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Trump Administration Is Cutting Aid To Palestinian Refugees

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Tima Kurdi holds her necklace bearing a photograph of her nephews, Alan (left) and Ghalib Kurdi. She is the author of The Boy on the Beach: My Family's Escape from Syria and Our Hope for a New Home. Ben Stansall /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Yemeni children gather outside their classroom in Dec. 2016, at a school that was recently damaged in a Saudi-led air strike in the country's third-city of Taez. Ahmad Al-Basha/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mustafa Abed arrived at the airport in Portland, Ore., on April 17. Severely injured as an infant during the battle to liberate Fallujah from al-Qaida, his leg was amputated and he later received medical treatment in Portland, where he returned for further care almost a decade later. Amanda Lucier for NPR hide caption

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Mustafa Returns: Iraqi Boy's Hope For A Prosthetic Leg Proves Complicated

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When the U.S. military had to fill a shortage of translators, combat medics, and nurses for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Department of Defense began the Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest program, or MAVNI, in 2009. It hired many immigrants for those positions and offered a fast track to U.S. citizenship. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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He Wants To Help The Army Fight Terrorism, But Was Discharged Before He Got A Chance

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A Yemeni woman and a girl, displaced from the coastal city of Hodeidah, sit at a shelter in Sanaa, Yemen, on Aug. 17. Thursday's airstrike took place near Hodeidah. picture alliance/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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Why The Number Of U.S. Visas Being Granted To Afghan And Iraqi Allies Are Down

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Ordinary Iranians Acknowledge The Pinch Of Tightened U.S. Sanctions

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Israel's Shin Bet Detains High-Profile Figures

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U.S. To Pull Back Aid From Syria, Asks Other Countries To Pitch In For Rebuilding

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