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A Palestinian youth rides a horse at sunset as he returns home from an olive field during the harvest season in Salem, east of Nablus, on October 13, 2020. (AFP)
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A trainer holds a monkey at AlBuqaish private zoo in the Emirate of Sharjah, UAE on October 15, 2020. (AFP)
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This handout photo taken on October 15, 2020 and released by Seven Summit Treks, shows members of the Bahrain Royal Guard including a Bahrain prince reaching the world's eighth-highest mountain Manaslu. (AFP/Seven Summit Treks)
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A squirrel bites into a pumpkin at the "Halloween at Descanso" event which runs until the end of the month at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge, California, while observing social distancing guidelines and enforcing facemasks due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. (AFP)
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People gather near a site hit by a rocket during fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the city of Ganja, Azerbaijan early on October 17, 2020. (AFP)
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Demonstrators burn a riot police vehicle during clashes following a protest against Chilean President Sebastian Pinera's government in Santiago on October 16, 2020. (AFP)
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A Lebanese protester lifts a national flag during a demonstration marking the one year anniversary of the beginning of a nationwide anti-government protest movement, in the capital Beirut on October 17, 2020. (AFP)
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Protesters burn flares as hundreds of football hooligans and far-right voters of Kotleba's LSNS party protest against the government of Igor Matovic and precautionary measures against the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in front of the Government Office in Bratislava on October 17, 2020. (AFP)
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A peak is raising from a clouds near the men's giant slalom event during the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup in Soelden, Austria, on October 18, 2020. (AFP)
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Pro-democracy protesters shelter from the rain by using ponchos and umbrellas during an anti-government rally at Victory Monument in Bangkok on October 18, 2020, as they continue for the fourth consecutive day to defy an emergency decree banning gatherings. (AFP)
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Updated 20 October 2020

Photos of the Week: October 12 - 18

LONDON: Arab News selects some of the most striking images of the week from around the world. Scroll above to see them all...