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Anti-Morsi demonstrators gathered at Cairo's Tahrir Square on June 30, 2013. (AFP/File)
July 01, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Egyptian authorities shut down the Tahrir Square metro station on the third anniversary of the demonstrations that ousted President Mohamed Morsi.
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.
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.
Taliban militants in Afghanistan. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Afghan security forces are increasing their operations in central Afghanistan in the days leading up to Eid al-Fitr.
Passengers leave Ataturk airport in Istanbul on June 28, 2016 after three suicide bombers attacked. (AFP/Ozan Cose)
June 30, 2016 - 05:30 GMT
While no group has claimed the Ataturk International Airport attack, the CIA believes the attack shows clear indications of Daesh involvement.
An EgyptAir plane on the runway. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Data extracted from the black box from EgyptAir Flight MS804 indicates smoke in the toilet room, confirming earlier reports.
Daesh militants on a road at the Syrian-Iraqi border. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
Syrian rebels and US forces seized the Hamdan airport near the Syrian-Iraqi border.
Egyptian police examine cars at a checkpoint in North Sinai. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
An IED planted by the side of the road killed one officer and wounded two conscripts in Rafah City, North Sinai.
Bahraini Shia demonstrators protest the arrest and persecution of top Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim.  (AFP/Mohammed Al-Shaikh)
June 29, 2016 - 15:20 GMT
Bahrain stripped eight Shia nationals of their citizenship and imprisoned them for anti-government activity.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Turkey was ready to restore relations with Egypt, but said it did not accept Mohamed Morsi's ouster from power. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Turkey said it was ready to restore relations with Egypt, but that it did not accept the ouster or jail sentence of Morsi.