An Israeli soldier uses his mobile phone at the Lebanese-Israeli border, as seen from the southern Lebanese village of Kfar Kila, Lebanon, Nov. 21, 2017.
Palestinians wait for relatives to cross into Gaza after the Rafah border crossing was opened under the control of the Palestinian Authority for the first time since 2007, Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, Nov.19, 2017.
A Syrian woman is seen near a tent in a refugee camp in Marjayoun, Lebanon, Nov. 16, 2017.
A Syrian woman walks past damaged buildings in Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria, Nov. 15, 2017.
A seagull flies over the Bosphorus as the sun sets over the Suleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey, Nov. 14, 2017.
Visitors take pictures as the United Arab Emirates' Al Fursan aerobatic team performs at the Dubai Airshow in Dubai, UAE, Nov. 13, 2017.
A man reacts as he looks at a building damaged by an earthquake in Sarpol-e Zahab county, Kermanshah, Iran, Nov. 13, 2017.
People visit the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk during a ceremony marking the anniversary of his death, Ankara, Turkey, Nov. 10, 2017.
A man sits next to the tomb of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat during a ceremony marking the anniversary of Arafat's death, Ramallah, West Bank, Nov. 9, 2017.
A doctoral student examines giant spider webs, spun by a species of long-jawed spider, which cover sections of vegetation along the Soreq creek, Israel, Nov. 7, 2017.
The Martyrs' Bridge, also known as the Bosphorus Bridge, and the Bosphorus strait are seen covered by fog, Istanbul, Turkey, Nov. 7, 2017.
Druze people in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights gather to contact their relatives on the Syrian side of the border, Nov. 4, 2017.
Palestinian girl Zainab Al-Krunz, 14, takes part in a taekwondo training session in the central Gaza Strip, Oct. 23, 2017.
Youths train along the shore of the Mediterranean Sea in Ashkelon, Israel, Nov. 1, 2017.
An Iraqi man wears a mask of US President Donald Trump as he celebrates Halloween at a cafe in Baghdad, Iraq, Oct. 31, 2017.
Palestinian fighters from the Islamic Jihad movement attend the funeral of comrades killed in an Israeli operation to blow up a tunnel stretching from the Gaza Strip into Israel, Bureij refugee camp, Gaza Strip, Oct. 31, 2017.
Demonstrators gather in the streets in support of Kurdish President Masoud Barzani in Duhok, Iraqi Kurdistan, Oct. 29, 2017. Barzani announced he was stepping down from the presidency in the wake of fallout from the region's independence referendum.
Pigeons fly in front of the Mohammad Al-Amin mosque at sunset in Beirut, Lebanon, Oct. 26, 2017.
Palestinian fishermen repair their nets on the beach in Gaza City, Gaza, Oct. 25, 2017.
Migrating great white pelicans rest while they are fed as part of an Israeli Agriculture Ministry funded project aiming to prevent the pelicans from feeding on commercial fish breeding pools, at a reservoir in Mishmar Hasharon, Israel, Oct. 24, 2017.
A Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighter is seen inside a damaged shop in the town of Tadef, Aleppo Governorate, Syria, Oct. 23, 2017.
A 709-carat diamond, found in Sierra Leone and known as the "Peace Diamond", is displayed during a tour ahead of its auction, Ramat Gan, Israel, Oct. 19, 2017.
A Palestinian boy puts a tire on a fire during clashes with Israeli troops near the Jewish settlement of Qadomem, in the West Bank village of Kofr Qadom, near Nablus, Oct. 20, 2017.
Israeli policemen carry away ultra-Orthodox Jewish men as they try to block a road during a protest against the detention of members of their community who failed to report to a military recruiting office, near Modiin, Israel, Oct. 19, 2017.
Syrian Democratic Forces fighters ride on military vehicles as they celebrate victory in Raqqa, Syria, Oct. 17, 2017.
A boy walks his dog during a national dog show in Beirut, Lebanon, Oct. 15, 2017.
