Pictures of the Week: October 11 – October 18

Palestinian protesters hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers during clashes in Betunia, near the West Bank city of Ramallah
Mohamad Totokman—Reuters
Oct. 11, 2013. Palestinian protesters hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers during clashes in Betunia, near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

From the last days of the government shutdown and the Muslim holy festival Eid al-Adha to Banksy’s continuing “residency” in the streets of New York and ecological reptile wrestling, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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