> News Photos: Oct 04-Sep 05

A peace graffiti is painted inside an abandoned home in the Jewish settlement of Peat Sadeh in the southern Gaza Strip Gush Katif block of settlements, Saturday Aug. 20, 2005. Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday signed a decree that would give his government control over all lands and assets left behind by Israeli troops and settlers.

(AP Photo/Oded Balilty)