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Iraqi Kurdish protesters wave flags during a demonstration outside the Kurdistan Regional Government parliament building in Arbil, northern Iraq, July 3. (SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images)

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The Hamas administration building after it was hit by an overnight Israeli airstrike on July 16 in Gaza City. (THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev (L) and Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian (Photo by Francois Lenoir - Pool/Getty Images; Stephane de Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images)

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