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Displaced Syrians head to refugee camps on the outskirts of Raqqa on Sunday. Syrian fighters, backed by the U.S., have been driving out the Islamic State. However, many civilians are fleeing the fighting, and there's still no sign of a political settlement in Syria on the horizon. Bulent Kilic /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. Is Beating Back ISIS, So What Comes Next?

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Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, purportedly seen here in video posted in 2014, had not been heard publicly for nearly a year — until Thursday, when ISIS released a possible audio recording of Baghdadi. AP hide caption

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Many Muslim Travelers Are Anxious After Latest Travel Restrictions

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Kurds In Iraq Face Retaliation After Independence Vote

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Does The End Of Saudi Arabia's Women Driving Ban Signal Change For The Country?

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News Brief: Tax Overhaul, Roy Moore Wins In Alabama, Saudi Arabia Lets Women Drive

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Saudi Arabia Announces It Will Lift Ban And Allow Women To Drive

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Aktham Abulhusn rides the subway on his way to Berlin Alexanderplatz. He came from Syria to Germany in early 2015 on a student visa and now lives there on a refugee visa. Now that his German language skills are improving, he is trying to find a girlfriend. Jacobia Dahm for NPR hide caption

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Iraqi Kurds Vote On Independence In Historic Referendum

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Syrian Refugee Activist And Her Daughter Brutally Murdered In Turkey

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Doctored Photo Shows Saudi Arabia's King Faisal Sitting Next To Yoda

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