PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2023

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Supporters of Brazilian former President Jair Bolsonaro invade the National Congress in Brasilia on January 8, 2023. SERGIO LIMA / AFP

A flooded neighborhood in Merced, California on January 10, 2023. A massive storm called a bomb cyclone" by meteorologists has arrived and is expected to cause widespread flooding throughout the state. JOSH EDELSON / AFP

Black Horse Team's Saleh al-Saif and co-Driver Joao Pedro Vitoria compete during Stage 9 of the Dakar 2023 rally between Riyadh and Haradh in Saudi Arabia on January 10, 2023. FRANCK FIFE / AFP

Mourners bid farewell to Denys Galushko, a Ukrainian serviceman killed while fighting against Russian troops in Bakhmut, during his funeral at the Orthodox Saint Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery in Kyiv on January 12, 2023, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. DIMITAR DILKOFF / AFP

Policemen arrest a protester during a demonstration against the government of Peruvian President Dina Boluarte in Lima on January 12, 2023. ERNESTO BENAVIDES / AFP

A model presents a creation for Viktor & Rolf during the Haute-Couture Spring-Summer 2023 Fashion Week in Paris on January 25, 2023. STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP

Ukrainian servicemen walk on the road toward their base near the frontline in the Donetsk region on February 4, 2023, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP

Mesut Hancer holds the hand of his 15-year-old daughter Irmak, who died in the earthquake in Kahramanmaras, close to the quake's epicentre, the day after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the country's southeast, on February 7, 2023. ADEM ALTAN / AFP

A Ukrainian serviceman of the State Border Guard Service works in a position in Bakhmut on February 9, 2023, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP

A Turkish soldier walks among destroyed buildings in Hatay, on February 12, 2023, after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the country's south-east. YASIN AKGUL / AFP

Local residents waiting for news of their relatives, sit by a bonfire near the rubble of collapsed buildings in Hatay, on February 14, 2023, after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the country's south-east. YASIN AKGUL / AFP

A car drives past collapsed buildings in Antakya, southern Turkey on February 20, 2023. A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit near Gaziantep, Turkey, in the early hours of February 6, followed by another 7.5-magnitude tremor just after midday. YASIN AKGUL / AFP

People wave Russian flags as President Vladimir Putin walks on the stage to give a speech during a patriotic concert dedicated to the upcoming Defender of the Fatherland Day at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on February 22, 2023. NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA / AFP

A Ukrainian serviceman takes cover in a trench during shelling next to a 105mm howitzer near the city of Bakhmut, on March 8, 2023, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. ARIS MESSINIS / AFP

Ukrainian combat medics evacuate a wounded Ukrainian servicem?n from the front line near Bakhmut, on March 8, 2023, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. SERGEY SHESTAK / AFP

Best Actress in a Supporting Role winner US actress Jamie Lee Curtis (R) and Best Actress in a Leading Role Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh (L) are pictured in the press room during the 95th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 12, 2023. FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP

A protestor holds an umbrella to protect from teargas during a demonstration on the 8th day of strikes and protests across the country against the government's proposed pensions overhaul, in Nantes, on March 15, 2023. LOIC VENANCE / AFP

Opposition supporters carry stones and chant slogans demanding lower taxes and a reduced cost of living in Nairobi, Kenya, on March 20, 2023. LUIS TATO / AFP

Russian President Vladimir Putin and China's President Xi Jinping make a toast during a reception following their talks at the Kremlin in Moscow on March 21, 2023. PAVEL BYRKIN / SPUTNIK / AFP

Ukrainian military paramedics evacuate a wounded serviceman from the front line near Bakhmut, on March 23, 2023. ARIS MESSINIS / AFP

Firefighters checks rubbish after extinguishing a fire during a demonstration, a week after the government pushed a pensions reform through parliament without a vote, using the article 49.3 of the constitution, in Paris on March 23, 2023. STEFANO RELLANDINI / AFP

This aerial photo taken on March 31, 2023 shows deserted villas in a suburb of Shenyang in China's northeastern Liaoning province. JADE GAO / AFP

Catholic devotees take part in a Holy Burial procession during Good Friday in Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala on April 7, 2023. JOHAN ORDONEZ / AFP

