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Syrian government helicopter is shot by a missile in Idlib province, Syria. Syrian rebels shot down a government helicopter Tuesday in the country's northwest where Syrian troops are on the offensive in the last rebel stronghold.

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People look at destruction by an airstrike in the town of al-Jannah, west of Aleppo, Syria.

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An explosion caused by Israeli airstrikes is seen on Gaza City. Israel reportedly targeted several Hamas military sites in the northern Gaza strip after claims that Palestinian militants had fired four rockets at southern Israel.

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People walk past destruction by the government airstrikes in the town of Ariha, in Idlib province, Syria. Syrian government warplanes struck a market and an industrial area in the last territory in the hands of rebel groups in the country's northwest, killing at least 15 people, opposition activists said.

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A boy cries after government airstrikes in the town of Ariha, in Idlib province, Syria. Syrian government warplanes struck a market and an industrial area in the last territory in the hands of rebel groups in the country's northwest, killing at least 15 people, opposition activists said.

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TV cameras are seen on a hilltop in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, as in the background smoke billows from fires in Ras al-Ayn, Syria. Turkey's defense ministry says one soldier has been killed amid sporadic clashes with Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, despite a U.S.-brokered cease-fire.

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In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke billows from fires on targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, caused by bombardment by Turkish forces. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has rejected offers for mediation with Syrian Kurdish fighters as the Turkish military continues its offensive against them in northern Syria.

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People in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, at the border with Syria, watch smoke billowing from targets inside Syria, during bombardment by Turkish forces. Turkey's foreign minister says Turkish troops intend to move some 30 kilometers (19 miles) deep into northern Syria and that its operation will last until all "terrorists are neutralized," a reference to Syrian Kurdish fighters.

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In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Akcakale, smoke billows from targets inside Syria during bombardment by Turkish forces.

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People run to take cover after mortars fired from Syria, in Akcakale, Turkey. An Associated Press journalist said at least two government buildings were hit by the mortars in Sanliurfa province's border town of Akcakale and at least two people were wounded.

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to his ruling party officials, in Ankara, Turkey. Erdogan says that there have been 109 "terrorists killed" — a reference to Syrian Kurdish fighters — since Ankara launched an offensive into Syria the previous day. Erdogan also warned the European Union not to call Ankara's incursion into Syria an 'invasion,' and renewed his threat of letting Syrian refugees flood Europe.

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In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Akcakale, smoke billows from a fire inside Syria during bombardment by Turkish forces.

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An Iranian navy boat sprays water to extinguish a fire on an oil tanker in the sea of Oman. Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz came under a suspected attack Thursday, setting one of them ablaze in the latest mysterious assault targeting vessels in a region crucial to global energy supplies amid heightened tension between Iran and the U.S.

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An oil tanker is on fire in the sea of Oman. Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both vessels and the U.S. Navy rushed to assist amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran.

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An explosion caused by Israeli airstrikes on the building of Hamas' Al-Aqsa TV station in Gaza City. Palestinian militants fired dozens of rockets and mortar shells into southern Israel, and the Israeli military responded by dispatching fighter jets to strike throughout the Gaza Strip.

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A child injured in a deadly Saudi-led coalition airstrike rests in a hospital in Saada, Yemen. Yemen's shiite rebels are backing a United Nations' call for an investigation into the airstrike in the country's north that hit a bus carrying civilians, many of them school children in a busy market, killing dozens of people including many children.

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A man inspects the wreckage of a bus at the site of a deadly Saudi-led coalition airstrike on Thursday, in Saada, Yemen. Yemen's shiite rebels are backing a United Nations' call for an investigation into the airstrike in the country's north that hit a bus carrying civilians, many of them school children in a busy market, killing dozens of people including many children.

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Palestinians inspect the damaged building of Said al-Mis'hal cultural center after it was hit bombed by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City.

