Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
This week's gallery includes protests sparked by fuel price hikes in Ecuador; Ultra-Orthodox Jews observing the Kaparot ritual in Israel; and villagers in Turkey reacting to mortars launched from Syria.
This gallery contains photos from the week of Oct. 4-11, 2019.
People run to take cover after mortars fired from Syria hit Akcakale, Turkey, on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. On Friday, Turkish forces faced fierce resistance from U.S.-allied Syrian Kurdish fighters on the third day of Ankara's offensive in northern Syria, as casualties mounted, international criticism of the campaign intensified and estimates put the number of those who fled the violence at 100,000. (Ismail Coskun/IHA via AP )
An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish youth holds a chicken during the Kaparot ritual in Bnei Brak, Israel, Monday, Oct. 7, 2019. Observant Jews believe the ritual transfers one's sins from the past year into the chicken, and is performed before the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish year which starts at sundown Tuesday. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Armando Espinoza delivers paper products to a cafe in downtown Sonoma, Calif., where power is turned off, on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. Pacific Gas & Electric has cut power to more than half a million customers in Northern California hoping to prevent wildfires during dry, windy weather throughout the region. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
Third shift United Auto Workers stay warm by a fire as they picket outside gate 2 at the General Motors Wentzville Assembly Center in Wentzville, Mo., early Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Tens of thousands of UAW workers have been on strike since Sept. 16, with both sides sparring over wages, job security, investments in U.S. plants and technology training for workers. (Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
Anti-government protesters set fires and close a street during a demonstration in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The spontaneous protests which started Tuesday in Baghdad and southern cities were sparked by endemic corruption and lack of jobs. Security responded with a harsh crackdown, killing dozens. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
An armored vehicle advances on anti-government demonstrators during a nationwide strike against President Lenin Moreno and his economic policies in Quito, Ecuador on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. Big jumps in fuel prices after the government ended subsidies last week plunged Ecuador into upheaval, triggering protests, looting, vandalism, clashes with security forces, the blocking of highways and the suspension of parts of its vital oil industry. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
Surging waves hit against the breakwater behind fishing boats as Typhoon Hagibis approaches at a port in town of Kiho, Mie Prefecture, Japan Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Toru Hanai)
Anti-government demonstrators commandeer an armored vehicle during a nationwide strike against President Lenin Moreno and his economic policies, in Quito, Ecuador, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. Big jumps in the costs of gasoline and diesel after Moreno ended subsidies last week set off the upheaval, but other complaints have come out amid the protests, looting, vandalism, clashes with security forces, the blocking of highways and disruptions of Ecuador's vital oil industry. (AP Photo/Carlos Noriega)
Simone Biles of the United States performs on the uneven bars during a warmup for the women's all-around final at the Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Children jump rope in the Cite Soleil district of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. Residents of area say access to basic services, jobs, and security has only been declining, and many are participating in the protests calling for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
This gallery was produced by Patrick Sison in New York.