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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to the media Tuesday following meetings with President Trump at the White House. Hours later, a protest at the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C., turned violent. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Police secure the street outside the Turkish Embassy in Washington, D.C, on Tuesday. Nine people were injured when a fight broke out during a demonstration outside the embassy. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was in town to meet President Trump at the White House. Dave Clark/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends a summit in Beijing on Monday. He'll travel to Washington on Tuesday to meet with President Trump and discuss strategy for the fight against terrorism in Syria, which has divided the two countries. Lintao Zhang/AP hide caption

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Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces look toward Tabqa, Syria. The U.S. announced Tuesday that it will begin arming Kurds allied with the SDF as the Pentagon prepares an offensive to retake the ISIS stronghold Raqqa. Syrian Democratic Forces via AP hide caption

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Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem holds a news conference in the capital, Damascus, on Monday. Louai Beshara /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends the combined fire demonstration of the services of the Korean People's Army in celebration of its 85th founding anniversary in a photo released on April 26. KCNA via KNS /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Police officers escort detainees in Kayseri, Turkey, on Wednesday. Turkish authorities say the countrywide raids were aimed at people with suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. Olcay Duzgun/AP hide caption

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People who supported a "No" vote protested Sunday in Istanbul following results in a nationwide referendum that will determine Turkey's political future. Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A woman walks past a giant poster bearing portraits of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, ahead of the referendum on whether to change the current parliamentary system into an executive presidency. Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Andrew Brunson, from North Carolina, is in a Turkish prison on terrorism charges that his family calls "totally false." Courtesy of American Center for Law and Justice hide caption

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Amid U.S. Calls For Release, American Pastor Remains Behind Bars In Turkey

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Maamoul, a shortbread cookie stuffed with date paste or chopped walnuts or pistachios and dusted with powdered sugar, is the perfect reward after a month of fasting during Ramadan and Lent. These cookies are waiting to be baked. Amy E. Robertson for NPR hide caption

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appeared at a joint news with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara on Thursday. Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tillerson Asserts 'Difficult Choices' Are Ahead For U.S. And Turkey

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