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Smoke rises from an explosion caused by an Israeli airstrike on a building of Said al-Mis'hal cultural center in Gaza City. Palestinian officials say Israeli warplanes have attacked the cultural center in Gaza City.

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An explosion caused by Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City. Israel struck targets in the Gaza Strip after dozens of rockets were launched Wednesday from the coastal territory ruled by the Islamic militant Hamas group, the Israeli military said.

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A man walks just meters away from where the alleged chemical weapons attack occurred in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria. The survivors blamed the attack on the Army of Islam, the powerful rebel group that controlled the town before it was taken over by Syrian government forces this week, although they did not offer evidence to back up their claims.

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A Syrian soldier films the damage of the Syrian Scientific Research Center which was attacked by U.S., British and French military strikes to punish President Bashar Assad for suspected chemical attack against civilians, in Barzeh, near Damascus, Syria.

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Firefighrers extinguish smoke that rises from the damage of the Syrian Scientific Research Center which was attacked by U.S., British and French military strikes to punish President Bashar Assad for suspected chemical attack against civilians, in Barzeh, near Damascus, Syria. The Pentagon says none of the missiles filed by the U.S. and its allies was deflected by Syrian air defenses, rebutting claims by the Russian and Syrian governments. Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, the director of the Joint Staff at the Pentagon, also says there also is no indication that Russian air defense systems were employed early Saturday in Syria.

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Smoke rises after airstrikes targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria.

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A royal forces aircraft prepares for landing at British Royal Air Forces base in Akrotiri, near costal city of Limassol in the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus.

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A Typhoon aircraft prepares for landing at British Royal Air Forces base in Akrotiri, near costal city of Limassol in the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Syria's capital has been rocked by loud explosions that lit up the sky with heavy smoke as U.S. President Donald Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country's alleged use of chemical weapons.

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Missiles streak across the Damascus skyline as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital.

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The Damascus sky lights up missile fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital early.

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Explosions lit up the skies with anti-aircraft fire, over Damascus, the Syrian capital, as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria.

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Damascus skies erupt with missile fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital Syria.

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Damascus is seen as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital. Syria's capital has been rocked by loud explosions that lit up the sky with heavy smoke as U.S. President Donald Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country's alleged use of chemical weapons.

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Palestinian protesters take cover during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip. An Israeli airstrike in northern Gaza killed a Palestinian, while a second man died from wounds sustained in last week's mass protest.

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This photo released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, shows a member of the Syrian Civil Defense group carrying a boy who was wounded during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria.

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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, shows members of the Syrian Civil Defense group and civilians gathering to help survivors from a street attacked by airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. The Russia-ordered pause came after a U.N. Security Council resolution calling for a nationwide 30-day cease-fire failed to take hold. While the relentless bombing has somewhat subsided in eastern Ghouta, home to around 400,000 civilians, the Syrian government's push to squeeze the insurgents out of the region continued.

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This photo released by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, shows smoke rising after Syrian government airstrikes hit Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. Syrian government warplanes supported by Russia continued their relentless bombardment of the rebel-controlled eastern suburbs of Damascus for a sixth day, killing five people, opposition activists and a war monitor reported. The death toll from the past week climbed to more than 400.

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People holding pictures of victims of the airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, gather during a rally outside the Russian Consulate in Istanbul. Scores of people have gathered chanting Syrian songs and slogans denouncing a Syrian government forces' bombing campaign that has targeted hospitals, apartment blocks and other civilian sites.

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In this photo provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, shows a Syrian man runs between destroyed buildings which attacked during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria.

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In this photo provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, shows Syrians search for victims under the rubble of a destroyed building that attacked by Syrian government forces airstrikes, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. New airstrikes and shelling on the besieged, rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capital killed at least 10 people, a rescue organization and a monitoring group said.

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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows members of the Syrian Civil Defense group carrying a man who was wounded during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes of rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed at least 100 people since Monday in what was the deadliest day in the area in three years, a monitoring group and paramedics said.

