Here are 14 of the week’s best photos

Israeli general election campaign, Saudi oil and gas facilities hit by drone attack, United Auto Workers strike against GM, protesters interrupt Democratic presidential debate, the Washington Monument reopens. Here’s a look at 14 of the best photos from the week, selected by photo editors at The Washington Post.


Sept. 15, 2019 | Jerusalem

Ultra Orthodox Jews attend a campaign rally of the United Torah Judaism ahead of the Israeli general elections.


Sept. 16, 2019 | Mar Chiquita, Argentina

Rescuers and volunteers work to successfully to return a stranded killer whale to sea.

Marina Devo/AP

Sept. 14, 2019 | Abqaig, Saudi Arabia

This satellite view, courtesy of Planet Labs Inc., shows damage to oil and gas infrastructure from drone attacks, allegedly by Iran.

HO/AFP/Getty Images

Sept. 15, 2019 | Amazonas, Brazil

A Brazilian fire brigade member attempts to control hot points of a fire on the Tenharim Marmelos indigenous land.


Sept. 14, 2019 | London

The full moon rises behind the skyscrapers at Canary Wharf and the skyline.


Sept. 16, 2019 | Flint, Mich.

General Motors employees Bobby Caughel, left, and James Crump protest with other employees, UAW members and labor supporters outside the Flint assembly plant.

Jake May/AP

Sept. 17, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

Corey Lewandowski, left, former Trump campaign manager, talks with his attorney, Peter Chavkin, as he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee.

J. Scott Applewhite/AP

Sept. 12, 2019 | Houston

Protesters are escorted from the stage as they interrupt the third Democratic presidential primary debate at Texas Southern University.


Sept. 16, 2019 | Farmington, Maine

Debris is strewn about following an explosion, that killed one firefighter and injured multiple people, at the Life Enrichment Advancing People building.

Russ Dillingham/AP

Sept. 18, 2019 | Skopje, Macedonia

Croatian army guard of honor members show their skills during a joint exercise with the Macedonian army.


Sept. 17, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

National Park Service employee Royster Norwood paints fencing around the Washington Monument for its reopening to visitors.

Matt McClain/The Washington Post

Sept. 19, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

A man takes a photograph from a window atop the newly reopened Washington Monument.

Matt McClain/The Washington Post

Sept. 19, 2019 | Groesbeek, Netherlands

Parachutist jump from a plane as part of commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden, an ultimately unsuccessful airborne and land offensive designed to end World War II.

Peter Dejong/AP

Sept. 18, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

Clarence Smoyer, 96, right, is greeted by his friend and battalion mate before being awarded the Bronze Star medal at the National World War II Memorial.

Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post