Middle East

A man holds a fishing rod as floating trash hits the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar

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A man holds a fishing rod as floating rubbish hits the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday Credit: Hassan Ammar/AP

Pro-government soldiers march during a military parade celebrating the 54th anniversary of North Yemen's revolution in the central province of Marib September 27, 2016. REUTERS/Ali Owidha

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Pro government soldiers march during a military parade celebrating the 54th anniversary of North Yemen’s revolution in the central province of Marib

A photograph made available on 27 September 2016 shows a tourist taking a selfie in front of the Sphinx, Giza, Egypt,

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A tourist takes a selfie in front of the Sphinx, Giza, Egypt. The United Nations’ ‘World Tourism Day’ is observed today

Garbage piles up at a temporary dump on a highway in the town of Jdeideh, north of the Lebanese capital Beirut

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Garbage piles up at a temporary dump on a highway in the town of Jdeideh, north of the Lebanese capital Beirut

 Muslims Israeli-Arabs play at the beach in Tel Aviv during the three day Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice) Muslim holiday on September 14, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / MENAHEM KAHANAMENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images

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Muslims Israeli-Arabs play at the beach in Tel-Aviv during the three day Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice) Muslim holiday 

Muslim pilgrims walk after Friday prayers at the Grand mosque in Mecca September

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Muslim pilgrims walk after Friday prayers at the Grand mosque in Mecca

A Muslim pilgrim sits on the top of Mount Al-Noor, where Muslims believe Prophet Mohammad received the first words of the Koran through Gabriel in the Hera cave, ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia September 7, 2016. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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A Muslim pilgrim sits on the top of Mount Al-Noor, where Muslims believe Prophet Mohammad received the first words of the Koran through Gabriel in the Hera cave, ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia

An armed woman loyal to the Houthi movement holds a rifle as she takes part in a parade to show support for the movement in Sanaa, Yemen

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An armed woman loyal to the Houthi movement holds a rifle as she takes part in a parade to show support for the movement in Sanaa, Yemen

A Yemeni walks past graffiti protesting US drone operations in Yemen, few hours after a US drone attack on suspected al-Qaeda militants

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A Yemeni walks past graffiti protesting US drone operations in Yemen, few hours after a US drone attack on suspected al-Qaeda militants

A boy jumps into the sea at sunset in Gaza City on August 11, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED ABEDMOHAMMED

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A boy jumps into the sea at sunset in Gaza City

stickers and a picture decorate a wall in a caravan where a Christian family has been living in Irbil, Iraq. They were forced to flee their town when Islamic State militants took control of their town two years ago.

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Stickers and a picture decorate a wall in a caravan where a Christian family has been living in Irbil, Iraq. They were forced to flee their home town of Mosul when Islamic State militants took control two years ago

Free Syrian Army fighters rest inside a mechanic shop in Ramousah area southwest of Aleppo, Syria

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Free Syrian Army fighters rest inside a mechanic shop in Ramousah area southwest of Aleppo, Syria

The shadows of Palestinians are seen on a piece of gauze as they cool down at a pool in Gaza City

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The shadows of Palestinians are seen on a piece of gauze as they cool down at a pool in Gaza City

A framed picture of kittens lies amidst rubble at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel-held Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria

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A framed picture of kittens lies amidst rubble at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel-held Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria on Wednesday

epa05443055 Palestinians check a damaged building after the Israeli army carried out an operation hunting down a wanted Palestinian man, in the village of Soref, near Hebron, the West Bank, 27 July 2016. The Israeli army purportedly killed Mohammad Faqeeh and arrested three others after a fire fight. Faqeeh allegedly shot and killed an Israeli settler south of Hebron on 01 July 2016, members of the Israeli army said.  EPA/ABED AL HASHLAMOUN

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Palestinians check a damaged building after the Israeli army carried out an operation hunting down a wanted Palestinian man, in the village of Soref, near Hebron in the West Bank

Solar Impulse 2, the solar powered plane, piloted by Swiss pioneer Bertrand Piccard, is seen before landing in Abu Dhabi to finish the first around the world flight without the use of fuel, United Arab Emirates

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Solar Impulse 2, the solar powered plane, piloted by Swiss pioneer Bertrand Piccard, is seen before landing in Abu Dhabi to finish the first around the world flight without the use of fuel, United Arab Emirates

Syrian civilians are seen following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces on the rebel-held northwestern city of Idlib, on July 20, 2016

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Syrian civilians are seen following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces on the rebel-held northwestern city of Idlib, on July 20, 2016

A young Palestinian takes part in a military-style exercise at a summer camp organised by the Islamic Jihad Movement in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip July 13, 2016. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

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A young Palestinian boy takes part in a military-style exercise at a summer camp organised by the Islamic Jihad Movement in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip

Syrians look at the damage in a street in the ancient Syriac Quarter of the regime-held area of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo following rocket attacks by rebels on July 11, 2016.  Syrian opposition fighters launched a major assault on government-held districts of Aleppo city after the regime severed their only remaining supply route into the city, an AFP correspondent said.   / AFP PHOTO / GEORGE OURFALIANGEORGE OURFALIAN/AFP/Getty Images

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Syrians look at the damage in a street in the ancient Syriac Quarter of the regime-held area of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo following rocket attacks by rebels. Syrian opposition fighters launched a major assault on government-held districts of Aleppo city after the regime severed their only remaining supply route into the city

Egyptian Muslims release balloons from the roof top of a mosque at the end of prayers on the first day of Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on July 6, 2016 in the Nile Delta city of Mansura, some 120 kms north of Cairo.  Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.  / AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKIKHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images

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Egyptian Muslims release balloons from the roof top of a mosque at the end of prayers on the first day of Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in the Nile Delta city of Mansura, Egypt