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A man inspects rubble after a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in Sanaa, Yemen. Yemeni rebels say an air raid by the coalition fighting them struck a police building in the rebel-controlled capital, Sanaa, killing at least eight people. In a statement by their military media unit, the rebels, known as Houthis, say that a child was killed in the attack that badly damaged a department of records building and wounding over 50 people.

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Bedouin children attend improvised school class in the village of Abu Nuwar, West Bank, after the Israeli army demolished a two-classroom school in a Bedouin community in the West Bank.

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Police and firefighters work at a scene of a rocket attack, fired from inside Syria, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey.

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A view of the Calik mosque damaged from a rocket attack Wednesday night, in the town of Kilis, Turkey, near the border with Syria.

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Plumes of smoke rise on the air from inside Syria, as seen from the outskirts of the border town of Kilis, Turkey. Turkish jets have begun an aerial offensive, codenamed operation "Olive Branch", against the Syrian Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin, in northwest Syria.

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A Syrian walks through the destruction of the Salaheddine neighborhood in the eastern Aleppo, Syria. Turkey's military fired into a Kurdish-run enclave in north Syria for a second day, one day after the country's defense minister announced an operation to "cleanse" the Kurdish militia in control of the enclave.

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People gather at the site of a Saudi-led airstrike near Yemen's Defense Ministry complex in Sanaa, Yemen.

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People inspect the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen. Airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition targeted Yemen's capital, hitting at least three houses in Sanaa and killing at least 14 civilians, including women and children, residents and eyewitnesses said.

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Debris fly as Philippine Air Force fighter jets bomb suspected locations of Muslim militants as fighting continues in Marawi city, southern Philippines. It's unclear how many people remain trapped in Marawi as government troops battle Muslim militants led by the so-called "Maute" group but army officers have put the figure this week at anywhere from 150 to 1,000.

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People stand on the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen. Three siblings and their grandmother were killed after Saudi-led coalition forces dropped munitions on three houses in the Yemeni capital, the children's father said.

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A man holds debris from the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen. Three siblings and their grandmother were killed after Saudi-led coalition forces dropped munitions on three houses in the Yemeni capital, the children's father said.

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Rescue workers trying to remove a boy stuck in the debris of a building in the neighborhood of Qaterji in rebel-held east Aleppo following an airstrike in Aleppo, Syria. Syrian activists are reporting that airstrikes on a rebel-held, eastern neighborhood in the city of Aleppo have killed at least 13 people, including children.

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Fire and smoke rise after a Saudi-led airstrike hit a site believed to be one of the largest weapons depots on the outskirts of Yemen's capital, Sanaa.

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People inspect the aftermath of a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in Sanaa, Yemen, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. Yemeni security and medical officials say at least 45 people have been killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike that targeted a funeral hall in the capital, Sanaa. The officials say at least another 100 have been wounded in the Saturday strike.

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A Palestinian man rests next to a damaged living room in his house following Israeli artillery shelling, in town of Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip. Israeli forces fired several shells in northern Gaza Strip targeting what they said were Hamas posts.

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In this frame grab taken from video provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC), a child sits in an ambulance after being pulled out or a building hit by an airstirke, in Aleppo, Syria.

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A hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders is seen after was hit by a Saudi-led airstrike in the northern town of Abs, Yemen.

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Smoke rises after an airstrike by U.S.-led coalition warplanes as Iraqi security forces advance towards Shuhada neighborhood of Fallujah to retake the city from Islamic State militants, Iraq.

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This photo taken by a freelance photographer Abdul Salam Khan using his smart phone purports to show the destroyed vehicle in which Mullah Mohammad Akhtar Mansour was traveling in the Ahmad Wal area in Baluchistan province of Pakistan, near Afghanistan's border. A senior commander of the Afghan Taliban confirmed that the extremist group's leader, Mullah Mohammad Akhtar Mansour, has been killed in a U.S. drone strike.

