Pictures of the Week: March 9 — March 16

Lightbox March 12, 2012
Menahem Kahana—AFP / Getty Images
March 12, 2012. Israeli soldiers watch as a missile is launched from the Iron Dome defence system in the southern Israeli city of Beer Sheva as a new round of violence between Gaza militants and Israel has ruptured the calm that was restored after a major flare-up last August.

From the conflict in Afghanistan and a tragic bus accident in Switzerland to Purim celebrations in Israel and the one-year anniversary of the Japanese tsunami, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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