Photos of the day Nov. 17, 2012
The Associated Press
Published: November 17, 2012 08:17PM
Updated: November 17, 2012 08:17PM
Smoke rises during an explosion from an Israeli forces strike in Gaza City, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012. Israel bombarded the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip with nearly 200 airstrikes early Saturday, the military said, widening a blistering assault on Gaza rocket operations by militants to include the prime minister's headquarters, a police compound and a vast network of smuggling tunnels. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)

A collection of the best photos from around the world Nov. 17, 2012.