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In this image made from video and posted online from Validated UGC, a man carries a child after airstrikes hit Aleppo, Syria. A Syrian monitoring group and a first-responders team say new airstrikes on the rebel-held part of the contested city of Aleppo have killed over a dozen people and brought down at least one residential building. The new violence brings the death toll in the past 24-hours in the deeply divided city to at least 61 killed.

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People stand around damages made by a Saudi-led airstrike on a bridge in Sanaa, Yemen. Yemen has been left fragmented by war pitting Shiite Houthi rebels and military units loyal to a former president against a U.S.-backed, Saudi-led coalition supporting the internationally recognized government.

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Men inspect a house destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen.

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People inspect the site of a house damaged by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen. According to U.N. figures, the war in Yemen has killed at least 5,884 people since March 2015, when fighting escalated after the Saudi-led coalition began launching airstrikes targeting the Houthi rebels.

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The charred remains of the Doctors Without Borders hospital is seen after being hit by a U.S. airstrike.

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The Doctors Without Borders hospital is in flames in Kunduz, Afghanistan, after being hit by a U.S. airstrike. The attack, which killed a number of hospital staff and patients, was intended to back up Afghan forces fighting to dislodge Taliban insurgents who overran the strategic city earlier in the week.

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Palestinian mourners weep over the bodies of two-year-old Rahaf Hassan and her 30-year-old pregnant mother, Noor Hassan, who were killed in an Israeli air strike, during their funeral in the family house south of Gaza city in the Gaza Strip. In response to renewed rocket fire toward Israel, the military said it carried out airstrikes in Gaza targeting Hamas weapons manufacturing facilities. Ashraf Al-Kidra, a Health Ministry spokesman in Gaza, said a nearby home was struck, which killed Rahaf and Noor and wounded four others including Noor's husband and son.

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The father of two-year-old, Rahaf Hassan, weeps as he holds her body after she and her 30-year-old mother pregnant mother, Noor Hassan, were killed in Israeli air strike, during their funeral in the family house in the Gaza Strip. In response to renewed rocket fire toward Israel, the military said it carried out airstrikes in Gaza targeting Hamas weapons manufacturing facilities. Ashraf Al-Kidra, a Health Ministry spokesman in Gaza, said a nearby home was struck, which killed Rahaf and Noor Hassan and wounded four others including Hassan's husband and son.

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Palestinian mourners weep over the bodies of two-year-old Rahaf Hassan and her 30-year-old pregnant mother, Noor Hassan, who were killed in an Israeli air strike, during their funeral in the family house south of Gaza city in the Gaza Strip. In response to renewed rocket fire toward Israel, the military said it carried out airstrikes in Gaza targeting Hamas weapons manufacturing facilities. Ashraf Al-Kidra, a Health Ministry spokesman in Gaza, said a nearby home was struck, which killed Rahaf and Noor and wounded four others including Noor's husband and son.

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Citizens and rescue workers search for survivors amid the rubble of houses destroyed in a Saudi-led airstrike in Sanaa, Yemen.

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Fire and smoke rise after a Saudi-led airstrike in Sanaa, Yemen.

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Smoke rises after an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition at a weapons depot in Sanaa, Yemen. Saudi Arabia is leading a coalition of mainly Gulf nations fighting the Houthis, who seized the capital, Sanaa, in September 2014.

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Smoke rises after an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition on an army base in Sanaa, Yemen. The impoverished country is torn between the Yemeni Shiite rebels, known as the Houthis, allied with army units loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, and forces loyal to exiled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, who fled to Saudi Arabia in March.

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Smoke rises after a Saudi-led airstrike hit a site believed to be a munitions storage, in Yemen's capital, Sanaa.

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Smoke rises after an airstrike by the US-led coalition on Islamic State group in an eastern neighborhood of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, 70 miles (115 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq.

