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Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi, seen earlier this year during a diplomatic visit to Berlin, has faced massive protests recently calling for his resignation. Michele Tantussi/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. military vehicles drive on a road in the town of Tal Tamr on Sunday after pulling out of a base in northern Syria. Defense Secretary Mark Esper says some troops may remain in northeast Syria to secure oil fields. Delil Souleiman/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Syrians fleeing the Turkish incursion in northeastern Syria receive bedding materials as they arrive at a camp in Dohuk, Iraq, on Thursday. Byron Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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'We Didn't Believe We Would See The Sun Rise': Refugees From Syria Arrive In Iraq

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A wall inside the CIA headquarters honors members of the CIA who died in the service of their country. Larry Downing/Sygma via Getty Images hide caption

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The War On Terrorism, Through The Eyes Of 3 Women At The CIA

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Iran Detains Another Tanker As Tensions Remain High

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President Donald Trump presents the Medal of Honor to retired Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia in the East Room of the White House on Tuesday. Bellavia received the award for conspicuous gallantry while serving in support of Operation Phantom Fury in Fallujah, Iraq in 2004. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Medal Of Honor Awarded To Iraq War Veteran

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Jeelan, 11, the day after being rescued from an ISIS family who had held her captive for the past two years. She says she doesn't remember her Yazidi family. "I want to go back to Um Ali," she says, referring to the Iraqi woman who had been pretending to be her mother in a detention camp for ISIS families. "Um Ali is my real family." Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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'I Want To Go Back': The Yazidi Girls Who Did Not Want To Be Rescued From ISIS

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Caregiver Fajriya Khaled holds a child at an orphanage in northeastern Syria, home to 41 children of Yazidi mothers and ISIS fathers. The Yazidi community in Iraq forces the women to leave their children behind if they want to return home. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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In Syria, An Orphanage Cares For Children Born To Yazidi Mothers Enslaved By ISIS

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France Won't Take ISIS Fighters Back, But Doesn't Want Them Executed Either

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The State Department ordered "non-emergency" U.S. government employees out of Iraq on Wednesday. A helicopter carrying U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is seen taking off from Baghdad International Airport last week. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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