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Gaza residents wait at the Rafah border crossing to enter into Egypt on June 30, 2016. (AFP/Said Khatib)
June 30, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
While expected to remain open through Monday, Egyptian authorities confirmed that the Rafah border crossing will be closed on Friday.
Egyptian Coptic Christians at a Christmas mass in Cairo. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2016 - 15:31 GMT
The priest of St. George Church in Al-Arish was shot and killed while fixing his car Thursday morning.
A Houthi rebel fighter in Ibb, Yemen. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2016 - 14:45 GMT
A grenade explosion in a crowded civilian marketplace killed two and wounded 18 in the Ibb governate of Yemen.
Lebanese soldiers on patrol in al-Qaa, after a series of deadly suicide bombings in the Christian town. (AFP/Stringer)
June 30, 2016 - 13:59 GMT
The Lebanese army arrested five militants plotting a large attack on a tourist area.
A Turkish police officer reacts at Ataturk airport`s main gate on June 28, 2016 in Istanbul after two explosions followed by gunfire hit Turkey's biggest airport. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
June 30, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Another three suspects are still at large.
Lebanese security forces secure the site of multiple suicide bombings which took place early on June 27, 2016 in the predominantly Christian village of Al-Qaa, in eastern Lebanon near the border with Syria. (AFP/Stringer)
June 30, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Syrians will be barred from the town streets from 7:30 pm until 6 am, except in cases of medical emergencies.
Afghan police and security personnel inspect the scene of a car bomb attack near a district police headquarters in the center of the Afghan capital, Kabul, March 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
The bombs exploded near vehicles carrying cadets returning from a graduation ceremony.
People carry the coffin of Mohammad Eymen Demirci on June 29, 2016 in Istanbul during his funeral a day after a suicide bombing and gun attack targeted Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing 42 people. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
June 30, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Istanbul Ataturk Airport was on a list of potential targets for attacks by Daesh.
A Somali soldier stands guard on June 26, 2016 on the scene of the attack on a hotel in Mogadishu that killed 15 people the day before and was claimed by al-Shabaab militants. (AFP/Mohamed Abdiwahab)
June 30, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
The blast comes a week after an al-Shabaab attack on a hotel in Mogadishu.
PKK fighters take position with their rife during a traning session. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The fighter jets destroyed six PKK targets in Hakurk and Avasin and two in Semdinli, including shelters, hideouts, and ammunition dumps, according to the statement.
Turkish counter terrorism police carried out raids in three Istanbul neighbourhoods. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2016 - 10:53 GMT
Counter-terrorism police teams led by special forces officers carried out raids in three working-class neighborhoods of Istanbul - Pendik, Basaksehir and Sultanbeyli
Iraqi children displaced from the city of Fallujah sleep at a newly opened camp where hundreds of displaced Iraqis are taking shelter in Amriyat al-Fallujah on June 27, 2016, south of Fallujah. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
June 30, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
One third of all Iraqi children are in need of humanitarian aid.
Israeli forces are seen on patrol in Hebron. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Conflicting reports about the alleged attack said the Palestinian man had used a knife, a gun, or both.
A Turkish aid flotilla was attacked in 2010 as it attempted to sail to Gaza, leading to a six-year hiatus in relations between Turkey and Israel that was only reconciled this week. (File photo)
June 30, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Knesset Member Hanin Zaobi called Israeli soldiers who participated in the Mavi Marmara attack 'murderers' as Israel and Turkey signed a deal to normalize relations.
A Turkish police officer directs a passenger at Ataturk airport in Istanbul June 28, 2016 after two explosions followed by gunfire hit Turkey's biggest airport. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
June 30, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
More than 230 people were injured in Wednesday's attack, which Turkish officials and others said was likely carried out by the Islamic State terrorist group.
Yemenis visit the grave of relatives reportedly killed by Saudi-led coalition forces. (AFP/file)
June 30, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
"Saudi Arabia has amassed an appalling record of violations in Yemen while a Human Rights Council member," said Philippe Bolopion, the deputy director for global advocacy at Human Rights Watch.