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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (from left), President Trump, Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani and Emirati Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan wave from the Truman Balcony at the White House. The group participated in the signing of the Abraham Accords on Tuesday. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Abdul Salam Hanafi (right), a member of the Taliban negotiating team, heads to the opening session of peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban in Doha, Qatar, on Saturday. Hussein Sayed/AP hide caption

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Former FBI Agent Ali Soufan, shown here in New York in 2018, interrogated many al-Qaida suspects after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Soufan's 2011 book on that topic, The Black Banners, included many redactions. A new version was released this week without the redactions. Hector Retamal /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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For Ex-FBI Interrogator Ali Soufan, Sept. 11 Still Frames His Life

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A column of black smoke rises from a fire Thursday at a warehouse at Beirut's port. A Lebanese official said the fire is under control, according to local media. Hussein Malla/AP hide caption

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"You have to be calm because people are scared, the civilians and the patients are scared, and they can't see you scared," Dr. Omar Ibrahim says of his years as a surgeon in a Syrian war zone. Courtesy of Omar Ibrahim hide caption

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U.S. troops participated in a March handover to the Iraqi army in Kirkuk, Iraq. The U.S. plans to draw down its troop numbers in the country this month. Murtadha Al-Sudani/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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A woman watches from her apartment balcony as a crane removes the rubble of a building after a Chilean rescue team detected signals there may be a survivor at the site in Beirut, Lebanon, on Sept. 4, 2020. Hussein Malla/AP hide caption

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Rescue workers dig through the rubble of a badly damaged building in Lebanon's capital, Beirut, searching for possible survivors a month after a massive blast at the nearby port. Joseph Eid/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Rescue Workers Hope To Find Survivor Of Beirut Blast 1 Month Later

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Workers remove debris from a hospital that was heavily damaged in last month's explosion in Beirut. Lebanon's interim health minister, Hamad Hasan, told local media last month that the health system was "on the brink" of being overwhelmed because of the needs of blast victims and COVID-19 patients. Felipe Dana/AP hide caption

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An official stands at the door of an Israeli El Al airliner after it landed in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Monday after flying in from Tel Aviv. Nir Elias/Pool Photo via AP hide caption

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The ruler of the United Arab Emirates issued a decree ending a decades-long boycott of Israel. On Monday, Israeli airline, El Al will make its first official flight to the UAE. Among its passenger is President Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who will help work out details of a recent deal between the two countries. Ariel Schalit/AP hide caption

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The entrance to Nation Station, a disaster relief community center in Beirut that operates out of an abandoned gas station. Nation Station serves the residents of Geitawi, a neighborhood badly damaged in the Aug. 4 blast. Nada Homsi for NPR hide caption

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Syrian refugee Mohammad al-Saleh near Amman. He and his wife are farm laborers and were working in the fields when their tent caught fire in June, killing their four youngest children. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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'No Hope': A Deadly Tent Fire In Jordan Leaves Syrian Refugee Farmworkers In Despair

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to reporters Thursday after meeting with members of the U.N. Security Council and calling for the restoration of sanctions against Iran. Mike Segar/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Iraqi National Museum Deputy Director Musin Hassan holds his head in his hands as he sits amid destroyed artifacts in the Baghdad museum in 2003. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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The flags of the United Arab Emirates and Israel are raised on the Peace Bridge in Netanya, Israel. The UAE flag was displayed to celebrate last week's announcement that the two countries have agreed to establish diplomatic relations. Ariel Schalit/AP hide caption

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U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman speaks during a briefing at the White House on Thursday. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Ambassador Says Israel's Agreement With UAE Holds 'Enormous Upside'

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People wave Lebanese flags at a protest near the Beirut port on Tuesday. Last week's explosion has prompted new hopes for political change, but enormous challenges remain. NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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