US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley briefs the media in front of the remains of Iranian "Qiam" ballistic missiles provided by the Pentagon, which officials say were fired recently by Houthi forces at Saudi Arabia, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, DC, Dec. 14, 2017.
Huseyin Emre Sakci of Turkey competes in the Men's 50m Breaststroke Semi-Final at the LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships, Copenhagen, Denmark, Dec. 13, 2017.
A Palestinian lawyer hurls stones towards Israeli troops during clashes at a protest against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, near Ramallah, West Bank, Dec. 13, 2017.
The sun sets behind the Fairmont Hotel in Abu Dhabi, UAE, Dec. 11, 2017
An Iraqi man waves an Iraqi flag as he celebrates victory over the Islamic State, Baghdad, Iraq, Dec. 10, 2017.
People prepare to pray prior to an anti-Trump and anti-Israel protest at al-Azhar mosque in Old Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 8, 2017.
A man walks past a projection of the Israeli and US flags, projected onto a section of the walls surrounding Jerusalem's Old City, Dec. 6, 2017.
Civilians and security personnel gather at the site of a blast in Homs, Syria, Dec. 5, 2017.
A Houthi militant reacts while sitting on a tank following the death of Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, Sanaa, Yemen, Dec. 4, 2017.
A boy waves the flag of Lebanon's Shiite movement Hezbollah as a soldier stands guard during a tree planting event in the southern Lebanese border village of Khiam, Dec. 2, 2017.
A Palestinian man is seen through a fence as he removes debris from a soccer pitch that was damaged in an Israeli airstrike on an Islamic Jihad post on the outskirts of Gaza City, Gaza, Dec. 1, 2017.
Eight men and a woman who hold Turkish citizenship, and who were arrested following an operation by Greek security services over suspected links to a leftist militant group outlawed in Turkey, are escorted to the prosecutor's office by anti-terrorism police, Athens, Greece, Nov. 29, 2017.
Israeli police surround a structure, as an Israeli settler stands on top of it, in a neighborhood slated for demolition by March 2018, Netiv Haavot, Elazar, West Bank, Nov. 29, 2017.
Egyptians hold candles at a vigil outside the Syndicate of Journalists in memory of the victims of a bomb and gun assault in North Sinai province that killed over 300, Cairo, Egypt, Nov. 27, 2017.
Planes fly over the race circuit ahead of the Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 26, 2017.
A ferry sets sail on the Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey, Nov. 23, 2017.
Saad al-Hariri, who suspended his decision to resign as prime minister, gestures to his supporters at his home in Beirut, Lebanon, Nov. 22, 2017.
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.