First picture emerges of the attack on Imam Khomeini shrine in Tehran, a suicide-bomb attack released by Rudaw news agency on Wednesday.
A boy rides his bike past destroyed cars and houses in a neighborhood recently liberated by Iraqi security forces, on the western side of Mosul, Iraq. The battle for western Mosul looks to be the most devastating yet for Iraqi civilians trapped between advancing troops and Islamic State militants.
A member of the opposition troops walks near his base in Thonyor, South Sudan. At least 16 civilians were killed in fighting on April 10 between government troops and rebels in South Sudan's second-largest city Wau, the United Nations peacekeeping mission (UNMISS) said in a statement.
Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City on April 15, 2017. File Reuters.