Trapped Civilians Complicate U.S. Efforts in Northern Syria And Iraq

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U.S. Acknowledges Mosul Airstrikes That Residents Say Killed More Than 100 Civilians

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Imam Johari Abdul-Malik (center), of Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Northern Virginia, speaks alongside other leaders of the Muslim community during a December 2015 news conference in Washington, D.C., about growing "Islamophobia" in the United States. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Push To Name Muslim Brotherhood A Terrorist Group Worries U.S. Offshoots

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Former Egyptian President Mubarak Freed From Detention

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Former Egyptian Leader Mubarak Released

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Sandi Toksvig: Can Social Change Start With Laughter?

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Maysoon Zayid: Should Humor Make Us Uncomfortable?

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Negin Farsad: Can Humor Fight Prejudice?

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After a prosecutor issued an order for Hosni Mubarak's release earlier this month, a group of people gathered in front of the Al Maadi Hospital in Cairo to celebrate. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Hussam Jefee-Bahloul, right, reads one of his poems for Ta'sheeq, a project he founded to help Syrian poets and artists share their experiences. Artiom Maksimov/Courtesy of Ta'sheeq hide caption

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U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, made up of an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters, regroup on the northern outskirts of Deir Ezzor as they advance to encircle the ISIS bastion of Raqqa on Feb. 21. Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Big Changes And Major Dilemmas Loom In Next Phase Of ISIS War In Syria

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Israeli Teenager Arrested In Connection To Bomb Threats Against Jewish Centers

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Liberty Orchards in Cashmere, Wash., which was founded by two Armenian immigrants, still makes Aplets & Cotlets, a variation of Turkish delight that includes apples, apricots and walnuts. Courtesy of Liberty Orchards Co., Inc. hide caption

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks Wednesday at the meeting of the Global Coalition on the Defeat of ISIS in Washington. Top officials from the 68-nation coalition are looking to increase pressure on ISIS. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Tillerson: Defeating ISIS 'No. 1 Goal' for U.S., But Others Should Do More

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U.S.-Led Coalition Continues Fight To Retake Mosul From ISIS

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An Etihad Airways jet is parked at JFK International Airport in New York on Tuesday. Passengers traveling to the United States from 10 airports in eight Muslim-majority countries will have to check most electronics. The ban will affect flights on Royal Jordanian, EgyptAir, Turkish Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Kuwait Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Qatar Airways, Emirates and Etihad Airways. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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