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In this picture taken Thursday, April 14, 2016, the Palmyra citadel is seen in the background as Syrian families load their belongings onto a bus in the town of Palmyra in the central Homs province, Syria. Thousands of residents of this ancient town who fled Islamic State rule are returning briefly to check on their homes and salvage what they can _ some carpets, blankets, a fridge or a few family mementos. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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The Palmyra citadel is seen in the background as Syrian families load their belongings onto a bus in the town of Palmyra in the central Homs province, Syria. Thousands of residents of this ancient town who fled Islamic State rule are returning briefly to check on their homes and salvage what they can some carpets, blankets, a fridge or a few family mementos

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Iraqis from the town of Heet in Iraq‘s Anbar province, are evacuated by government forces to a safe area far from the battlefields where Iraqi troops are trying to retake the western town from the Islamic State 

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People sleep in the port of Chios, Greece where refugees and migrants who managed to leave the VIAL detention centre a few days ago are camping 

***BESTPIX*** Preview Of Remembering 1916 - Life on the Western Front Exhibition...CROYDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 08:  A member of staff poses next to British World War One soldiers in a recreated trench during a press preview for the "Remembering 1916 - Life on the Western Front" exhibition at Whitgift School on March 8, 2016 in Croydon, England. The exhibition presents 1916 and the First World War as seen by Britain, France and Germany and will run from March 12 to August 31 2016.  (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images) ***BESTPIX***

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A member of staff poses next to British World War One soldiers in a recreated trench during a press preview for the “Remembering 1916 – Life on the Western Front” exhibition at Whitgift School in Croydon, England. The exhibition will open on Saturday

TOPSHOT - Residents and activists hold a...TOPSHOT - Residents and activists hold a giant a pre-Baath Syrian flag, now used by the Syrian opposition, during an anti-regime protest in the rubble of destroyed buildings in the neighbourhood of Jobar, on the eastern outskirts of the capital Damascus, on March 3, 2016. / AFP / AMER ALMOHIBANYAMER ALMOHIBANY/AFP/Getty Images

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Residents and activists hold a giant a pre-Baath Syrian flag, now used by the Syrian opposition, during an anti-regime protest in the rubble of destroyed buildings in the neighbourhood of Jobar, on the eastern outskirts of the capital Damascus

A woman reacts while walking among the ruins of damaged buildings following heavy fighting between government troops and Kurdish fighters in the southeastern Turkey Kurdish town of Cizre, near the border with Syria and Iraq.

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A woman reacts while walking among the ruins of damaged buildings following heavy fighting between government troops and Kurdish fighters in the Kurdish town of Cizre in southeastern Turkey, near the border with Syria and Iraq.

Saudi-led ongoing conflict victims in Yemen...epa05149787 A wounded boy poses for a picture at a hospital after he was injured in ongoing conflict, in SanaĆ­a, Yemen, 08 February 2016. United Nations figures show nearly 6000 people have been killed and more than 32,000 injured so far in the ten-month conflict in the war-torn Yemen since March when the Saudi-led coalition launched a military campaign against the Shiite Houthi rebels.  EPA/YAHYA ARHAB

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A wounded boy at a hospital after he was injured in ongoing conflict, in Sana’a, Yemen 

Gaza daily live...epa05119169 Seven years old Wafa-a (L) and her sister 10 years old Soa-ad Wahdan play next to their family house, which was damaged during Israeli war against Gaza Strip in the summer of 2014 in the east of Beit Hanun town in the northern Gaza Strip, 22 January 2016.  EPA/MOHAMMED SABER

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Seven years old Wafa-a and her sister 10 years old Soa-ad Wahdan play next to their family house, which was damaged during Israeli war against Gaza Strip in the summer of 2014 in the east of Beit Hanun town in the northern Gaza Strip

Children attend a party for children affected by war and in need for psychological support, in the Douma neighborhood of Damascus...Children attend a party for children affected by war and in need for psychological support, in the Douma neighborhood of Damascus, Syria January 24, 2016. The party was organized by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent. Picture taken January 24, 2016. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

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Children attend a party for children affected by war and in need for psychological support, in the Douma neighborhood of Damascus, Syria.The party was organised by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent

..A child from the Abu Sleiman family has a lunch at his house in the Syrian town of Beit Nayem, in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus. Abu Sleiman, 39, has eleven children and two wives. He got injured in 2014 in a Syrian government air strike on his house in the nearby village of Marj al-Sultan and cannot work anymore.

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A child from the Abu Sleiman family has a lunch at his house in the Syrian town of Beit Nayem, in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus

A Syrian man walks past damaged homes following a snow storm in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Tuesday. The conflict in Syria has killed more than 250,000 people and forced millions to flee their homes since it broke out in March 2011.

