10 Of The Most Important Photos Taken Around The World This Week

From the Muslim Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia to the 9/11 memorial in Manhattan, here are some of the top images of the week.

Manhattan skyline

The Tribute in Light memorial is seen in the Manhattan skyline from Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn, New York City, on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.


Muslim pilgrims

Muslim pilgrims gather on the plains of Arafat during the annual Hajj pilgrimage outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.


Heinrich Popow of Germany

Heinrich Popow of Germany celebrates after setting a new Paralympics record and winning the gold medal in men's long jump.



Tiangong-2, China's second space laboratory, lifts off from the launch pad in Jiuquan, Gansu province.


Sho Inoue

First buyer Sho Inoue shows Apple's new iPhone 7 after purchasing the device at the Apple Store at Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district.


airstrikes in Damascus, Syria

A child receives treatment inside a field hospital after airstrikes in the rebel held Douma neighborhood of Damascus, Syria.


Barack Obama and First lady Michelle Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 46th annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards dinner.


New York City firefighters

New York City firefighters stand near the site of an explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, New York.


Model plane builder Otto Dieffenbach

Model plane builder Otto Dieffenbach III makes his remote control plane resembling U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump release fake money as it flies over the beach in Carlsbad, California.


refugee baby smiles

A refugee baby smiles in a makeshift tent on the Hungary-Serbia border.

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