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A Beach In Tunisia Where Migrants' Bodies Wash Ashore

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Hosni Kalaya set fire to himself in the same weeks that Mohamed Bouazizi died from doing so in 2011 in Tunisia. He fears he inspired his half-brother's self-immolation in 2015. Ruth Sherlock/NPR hide caption

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Self-Immolation Rises As Desperate Tunisians Seek Escape From Poverty

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In Tunisia, Self-Immolation Has Become A Common Form Of Suicide

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With Its Economy In Crisis, Tunisia Sees Protests Across The Country

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Poor Economic Conditions Spur Protests Across Tunisia

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Tunisia Celebrations And Protests Mark 7 Years Since Revolution

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Looking at the damage in the aftermath of an explosion at in a rebel-held area of the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib on Monday. Omar Haj Kadour/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Garbage lies north of Beirut in 2017, after it washed away from a nearby seaside dump. Beirut and its suburbs generate some 3,000 tons of garbage per day. Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Environmentalists Warn Of Mediterranean Pollution From Lebanon Land Reclamation

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Syrian Regime Advances On Idlib Province

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Defense Secretary Mattis Expects A Larger U.S. Civilian Presence In Syria

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U.S. Raid Killed Yemeni Civilians, Villagers Say

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Why The War In Yemen Receives Short Shrift In The News

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Beirut Crowd Protests Trump Recognizing Jerusalem As Israel's Capital

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Yemeni Ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh Killed In Houthi Attack

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