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Former Nissan Chairman Charged With Financial Misconduct

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People walk through Ain Issa, one of the camps that holds displaced Syrians as well as foreign wives of ISIS fighters and their children. Thousands of foreign women and children languish in shelters in northeastern Syria, unwanted by their home governments and with no clear future. Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Foreign Wives And Children Of ISIS Are Held In Syria With Uncertain Future

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Sweden Hosts Peace Talks Between Yemen's Warring Sides

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Thousands Of ISIS Militants' Family Members Are Being Held In Syrian Detention Camps

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As U.N. Talks On Yemen Loom, Voices From The Humanitarian Crisis

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Remembering Syrian Activist Raed Fares Who Was Killed Last Week

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Yemen's Civil War Pushes The Country To The Brink Of Famine

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Raqqa's first responders use a digger to push through the rubble of a building likely destroyed in an airstrike carried out by the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS. Ruth Sherlock/NPR hide caption

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'Entire Families Wiped Out': U.S. Airstrikes Killed Many Civilians In Syria

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Raqqa: View From The Ground

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A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces, backed by U.S. special forces, talks on the radio near Raqqa's stadium as they clear the last positions on the front line on Oct. 16, 2017. The city was an important Islamic State group stronghold. Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'This Is Not Liberation': Life In The Rubble Of Raqqa, Syria

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In Raqqa, People Are Living in Ruins And Resentment Is Growing

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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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