Ruth Sherlock International Correspondent, covering the Middle East

Moroccan King Mohammed VI and Li Biao, chairman of the Chinese Haite Group, are at the center of the launch of a Chinese investment project in Morocco, in March 2017. Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Morocco's Chinese-Funded 'Tech City' Ever Break Ground?

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Leila Abdel Latif is a celebrity fortuneteller in Lebanon. Every New Year's Eve she appears on Lebanese television shows to predict the future of Lebanon and the wider world. Ruth Sherlock/NPR hide caption

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Fortunetelling Is A Sort Of Therapy For Stressed-Out Lebanese

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This photo released on Sept. 10 by the Syrian Civil Defense group, known as the White Helmets, shows smoke rising from an airstrike, in Hobeit village, near Idlib, Syria. Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP hide caption

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Russia And Turkey Agree On A Demilitarized Zone In Syria's Last Rebel Stronghold

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Syria's Last Rebel-Held Stronghold Braces For Attack

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Syrian Civilians Are In The Path Of The Battle Against Last Rebel-Held Area

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An informal tented settlement for Syrian refugees in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. AHA members filmed at this camp, gathering footage for their fundraising video Ruth Sherlock/NPR hide caption

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A German Far-Right Group Aids Syrian Refugees — To Stop Them From Reaching Europe

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More Than A Dozen Are Killed In Arms Depot Blast In Syria

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White Helmet Rescue Workers Stuck In Syria In Danger Of Being Caught

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Syrian White Helmets Evacuated As Assad Regime Takes Over

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A Syrian Civil Defense volunteer, known as the White Helmets, holds the body of a child after he was pulled from the rubble following a government forces airstrike on the rebel-held neighborhood of Karm Homad in the northern city of Aleppo on Oct. 4, 2016. Ameer Alhalbi /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Rescuing The Rescuers': Stranded Syrian White Helmets Evacuated By Israel

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Hezbollah Designed A Video Game To Appeal To The U.S.

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Syrian refugees get an identity check on the Lebanese side of the al-Zamrani crossing between Lebanon and Syria on Thursday. Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'I Hope To God We Will Be Safe': Refugees In Lebanon Start Returning To Syria

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News Brief: Pompeo In Asia, DOJ Reports On Clinton Email Investigation

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