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An anti-government protester is carried on shoulders in Tahrir Square in the afternoon before a speech by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Tahrir Square February 10, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt. Chris Hondros/Getty Images hide caption

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A wooden boat was spotted at night in international waters north of Libya by Doctors Without Borders' rescue team aboard the MV Geo Barents. Valerio Muscella for NPR hide caption

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A rescue ship saved them from the sea. Now these migrants find a tough road in Europe

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U.S. Central Command released this undated photo as part of its announcement of renewed airstrikes against Houthi targets on Saturday. U.S. Central Command hide caption

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President Biden and first lady Jill Biden attend the dignified transfer of the remains of three U.S. service members killed in a drone attack on a U.S. military outpost in Jordan, at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Friday. Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. hits Iranian proxies in Iraq, Syria in retaliation for deadly strikes

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An Israeli air strike damaged this ambulance in front of Al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City on November 3. Israel said the vehicle was "identified ... as being used by a Hamas terrorist cell" and that a "number of Hamas terrorist operatives were killed." Hamas denied the presence of fighters in the ambulance convoy, calling the claims "baseless." Momen Al-Halabi AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Attacks on health care are on track to hit a record high in 2023. Can it be stopped?

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Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin testifies before a Senate Appropriations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 31, 2023. Manuel Balce Ceneta/Associated Press hide caption

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The al-Tanf military outpost in southern Syria is seen on Oct. 22, 2018. The Pentagon says the U.S. military launched airstrikes early Friday on two locations in eastern Syria linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps. Lolita Baldor/AP hide caption

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This photo, taken Oct. 27, 2019, the day after the raid on ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's compound in Syria, shows the van that was targeted by U.S. airstrikes. Photos of the van prompted questions about who was targeted. Omar Haj Kadour/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Pentagon files reveal flaws in U.S. claims about Syrian casualties in Baghdadi raid

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Syrian refugee Narmeen al-Zamel, 34, stands with her 3-year-old son Khaled in the lobby of the King Hussein Cancer Center in Amman, Jordan. Moises Saman for NPR hide caption

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He took one of the deadliest migrant routes, hoping to save his cancer-stricken son

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In this photo provided by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy arrives at Jeddah airport, Saudi Arabia, Friday, where leaders are gathered for the Arab League Summit. Saudi Press Agency via AP hide caption

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Zelenskyy arrives at Arab League summit, as Saudi Arabia flexes diplomatic muscle

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Israeli police escort Jewish visitors marking the holiday of Passover to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount, in the Old City of Jerusalem during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on Sunday, April 9, 2023. Mahmoud Illean/AP hide caption

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Ibrahim Muslimani, 30, speaks to a class about a piece of music blending different eras and languages at the Nefes Foundation for Arts and Culture, which he founded in 2016, in Gaziantep, Turkey, on Nov. 22, 2022. Nicole Tung for NPR hide caption

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Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani (right) shakes hands with senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi, as Saudi national security adviser Musaad bin Mohammed al-Aiban looks on during an agreement signing ceremony between Iran and Saudi Arabia to reestablish diplomatic relations and reopen embassies in Beijing, Friday. Nournews via AP hide caption

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Rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran restore ties, with China's help. Here's why it matters

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The city center of Jableh is home to older buildings as well as newer, less regulated construction. An image of President Bashar Assad hangs over a street cart with the slogan "We continue with you" in Arabic. Aya Batrawy/NPR hide caption

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A 6.4-magnitude quake hit the Hatay province in southern Turkey, in Antakya, on February 21 — two weeks after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit near Gaziantep, Turkey, in the early hours of February 6, followed by another 7.5-magnitude tremor shortly thereafter. The initial quakes caused widespread destruction in southern Turkey and northern Syria and has killed more than 44,000 people. Sameer Al-Doumy/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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After another earthquake in Turkey, what scientists know about aftershocks

Monday another earthquake struck southeastern Turkey, near the Syrian border. This time, the quake registered as a magnitude 6.3 — an order lower than the initial, devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake and the magnitude 7.5 aftershock that struck the area two weeks ago on Feb. 6. A magnitude 6.3 is still considered strong, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). And as NPR previously reported, some locals were inside buildings trying to recover belongings lost in the initial quake when Monday's aftershock hit.

After another earthquake in Turkey, what scientists know about aftershocks

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A woman tends to lentil soup at a municipal soup kitchen in Gaziantep, Turkey. On the first day after the quake, the kitchen's director says they distributed soup to more than 200,000 people. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Lentil soup comes to the rescue in quake-ravaged Turkey

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Trucks in an aid convoy cross from Turkey into rebel-held northern Syria through the Bab al-Salama crossing on Feb. 14, after it reopened for U.N. relief. Bakr Alkasem/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Aid groups help Turkey-Syria quake survivors amid global crises and donor fatigue

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