Iraqi Kurds Schedule Independence Referendum For September

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3 Palestinians Killed In Violent Clashes With Israelis Near Jerusalem Religious Site

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Family Of Austin Tice, Journalist Held In Syria, Press For His Release

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What To Expect When The Biggest Oil Company In The World Goes Public

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'Washington Post': Trump Ends U.S. Aid To Syrian Anti-Government Forces

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Palestinians Protest Metal Detectors At Holy Site

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Morning News Brief: Trump Meets Putin Again; Protests At Jerusalem Holy Site

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Iran's Foreign Minister Discusses Sanctions, Bashar Assad

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Military Officials Brief Senators On ISIS Fight

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A World Food Programme worker stands next to aid parcels that will be distributed to South Sudanese refugees at the airport in Sudan's North Kordofan state. Ashraf Shazly/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why It's So Hard To Stop The World's Looming Famines

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A Snapchat video went viral on social media because of what the woman was wearing — and where. Her skirt and shirt violate the strict dress code for women in Saudi Arabia. @1__shadw/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at a 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report ceremony at the State Department, in June. On Monday, Tillerson recertified Iran's compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Nael Skaik, the pharmacy director at Gaza's main hospital, says this medicine storage room is usually so full of boxes of medicines that it's hard to find space to walk. Now medicines are running out as Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has held up medicine shipments to Gaza to pressure Gaza's Hamas leaders to surrender power. Daniel Estrin/NPR hide caption

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10 Years After Gaza Takeover, Hamas Under Pressure To Surrender Power

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This 2009 photo released by a friend of Xiyue Wang shows Wang at his apartment in Hong Kong. Princeton University professor Stephen Kotkin, who advised Wang, defended his former student as innocent of all charges against him. Friend of Xiyue Wang/AP hide caption

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Academic Adviser Of U.S. Student Jailed In Iran: 'Everything He Did Was Normal'

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In Mosul, Fighting Continues After Iraqi Government Declared Victory Over ISIS

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Jordanian judges preside over the trial on Monday of Marik al-Tuwayha, charged with the murder of three American military trainers. The military court in Amman found Tuwayha guilty of shooting the trainers as they waited to enter the King Faisal base at Al-Jafr in southern Jordan in November 2016. Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Syrian city of Daraa, heavily hit by barrel bombs and other strikes by the Assad regime, is one of the areas covered by the current cease-fire. For the past eight days, residents have had a respite from the regime's attacks. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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American Graduate Student Sentenced To Prison In Iran

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News Brief: GOP Health Bill Vote Postponed, Iran Sentences U.S. Citizen

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