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A Peshmerga fighter runs to take position as the Iraqi Kurdish forces pushed deeper into the town of Bashiqa during street battles against Islamic State (IS) group jihadists on November 8, 2016.  Capturing Bashiqa would be one of the final steps in securing the eastern approaches to Mosul, three weeks into an offensive by Iraqi forces to retake the country's second city. The town was under the "complete control" of Kurdish peshmerga forces, Jabbar Yawar, the secretary general of the Kurdish regional ministry responsible for the fighters, told AFP. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images

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A Peshmerga fighter runs to take position as the Iraqi Kurdish forces pushed deeper into the town of Bashiqa during street battles against Islamic State group jihadists. Photo Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty 

China's J-10 fighter jets perform during an air show, the 11th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai

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China’s J-10 fighter jets perform during an air show, the 11th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, China. Pictures Reuters

A peshmerga fighter looks out of the entrance of an underground tunnel built by Islamic State fighters, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016. The Kurdish forces found the tunnel in the town of Badana that was liberated from the Islamic State group on Monday. The fighters built tunnels under residential areas so they could move without being seen from above to avoid airstrikes. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)

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A peshmerga fighter looks out of the entrance of an underground tunnel built by Islamic State fighters. The Kurdish forces found the tunnel in the town of Badana in Iraq which was liberated from the Islamic State group on Monday. The fighters built tunnels under residential areas so they could move without being seen from above to avoid airstrikes. Photo Bram Janssen/AP. 

A Shi'ite fighter stands next to a religious flag near Falluja, Iraq, May 24, 2016.  REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

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A Shia fighter stands next to a religious flag near Fallujah, Iraq

A fighter loyal to Libya's internationally recognised government checks a damaged house in Benghazi

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A fighter loyal to Libya’s internationally recognised government checks a damaged house in Benghazi

A fighter from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which includes Kurds, Arabs and Syriac Christians, monitors the countryside of the northeastern town of Al-Hol, in the Syrian Hasakeh province, at sunset. The SDF said it had launched its first operation against territory controlled by the Islamic State (IS) group in the northeast.

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A fighter from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which includes Kurds, Arabs and Syriac Christians, monitors the countryside of the northeastern town of Al-Hol, in the Syrian Hasakeh province, at sunset

An armed Yemeni man from the Popular Resistance Committees, supporting forces loyal to Yemen's Saudi-backed fugitive President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, monitors the area in Marib province, east of the capital, Sanaa, on September 14, 2015. Hadi loyalists launched the largest and fiercest offensive since operations began in Marib province that is mostly controlled by fighters and armed tribes allied to Hadi, but the rebels and renegade troops loyal to ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh still hold parts of the province

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An armed Yemeni man from the Popular Resistance Committees, supporting forces loyal to Yemen’s Saudi-backed fugitive President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, monitors the area in Marib province, east of the capital, Sanaa, on Monday

Spain's bullfighter Jesus Martinez "Morenito de Aranda" performs a pass during a bullfight at the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Spain

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Spain’s bullfighter Jesus Martinez “Morenito de Aranda” performs a pass during a bullfight at the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Spain

A member of the Kurdish security service sits next to the rubble of the security service headquarters in the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakeh on June 28, 2015, days after Islamic State (IS) group targeted the building with an explosive-rigged vehicle. IS seized two neighbourhoods in southern Hasakeh last week in a new attempt to seize the provincial capital, causing tens of thousands of people to flee, according to the United Nations

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A member of the Kurdish security service sits next to the rubble of the security service headquarters in the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakeh, days after Islamic State (IS) group targeted the building with an explosive-rigged vehicle

Opposition fighters belonging to the Islamist group Ansar al-Islam and the Ahrar ash-Sham (Islamic Movement of the Free Men of the Levant) group walk on a street next to the front line that divides rebel and regime-controlled areas on June 15, 2015 in the Tadamon neighborhood, south of the Syrian capital, Damascus and near the Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp.

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Opposition fighters belonging to the Islamist group Ansar al-Islam and the Ahrar ash-Sham (Islamic Movement of the Free Men of the Levant) group walk on a street next to the front line that divides rebel and regime-controlled areas on Monday in the Tadamon neighbourhood, south of the Syrian capital, Damascus, and near the Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp

An armed member of the Houthi militia calls for help near a house allegedly destroyed in an airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition targeting two military bases controlled by Houthi fighters in Sana a, Yemen, 20 April 2015. A huge explosion rocked Sana'a as airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition hit what witnesses said was a base used by a missile brigade of the Yemeni army, but is now controlled by the Houthis, the explosions damaging nearby civilian housing

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An armed member of the Houthi militia calls for help near a house destroyed in an airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition targeting two military bases controlled by Houthi fighters in Sanaa, Yemen on Monday

An Iraqi Shiite fighter from the Popular Mobilisation units, part of the Zahraa Brigade, poses for a picture under a sign which reads in Arabic "Lions of Najaf" during a training exercise in the central Iraqi city of Kufa, some 160 kms south of Baghdad, on March 23, 2015.

