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Israeli lawyer Lea Tsemel, 75, in her Jerusalem office. The documentary Advocate, about her work representing Palestinian suspects accused of attacks on Israelis, has sparked controversy in Israel. Film Movement hide caption

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The 'Losing Lawyer' In Israel Who Defends Palestinians Charged With Violence

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Capt. Geoffrey Hansen and his men were flying drones after the missiles launched. He was knocked off his feet by the blast. "We didn't know what was coming," he says. "We just knew something was coming so we figured as many eyes as we could get in the sky, we would do that and see if we could stop whatever it was before it came to the base — I didn't expect it to be a missile." Alexander Tahaov for NPR hide caption

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Mourners chant while gathering in Tehran over the weekend for a vigil for victims of Iran's unintentional downing of a Ukrainian airliner. As protests continue, Iran says it has made several arrests in the catastrophe. Bloomberg/via Getty Images hide caption

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Debris from Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, which was shot down after takeoff from Iran's Imam Khomeini airport, on the outskirts of Tehran. Social Media/via Reuters hide caption

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Some Canadians Are Angry At The U.S. Over Iran's Downing Of Flight 752

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U.S. citizen Moustafa Kassem was arrested amid a massive crackdown on sit-ins in Cairo in Aug. 2013. Police are shown arresting men as they clear a sit-in by supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Ahmed Gomaa/AP hide caption

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Afghan Army commandos attend their graduation ceremony after a 3 1/2-month training program, at the Commando Training Center on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday. Rahmat Gul/AP hide caption

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Omani Sultan Qaboos bin Said, seen during a 2010 ceremony in Muscat, died at the age of 79 after suffering for years from an undisclosed illness. After a half-century reign, he has been succeeded by Haitham bin Tariq Al Said. Chris Jackson/Getty Images hide caption

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announce new sanctions on Iran at the White House on Friday. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Rescue crews work at the crash site of a Ukrainian airliner that went down shortly after takeoff from Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport on Wednesday, killing all 176 people onboard. Mazyar Asadi/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty hide caption

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A child's shoe sits amid the rubble of the Ukrainian jetliner, which carried 176 people to their deaths when it plunged from the sky outside Tehran on Wednesday. Borna Ghassemi/ISNA/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A rescue worker combs the wreckage of a Ukraine International Airlines plane near Iran's Imam Khomeini International Airport on Wednesday. All 176 people on board died in the crash, which Ukraine is now investigating. Ebrahim Noroozi/AP hide caption

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (left) attends a ceremony with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, in November. The Saudi crown prince was in the UAE for talks that were expected to focus on the war in Yemen and tensions with Iran. Mohamed Al Hammadi/AP hide caption

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Saudi Arabia Sought Dialogue With Iran. Then The U.S.-Iranian Conflict Escalated

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Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi delivers a speech in June during a U.N. Security Council meeting. Atilgan Ozdil/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Iran's U.N. Ambassador: Strike On U.S. Bases Was 'Measured, Proportionate Response'

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