Imad Abu Shamsiyeh, a Palestinian shoemaker from Hebron, filmed an Israeli soldier shooting a badly wounded Palestinian attacker in the head last year. A military court convicted the soldier of manslaughter. Abu Shamsiyeh says he's gotten death threats for filming the attack.
Delegates from Russia, Iran and Turkey lead talks on Syrian peace in Astana, Kazakhstan, where U.S. involvement is minimal compared to other recent attempts to end Syria's civil war.
President Obama shakes hands with Oman's Deputy Prime Minister Sayyid Fahad Bin Mahmood Al Said at Camp David, Md., on May 14, 2015. Oman said Monday that it had accepted 10 prisoners being released from Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. That reduces the number of detainees remaining at Guantanamo to 45.
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Lawyer and former presidential candidate Khaled Ali (center) celebrates with others after the Supreme Administrative Court said two islands, Sanafir and Tiran, are Egyptian on Monday in Cairo, Egypt.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry attends the peace conference in Paris on Sunday. Foreign ministers and representatives from about 70 countries are seeking to revive the moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
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Men push a cart at a makeshift river crossing next to a bridge destroyed by Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq, on Thursday. The Iraqi forces have reclaimed much of eastern Mosul, but the Islamic State still controls much of the western side of the city.
Khoshaba Jaber, an Assyrian living in West London, plays a tambura, a traditional instrument known as the "mother of strings," after singing an epic poem he learned in his boyhood village in northern Iraq.