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An Iraqi Shia fighter from the Popular Mobilisation units, part of the Zahraa Brigade, poses for a picture under a sign which reads in Arabic “Lions of Najaf” during a training exercise in the central Iraqi city of Kufa, some 160 kms south of Baghdad, on Monday

Iraqi fighters of the government-controlled Popular Mobilisation units take part in a military operation to take control of Tikrit, 160 kms north of Baghdad,  from jihadists from the Islamic state (IS) group, on March 11 2015.  The city, which is the home town of former president Saddam Hussein, is the toughest target for the government troops and allied militias that started winning back lost ground last year.

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Iraqi fighters of the government-controlled Popular Mobilisation units take part in a military operation to take control of Tikrit, 160km north of Baghdad, from jihadists from the Islamic state (IS) group, on Wednesday

A rebel fighter carries his weapon as he walks in front of a rainbow in Ratian village, north of Aleppo...A rebel fighter carries his weapon as he walks in front of a rainbow in Ratian village, north of Aleppo, after what the rebels said was an offensive against them by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad that attempted to advance in the village but failed to February 18, 2015. Battles in and around the Syrian city of Aleppo have killed at least 70 pro-government fighters and more than 80 insurgents after the army launched an offensive there, a monitoring group said on Wednesday. Picture taken February 18, 2015. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah    (SYRIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT)

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A rebel fighter carries his weapon as he walks in front of a rainbow in Ratian village, north of Aleppo, after what the rebels said was an offensive against them by forces loyal to Syria‘s President Bashar al-Assad that attempted to advance in the village but failed. 

A fighter of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) stands next to damaged buildings in the northern Syrian town of Kobani January 30, 2015. Sheets meant to hide residents from snipers' sights still hang over streets in the Syrian border town of Kobani, and its shattered buildings and cratered roads suggest those who fled are unlikely to return soon. Kurdish forces said this week they had taken full control of Kobani, a mainly Kurdish town near the Turkish border, after months of bombardment by Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot that has spread across Syria and Iraq.

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A fighter of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) stands next to damaged buildings in the northern Syrian town of Kobani on Friday. Sheets meant to hide residents from snipers’ sights still hang over streets in the Syrian border town of Kobani, and its shattered buildings and cratered roads suggest those who fled are unlikely to return anytime soon

A Kurdish fighter smiles as he drives a car in the center of the Syrian border town of Kobane, known as Ain al-Arab, on January 28, 2015. Kurdish forces recaptured the strategic town on the Turkish frontier on January 26 in a symbolic blow for the jihadists who have seized swathes of territory in a brutal onslaught across Syria and Iraq.

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A Kurdish fighter smiles as he drives a car in the centre of the Syrian border town of Kobani, known as Ain al-Arab, on Wednesday. Kurdish forces recaptured the strategic town on the Turkish frontier on Tuesday in a symbolic blow for the jihadists who have seized swathes of territory in a brutal onslaught across Syria and Iraq

Members of Vila Franca Xira forcados group perform during a bullfight at Campo Pequeno bullring in Lisbon September 4, 2014. Forcados are traditional Portuguese bullfighters who catch bulls with their bare hands during the festival.

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Members of Vila Franca Xira forcados group perform during a bullfight at Campo Pequeno bullring in Lisbon. Forcados are traditional Portuguese bullfighters who catch bulls with their bare hands during the festival

Members of Vila Franca forcados group perform during a bullfight at Campo Pequeno bullring in Lisbon

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Members of Vila Franca forcados group perform during a bullfight at Campo Pequeno bullring in Lisbon. Forcados are traditional Portuguese bullfighters who catch bulls with their bare hands.

In this Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 photo, a Syrian opposition fighter rests inside a cave at a rebel camp in the Idlib Provence countryside of Syria. The main Syrian opposition coalition urged the international community to take swift action against the regime of President Bashar Assad in response to a U.N. finding that the nerve agent sarin was used in a deadly attack near the capital last month.

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A Syrian opposition fighter rests inside a cave at a rebel camp in the Idlib province countryside of Syria. The main Syrian opposition coalition urged the international community to take swift action against the regime of President Bashar Assad in response to a UN finding that the nerve agent sarin was used in a deadly attack near the capital last month 

Former LTTE female rebel fighters and brides look on as an ethnic Tamil gets ready before the start of a mass wedding in Kilinochchi...Former Tamil Tiger (LTTE) female rebel fighters and brides Nadarasa Sukirtha (L) and Premarathnam Sugandhini (C) look on as Jayarasa Merry Babila, an ethnic Tamil, gets ready before the start of a mass wedding in Kilinochchi, about 334 km (208 miles) northeast of Colombo, September 18, 2013. Three ex-rebel couples who have been rehabilitated by the Sri Lankan Civil Defence Force were married in a mass wedding ceremony as part of the government's rehabilitation program. Sri Lanka's government troops defeated the LTTE after a 25-year civil struggle on May 19, 2009. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte )

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Former Tamil Tiger (LTTE) female rebel fighters and brides Nadarasa Sukirtha, left, and Premarathnam Sugandhini, centre, look on as Jayarasa Merry Babila, an ethnic Tamil, gets ready before the start of a mass wedding in Kilinochchi, about 334km north east of Colombo, Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Three ex-rebel couples who have been rehabilitated by the Sri Lankan Civil Defence Force were married in a mass wedding ceremony as part of the government’s rehabilitation programme