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Yemeni men look through a hole in a building damaged by a recent Saudi-led airstrike which hit a site which many believe was a large weapons cache in Yemen's capital, Sanaa. With combatants fighting in neighborhoods and Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounding Iran-backed rebels from the sky,

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Yemenis gather as they search for survivors in the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes in a village near Sanaa, Yemen.

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Lebanese children hold placards and a giant Yemeni flag during a demonstration organized by the Hezbollah group in protest of the Saudi-led airstrikes against Yemeni Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, in front the United Nations headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Lebanese children chant slogans as they hold placards in Arabic that read, "merciful with infidels, harsh among themselves," during a demonstration organized by the Hezbollah group in protest of the Saudi-led airstrikes against Yemeni Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, in front the United Nations headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Lebanese children hold placards and Yemeni flags during a demonstration organized by the Hezbollah group in protest of the Saudi-led airstrikes against Yemeni Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, in front the United Nations headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon.

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People gather near the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi airstrikes near the airport in Sanaa, Yemen.

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People search for survivors under the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi airstrikes near Sanaa Airport, Yemen.

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A military plane of the US led coalition circles above the Syrian town of Kobani, seen from a hilltop outside Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border.

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Smoke rises from an Islamic State position in eastern Kobani, after an airstrike by the US led coalition, on the Turkey-Syria border.

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Thick smoke from an airstrike by the US-led coalition rises in Kobani, Syria, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border.

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Thick smoke, debris and fire rise following an airstrike by the US-led coalition in Kobani, Syria as fighting intensified between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group, as seen from Mursitpinar on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters.

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In this Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 photo, released by the U.S. Air Force, a pair of U.S. F-15E Strike Eagle flies over northern Iraq, after conducting airstrikes in Syria. U.S.-led coalition warplanes bombed oil installations and other facilities in territory controlled by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria.

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A Palestinian walks on the rubble of Omar Ibn Abed Al-Aziz mosque, which was hit by an Israeli strikes in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip.

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Israeli air strikes on the house of Nafez Azzam, a leader for Islamic Jihad leader, one hour before the announcement of the cease-fire between Palestinians and Israelis, in Rafah refugee camp, in the southern Gaza Strip.

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Palestinians walk on the rubble of a building belonging after an Israeli strike in Gaza City.

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Smoke rises from the rubble of the Al-Zafer apartment tower following Israeli airstrikes that collapsed the 12-story building, in Gaza City. The targeting of large buildings appears to be part of a new military tactic by Israel.

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Palestinians look at a crater made after a house was hit by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza in the northern Gaza Strip on Aug. 22, 2014.

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Palestinian children wash their faces for the preparation of the Friday prayers as they stand among the ruins and the fallen minaret of the Al-Sousi mosque that was destroyed in an Israeli strike at Shati refugee camp in Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip

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Palestinians gather around the rubble of a destroyed house following Israeli strikes in the Rafah refugee camp, Southern Gaza Strip.

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Palestinians move the wreckage of a vehicle following an Israeli airstrike off the main street in Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip. At least two were killed in the car outside a grocery shop, and a few others were wounded by an Israel airstrike on a Gaza City street, according to the Palestine Red Crescent Society.

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Smoke and dust rise after an Israeli strike hit Gaza City.

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Smoke and debris rise after an Israeli strike hit Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip.

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A rocket is fired from Gaza City towards Israel.

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Smoke raises in the air following an Israeli strike in Gaza City.

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Vigil for MH-17 victims in Yangzhou, China

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Fire and smoke rises from burning buildings hit by an Israeli air strike in the Shajaiyeh neighborhood of Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip. Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the U.S. secretary of state reported progress in efforts to broker a truce in the conflict that has so far killed hundreds of Palestinians and tens of Israelis.

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A pro-Russian rebel holds a gun passing by plane wreckage as members of the OSCE mission to Ukrainearrive for a media briefing at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine. A team of Malaysian investigators visited the site along with members of the OSCE mission in Ukraine for the first time since the air crash last week.

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