Ayaman with his wife, Selma, and their 1-month-old daughter, Shana, who was born in Turkey. Syrian refugee parents who give birth in Turkey are finding it difficult to register their newborns, and many are stateless. Jodi Hilton for NPR hide caption

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Syrian Babies Born To Refugees Face A Future In Limbo
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A Syrian man carries a girl on a street covered with dust following a government airstrike in Aleppo on Tuesday. Rebels took the eastern half of the city in 2012 but are now in danger of being forced out by President Bashar Assad's troops. Baraa Al-Halabi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syria's Army On The Verge Of Retaking The Country's Largest City
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In Defiance of Damascus, Aid Goes Cross-Border To Rebel-Held Areas
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People walk through the market area in Erbil, Iraq. Tens of thousands of displaced Iraqis and Syrians have converged on the ancient city after fleeing fighting in their hometowns. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Emerging Alliances In Mosul Raise Tensions And Complications
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For Iraqi Christians, Return To Captured City Is A Fraught Mandate
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A member of the Kurdish security forces stand guard atop a armored vehicle at Taza district, south of the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, Iraq, Friday, June 20, 2014. Emad Matti/AP hide caption

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Iraq's Ethnic Kurds See Opportunity In Nation's Chaos
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At Iraq's Largest Oil Refinery, Siege Nears A Complicated Conclusion
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After Mosul's Fall, Iraqis Adjust To New Normal Under ISIS
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Iraqi Territory Lost To Insurgents May Be Tough To Retake
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ISIS Presses Its Advance, Attacking Iraq's Largest Oil Refinery
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The Shape Of Extremist Ambitions In Iraq And Beyond
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Gulf Neighbors Struggle To Deal With Militant Advance In Iraq
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Syrian activist Dandachi found solace, and lessons, in Doctor Who (the title role portrayed here, in his 11th incarnation, by English actor Matt Smith). Adrian Rogers/BBC hide caption

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Like 'Doctor Who,' Syrian Activists Hang In Limbo Post-Election
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U.S. Policy In Syria Could No Longer Be Defended, Ex-Ambassador Says
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