Iraqi families displaced from the areas of Hawija and Hamrin in northern Iraq traveled to Kirkuk governorate in search of safety on Aug. 31. Thousands continue to flee ISIS-held areas.
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Syrian pro-government forces and residents gather at the site of suicide bombings in the area of a revered Shiite shrine on the outskirts of Damascus, on Sunday. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for bombings that killed at least 45 people.
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A Danish policeman checks passengers' identity papers on a train arriving from Germany on Jan. 6. Officials say the small country is overwhelmed by the number of refugees seeking asylum.
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French President Francois Hollande (left) greets Iranian President Hassan Rouhani before a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Thursday. Rouhani's visit to Europe this week has been accompanied by numerous business deals announced by Iran and European companies. Peugeot-Citroen said Thursday it was returning to Iran to build cars with an Iranian automaker.
The Iranian private airline Mahan Air uses Airbus planes, like the one pictured here at Yemen's Sanaa airport in 2015. Tehran is in talks with Airbus to buy more than 100 additional passenger planes.