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.
Ammar Hammasho, a Syrian who lives in Cyprus, kisses the hands of his children after their arrival at a refugee camp in Kokkinotrimithia, outside Nicosia, Cyprus, Sept. 10, 2017.
A salute is fired during the official funeral ceremony for Lebanese soldiers killed in Islamic State captivity, Yarze village, Lebanon, Sept. 8, 2017.
The citadel walls of the Tower of David Museum are illuminated during a light and sound show called "Night Spectacular" in Jerusalem's Old City, Sept. 5, 2017.
A fan of the Egyptian national soccer team shows his support during the country's 2018 World Cup qualifying match against Uganda in Alexandria, Egypt, Sept. 5, 2017. Egypt won the match 1-0.
A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces takes up a position inside a damaged building during the battle with IS for control of Raqqa, Syria, Sept. 4, 2017.
Iraqis celebrate the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha with a trip to Al Zawraa amusement park in Baghdad, Iraq, Sept. 2, 2017.
Muslim pilgrims gather on Mount Mercy on the plains of Arafat during the annual Hajj pilgrimage, outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 31, 2017.
Sheep are herded prior to Eid al-Adha celebrations in the rebel-held Douma neighborhood of Damascus, Syria, Aug. 30, 2017.
Muslims pray at the Grand Mosque ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 29, 2017.
Men pray at the Ottoman-era Ortakoy Mecidiye Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey, Aug. 28, 2017.
Smoke and flames are seen during clashes between a joint force of Iraqi army and Shiite Popular Mobilization Forces troops against Islamic State militants in Tal Afar, Iraq, Aug. 26, 2017.
A paraglider flies above the statue of Our Lady of Lebanon in Harissa, Lebanon, Aug. 23, 2017.
A Hezbollah fighter crouches behind a tank in Western Qalamoun, Syria, Aug. 23, 2017.
Palestinians entertain schoolchildren on the first day of a new school year at a United Nations-run school in Deir al-Balah refugee camp, central Gaza Strip, Aug. 23, 2017.
People walk through the courtyard of the Ottoman-era Sultanahmet Mosque, also known as the Blue Mosque, in Istanbul, Turkey, Aug. 21, 2017.
A young Palestinian jumps through a ring of fire during a military graduation ceremony at a Hamas summer camp in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, Aug. 18, 2017.
Imad Mishko Tammo (C), a 12-year-old Yazidi boy who was separated from his family after being captured by Islamic State militants in Iraq, is reunited with his mother and siblings on his arrival in Winnipeg, Canada, Aug. 17, 2017.
A Palestinian woman holds her daughter as they wait for a travel permit to cross into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing after it was opened by Egyptian authorities for humanitarian cases, Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, Aug. 16, 2017.
Smoke rises after an airstrike during fighting between members of the Syrian Democratic Forces and Islamic State militants in Raqqa, Syria, Aug. 15, 2017.
Syrian Majd Eddin Ghazal poses with the bronze medal he won in the men's high jump at the World Athletics Championships in London, UK, Aug. 13, 2017.
A Palestinian youth demonstrates his parkour skills at the seaport in Gaza City, Gaza, Aug. 11, 2017.
Turkey's Ramil Guliyev celebrates taking gold in the Men's 200 Metres final at the World Athletics Championships in London, UK, Aug. 10, 2017.
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) female fighters sit together on a curb in Hasaka, northeastern Syria, Aug. 9, 2017.