Chinese tourists take photos in a frame which marks 68 nautical miles to Taiwan, on the coast of Pingtan island, the closest point in China to Taiwan, in southeast China's Fujian province on April 16, 2023. GREG BAKER / AFP

Muslims pray at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi on April 17, 2023 during Laylat al-Qadr, one of the holiest nights during the holy fasting month of Ramadan. KARIM SAHIB / AFP

Aerial view of erosions in Buriticupu, Maranhao state, Brazil, taken on April 21, 2023. An unusual phenomenon caused by a lack of urban planning and aggressive deforestation is driving Buriticupu, a small town in Brazil's impoverished northeastern state of Maranhao, towards gradual collapse, experts say. NELSON ALMEIDA / AFP

Britain's King Charles III wearing the Imperial state Crown, and Britain's Queen Camilla wearing a modified version of Queen Mary's Crown wave from the Buckingham Palace balcony after viewing the Royal Air Force fly-past in central London on May 6, 2023, after their coronations. OLI SCARFF / AFP

Migrants cross through the banks of the Rio Grande River to the US, as seen from Matamoros, state of Tamaulupas, Mexico on May 9, 2023. ALFREDO ESTRELLA / AFP

US President Joe Biden is helped up after falling during the graduation ceremony at the United States Air Force Academy, just north of Colorado Springs in El Paso County, Colorado, on June 1, 2023. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / AFP

People look on at the Great Mosque of Djenne in central Mali on June 4, 2023. OUSMANE MAKAVELI / AFP

An injured Sudanese man lies on a bed in Khartoum's twin city Omdurman, on June 6, 2023. Battles raged in Sudan's war-torn capital on June 6, witnesses said, and the residents of an island in the Nile reported being "under siege" amid desperate shortages. AFP

Francisca Sosa (45), poses for a picture next to her father who suffers from dengue fever, at their house in Catacaos district, Piura department, Peru on June 9, 2023. ERNESTO BENAVIDES / AFP

A civil engineer walks inside a 7 metre concrete tunnel at the Thames Tideway building site, in west London, on June 14, 2023. DANIEL LEAL / AFP

People equipped with searchlights scan for recyclable material for resale at a landfill in Iraq's southern city of Basra late at night on June 22, 2023. HUSSEIN FALEH / AFP

Police stand by as material explodes in the Cite Pablo Picasso area of Nanterre, north-west of Paris early June 30, 2023, as protests continue across France in the aftermath of the killing by a policeman of a teenage driver in the Parisian suburb of Nanterre. ZAKARIA ABDELKAFI / AFP

Demonstrators run as French police officers use tear gas in Paris on July 2, 2023, five days after a 17-year-old man was killed by police in Nanterre, a western suburb of Paris. LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP

Humanoid AI robot "Ameca" looks on at the booth of Engineered Arts company during the world's largest gathering of humanoid AI Robots as part of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) AI for Good Global Summit in Geneva, on July 5, 2023. FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP

Women wearing traditional Ukrainian clothes attend Kupala night celebrations after volunteering to clear debris from destroyed buildings, near Yagidne, Chernigiv region on July 8, 2023, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. GENYA SAVILOV / AFP

People watch flowing lava during an volcanic eruption near Litli Hrutur, south-west of Reykjavik in Iceland on July 10, 2023. KRISTINN MAGNUSSON / AFP

Australian actress Margot Robbie poses on the pink carpet upon arrival for the European premiere of "Barbie" in central London on July 12, 2023. JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP

A Libyan border guard gives water to a migrant during a rescue operation in an uninhabited area near the border town of Al-Assah on July 16, 2023. MAHMUD TURKIA / AFP

A woman enters the sea from a beach where wildfires destroyed the woods, at Glystra near the village of Gennadi in the southern part of the Greek island of Rhodes, on July 27, 2023. ANGELOS TZORTZINIS / AFP

The 'voodoo' wrestler known as Panthère, which means ‘panther’ in French, utters incantations above the alter of his shrine in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, on July 27, 2023. ALEXIS HUGUET / AFP

Protesters hold a Niger flag during a demonstration on independence day in Niamey on August 3, 2023. Hundreds of people backing the coup in Niger gathered on August 3, 2023 for a mass rally in the capital Niamey with some brandishing giant Russian flags. AFP

