From the crash of a Ukrainian flight in Tehran to the Iranian missile attack on a US base in Iraq, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.
Gabriel H. Sanchez
Posted on January 10, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. ET
A rescue worker searches the scene where a Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr, southwest of the Iranian capital of Tehran, Jan. 8. The airplane carrying 176 people crashed on Wednesday shortly after taking off from Tehran's main airport, killing all on board.
Rescue workers carry the body of a victim of a Ukrainian plane crash in Shahedshahr, Iran, Jan. 8.
A child's shoe is found at the scene of the Ukrainian airliner crash, Jan. 8.
Mourners console each other during a vigil for the victims of Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752, at Mel Lastman Square in Toronto, Jan. 9.
Coffins of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani and others who were killed in Iraq by a US drone strike are carried on a truck surrounded by mourners during a funeral procession in Tehran, Jan. 6.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pray near the coffin of Soleimani in Tehran, Jan. 6.
President Donald Trump speaks from the White House in Washington, DC, Jan. 8. During his remarks, Trump addressed the Iranian missile attacks that took place in Iraq.
US troops from the Army's 82nd Airborne Division get some rest before they head out for a deployment to the Middle East in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Jan. 4. Soldiers from the Immediate Response Force of the 82nd are part of the approximately 3,000 troops being deployed as tensions increase with Iran.
Anti-war activists protest in front of the White House, Jan. 4.
The flight deck of a C-130J Hercules aircraft is surrounded by a warm glow from wildfires, as it prepares to land at Merimbula airfield to deploy Fire and Rescue crews in Merimbula, Australia, Jan. 4.
A burnt paw of a brushtail possum is shown as it is nursed by volunteers in Merimbula, Australia, Jan. 9.
Two firefighters survey a collapsed building after an earthquake hit the island in Guanica, Puerto Rico, Jan. 7.
Protesters take part in a demonstration against the pension reform in Paris, Jan. 9.
A protester is apprehended by riot police during a nationwide day of protests and strikes in Paris, Jan. 9.
An empty space is left in a display after the wax figures of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, were removed from the spot next to Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, and Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, at Madame Tussauds in London, Jan 9.
Rose McGowan speaks at a press conference outside the Criminal Court of New York during a hearing for Harvey Weinstein's trial, Jan. 6.
Activists march from the Cypriot Embassy in London to the Foreign Office, Jan. 6. A 19-year-old British woman was convicted of falsely alleging she was raped by 12 Israelis in an Ayia Napa hotel in July. She has said Cypriot police pressured her to recant her allegation, a claim they deny.
Michelle Williams accepts the award for Best Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for TV for Fosse/Verdon, at the 77th Golden Globe Awards, Jan. 5.
Former Democratic US presidential candidate Julián Castro and Democratic US presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren embrace during a campaign event at Brooklyn's Kings Theatre in New York, Jan. 7.
A visitor tests the Charmin toilet paper delivery robot during the 2020 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Jan. 9.
Penguins, who are brought to an outdoor area for an event, walk on snow during the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in Heilongjiang, China, Jan. 7.
Cars and people surround camels for sale during the annual King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in Rumah, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 7.
Tourists walk in front of an ice sculpture ahead of the opening of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, China, Jan. 4.
Gabriel H. Sanchez is the photo essay editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
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