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Yemeni tribesmen from the Popular Resist...Yemeni tribesmen from the Popular Resistance Committees, supporting forces loyal to Yemen's Saudi-backed President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, check the damage at The National Museum after it was hit by a mortar shell during clashes in the flashpoint southwestern city of Taez, on February 2, 2016.  / AFP / AHMAD AL-BASHAAHMAD AL-BASHA/AFP/Getty Images

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Yemeni tribesmen from the Popular Resistance Committees, supporting forces loyal to Yemen’s Saudi-backed President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, check the damage at The National Museum after it was hit by a mortar shell during clashes in the flashpoint southwestern city of Taez 

Afghan girls stand at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan...Afghan girls stand at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan February 1, 2016. Ten people were killed and 20 wounded, most of them civilians in Monday's suicide bomb attack outside a police station in a busy area of western Kabul, Afghan Deputy Interior Minister Ayub Salangi said in a Twitter post. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

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Afghan girls stand at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Ten people were killed and 20 wounded, most of them civilians in Monday’s suicide bomb attack outside a police station in a busy area of western Kabul

Libyan oil workers try to extinguish fla...Libyan oil workers try to extinguish flames at an oil facility in northern Libya's Ras Lanouf region after it was set ablaze following fresh attacks launched by Islamic State (IS) group jihadists to seize key port terminals, on January 21, 2016.  Fighting broke out at dawn in the Ras Lanouf region, which along with the nearby Al-Sidra facility is one of the country's main oil export hubs, said the National Oil Corporation (NOC).  / AFP / STRINGERSTRINGER/AFP/Getty Images

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Libyan oil workers try to extinguish flames at an oil facility in northern Libya‘s Ras Lanouf region after it was set ablaze following fresh attacks launched by Islamic State 

Bomb kills ten on Pakistan-Afghan highway...epa05110432 Rescue workers comfort a relative of victim of bomb blast, in Jamrud area of Khyber tribal district, Pakistan, 19 January 2016. A bomb hit a checkpoint in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar on 19 January, killing ten people and wounding over a dozen, officials said. Police guards and paramilitary troops guarding a highway leading to Afghanistan were targeted in Jamrud area of Khyber tribal district, officials said. The bomb was planted on a motorcycle parked near the checkpoint, Shah said, citing preliminary investigation findings.  EPA/ARSHAD ARBAB

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Rescue workers comfort a relative of victim of bomb blast, in Jamrud area of Khyber tribal district, Pakistan. A bomb hit a checkpoint in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar killing ten people and wounding over a dozen, officials said

Indonesian police take position behind a...Indonesian police take position behind a vehicle as they pursue suspects after a series of blasts hit the Indonesia capital Jakarta on January 14, 2016. A series of bombs killed at least three people in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on January 14, with shots fired outside a cafe as police moved in, an AFP journalist at the scene said.     AFP PHOTO / Bay ISMOYOBAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images

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Indonesian police take position behind a vehicle as they pursue suspects after a series of blasts hit the Indonesia capital Jakarta on Thursday 

Israeli soldiers from the home front command unit take part in a drill simulating a non-conventional attack at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in the southern city of Beersheba, Israel...Israeli soldiers from the home front command unit take part in a drill simulating a non-conventional attack at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in the southern city of Beersheba, Israel January 13, 2016. Israeli army spokesperson said on Wednesday that the drill, held on the last day of the 4th International Conference on Healthcare System Preparedness and Response to Emergencies and Disasters, simulated a chemical attack with mass casualties and their evacuation to a trauma center for decontamination and further treatment. Civilian emergency teams participated in the drill alongside the soldiers.

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Israeli soldiers from the home front command unit take part in a drill simulating a non-conventional attack at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in the southern city of Beersheba, Israel on Wednesday

Armed French police patrol near the Boulevard de Barbes in the north of Paris on Thursday in Paris, France. French police have shot dead a man as he attempted to gain access to a Paris police station whilst brandishing a knife. It is believed that the man was wearing a fake suicide vest and bomb disposal experts were brought in to investigate. The incident comes on the first anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attacks

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Armed French police patrol near the Boulevard de Barbes in the north of Paris on Thursday in Paris, France. French police have shot dead a man as he attempted to gain access to a Paris police station whilst brandishing a knife. The incident comes on the first anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attacks

A Belgium army soldier walks through the Galeries Royal Saint-Hubert, or the Royal Saint-Hubert Galleries in Brussels, Belgium, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015. Brussels is keeping its terror alert on highest level.

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A Belgium army soldier walks through the Galeries Royal Saint-Hubert, or the Royal Saint-Hubert Galleries in Brussels, Belgium, Thursday

Tunisians shout slogans and hold Tunisian flags during a demonstration in solidarity with victims of a bomb attack on a bus transporting Tunisian presidential guards a day earlier, in Tunis, Tunisia, on Wednesday. Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid warned that his government would strictly enforce a curfew and anti-terrorism measures after 12 presidential guards were killed in a bombing on 24 November. Investigators were examining a 13th corpse to determine whether it was that of a civilian victim or a suicide attacker. Officials have said they suspect the blast was a suicide bombing.

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Tunisians shout slogans and hold Tunisian flags during a demonstration in solidarity with victims of a bomb attack on a bus transporting Tunisian presidential guards a day earlier, in Tunis, Tunisia, on Wednesday

A person cries as she stands at a makeshift memorial for a tribute to the victims of a series of deadly attacks in Paris, in front of the Casa Nostra restaurant in Paris on November 23, 2015. Gunmen and suicide bombers went on a killing spree in Paris on November 13, attacking the concert hall Bataclan as well as bars, restaurants and the Stade de France. Islamic State jihadists operating out of Iraq and Syria released a statement claiming responsibility for the coordinated attacks that killed 130 and injured over 350.

