Palestinians carry the coffin of Muhammad Abd al-Majid Sunuqrut during his funeral in front of the Dome of the Rock on the compound, known to Muslims as the “Noble Sanctuary” and to Jews as the Temple Mount, in the Old City of Jerusalem, on Sept. 8, 2014. Scores of Palestinians rioted in East Jerusalem for a second day after the news was released that a Palestinian teenager, who was critically wounded during a protest in east Jerusalem a week ago, died on Sunday. Israeli security forces have been put on high alert after the Palestinian teenager died on Sunday. A spokesman for the Jerusalem District Police said that Muhammad Abd al-Majid Sunuqrut, 16, hurled rocks at officers during a demonstration that erupted in the city’s Wadi Joz neighborhood
A Long March-4B carrier rocket carrying the Yaogan-21 remote sensing satellite blasts off from the launch pad at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Taiyuan, capital of north China’s Shanxi Province, Sept. 8, 2014. China successfully launched the Yaogan-21 remote sensing satellite into preset orbit at 11:22 a.m. on Monday Beijing Time (0322 GMT) from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center. Also launched in this mission was the Tiantuo-1 satellite, designed and built by the National University of Defense Technology and carried by Long March-4B rocket. Yaogan-21 will be used for scientific experiments, natural resource survey, estimation of crop yield and disaster relief, while Tiantuo-1 was designed for smart satellite experiments.
Investigators check the site of a suicide carbomb targeting a convoy of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on a road linking Mogadishu and Afgooye, a small town 20 km west of the capital, Sept. 8, 2014. Islamist group Al-Shabaab on Monday claimed responsibility for twin suicide car bomb attacks that killed at least 12 people in Somalia, police sources said. The other suicide carbomb blast hit a military checkpoint on the outskirts of Mogadishu on Monday, injuring two people including a local government official.
Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez participates in an activity promoting measures to renovate the country’s railroad system, at Buenos Aires port
A photo is presented in the Preliminary Report of MH17 crash published by Dutch Safety Board on Sept. 9, 2014. According to the report, the crash was probably the result of structural damage caused “by a large number of high-energy objects that penetrated the aircraft from outside”.
Indonesian labours work on a new port construction project in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sept. 8, 2014. The project is designed to meet anticipated capacity and traffic growth in Tanjung Priok Port and to provide adequate facilities for containerized cargo.
Houses are partially submerged in floodwaters in flood-hit area near east Pakistan’s Lahore, Sept. 9, 2014. At least 203 people have been killed and hundreds others injured in rain-triggered accidents in Pakistan up till Monday, officials said.
Image provided by Mexico’s Presidency shows Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto taking a picture during the presentation of the program “Reforms in Action: Let’s Grow Together”, held in the National Palace in Mexico City, capital of Mexico,
The Santa Cecilia Bridge is demolished in a controlled explosion on the Francisco Fajardo Highway in Caracas, capital of Venezuela,