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Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, addresses the media during a news conference at a refugee resettling agency in Toronto on Jan. 15. She pledged to "work in support of freedom for women around the world, the same freedom I experienced on the first day I arrived in Canada." Cole Burston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Saudi Kingdom Tries To Prevent More Women From Fleeing

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Saudi King Reshuffles Cabinet After Khashoggi Kiling

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Syrian refugee women hold their children in a refugee compound in the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon. Bilal Hussein/AP hide caption

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2018 Was A Year Of Drastic Cuts To U.S. Refugee Admissions

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As The U.S. Takes In Fewer Refugees, Its Global Role Is Changing

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'A Private War' Celebrates The Courage Of Journalist Marie Colvin

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Killing Of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Stirs Up Rivalries In The Middle East

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Turkish President Says Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Was 'Brutally Murdered'

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Saudi Arabians React To The Alleged Murder Of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

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What's Really Known About Saudi Arabia's De Facto Ruler?

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Mohammad Alahmad, a Syrian academic, speaks at a New University in Exile Consortium event last week. Alahmad continued teaching at Raqqa University until ISIS shut down the school. "I decided to stay to help students," he said, "to continue teaching as much as we can." He and his family left Syria after the university was shut down. Ben Ferrari/The New School hide caption

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15 Women Entrepreneurs From Saudi Arabia Visit U.S. To Develop Their Pitches

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Syrian lawyer Anwar al-Bunni, who survived torture in Syrian regime jail cells, is pictured in Berlin on March 1, 2017. He is among other Syrian torture survivors, lawyers and human rights groups who have filed criminal complaints in Germany alleging crimes against humanity and war crimes committed by top officials in President Bashar Assad's regime. Michael Kappeler/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With Syria's War Nearly Over, Victims Take The Battle To European Courts

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Saudi men and women browse the annual Riyadh International Book Exhibition in 2016. Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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From California, A Saudi Woman Fights Her Country's Strict Male Guardianship Laws

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