Steeplejacks wave the Ukrainian flag after finishing installing the coat of arms of Ukraine on the shield of the 62 metre Motherland Monument in Kyiv, on August 6, 2023, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The Ukrainian trident replaced the coat of arms of the former Soviet Union, which was removed earlier this month. ROMAN PILIPEY / AFP

Argentine congressman and presidential pre-candidate for La Libertad Avanza Alliance Javier Milei cheers at supporters at the end of the closing of his campaign for the August 13 primary elections, at the Movistar Arena in Buenos Aires on August 7, 2023. LUIS ROBAYO / AFP

An aerial image taken on August 10, 2023 shows a person walking down Front Street past destroyed buildings burned to the ground in Lahaina in the aftermath of wildfires in western Maui, Hawaii. PATRICK T. FALLON / AFP

This underwater picture shows a surfer riding a wave at Teahupo'o in Tahiti, French Polynesia on August 11, 2023, during the WSL Shiseido Tahiti pro surfing event. Teahupo'o will host the surfing event of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. BEN THOUARD / AFP

This photograph taken on August 16, 2023, shows a melting iceberg due to warm temperatures drifting along the Scoresby Sound Fjord, in Eastern Greenland. OLIVIER MORIN / AFP

The Greenlandia expedition's sailing boat 'Kamak' sails between icebergs released by glaciers around Milne Land in the Scoresby Sound Fjord, Eastern Greenland on August 15, 2023. OLIVIER MORIN / AFP

Residents watch the McDougall Creek wildfire in West Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, on August 17, 2023, from Kelowna. Evacuation orders were put in place for areas near Kelowna, as the fire threatened the city of around 150,000. DARREN HULL / AFP

Spain's defender #20 Rocio Galvez is congratuled by President of the Royal Spanish Football Federation Luis Rubiales (R) next to Spain's Jennifer Hermoso after winning the Australia and New Zealand 2023 Women's World Cup final football match between Spain and England at Stadium Australia in Sydney on August 20, 2023. FRANCK FIFE / AFP

Inmates remain in a cell at the Counter-Terrorism Confinement Centre (CECOT) mega-prison, where hundreds of members of the MS-13 and 18 Street gangs are being held, during a humanitarian visit organized by the presidential commissioner for human rights and freedom of expression, Colombian Andrés Guzman Caballero, in Tecoluca, 74 km southeast of San Salvador, on August 21, 2023. MARVIN RECINOS / AFP

A mother humpback whale and calf are seen on the coast of Vitoria, Espirito Santo state, Brazil on August 22, 2023. CARL DE SOUZA / AFP

This handout image released by the Fulton County Sheriff's Office on August 24, 2023 shows the booking photo of former US President Donald Trump. Former US president Donald Trump was photographed for a police mug shot after his arrest on August 24 at the Fulton County Jail in Georgia, multiple US media outlets reported citing local officials. The picture, which has yet to be released, is set to become a world-famous image as Trump fights multiple criminal cases at the same time as running to regain the White House in next year's election - / FULTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE / AFP

A portrait of Yevgeny Prigozhin is seen at the makeshift memorial in Moscow, on August 24, 2023. Russian state-run news agencies on August 23, 2023 said that Yevgeny Prigozhin, the head of the Wagner group that led a mutiny against Russia's army in June, was on the list of passengers of a plane that crashed near the village of Kuzhenkino in the Tver Region. NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA / AFP

Migrants climb over a barbed wire fence after crossing the Rio Grande into US from Mexico, in Eagle Pass, Texas on August 25, 2023. SUZANNE CORDEIRO / AFP

A general view of a torn campaign billboard of ousted Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba in Libreville on August 31, 2023. AFP

A rainbow over flooding on a desert plain on September 1, 2023, after heavy rains turned the annual Burning Man festival site in Nevada’s Black Rock desert into a mud pit. JOSH LEASE / UGC / AFP

Former US president and 2024 Republican Presidential hopeful Donald Trump gestures as he leaves the stage after speaking during the South Dakota Republican Party’s Monumental Leaders rally at the Ice Arena at the Monument in Rapid City, South Dakota, September 8, 2023. ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP

A woman reacts standing infront of her earthquake-damaged house in the old city in Marrakesh on September 9, 2023. FADEL SENNA / AFP

Men walk past debris of buildings caused by flash floods in Derna, eastern Libya, on September 11, 2023. AFP

