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Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi shout slogans against the military and the interior ministry during a protest in Cairo. Security was stepped up across Egypt on Friday, ahead of expected protests that were feared to escalate into violence
A Syrian refugee girl stands near her tent at a refugee camp in Zahle in the Bekaa valley on Thursday
Palestinian men try to prevent flood water from entering shops in the old city of Hebron on Thursday as a fierce winter storm which has been battering the region for the past four days
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A Hasidic man pushes a buggy in the Old City in Jerusalem on wednesday in Jerusalem, Israel. Nine Israelis have been killed in a series of stabbings, shootings and hit-and-run attacks in Jerusalem over the past month, unsettling the ancient city of Jerusalem where Jews, Christians and Muslims have lived side by side for thousands of years
A Palestinian boy stands outside a mosque, that was damaged by Israeli shelling during the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, on a winter day in Beit Hanoun town, northern Gaza Strip
A relative mourns over the grave of a fighter from the Kurdish People’s Protection Units killed during clashes with Isis fighters near the town of Derbasiyeh, west of the Syrian Kurdish city of Qamishli
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Rescue workers and civilians search for survivors in the rubble of an eight-story building that collapsed in the Cairo suburb of Matariya, early Tuesday. Police officials say several people were killed
Rebel fighters carry their weapons as they move towards their positions at the frontline against forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Maysaloun neighborhood in the old city of Aleppo on Monday
A child sits among school students at an annual ceremony organised by Yemen’s Education Ministry in Sanaa. About 47 of the highest-scoring graduates from schools nationwide were given medals and cash by the government on Monday.
A Palestinian girl walks near the ruins of houses that were destroyed by Israeli shelling during the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, on a rainy day in the east of Gaza City.