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In pictures: Prayers and protests

Riot police using water canon on protesters in Kenya

Riot police use water cannon to disperse demonstrators following Friday prayers in Nairobi, Kenya. The protestors were trying to march towards the Israeli embassy in the city.

Palestinian youths in East Jerusalem's Old City

With the Dome of The Rock in the background, Palestinian youths clash with Israeli police in east Jerusalem's Old City.

Turkish demonstrators outside the Beyazit mosque in Istanbul, Turkey

Demonstrators chant slogans as they set fire to US and Israeli flags outside the Beyazit Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey.

Woman takes part in protest in Malaysia

A woman carries a bundle of white cloth to symbolise a dead body during a protest following Friday prayers. Around 3,000 people took to the streets in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Woman protester in Bucharest, Romania

A cartoon illustrates one woman's concern during a protest by members of the Arab and Muslim communities, who were joined by Romanian human rights activists in Bucharest.

 Israeli man recites prayers in Sderot, Israel

Rockets fired from Gaza hit the towns of Ashkelon, Ashdod and Beersheba in southern Israel. No casualties were reported. In nearby Sderot, an Israeli man recites prayers in a restaurant.

Muslim protesters in Jammu, India

Demonstrators use slippers to hit a poster of US President George Bush during an anti-Israel protest in Jammu, India.

A Bangladeshi Muslim at the national mosque, in Dhaka.

A Bangladeshi Muslim shows his emotion as he performs a prayer while taking part in a demonstration at the Baitul Mukarram national mosque in Dhaka.



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