An Italian ice cream vendor offers ice creams to migrants as they wait on the Italian island of Lampedusa on September 13, 2023. ALESSANDRO SERRANO / AFP

A migrant crosses the fence to exit the operational center called "Hotspot on the Italian island of Lampedusa, on September 14, 2023. ALESSANDRO SERRANO / AFP

Russian prisoners of war queue for lunch at a camp for Russian POWs in western Ukraine on September 19, 2023, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. at a camp for Russian prisoners of war in western Ukraine, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. ROMAN PILIPEY / AFP

Gallery workers remove the painting "Liberty Leading the People" by Delacroix (1798-1863) from its picture rails at the Louvre Museum in Paris on September 20, 2023, ahead of restoration work that is due to last until spring 2024. DIMITAR DILKOFF / AFP

Guests attend a state banquet at the Palace of Versailles, west of Paris, on September 20, 2023, on the first day of a British royal state visit to France. DANIEL LEAL / AFP

Ukrainian military medics treat a wounded Ukrainian soldier in a Ukrainian stabilization point in an undisclosed location near Bakhmut in Ukraine, on September 23, 2023, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. ROMAN PILIPEY / AFP

A migrant family from Venezuela reacts after breaking through a razor wire barricade into the United States, following hours of waiting on a river bank on the Rio Grande river, in Eagle Pass, Texas, on September 25, 2023. ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP

The shadow of Pope Francis casts a silhouette on his armchair as he arrives for the weekly general audience on September 27, 2023 at St Peter's square in The Vatican. FILIPPO MONTEFORTE / AFP

Refugees stand in the back of a truck after crossing the border near Kornidzor on September 28, 2023. More than 65,000 Armenians have fled Nagorno-Karabakh for Armenia, Yerevan said on September 28, 2023, as the exodus continued from the breakaway enclave which Azerbaijan recaptured last week in a lighting offensive. ALAIN JOCARD / AFP

An aerial view shows the felled Sycamore Gap tree, along Hadrian's Wall, near Hexham, northern England on September 28, 2023. OLI SCARFF / AFP

Armenian refugees from Nagorno-Karabakh are seen in the center of the town of Goris on October 1, 2023 before being evacuated in various Armenian cities. DIEGO HERRERA CARCEDO / AFP

Iraqi riot-control police take cover behind their shields during clashes with protesters gathering on the 4th anniversary of the 2019 Iraqi anti-government demonstrations in Baghdad's Tahrir square on October 1, 2023. AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP

This aerial photograph, taken on October 2, 2023, shows the Rusayo IDP camp, home to tens of thousands of war-displaced people, located at the foot of the active Nyiragongo volcano, on the outskirts of Goma in the East of the Democratic Republic of Congo. ALEXIS HUGUET / AFP

US' Simone Biles competes on the Balance Beam in the Women's Team Final during the 52nd FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, in Antwerp, northern Belgium, on October 4, 2023. LIONEL BONAVENTURE / AFP

Palestinian militants surround a truck reportedly carrying a captured Israeli woman, in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip, on October 7, 2023. AFP

Palestinians transport a reportedly captured Israeli person, in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip, on October 7, 2023. AFP

Palestinians take control of an Israeli Merkava battle tank after crossing the border fence with Israel from Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on October 7, 2023. SAID KHATIB / AFP

A woman weeps over the covered corpse of her nephew who was shot dead in the southern city of Sderot on October 7, 2023. Palestinian militants have begun a "war" against Israel which they infiltrated by air, sea and land from the blockaded Gaza Strip, Israeli officials said, a major escalation in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. BAZ RATNER / AFP

Israeli soldiers secure an area as bodies of civilians killed in a Palestinian militant attack lie covered in the southern Israeli city of Sderot on October 7, 2023. BAZ RATNER / AFP

The bodies of civilians killed in a Palestinian militant attack lie on a main road in the southern Israeli city of Sderot on October 7, 2023. Palestinian militants have begun a "war" against Israel which they infiltrated by air, sea and land from the blockaded Gaza Strip, Israeli officials said, a major escalation in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. BAZ RATNER / AFP

A blind-folded Palestinian prisoner speaks to a member of the Israeli security forces on the border with Gaza near the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon on October 8, 2023. JACK GUEZ / AFP

