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A Palestinian man reads a copy of the Koran, Islam's holiest book, during the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan with a young girl outside his home at Al-Shatee refugee camp in Gaza City on June 6, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED ABED (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images)

What It's Like To Observe Ramadan As A Refugee

The holy month of Ramadan is meant to be a joyous and spiritually rewarding time ― but for Muslims who were forcibly displaced from their homes because of conflict and persecution, it's also full of e...
An F/A-18F Super Hornet takes-off from the US navy's super carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) ('Ike') in the Mediterranean Sea on July 6, 2016. The US aircraft carrier is deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the US 6th Fleet area of operations. Air Wings embarked aboard conducted strikes against the terrorist group ISIL in Libya, Iraq and Syria. / AFP / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia Says It Will Track U.S. Planes As Potential Targets In Syria

Russia's Defense Ministry issued an ominous warning to Washington on Monday, saying it would track U.S.-led coalition aircraft operating in certain areas of Syria as potential targets. Moscow also dec...