These maps show every country’s most valuable exports - Middle East & Central Asia. The Middle East mainly exports oil and natural gasses, which is essential to their economy, and most of the world purchases oil from Middle Eastern areas.
Iraqi Shiite fighters cover their ears as a rocket is launched during a clash with ISIS militants in the town of al-Alam, Iraq, on March Iraqi security forces and Shiite fighters began an offensive against ISIS to regain control over the Tikrit area.
Two women opened fire and threw a grenade at a Turkish police bus as it arrived at a station in an Istanbul suburb on Thursday, footage from the Dogan news agency showed. Television stations said there were no casualties.