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Tunisian Interior Minister Mohamed Najem Gharsalli, second right, and House Speaker Mohamed Ennaceur, right, attend the funerals of elite security member Aymen Morjen, Thursday, March 19, 2015. Morjen was killed in the Wednesday attack at the Bardo National museum. The Islamic State group issued a statement Thursday claiming responsibility for the deadly attack on Tunisia's national museum that killed 23 people, mostly tourists. (AP Photo / Khazri)

“They are targeting knowledge. They are targeting science. They are targeting reason. They are targeting history. They are targeting memory, because all these things mean nothing in their eyes,” she told reporters. “There is only their reactionary, very backward and sclerotic ideology.”

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu greets supporters at the party's election headquarters In Tel Aviv. Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Exit polls from Israel’s national elections showed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party nearly deadlocked with Isaac Herzog’s center-left Zionist Union. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

“Against all odds, we achieved a great victory for the Likud,” Netanyahu told supporters at his election night headquarters, declaring victory even before final results were known. “I am proud of the people of Israel, who in the moment of truth knew how to distinguish between what is important and what is peripheral, and to insist on what is important.”

FILE - This Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006 file photo, shows a reactor building of the Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant. As world powers edge toward a possible nuclear deal with Iran, the debate has been dominated by the question whether it leaves an opening for Iran to acquire a nuclear weapon. In the region, Western-allied and oil-rich Sunni-ruled Gulf states deeply distrust the non-Arab Shiite powerhouse and see its hand in destabilizing their part of the world by backing armed groups from Lebanon to Yemen to Iraq. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)

As world powers edge toward a possible nuclear deal with Iran, the debate has been dominated by the question of whether it leaves an opening for Iran to acquire a nuclear weapon. But an accord could have another profound impact: Is this the beginning of the Islamic Republic’s broad acceptance by the community of nations? […]

A young volunteer militiaman passes under the Quran, the Muslim holy book, as a Shiite cleric blesses him before going to the battlefield against Islamic State fighters in Tikrit, 130 kilometers (80 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, March 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

“I put a wet scarf on my face because when I saw the gas, I felt it,” said Capt. Mohammad Sewdin, who leads the Kurdish special forces unit targeted in the December attack. “I was afraid it might be something like (chemical weapons). So I told my men to do the same.”

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