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Anti-terror police detain a man identified as Ahmet Dahmani, an alleged ISIS member, in Antalya, Turkey, Saturday. One of three people arrested, Dahmani is accused of scouting locations for last week's terror attacks in Paris. IHLAS News Agency/EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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Municipal employees clean the exterior the Carillon cafe, one day after a terrorist attack hit Paris. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the deadly violence. Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images hide caption

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A U.S. drone aircraft used a Hellfire missile to hit a target that was believed to include Mohammed Emwazi, known as "Jihadi John," seen here in an image made from a militant video that has been verified by SITE Intel Group. AP hide caption

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The U.S. plans to send up to 50 members of its Special Operations Forces to Syria to help fight ISIS. They'll be entering a war zone with many combatants. Here, smoke rises from a building in the rebel-controlled area of Douma, east of Damascus, early Friday, after a reported shelling by Syria's government. Sameer Al-Doumy/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Shiite militiamen pose with their banner (right) next to a captured — and upside-down — ISIS flag (left) in Tikrit, Iraq. Militias are bolstering Iraqi forces in a major operation to retake the city from the self-proclaimed Islamic State. Mohammed al-Mozani/AP hide caption

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Dura Europos, a Roman walled city in eastern Syria, dates back to 330 B.C. The main gate is shown here in a photo from 2010. It's one of the many important archaeological sites militants of the self-styled Islamic State have ransacked and damaged. EPA /Deir Ezz-Zour Antiquities Department/Landov hide caption

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Via Satellite, Tracking The Plunder Of Middle East Cultural History

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These pop-up targets are part of an advanced drill, named "friend or foe," that tests shooter reaction times. Some targets have a camera, and others, like these pictured, have a gun. The shooter must decide within seconds whether to shoot. Deborah Amos/NPR hide caption

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Saudi Arabia Ramps Up Training To Repel Homegrown Terrorists

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The most recent propaganda videos from Boko Haram have higher production values than in the past and other similarities to ISIS-produced videos. Boko Haram/Sendvid hide caption

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Boko Haram Takes A Page From ISIS Propaganda Playbook

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Iraqi security forces and Shiite fighters fire artillery during clashes with ISIS militants in Salahuddin province. The push to retake Tikrit is being aided by Iran, which is providing rockets and other support to Iraq. THAIER AL-SUDANI/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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With Iran's Help, Iraqi Force Pushes Toward ISIS-Held Tikrit

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Members of Iraqi security forces drive toward an area south of Tikrit, Iraq, over the weekend. An Iraqi force has launched a military offensive, hoping to push ISIS out of Tikrit. AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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