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Benghazi residents hold Italian, British, French, American, Qatari and Libyan rebel flags outside the city's main courthouse during a 2011 demonstration (Credit: Wikimedia Commons / Al Jazeera)
Rubble after US-Saudi airstrikes in Sa'ada, Yemen in 2015 (Credit: UN OCHA / Philippe Kropf)
Michael Karadjis, a leftist supporter of the Salafi extremist-dominated rebels in Syria
US planes refueling during Operation Inherent Resolve mission, bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria (Credit: DoD)
A blind Yemeni child at a protest against the US-Saudi coalition attack on the al-Nour Center for the Blind in Sana'a, Yemen, on January 10, 2016 (Credit: VOA/Almigdad Mojalli)
Zoe Kazan, actor and playwright (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)
Aftermath of suicide bombing of buses in Rashidin, near Aleppo, on April 15 (Credit: Syrian rebel media Thiqa Agency)
Yemeni men, surrounded by rubble of homes destroyed in US-backed Saudi airstrikes, walk half a kilometer to get water provided by a local charity, in Sanaa in October 2015 (Credit: Public Domain / VOA / Almigdad Mojalli)
Syrian al-Qaeda, Jabhat al-Nusra, in the illegally Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, in Syria
ISIS in Libya
Journalist Ben Norton with Nick Nowlin
Journalists Ben Norton and Max Blumenthal on Chris Hedges' "On Contact"
The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast, known more commonly as the "Mother of All Bombs," or MOAB (Credit: Public Domain)
Rebels from the "moderate" Free Syrian Army (FSA) with ISIS flags in a 2012 video in Homs, Syria
A US missile launches in an attack directed toward the Syrian government (Credit: US Navy / Public Domain)
Syrian rebels from the Free Syrian Army (FSA), extremist militia Ahrar Al-Sham, and Syria's al-Qaeda affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra in Idlib in 2015
A man holding Free Syrian Army (FSA) flags in front of an object clearly marked "Al-Qaeda Organization of Jihad in the Levant"
Toppled Iranian Prince Reza Pahlavi in 1980 (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)
Shajul Islam, the British doctor in al-Qaeda-dominated Idlib, Syria, who was accused of kidnapping journalists (Credit: Screenshot of Twitter video)
Syrian al-Qaeda, Jabhat al-Nusra, publicly executes a woman accused of adultery in rebel-held Idlib
Israeli Ethiopians protest against racism in Jerusalem in 2012 (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)
2017 pro-Palestinian protests against AIPAC (Credit: Ted Eytan / Flickr Creative Commons — Modified)
Right-wing terrorist group the JDL attacking a pro-Palestinian activist at AIPAC 2017 (Credit: @AleTweetsNews screenshot)