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A member of the Kurdish police known as the Asayesh, observes enemy positions from a lookout point in the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakeh during ongoing fighting with regime forces on August 22, 2016. Fierce overnight clashes with regime forces allowed the Kurds to advance mostly in the south of the city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.   / AFP PHOTO / DELIL SOULEIMANDELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images

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A member of the Kurdish police known as the Asayesh, observes enemy positions from a lookout point in the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakeh during ongoing fighting with regime forces 

A man stands amid the damage after an airstrike in the rebel held Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria August 22, 2016. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

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A man stands amid the damage after an airstrike in the rebel held Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria 

A still image taken on August 18, 2016 from a video posted on social media said to be shot in Aleppo on August 17, 2016, shows a boy with bloodied face sitting in an ambulance, after an airstrike, Syria

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A still image taken from a video posted on social media said to be shot in Aleppo on shows a boy with bloodied face sitting in an ambulance, after an airstrike, Syria

Free Syrian Army fighters rest inside a mechanic shop in Ramousah area southwest of Aleppo, Syria

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Free Syrian Army fighters rest inside a mechanic shop in Ramousah area southwest of Aleppo, Syria

Syrians look at the damage in a street in the ancient Syriac Quarter of the regime-held area of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo following rocket attacks by rebels on July 11, 2016.  Syrian opposition fighters launched a major assault on government-held districts of Aleppo city after the regime severed their only remaining supply route into the city, an AFP correspondent said.   / AFP PHOTO / GEORGE OURFALIANGEORGE OURFALIAN/AFP/Getty Images

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Syrians look at the damage in a street in the ancient Syriac Quarter of the regime-held area of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo following rocket attacks by rebels. Syrian opposition fighters launched a major assault on government-held districts of Aleppo city after the regime severed their only remaining supply route into the city

The Chilcot inquiry into Iraq reports.... A member of the stop the war coalition, dressed as Tony Blair, protest outside the Chilcot inquiry at the QE2 centre, central London.

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A member of the stop the war coalition, dressed as Tony Blair, protest outside the Chilcot inquiry at the QEII Centre in London 

A protester outside the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, where the publication of the Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq War is taking place. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 6, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Chilcot. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire

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A protester outside the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, where the publication of the Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq War is taking place

A Chelsea Pensioner stands amongst the war graves during a military-led vigil to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme at the Thiepval memorial to the Missing, as part of the Commemoration of the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Thiepval Memorial in Thiepval, France, where 70,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers with no known grave are commemorated. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday June 30, 2016. See PA story HERITAGE Somme. Photo credit should read: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

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A Chelsea Pensioner stands amongst the war graves during a military-led vigil to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme at the Thiepval memorial to the Missing, as part of the Commemoration of the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Thiepval Memorial in Thiepval, France, where 70,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers with no known grave are commemorated

A farmer harvests wheat in a field at night, fearing shelling in daylight, in the rebel held besieged town of Douma, eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria early morning June 24, 2016. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

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A farmer harvests wheat in a field at night, fearing shelling in daylight, in the rebel held besieged town of Douma, eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria 

Displaced children, who fled from Islamic State violence, and the needy receive free food distributed during the fasting month of Ramadan at a restaurant in Baghdad, Iraq, June 22, 2016. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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Displaced children, who fled from Islamic State violence, and the needy receive free food distributed during the fasting month of Ramadan at a restaurant in Baghdad 

Tribesmen loyal to Houthi rebels hold their weapons during a gathering aimed at mobilizing more fighters into battlefronts in several Yemeni cities, in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday, June 20, 2016. Yemen's civil war has killed some 9,000 people since March 2015 — a third of them civilians, according to the United Nations. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

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Tribesmen loyal to Houthi rebels hold their weapons during a gathering aimed at mobilising more fighters into battlefronts in several Yemeni cities, in Sanaa, Yemen 