A missile explodes in Gaza City during an Israeli air strike on October 8, 2023. srael, reeling from the deadliest attack on its territory in half a century, formally declared war on Hamas Sunday as the conflict's death toll surged close to 1,000 after the Palestinian militant group launched a massive surprise assault from Gaza. MAHMUD HAMS / AFP

Lightning strikes as smoke billows following Israeli bombardment of Gaza City on October 9, 2023. Israel imposed a total siege on the Gaza Strip on October 9 and cut off the water supply as it kept bombing targets in the crowded Palestinian enclave in response to the Hamas surprise assault it has likened to the 9/11 attacks. MOHAMMED ABED / AFP

Israeli soldiers stand near the body of a Palestinian militant in Kfar Aza, in the south of Israel, bordering Gaza Strip on October 10, 2023. One month after Israel was wracked by Hamas attacks, life has been upended for both the Palestinians and Israel after it launched a war of reprisal in the Gaza Strip. THOMAS COEX / AFP

In this photo taken on October 10, 2023, a man monitors a forest fire outside of his relative's house as a fire approaches in Ogan Ilir, South Sumatra. AL ZULKIFLI / AFP

This picture taken on October 11, 2023 shows an aerial view of buildings destroyed by Israeli air strikes in the Jabalia camp for Palestinian refugees in Gaza City. Israel declared war on Hamas on October 8 following a shock land, air and sea assault by the Gaza-based Islamists. YAHYA HASSOUNA / AFP

An Israeli army M109 155mm self-propelled howitzer fires rounds near the border with Gaza in southern Israel on October 11, 2023. Israel declared war on Hamas on October 8 following a shock land, air, and sea assault by the Gaza-based militant group. JACK GUEZ / AFP

Covered bodies are gathered at kibbutz Beeri near the border with Gaza, the site of an infiltration by Palestinian militants on the weekend, on October 11, 2023. JACK GUEZ / AFP

An Israeli soldier patrols near Kibbutz Beeri in southern Israel on October 12, 2023, close to the place where 270 revellers were killed by militants during the Supernova music festival on October 7. ARIS MESSINIS / AFP

A man carries a rescued Palestinian girl from the rubble of a building after an Israeli airstrike at the Rafah refugee camp, in the southern Gaza Strip on October 17, 2023. Relief convoys which have been waiting for days in Egypt were on October 17, headed towards the Rafah border crossing with the besieged Palestinian enclave of Gaza, aid officials said. SAID KHATIB / AFP

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni (R) stands with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa (L) as they meet in Rome Palazzo Chigi on October 17, 2023. FILIPPO MONTEFORTE / AFP

A Palestinian woman covered in dust, reacts following an Israeli airstrike on buildings in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip on October 17, 2023, amid the ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas. MOHAMMED ABED / AFP

A Palestinian woman reacts as others rush to look for victims in the rubble of a building following an Israeli strike in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on October 17, 2023, amid the ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas. MAHMUD HAMS / AFP

Ido the husband of Israeli-French citizen Celine Ben David Nagar, killed during last week's attack by Hamas militants into Israel, is comforted during her funeral in Holon, south of Tel Aviv on October 17, 2023, amid the ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas. GIL COHEN-MAGEN / AFP

A woman reacts upon seeing the corpse of her sister, killed in an Israeli bombardment in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on October 21, 2023. MOHAMMED ABED / AFP

The bodies of children killed in an Israeli strike, lie on the floor at the morgue of the Al-Aqsa hospital in Deir Balah in the central Gaza Strip on October 22, 2023, as battles continue between Israel and the Palestinian Hamas group. MAHMUD HAMS / AFP

A vehicle waiting to drive to the cemetery, is loaded with the bodies of members of the al-Zanati family killed following an Israeli strike, in Khan Yunis on October 23, 2023, as battles continue between Israel and the Palestinian Hamas group. MAHMUD HAMS / AFP

A picture taken from the southern Israeli city of Sderot on October 25, 2023, shows smoke ascending over the northern Gaza Strip following an Israeli strike, amid the ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas. RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP

Soldiers from the Israeli army's military rabbinate corps open a refrigerated freight container that has been converted into a make-shift storage area for bodies of victims killed during the October 7 attack by Palestinian militants from the Gaza Strip, kept at the Shura army base near Ramle in Israel's central district on October 26, 2023. GIL COHEN-MAGEN / AFP