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A person cries as she stands at a makeshift memorial for a tribute to the victims of a series of deadly attacks in Paris, in front of the Casa Nostra restaurant in Paris on Monday

A Police officer and soldiers stand guard  in the 'Rue des Bouchers' street, famous for it's restaurants, following the terror alert level being elevated to 4/4, in Brussels, Belgium. Belgium raised the alert status at Level 4/4 as 'serious and imminent' threat of an attack, the main effect are closing of all Metro Line in Brussels, all soccer match of league one and two cancelled countrywide. The Belgian government said it had concrete evidence of a planned terrorist attack that would have employed weapons and explosives

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A Police officer and soldiers stand guard in the ‘Rue des Bouchers’ street, famous for it’s restaurants, following the terror alert level being elevated to 4/4, in Brussels, Belgium

Forensics of the French police are at work outside a building in the northern Paris suburb of Saint-Denis, on November 19, 2015, where French Police special forces raided an appartment the day before, hunting those behind the attacks that claimed 129 lives in the French capital five days ago. French police said the assault had concluded on an apartment in northern Paris on Wednesday in which at least two jihadists were killed and seven arrested.

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Forensics of the French police are at work outside a building in the northern Paris suburb of Saint-Denis, on Thursday, where French Police special forces raided an appartment the day before, hunting those behind the attacks that claimed 129 lives in the French capital five days ago

A woman stands in front of a makeshift memorial made up with flowers, candles and messages, on November 17, 2015, at the Place de la Republique square in Paris, in tribute to victims of the attacks claimed by Islamic State which killed at least 129 people and left more than 350 injured on November 13 in Paris.

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A woman stands in front of a makeshift memorial made up with flowers, candles and messages, on Tuesday, at the Place de la Republique square in Paris, in tribute to victims of the attacks claimed by Islamic State which killed at least 129 people and left more than 350 injured on November 13 in Paris

A man stands amid the rubble of houses destroyed in a Saudi-led airstrike in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday, Sept. 21, 2015.

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A man stands amid the rubble of houses destroyed in a Saudi-led airstrike in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday

A Syrian man carries his two two girls as he walks across the rubble following a barrel bomb attack on the rebel-held neighbourhood of al-Kalasa in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Thursday. Once Syria's economic powerhouse, Aleppo has been ravaged by fighting since the rebels seized the east of the city in 2012, confining government forces to the west

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A Syrian man carries his two two girls as he walks across the rubble following a barrel bomb attack on the rebel-held neighbourhood of al-Kalasa in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Thursday

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Experts investigate the Erawan shrine at the site of a deadly blast in central Bangkok, Thailand 

A Thai soldier ropes off the scene after a bomb exploded outside a religious shrine in central Bangkok late on August 17, 2015 killing at least 10 people and wounding scores more.  Body parts were scattered across the street after the explosion outside the Erawan Shrine in the downtown Chidlom district of the Thai capital

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A Thai soldier ropes off the scene after a bomb exploded outside a religious shrine in central Bangkok late on Monday killing scores of people and wounding more. Body parts were scattered across the street after the explosion outside the Erawan Shrine in the downtown Chidlom district of the Thai capital

A woman pushes a baby stroller as she rushes away after what activists said were airstrikes by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on a busy marketplace in the Douma neighborhood of Damascus, Syria...A woman pushes a baby stroller as she rushes away after what activists said were airstrikes by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on a busy marketplace in the Douma neighborhood of Damascus, Syria August 12, 2015. Syrian government air strikes on rebel-held areas near Damascus killed at least 31 people on Wednesday, and insurgents bombarded the capital with rockets that killed at least 13 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh   NO ARCHIVES

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A woman pushes a baby stroller as she rushes away after what activists said were airstrikes by forces loyal to Syria‘s President Bashar al-Assad on a busy marketplace in the Douma neighborhood of Damascus. Syrian government air strikes on rebel-held areas near Damascus killed at least 31 people on Wednesday, and insurgents bombarded the capital with rockets that killed at least 13 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. 

Hulya Aydin (C), mother of Turkish polic...Hulya Aydin (C), mother of Turkish police officer Sahin Polat Aydin killed in an attack, mourns over her son's coffin during his funeral in Ankara on August 11, 2015. Turkish warplanes carried out a new wave of air strikes against Kurdish militants in the southeast of the country in retaliation for a day of bloody attacks that left six members of the security forces dead. AFP PHOTO / ADEM ALTANADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images

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Hulya Aydin, mother of Turkish police officer Sahin Polat Aydin who was killed in an attack, mourns over her son’s coffin during his funeral in Ankara. Turkish warplanes carried out a new wave of air strikes against Kurdish militants in the southeast of the country in retaliation for a day of bloody attacks that left six members of the security forces dead. 

Mourners react over coffins in Gaziantep on July 21, 2015, during a funeral ceremony for victims following a suicide bomb attack the day before which killed at least 31 in the southern Turkish town of Suruc. A suspected Islamic State suicide bomber killed at least 31 people in an attack on a Turkish cultural centre in the southern town of Suruc, where activists had gathered to prepare for an aid mission in the nearby Syrian town of Kobane. It was one of the deadliest attacks in Turkey in recent years and the first time the government has directly accused the IS group of carrying out an act of terror on Turkish soil

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Mourners react over coffins in Gaziantep on Tuesday, during a funeral ceremony for victims following a suicide bomb attack the day before which killed at least 31 in the southern Turkish town of Suruc