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Locusts swarm over Yemen's capital. Mohammed Huwais /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Maybe The Way To Control Locusts Is By Growing Crops They Don't Like

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Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. (left), and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., have been barred from visiting Israel and Palestinian territories by government officials. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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A Royal Marine patrol vessel is seen beside Iran's Grace 1 tanker in the British territory of Gibraltar on July 4. The tanker was impounded, and the U.S. Justice Department applied to seize it, according to the Gibraltar government. Marcos Moreno/AP hide caption

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Families and friends enjoy their time on a Gaza City beach. Israel allows in international aid workers, journalists and diplomats, but tourists are prohibited. Khalil Hamra/AP Images for NPR hide caption

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Here's What Tourists Might See If They Were Allowed To Visit Gaza

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A federal judge says the government must prioritize the release of documents requested under the Freedom of Information Act about the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, seen above in 2014. The U.S. resident was slain in the Saudi Consulate in Turkey last year. Hasan Jamali/AP hide caption

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A photo from Iran's semiofficial Tasnim news agency shows the U.K.-flagged Stena Impero, which was seized on July 19. Iran said Sunday that it had seized yet another vessel, an Iraqi oil tanker. Contributor/Getty Images hide caption

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Dalia Yashar, one of the first Saudi students who registered to become a commercial pilot, stands in front of the registration center at King Fahd International Airport in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, last July. Recent decrees have expanded women's rights. Hamad I Mohammed/Reuters hide caption

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Princess Haya bint al-Hussein of Jordan (right), accompanied by her lawyer lawyer Fiona Shackleton (center), leaves the High Court in London on Tuesday. Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters block the main road outside the Palestinian refugee camp of Burj al-Barajneh, south of the Lebanese capital Beirut, on July 16. The protests are against Lebanese government decision to restrict Palestinians' work opportunities. Anwar Amro/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump, shown here during a 2018 meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman where they discussed arms deals, has blocked an effort to stem the sale of weapons to the Gulf country. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Journalist and filmmaker Waad al-Kateab filmed the documentary For Sama in her hometown of Aleppo, Syria. "You could be killed at any moment," Kateab says. You are always "expecting something worse." For Sama will be in theaters July 26 and distributed by Frontline and PBS. PBS hide caption

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A New Mother Stays In Syria: 'For Sama' Is The Movie She Made For Her Baby

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrives to speak at the United Nations on Wednesday. Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Engagement Is Losing Credibility': Iranian Foreign Minister

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