Aansoo Kohli is running a makeshift class in a cowshed for children who have no access to school. Abdul Sattar for NPR hide caption

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An Iraqi child, whose family fled from Islamic State violence in the northern city of Mosul, stands outside a tent that serves as a school in the southern city of Najaf on Sunday. Some 2 million Iraqis have been driven from their homes by fighting this year. Alaa Al-Marjani /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu listens during a Cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on Sunday. His Cabinet approved a draft law that defines the country as "the nation-state of the Jewish people." Jim Hollander/AP hide caption

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