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Muslim World Rallies for the Palestinian Cause

Palestinians in the Lebanese capital Beirut hold a giant Palestinian flag during a protest to mark Jerusalem Day, or Al-Quds Day, at the Palestinian refugee camp of Shatila on July 25, 2014.

An initiative started by Iranian revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and observed in many Muslim countries, Al-Quds Day is held annually on the last Friday of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan and calls for Jerusalem to be returned to the Palestinians.

Hussein Malla / AP

Shiite Muslim men in the military fatigues of Iraq's Hezbollah wave the party's yellow flags as they march through Baghdad during a parade marking Al-Quds Day.

Ali Al-saadi / AFP

Palestinian supporters hold placards calling for an end to the violence in Gaza during an Al-Quds Day rally near the Israeli embassy in Bangkok, Thailand.

Nicolas Asfouri / AFP

A Palestinian protester brandishes a flare towards Israeli policemen during clashes following Friday prayers near the Old City in East Jerusalem.

Palestinian factions in the West Bank declared a "Day of Rage" to show solidarity with people in the Gaza Strip after clashes the previous night around the West Bank and east Jerusalem.

Ahmad Gharabli / AFP

An undercover Israeli police officer holds a gun in the air as another detains a Palestinian suspected of throwing stones in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi al-Joz during a protest against the Israeli offensive on Gaza.

Ammar Awad / X90085

Palestinians carry the body of Mohammed al-Araj during his funeral in the Qalandia refugee camp near the West Bank city of Ramallah. Al-Araj died after he was shot during clashes with Israeli troops on Thursday.

Majdi Mohammed / AP

A woman weeps as she watches mourners carry the body of Mohammed al-Araj during his funeral in the Qalandia refugee camp near Ramallah.

Majdi Mohammed / AP

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, center, waves to well-wishers as he attends an Al-Quds Day rally in Tehran.

Vahid Salemi / AP

Iranians burn posters of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and a representation of an Israeli flag as they chant slogans during an Al-Quds Day rally in Tehran.

Ebrahim Noroozi / AP

Afghan demonstrators shout slogans against Israel during a rally marking Al-Quds Day in Kabul.

Rahmat Gul / AP