The week in 33 photos – Israeli residents and relatives take cover from a rocket attack during the funeral of Cpl. Meidan Maymon Biton, 20, at the cemetery of the southern Israeli city of Netivot on Tuesday, July 29. He was killed the previous day when a mortar shell fired from Gaza hit the Eshkol regional council, which flanks Gaza's southern border with Israel.
The week in 33 photos – Zhang Hangjun, 20, drinks water from a bowl as he has a meal in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China, on Friday, July 25. Zhang, who weighs about 550 pounds, and his twin brother were diagnosed with cerebral palsy after they were born. Zhang spends most of his time in bed as the family is unable to afford medical treatment.
The week in 33 photos – A long exposure image shows the El Portal Fire burning near Yosemite National Park, California, on Sunday, July 27.
The week in 33 photos – Rebel fighters execute two men on Friday, July 25, in Binnish, near Idlib, Syria. They reportedly were charged by an Islamic religious court with the crimes of detonating several car bombs.
The week in 33 photos – President Barack Obama greets the crowd after speaking about the economy on Wednesday, July 30, at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, Missouri.
The week in 33 photos – Cats play on a meadow in Sehnde, Germany, on Saturday, July 26.
The week in 33 photos – Police block a road leading to the House of Representatives during President Benigno Aquino's annual State of the Nation address on Monday, July 28, in Manila, Philippines. Thousands protested the Disbursement Allocation Program, a $3.34 billion fund to boost public spending that reports claim went to Aquino allies instead.