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A group of students visits the Beirut mansion that architect Mona El Hallak is working to transform into a museum making sense of Lebanon's civil war. Alice Fordham /NPR hide caption

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In A Bullet-Riddled Mansion, A Beirut Architect Envisions A Museum Of Memory

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Envisioning A Museum Of Memory In Beirut

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U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, made up of an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters, regroup on the northern outskirts of Deir Ezzor as they advance to encircle the ISIS bastion of Raqqa on Feb. 21. Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Big Changes And Major Dilemmas Loom In Next Phase Of ISIS War In Syria

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U.S.-Led Coalition Continues Fight To Retake Mosul From ISIS

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U.S. Denies Hitting Mosque After Dozens Killed In Syria

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Iraqis React With Relief To Trump's New Order On Immigration

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Medics tend to an Iraqi counterterrorism fighter injured in a clash with ISIS forces near the village of Bazwaya, on the eastern edge of Mosul. Bulent Kilic /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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No One Was Prepared To Care For So Many Wounded In Mosul

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Iraqis walk at the Hamam al-Alil camp for displaced people, south of Mosul, on Wednesday, during an offensive by security forces to retake the western parts of the city from ISIS fighters. Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Civilians Flee As Iraqi Army Battles Remaining ISIS Fighters In Mosul

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"Our Iraqi and Syrian partners are sacrificing not only for their own countries, but for the region and the rest of the world as well," says Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, the American commander as U.S. forces help Iraqi troops in Mosul. Alice Fordham/NPR hide caption

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A U.S. Commander Works With Iraqi Forces To Fight 'Brutal Enemy' ISIS

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Fight Begins To Wrest Control Of Western Mosul From ISIS

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People shop after returning to their homes in east Mosul in January. Ahmed Saad/Reuters hide caption

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Life Inches Back To Normal In East Mosul, But Worries Remain

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Schools Begin To Open After ISIS Is Ousted From Mosul

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Fight Against ISIS In Western Mosul To Begin After A Pause In Fighting

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Navy SEALs participate in special operations urban combat training in 2012. The training exercise familiarizes special operators with urban environments and tactical maneuvering during night and day operations. Mass Communication Spc. 2nd Class Meranda Keller/U.S. Navy hide caption

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