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Hussam Allahham, a refugee from Syria who is trained as a doctor, now works part-time for a refugee aid organization in Wales. He says Syrians can be shocked when they reach small villages, and he tells them to consider it a break after years of struggle to survive. Daniella Cheslow/NPR hide caption

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'Your Children Are Safe': A Town In Wales Welcomes Refugees From Syria

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A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces, the rebel group backed by the U.S.-led coalition, looks out upon the ruins of Raqqa last October, toward the end of the coalition's campaign to dislodge the Islamic State from its former stronghold. Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A member of the Syrian government forces stands at the entrance of Yarmouk refugee camp on Monday, the day that the military announced it had full control of Damascus and its outskirts. Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A soldier in Syria's President Bashar al-Assad forces near the Yarmouk Palestinian camp in Damascus. Syria's government captured at least two villages from U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces east of the Euphrates River near the border with Iraq. Omar Sanadiki/Reuters hide caption

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Amani and her twin daughters Masa and Malaz at a camp for displaced persons in northern Syria after fleeing Douma, a town near Damascus, where they say they suffered a chlorine attack. Lama al-Arian/NPR hide caption

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Yemeni-American Fathi Alhuthaifi stands with his son Ahmed, 9. His wife has been denied a visa under the Trump administration's travel ban. Deb Amos/NPR hide caption

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Mohammad Javad Zarif, the foreign minister of Iran, poses for a portrait. Elias Williams for NPR hide caption

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Iran's Foreign Minister: Renegotiating Nuclear Deal Would Damage U.S. Credibility

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French President Emmanuel Macron (left) shakes hands with President Trump, next to first lady Melania Trump, during the annual Bastille Day military parade in Paris on July 14, 2017. Trump is hosting Macron in Washington this week for the first official state visit of his presidency. Christophe Archambault /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'A Close Personal Relationship' Under Pressure As Trump Hosts France's Macron

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Syrian state media said Tuesday that inspectors with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons had entered the town of Douma. A day later, the OPCW said that hadn't happened. Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, speaks during a Security Council meeting on Friday. On Sunday, she said new Russian were forthcoming, only to be contradicted by the White House. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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Syrian authorities distribute bread, vegetables and pasta to residents on Monday in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria. Hassan Ammar/AP hide caption

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A crowd in central Damascus waves flags and portraits in support of President Bashar Assad on Monday, two days after the U.S., Britain and France carried out airstrikes. The photo was released by the official Syrian news agency SANA. AP hide caption

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A surface-to-air missile lit up the sky in Damascus early Saturday morning after President Trump announced airstrikes would be launched to deter the Syrian government for allegedly using chemical weapons. Hassan Ammar/AP hide caption

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For the second time in just over a year, President Trump ordered airstrikes on Syrian targets in retaliation for a suspected chemical weapons attack by Syrian President Bashar Assad. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Syria Is Latest Test For President Trump's Foreign Policy

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