Iraqi soldiers patrol the streets of Saqlawiyah, north west of Fallujah, on June 8, 2016, during an operation to regain territory from the Islamic State (IS) group. Iraqi pro-government forces, made up of fighters from the army, the police and the Popular Mobilisation units, gained new ground from the Islamic State group in a key area west of the jihadist in Fallujah. Led by the country's counter-terrorism service, Iraqi forces and allied militias backed by air support from a US-led coalition began an operation on May 23 to wrest the city of Fallujah from IS.   / AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYEAHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images

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Iraqi soldiers patrol the streets of Saqlawiyah, north west of Fallujah during an operation to regain territory from the Islamic State 

Damaged buildings are pictured at night in Idlib city, Syria June 8, 2016. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

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Damaged buildings are pictured at night in Idlib city, Syria 

Members of the public listen as the band of the Royal Marines play outside St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall, Orkney, where a service to mark the centenary of the Battle of Jutland took place. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 31, 2016. The memorial remembers the 8,645 seamen who died in the largest naval battle of the First World War. See PA story HERITAGE Jutland. Photo credit should read: James Glossop/The Times/PA Wire

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Members of the public listen as the band of the Royal Marines play outside St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall, Orkney, where a service to mark the centenary of the Battle of Jutland 

Civilians and civil defence members look for survivors at a site damaged after Russian air strikes on the Syrian rebel-held city of Idlib, Syria, late May 30, 2016. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

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Civilians and civil defence members look for survivors at a site damaged after Russian air strikes on the Syrian rebel-held city of Idlib, Syria late on Monday

Shi'ite fighters with Iraqi security forces fire artillery during clashes with Islamic State militants near Falluja...Shi'ite fighters with Iraqi security forces fire artillery during clashes with Islamic State militants near Falluja, Iraq, May 29, 2016.  REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

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Shia fighters with Iraqi security forces fire artillery during clashes with Islamic State militants near Fallujah, Iraq

Iraqi pro-government forces advance towards the city of Fallujah on May 23, 2016, as part of a major assault to retake the city from Islamic State (IS) group. Iraqi forces, consisting of special forces, soldiers, police, militia forces and pro-government tribesmen, launched a major assault to retake Fallujah, the scene of deadly battles during the US occupation and one of the toughest targets yet in Baghdad's war on the Islamic State group.  Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, commander-in-chief of the armed forces, announced the start of operations in the middle of the night and then visited the battle's operations room. / AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYEAHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images

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Iraqi pro-government forces advance towards the city of Fallujah, as part of a major assault to retake the city from Islamic State (IS) group. Iraqi forces, consisting of special forces, soldiers, police, militia forces and pro-government tribesmen, launched a major assault to retake Fallujah, the scene of deadly battles during the US occupation and one of the toughest targets yet in Baghdad’s war on the Islamic State group.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 20:  Poppies are installed in an installation at Royal Hospital Chelsea on May 20, 2016 in London, England. The installation comprises of a tribute of almost 300,000 handcrafted poppies created by landscape designer Phillip Johnson. The display is in honour of all servicemen and women who have fought across all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations over the last 100 years, and will be on display at the 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show from 24-28 May 2016.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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Poppies are installed in an installation at Royal Hospital Chelsea in London. The installation comprises of almost 300,000 handcrafted poppies created by landscape designer Phillip Johnson. The display is in honour of all servicemen and women who have fought across all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations over the last 100 years, and will be on display at the 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Russian cadets attend a commemorative action ahead of the Victory Day...epaselect epa05291755 Russsian WWII veterans lay flowers at the Eternal Fire in the Victory Park Memorial complex at the Poklonnaya Hill in Moscow, Russia, 06 May 2016, on the day of memory of Saint Georges the Victorious, the heavenly patron of Moscow and warriors. Russia will celebrate the 71st anniversary of the victory over the nazi Germany in the World War II on 09 May 2016.  EPA/YURI KOCHETKOV

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Russian WWII veterans lay flowers at the Eternal Fire in the Victory Park Memorial complex at the Poklonnaya Hill in Moscow, Russia on the day of memory of Saint Georges the Victorious, the heavenly patron of Moscow and warriors

A boy carries his belongings at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's al-Fardous district, Syria April 2, 2015. REUTERS/Rami Zayat/File Photo

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A boy carries his belongings at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo’s al-Fardous district, Syria