Syrian Country Band Criticizes Trump's Travel Ban In New Song

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Khadejah Ghawamneh, 20, a business major, (right) says she supports a Palestinian state alongside Israel. Her friends Noor Bakri, 21, (center) and Basima Jaber, 21 (left), have lost hope in it. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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At This Palestinian University, Students Are Losing Hope In A 2-State Solution

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A flag flies on a green lined with villas at the Trump International Golf Club in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The 18-hole golf course bearing Donald Trump's name exemplifies the questions surrounding his international business interests. Kamran Jebreili/AP hide caption

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Schools Begin To Open After ISIS Is Ousted From Mosul

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Trump's Pick For Ambassador To Israel Faces Confirmation Hearing

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Pakistani soldiers cordon off the shrine of 13th-century Sufi saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, in the town of Sehwan, after a bomb killed dozens of worshippers Thursday. Yousuf Nagori/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Israeli archaeologists are excavating ruins of a residential quarter dating back to the 2nd century B.C. at the Nebi Samuel site in the West Bank. According to an Israeli-Palestinian agreement, the status of the West Bank – and the artifacts found there – are to be negotiated in eventual peace talks. Daniel Estrin/NPR hide caption

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In West Bank, Israeli And Palestinian Archaeologists Both Lay Claim To Heritage

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How The Trump And Netanyahu Meeting Is Playing In The Middle East

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Trump Appears To Back Off 2-State Solution In Meeting With Netanyahu

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Then-deputy director of CENTCOM, U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Robert Harward, is pictured with Jordan's Prince Faisal and the Army's head of operations and training Major General Awni Adwan in a May 2012 photo. Harward is now under consideration to replace Michael Flynn as President Trump's national security adviser. Khalil Mazraawi /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Set To Meet Trump

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Tiny minerals in the clay of this jar hold information about the strength of the Earth's magnetic field at the time the jar was fired, thousands of years ago. Image courtesy of Oded Lipschits hide caption

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Trump To Welcome Israel's Netanyahu To White House Meeting

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People Will Be Talking About The 'Knesset' As Israel's Prime Minister Meets Trump

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Syria President Bashar al-Assad in Paris in 2010. Remy De La Mauvinier /AP hide caption

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Amnesty International Identifies Assad's 'Policy Of Extermination'

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'Yahoo News' Reporter Interviews Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has approved more than 3,000 new settler homes, including at least 20 in Beit El. Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Jewish Settlement In The West Bank Has Ties To Trump Administration

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Jewish Settlement In The West Bank Tied To Trump Administration

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Omar al-Shogre says he spent 10 months in Sednaya prison. He says he was arrested at age 17 and was in various Syrian prisons for more than two years before he was sent to Sednaya. Courtesy of Omar al-Shogre hide caption

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Former Detainee Describes Atrocities Inside Syrian Prison

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