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LONDON, ENGLAND: People dress up during a protest in Marble Arch after an Egyptian court sentenced former President Mohamed Morsi to death on jailbreak charges.

GAZA CITY, GAZA: A Palestinian child is seen carrying a lantern, known locally as a fanoos, surrounded by colourful houses in the old city. Locals paint the walls of their houses in preparation for the start of the Muslim month of Ramadan.

CAIRO, EGYPT: Authorities reopened Sadaat underground station in Cairo’s Tahrir Square after shutting it two years ago following the ouster of elected President Mohamed Morsi.

BEIRUT, LEBANON: ‘Prove you are human’ and other pieces are displaced at a High Commissioner of the United Nations for Refugees (UNHCR) photography exhibition to highlight the great suffering experienced by the children of Syrian refugees in Lebanon five years into the conflict.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY: A cannon is fired to mark the end of the first day of Ramadan’s fast outside the Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

RAFAH, GAZA: A Palestinian boy plays with fire crackers to celebrate ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

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