A member of the Syrian government forces stands at the entrance of Yarmouk refugee camp on Monday, the day that the military announced it had full control of Damascus and its outskirts.
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Saudi activist Aziza al-Yousef was arrested this week, along with other women's activists. In this March 29, 2014 photo, she drives a car on a highway in Riyadh as part of a campaign to defy Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving.
Palestinians set tires on fire, as Israeli soldiers attempt to prevent protesters from breaking through the Gaza-Israel border. The demonstration marked the 70th anniversary of Nakba, or catastrophe, a commemoration of the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians in the war surrounding Israel's creation.
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A Palestinian woman argues with a member of the Israeli security forces as they disperse a demonstration outside the Damascus Gate in the old city of Jerusalem on Tuesday.
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Hua Qu, the wife of Chinese-American Xiyue Wang, poses with a portrait of her family in Princeton, N.J., on May 9. Families of Americans detained in Iran are hoping President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal will not make it harder to get their love ones freed.
A pro-Palestinian protester raises her fist at a rally outside the U.S. Consulate General in Johannesburg on Tuesday. The South African demonstrators were just some of those who took to city streets to protest the killing of dozens of people along the Gaza border Monday.
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