A driver gets the thumbs-up at a security checkpoint to enter the Lawrence William Judicial Center as the sentencing phase for Maj. Nidal Hasan continues, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in Fort Hood, Texas. Hasan was convicted of killing 13 of his unarmed comrades in the deadliest attack ever on a U.S. military base.
Bahraini anti-government protesters, one holding a poster with images of jailed opposition leaders and activists chant slogans during a demonstration demanding regime change and freedom for political prisoners in the western village of Malkiya, Bahrain, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013.
A camel stands in front of the Khafre pyramid, at the historical site of the Giza Pyramids, near Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013. Due to the country's violent turmoil, some flights that can carry more than 100 passengers from Europe arrive with just nine and return full from beach resorts. In a statement released Monday, the chairman of the Egyptian Airports Co. said Egypt will likely see an even steeper decline in the number of visitors by next month.
Palestinian Khaled Zir sits with his children inside a cave in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013. Zir said the family moved into a cave after their home was demolished by Israeli authorities.
Yemeni girls wear traditional outfits during a birth ceremony known as 'Welad', in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013. The Welad ceremony is one of customs and traditions in social events in Yemen which begins with the declaration of the birth of the new baby where all family and friends are informed that they may begin daily visits for forty days to the new mother. Throughout the ceremony, the mother wears a traditional dress with silver or gold on her head, and women come to visit her with gifts and money in order to help with her with the costs of the 'Welad' ceremony.
Traders gather at a post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013. Stocks declined broadly in early Tuesday trading as investors feared that the possibility of a U.S. military intervention in Syria could become a reality.