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A Syrian man walks past damaged homes following a snow storm in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Tuesday

A Yemeni inspects his family's apartment destroyed by airstrikes allegedly carried out by the Saudi-led coalition targeting a neighborhood in Sanaa, Yemen, 04 January 2016. The nine-month conflict in Yemen has escalated dramatically since the Saudi-led coalition started conducting airstrikes against the Houthi rebels in March, with more than 6000 people killed.

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A Yemeni inspects his family’s apartment destroyed by airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition targeting a neighborhood in Sanaa, Yemen on Monday

Members of the Syrian government forces sit in a tower at a military base as hundreds of civilians and Syrian rebel forces began evacuating the last opposition-held district of Waer in the central city of Homs

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Members of the Syrian government forces sit in a tower at a military base, as hundreds of civilians and Syrian rebel forces began evacuating the last opposition-held district of Waer in the central city of Homs

TOPSHOT - Civilians photographed in a da...TOPSHOT - Civilians photographed in a damaged building in Syria's northern city of Aleppo following a reported air strike by government forces on December 7, 2015. Syria's nearly five-year war has left more than 250,000 dead and forced some 12 million people from their homes. KARAM AL-MASRI / AFP PHOTO  / AFP / KARAM AL-MASRIKARAM AL-MASRI/AFP/Getty Images

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Civilians photographed in a damaged building in Syria‘s northern city of Aleppo following a reported air strike by government forces on Monday.

TOPSHOT - A man carrying a baby cries af...TOPSHOT - A man carrying a baby cries after crossing the Greek-Macedonian border with other migrants and refugees, near the town of Gevgelija, on December 4, 2015. Since last week, Macedonia has restricted passage to northern Europe to only Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans who are considered war refugees. All other nationalities are deemed economic migrants and told to turn back. Over 1,500 people are stuck on the border, mostly Indians, Moroccans, Bangladeshis and Pakistanis.

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A man carrying a baby cries after crossing the Greek-Macedonian border with other migrants and refugees, near the town of Gevgelija. Macedonia has restricted passage to northern Europe to only Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans who are considered war refugees. All other nationalities are deemed economic migrants and told to turn back. Over 1,500 people are stuck on the border 

Members of the pro-government Popular Committees militia man a checkpoint at an entrance of Yemen's southern port city of Aden on Thursday. Al Qaeda militants who fought their way into the southern Yemeni town of Jaar on Wednesday have withdrawn and police are back in control, although the Islamist fighters remain in the nearby town of Zinjibar, residents said on Thursday

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Members of the pro-government Popular Committees militia man a checkpoint at an entrance of Yemen’s southern port city of Aden on Thursday

An elderly Yazidi man poses for a photograph in the town of Sinjar...An elderly Yazidi man poses for a photograph in the town of Sinjar, Iraq. Before it was overrun by Islamic State, Sinjar and the surrounding villages were home to about 200,000 people, mainly Kurdish and Arab Muslims - both Sunni and Shi'ite - as well as Christians and Yazidis, a faith that combines elements of several ancient Middle Eastern religions. Now the town is largely deserted. But in a row of houses used by Islamic State fighters, there were signs of recent occupation: a smell of rotting food, and foam mattresses and pillows laid on the floor. .

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An elderly Yazidi man walks through the town of Sinjar, Iraq. Before it was overrun by Islamic State, Sinjar and the surrounding villages were home to about 200,000 people, mainly Kurdish and Arab Muslims, as well as Christians and Yazidis

Migrants and refugees receive help after...Migrants and refugees receive help after their arrival on the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey on November 17, 2015. European leaders tried to focus on joint action with Africa to tackle the migration crisis, as Slovenia became the latest EU member to act on its own by barricading its border. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images

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Migrants and refugees receive help after their arrival on the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey

Arstrike on rebel-held city of Douma...epa05019095 A Syrian child reacts as he receives first aid in a field hospital following an airstrike by forces loyal to the Syrian government in the rebel-held area of Douma, outskirts of Damascus, Syria, 10 November 2015. According to the opposition, at least ten civilians were killed in Syrian regime strikes on the rebel-held Douma on 10 November.

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A Syrian child reacts as he receives first aid in a field hospital following an airstrike by forces loyal to the Syrian government in the rebel-held area of Douma, Syria 

A Syrian man and his son drive in vehicle battered by years on conflict in the rebel-held area of Douma, east of the capital Damascus, on November 10, 2015.

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A Syrian man and his son drive in vehicle battered by years on conflict in the rebel-held area of Douma, east of the capital Damascus, Syria