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Aid workers dish up rice and stew to refugees at the Gawilan camp in northern Iraq. The camp has accommodated nearly 2,000 new arrivals in the past month. Fatma Tanis/NPR hide caption

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Syrian Kurdish Refugees Say Kurdish Forces Tried To Prevent Them From Fleeing To Iraq

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Omar Shakir, who oversees Israeli and Palestinian policy for Human Rights Watch, awaits a hearing in September at Israel's Supreme Court in Jerusalem. The court affirmed Shakir's deportation, a move that has prompted protests from members of the international community. Ammar Awad/Reuters hide caption

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'They Have Stolen Everything From Us': Iraq's Anti-Government Protests Continue

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President and CEO of Saudi Aramco Amin Nasser and company chairman Yasir al-Rumayyan at a press conference in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia on Sunday. The privately-owned oil giant announced it will IPO next month. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Saudi Aramco, World's Most Profitable Company, Will Make First Public Offering

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A convoy of U.S. military vehicles, arriving from northern Iraq, drives past an oil pump jack in the countryside of Syria's northeastern city of Qamishli on Oct. 26. Delil Souleiman/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi, seen earlier this year during a diplomatic visit to Berlin, has faced massive protests recently calling for his resignation. Michele Tantussi/Getty Images hide caption

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A U.S. military vehicle drives past an oil pump jack in the countryside of Syria's northeastern city of Qamishli. President Trump is leaving some U.S. troops in Syria, with the goal of controlling Syria's oil fields. But legal experts say exploiting the oil could amount to pillaging — a war crime. Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri speaks during an address to the nation in Beirut, Lebanon on Tuesday. The embattled prime minister said he was presenting his resignation after he hit a "dead end" amid nationwide anti-government protests. Hassan Ammar/AP hide caption

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Oil well pumps are seen in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province in 2015. President Trump is renewing his push for U.S. control of Syrian oil. Youssef Karwashan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump said on Sunday morning that capturing or killing Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been "the top national security priority" of his administration. Above, Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Room of the White House on Sunday. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Mazloum Abdi, commander-in-chief of the Syrian Democratic Forces speaks to reporters near the northeastern Syrian Hassakeh province on Thursday. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Displaced Kurdish and Arab women, who fled from violence after a Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria, sit with their children at a public school used as shelter where they now live in Hasakah, Syria. Muhammad Hamed/Reuters hide caption

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Anti-government protesters wave national flags as Lebanese army soldiers form a human barrier in the area of Jal el-Dib in the northern outskirts of the Lebanese capital of Beirut. Patrick Baz/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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