Aerial view of damages caused by the passage of Hurricane Otis in Acapulco, Guerrero State, Mexico, on October 28, 2023. RODRIGO OROPEZA / AFP

Beds representing the number of Israeli hostages held by Palestinian militants since the October 7 attack, are placed outside the Jerusalem Municipality building in Jerusalem on October 30, 2023, amid the ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas. AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP

A picture taken during a media tour organised by the Israeli military shows a bloody handprint inside a house at the Nir Oz kibbutz, one of the Israeli communities near the Gaza Strip attacked on October 7 by the Palestinian militant group Hamas, on October 31, 2023. GIL COHEN-MAGEN / AFP

Relatives react during the funeral of an Israeli soldier on November 1, 2023, in a military cemetery in Jerusalem amid the ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas. FADEL SENNA / AFP

Palestinians run for cover after a strike near the Al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City on November 1, 2023, amid the ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas. One month after Israel was wracked by Hamas attacks, life has been upended for both the Palestinians and Israel after it launched a war of reprisal in the Gaza Strip. BASHAR TALEB / AFP

Trucks transporting Afghan refugees with their belongings are seen along a road towards the Pakistan-Afghanistan Torkham border on November 3, 2023, following Pakistan's government decision to expel people illegally staying in the country. ABDUL MAJEED / AFP

People flee following Israeli air strikes on a neighbourhood in the al-Maghazi refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip on November 6, 2023, amid ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian Hamas movement. YASSER QUDIH / AFP

A woman reacts as she attends a protest calling upon the Israeli prime minister to resign and a vigil demanding government action for return of the hostages abducted by Palestinian militants during the October 7 attack and currently held in the Gaza Strip, outside the Israeli parliament (Knesset) in Jerusalem on November 7, 2023. AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP

Palestinians pray near the bodies of members of the Hijazi family, killed in Israeli strikes in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip before their burial on November 10, 2023, amid ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas. MOHAMMED ABED / AFP

Abortion rights supporters celebrate winning the referendum on the so-called Issue 1, a measure to enshrine a right to abortion in Ohio's Constitution, in Columbus, Ohio on November 7, 2023. MEGAN JELINGER / AFP

Palestinian families fleeing Gaza City and other parts of northern Gaza towards the southern areas, walk along a road on November 10, 2023 amid ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian Hamas movement. MAHMUD HAMS / AFP

A wounded Palestinian woman from the Baraka family is surrounded by her children upon their arrival at Nasser Hospital in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip following Israeli air strikes that hit their building on November 13, 2023. MAHMUD HAMS / AFP

A Newly arrived Rohingya refugee walks to the beach after the local community decided to temporarily allow them to land for water and food in Ulee Madon, Aceh province, Indonesia, on November 16, 2023. AMANDA JUFRIAN / AFP

An injured Palestinian woman covered in dust and blood hugs an injured girl child at the hospital following the Israeli bombardment of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on November 15, 2023, amid the ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas. BELAL KHALED / AFP

SpaceX's Starship rocket launches from Starbase during its second test flight in Boca Chica, Texas, on November 18, 2023. SpaceX on November 18, 2023, carried out the second test launch of Starship, the largest rocket ever built that Elon Musk hopes will one day colonize Mars, while NASA awaits a modified version to land humans on the Moon. TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP

--PHOTO TAKEN DURING A CONTROLLED TOUR AND SUBSEQUENTLY EDITED UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE ISRAELI MILITARY-- Israeli troops ride a vehicle past damaged buildings during a military operation in the northern Gaza Strip amid continuing battles between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas, on November 22, 2023. AHIKAM SERI / AFP

Palestinians fleeing the north through the Salaheddine road in the Zeitoun district on the southern outskirts of Gaza City, walk past Israeli army tanks on November 24, 2023, following a four-day ceasefire that began early in the morning. MAHMUD HAMS / AFP

Hostage released by Hamas Tal Almog-Goldstein (L) stands in a bus transporting him to an army base in Ofakim in southern Israel after he was released by the Palestinian militant group from the Gaza Strip on November 26, 2023. MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP

A Palestinian prisoner hugs his mother after being released from an Israeli jail in exchange for Israeli hostages released by Hamas from the Gaza Strip, in Ramallah in the occupied West Bank on November 26, 2023. FADEL SENNA / AFP