Mourners cry over the coffin of a Syrian journalist, killed by Islamic State militants while on the frontline in Deir al-Zour, during a funeral in Kobani, Syria, Oct. 14, 2017.
Civilians who escaped Raqqa's frontline rest at a mosque in Raqqa, Syria, Oct. 12, 2017.
A girl is lifted into the air as Palestinians celebrate Hamas announcing that it reached a deal with its rival Fatah, Gaza City, Gaza, Oct. 12, 2017.
Boys watch from the roof of their house on the Turkish-Syrian border in Reyhanli, Hatay province, Turkey, Oct. 10, 2017.
A Palestinian farmer harvests dates from a palm tree in Deir al-Balah, central Gaza Strip, Oct. 10, 2017.
Egypt fans watch as the national soccer team takes on Congo in a 2018 World Cup Qualification match, Borg El Arab Stadium, Alexandria, Egypt, Oct. 8, 2017. Egypt would go on to win 2-1 and gain a place at the 2018 World Cup finals for the first time in 28 years.
The coffin of former Iraqi president Jalal Talabani is covered with a Kurdish flag at Sulaimaniya Airport, Iraq, Oct. 6, 2017.
An unidentified soldier accused of attempting to assassinate Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the night of last year's failed July 15 coup is escorted by gendarmes as he leaves a final trial hearing, Mugla, Turkey, Oct. 4, 2017.
Members of the Samaritan community take part in a traditional pilgrimage marking the holiday of Sukkot, or Feast of Tabernacles, on top of Mount Gerizim near Nablus, West Bank, Oct. 4, 2017.
Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces take up positions on the rooftop of a house during a battle with Islamic State militants in Raqqa, Syria, Oct. 1, 2017.
Local actors dressed as ancient warriors re-enact a scene from the 7th century battle of Kerbala during the religious festival of Ashura in Baghdad, Iraq, Oct. 1, 2017.
An Egyptian man rides his motorbike in Cairo, Egypt, Sept. 28, 2017.
Palestinian Hamas policemen take part in military training at a police academy in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, Sept. 27, 2017.
A fighter from the Syrian Democratic Forces takes a selfie as he stands near rubble at a damaged site in Raqqa, Syria, Sept. 25, 2017.
Iraqi Kurdish President Masoud Barzani casts his vote during the Kurdish independence referendum, Erbil, Iraq, Sept. 25, 2017.
A Free Syrian Army soldier (Al-Hamza Brigade) takes part in a military display during a graduation ceremony in al-Bab, Syria, Sept. 23, 2017.
Kurdish people ride horses during a march supporting the upcoming referendum in Erbil, Kurdish Iraq, Sept. 21, 2017.
Turkish armored military vehicles are seen during a military exercise near the Turkish-Iraqi border in Silopi, Turkey, Sept. 21, 2017.
Members of the al-Nasser Saladin Brigades take part in a drill in front of a model of the Dome of the Rock, Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, Sept. 19, 2017.
Lebanese Kurds demonstrate in support of the upcoming referendum on Iraqi Kurdish independence, Martyrs' Square, Beirut, Lebanon, Sept. 17, 2017.
Israeli ultra-Orthodox Jewish men clash with police at a protest against the detention of a member of their community who refuses to serve in the Israeli army, Jerusalem, Sept. 17, 2017.
Ahmad Maatouk, a Hezbollah member recently released from Islamic State captivity, waves as he is carried on the shoulders of locals upon his return to his hometown of Sir al-Gharbiyeh, southern Lebanon, Sept. 14, 2017.
Riot police detain protesters during the trial of two Turkish teachers who went on hunger strike over their dismissal under a government decree following last year's failed coup, Ankara, Turkey, Sept. 14, 2017.
Cheerleaders perform during Germany and Spain's European Championships EuroBasket 2017 Quarter Final basketball match in Istanbul, Turkey, Sept. 12, 2017.
Iraqi Kurds wave Kurdish flags and hold burning torches as they walk up a mountain during a gathering to show support for the upcoming independence referendum, Akre, Iraqi Kurdistan, Sept. 10, 2017.