed Morsi, a retired military commander. The election was extended after reports of low voter turnout that threatened toContinue reading “Egypt Election 2014”