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Palestinians pictured through a gate as they perform Friday prayers at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and southern Gaza Strip to demand that Egyptian authorities open the crossing
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Women present their passports as they ask for permits to cross into Egypt at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip. Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Sunday for incoming passengers from the Gaza Strip for the first time in almost two months
Turkish soldiers gather around a bonfire in Mursitpinar in the Sanliurfa province near the border with Syria on Monday. Islamic State group jihadists battling for control of the Syrian town of Kobani (Ain al-Arab) suffered some of their heaviest losses yet in 24 hours of clashes and US-led air strikes
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African migrants sit on top of a border fence during an attempt to cross into Spanish territories, between Morocco and Spain’s north African enclave of Melilla on Wednesday
Turkish tanks line up on a hill outside the village of Mursitpinar next to the Syrian town of Ain al-Arab, known as Kobani by the Kurds, on the Turkish-Syrian border on Monday
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Kurdish Syrian refugees walk at the Turkish-Syrian border near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province on Wednesday
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Syrian refugees cross the Syrian-Turkish border near Sanliurfa, Turkey. Nearly 100,000 Syrian Kurds fleeing the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, known as Isis, have crossed into Turkey in the past three days
Israeli soldiers block a main road near the Quneitra border crossing in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Monday, following heavy fighting between Syrian government troops and opposition forces in Syrian territory, near the Quneitra crossing
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An Iraqi woman holds her son as more than 1,000 Iraqis who have fled fighting in and around the city of Mosul and Tal Afar wait at a Kurdish checkpoint in the hopes of entering a temporary displacement camp on Tuesday in Khazair, Iraq
Israeli border policemen stand near a bulldozer as it demolishes a temporary structure in the West Bank Jewish settler outpost of Maale Rehavam, near to Bethlehem on Wednesday
People wait to be permitted to cross into Egypt at the Rafah crossing in the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday. The Gaza Strip’s border with Egypt reopened after a 29-day closure, but only for two days
Ukrainian border guards prepare for a training session at a military camp in the village of Alekseyevka on the Ukrainian-Russian border, eastern Ukraine. Vladimir Putin, Russia’s president, signed bills on Friday making Crimea part of Russia, completing the annexation from Ukraine.
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A tunnel worker ascends on a rope inside a smuggling tunnel dug beneath the Gaza-Egypt border in the southern Gaza Strip. Hamas is struggling to meet its payroll in the Gaza Strip, where income from taxes has been badly hit since neighbouring Egypt started destroying a network of tunnels used to smuggle food, fuel and weapons into the Islamist-run enclave.
A Syrian refugee boy stands in front of a large Syrian opposition flag at Al Zaatari refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria on Thursday.