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7-Year-Old Dies In Tent Fire In Syrian Refugee Camp

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Axel Hirschfeld looks at the remains of dead birds while holding a Levant sparrowhawk. The bird was found locked in a small enclosure without food or water in a field used by poachers in the town of Ras Baalbek, Lebanon, in September. Sam Tarling for NPR hide caption

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World Health Organization Sounds Alarm About Dire Conditions As Syrians Flee Conflict

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Mahmud, 11, Ayyub, 7, and their mother, Felicia Perkins-Ferreira, walk toward the boat that will take them out of Syria, across the river to Iraq, so they can start their journey home to Trinidad. Ruth Sherlock/NPR hide caption

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Trinidadian Mom Reunites With Kids Taken By Their Father To ISIS

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Pentagon Says U.S. Has Begun Its Withdrawal From Syria

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Administration Sends Mixed Messages On When Troops Will Leave Syria

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Displaced Syrians gather inside a tent in the al-Hol camp in northeastern Syria on Dec. 8. People fled towns where the U.S.-led coalition is fighting the last remnants of ISIS. Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'We Were Eating Grass': Syrians Flee As Fight Pushes On Against Last ISIS Remnants

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Without U.S. Troops, Kurds May Make A Deal With Syria To Prevent A Turkish Attack

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U.S.-backed Kurdish militants seem to be in talks with the Syrian regime to hand over the city of Manbij. Turkey has threatened an offensive against the town if the Kurds remain in control. Here, members of the Kurdish internal security force are seen in a photo from March. Hussein Malla/AP hide caption

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A church near the school was destroyed during the fight to oust ISIS from Raqqa, Syria. Ruth Sherlock/NPR hide caption

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Determined To Seek An Education, Teenagers In Raqqa, Syria, Create Their Own School

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Raqqa Residents Worry About U.S. Decision To Withdraw Troops From Syria

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Raqqa Reacts To Troop Withdrawal

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Some Syrians React To U.S. Withdrawal With Worry, Fear

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Syrian demonstrators wave the national flag during a demonstration in the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria on Sunday, asking for the Syrian army's protection as Turkey threatens to carry out a fresh offensive following the U.S. decision to withdraw troops. Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'We Will Curse Them As Traitors': Syrian Kurds React To U.S. Troop Withdrawal Plan

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