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A Palestinian man throws stones towards an Israeli security member in the Israeli occupied West Bank village of Duma near Nablus, after fire broke out in the early hours of March 20, 2016 in the home belonging to a Palestinian key witness to an arson attack which took place last year by Jewish extremists that killed a Palestinian family. Residents reported that a window was broken in the house, raising suspicions that Molotov cocktails were thrown inside -- as occurred in the July firebombing. Israeli authorities were investigating the cause of the fire. This is the second attack to take place in the village, where an 18-month-old Palestinian boy and his two parents from the Dawabsha family were killed in the July 2015 firebombing. Dawabsha and his wife were awakened overnight by thick smoke, residents said. In January, a court charged two Israelis over the firebombing after slow progress in the case led to criticism from rights groups and Palestinians. Photo by Nedal Eshtayah