Shortly after the Sept. 11, 2012, killings of four Americans, a Libyan man walks in the rubble of the site where the attacks occurred in Benghazi, Libya. Ambassador Chris Stevens was among the four victims.
Mohammed Ali, 25, a refugee from Damascus, Syria, organizes ice cream cups at the Bakdash ice-cream store in Amman, Jordan. More than half a million Syrians have fled their war-torn country to Jordan, and the original store, a fixture in Old Damascus since 1895, has branched out to follow them.
Hamza Hashish, 20, pounds ice cream, or booza, in a large metal container with a wooden mallet to get it into shape. Customers will then enjoy a bowlful topped with finely chopped pistachios.
A Palestinian refugee tends to his pigeons on the roof of his family house at a refugee camp northwest of Amman, Jordan. Wednesday marked the 65th anniversary of the Palestinians' mass displacement during the war over Israel's creation.
Sabha al-Kooz, 83, a Palestinian refugee in Jordan, speaks of her memories. The seemingly intractable dispute over the fate of the Palestinians and their descendants remains at the core of the Arab-Israeli conflict after 65 years.
A Syrian refugee boy carries his family's belongings to the new Jordanian Emirati refugee camp, the first such camp funded by the United Arab Emirates. A second Syrian refugee camp has since opened in Jordan.
The attack and ensuing fire largely destroyed the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on the night of Sept. 11.
Libyan soldiers prepare to enter a militia compound in Benghazi. On Friday, protesters stormed several complexes.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) special envoy Angelina Jolie visits the Zaatari camp in Mafraq, Jordan, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Jolie arrived on Tuesday in the Zaatari camp, which hosts about 30,000 Syrians displaced by the 18-month conflict. (AP photo/Mohammad Hannon)