Ahead of the annual Muslim Hajj pilgrimage, a woman stands on a ring marked for social distancing around the Kaaba, Islam’s holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca on July 28. AFP via Getty Images

The Week in World Photos

Stranded Syrians at the border,  a U.S. civil rights leader’s farewell, and a distanced Hajj in Saudi Arabia.

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A Syrian woman, who was stranded following a border closure caused by the coronavirus pandemic, waits with a child to cross into Iraqi Kurdistan from the Syrian side of the Semalka border crossing on July 29. DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP via Getty Images

A Syrian woman, who was stranded following a border closure caused by the coronavirus pandemic, waits with a child to cross into Iraqi Kurdistan from the Syrian side of the Semalka border crossing on July 29.

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Israelis protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on July 30. Protests have grown against the veteran premier over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic crisis. AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP via Getty Images

Israelis protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on July 30. Protests have grown against the veteran premier over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic crisis.

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A firefighter motions to a fire squad as a wildfire burns in the village of San Cristobal, Mexico, near Monterrey on July 29. MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP via Getty Images

A firefighter motions to a fire squad as a wildfire burns in the village of San Cristobal, Spain, near Monterrei on July 29.

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Asylum seekers face riot police officers during their evacuation from a makeshift camp in Aubervilliers, France, on July 29. CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP via Getty Images

Asylum seekers face riot police officers during their evacuation from a makeshift camp in Aubervilliers, France, on July 29.

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The Pacaya volcano, seen from Cerro Chino in San Vicente Pacaya, Guatemala, erupts July 25. JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP via Getty Images

The Pacaya volcano, seen from Cerro Chino in San Vicente Pacaya, Guatemala, erupts July 25.

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A security guard regulates traffic on a flooded street during a heavy downpour in central Bangkok on July 24. MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP via Getty Images

A security guard regulates traffic on a flooded street during a heavy downpour in central Bangkok on July 24.

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Workers sort soil for strawberry planters in Dahu township in Maioli county, Taiwan, on July 30. SAM YEH/AFP via Getty Images

Workers sort soil for strawberry planters in Dahu township in Maioli county, Taiwan, on July 30.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 29. GRAEME JENNINGS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 29.

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In the midst of its strict coronavirus lockdown, officers speak to a man sitting on the steps of the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, Australia, on July 31. WILLIAM WEST/AFP via Getty Images

In the midst of its strict coronavirus lockdown, officers speak to a man sitting on the steps of the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, Australia, on July 31.

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Ahead of the annual Muslim Hajj pilgrimage, a woman stands on a ring marked for social distancing around the Kaaba, Islam’s holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca on July 28. AFP via Getty Images

Ahead of the annual Muslim Hajj pilgrimage, a woman stands on a ring marked for social distancing around the Kaaba, Islam’s holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca on July 28.

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A horse-drawn carriage carrying the body of civil rights icon John Lewis crosses the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, on July 26. On March 7, 1965, what became known as Bloody Sunday, Lewis and other civil rights leaders were attacked by Alabama State Police while marching across the bridge in support of voting rights for African Americans. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

A horse-drawn carriage carrying the body of civil rights icon John Lewis crosses the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, on July 26. On March 7, 1965, what became known as Bloody Sunday, Lewis and other civil rights leaders were attacked by Alabama State Police while marching across the bridge in support of voting rights for African Americans.

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A relative of a slain Kurdish fighter with the Syrian Democratic Forces visits his tomb at a cemetery in the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli, Syria, on July 30. DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP via Getty Images

A relative of a slain Kurdish fighter with the Syrian Democratic Forces visits his tomb at a cemetery in the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli, Syria, on July 30.

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A boy looks out from a window of his family’s hut in Sanaa, Yemen, on July 26. Khaled Abdullah/REUTERS

A boy looks out from a window of his family’s hut in Sanaa, Yemen, on July 26.

Khaled Abdullah/REUTERS
A musician walks past the graves of coronavirus victims in the special area of the Municipal Pantheon of Valle de Chalco, Mexico, on July 28. ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP via Getty Images

A musician walks past the graves of coronavirus victims in the special area of the Municipal Pantheon of Valle de Chalco, Mexico, on July 28.

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Homeless people wait in a line to collect food on the side of a road in Kolkata, India, on July 25. DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images

Homeless people wait in a line to collect food on the side of a road in Kolkata, India, on July 25.

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A woman stands on her porch in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, on July 30 after Tropical Storm Isaias blew through the area. RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP via Getty Images

A woman stands on her porch in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, on July 30 after Tropical Storm Isaias blew through the area.

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Security forces patrol a road in Balata al-Balad, a Palestinian suburb in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, on July 26 following a night of protests in reaction to the death of a local Fatah movement commander. JAAFAR ASHTIYEH/AFP via Getty Images

Security forces patrol a road in Balata al-Balad, a Palestinian suburb in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, on July 26 following a night of protests in reaction to the death of a local Fatah movement commander.

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Migrants wait onboard a coast guard ship in the harbor the Pelagie Island of Lampedusa in Italy on July 30. ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images

Migrants wait onboard a coast guard ship in the harbor of the Pelagie Island of Lampedusa in Italy on July 30.

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A firefighting plane flies above a smoke cloud during a wildfire intervention near Le Tuzan, France, on July 27. PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP via Getty Images

A firefighting plane flies above a smoke cloud during a wildfire intervention near Le Tuzan, France, on July 27.

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Crowds of people gather on ferries as they travel home ahead of the Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on July 30. MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images

Crowds of people gather on ferries as they travel home ahead of the Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on July 30.

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Supporters of presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya turn on flashlights on their phones during her campaign rally in Minsk, Belarus, on July 30. SERGEI GAPON/AFP via Getty Images

Supporters of presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya turn on their phones' flashlights during her campaign rally in Minsk, Belarus, on July 30.

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A worker cleans windows on a building in Shanghai on July 24. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images

A worker cleans windows on a building in Shanghai on July 24.

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Mothers block the passage of a federal law enforcement vehicle during a protest against racial inequality and police violence in Portland, Oregon, on July 29. Caitlin Ochs/REUTERS

Mothers block the passage of a federal law enforcement vehicle during a protest against racial inequality and police violence in Portland, Oregon, on July 29.

Caitlin Ochs/REUTERS
A woman relaxes on the sea off the small island of Chrysi, south of Crete, Greece, on July 26. ARIS MESSINIS/AFP via Getty Images

A woman relaxes in the water off the small island of Chrysi, south of Crete, Greece, on July 26.

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