It's a story that's familiar to Americans but largely ignored in Israel: Black communities are abused and discriminated against by police — and they've had enough. That's why Israel hosted protests, some of them violent, over the last week as Ethiopian youth demand equal rights.
"Zanan" was the first widely-read and popular women's magazine in Iran. For 16 years, it brought to light subjects such as forced marriage and spousal abuse. It was shut down in 2008, but the magazine is starting back up again.
Jordan Matson, from Racine, Wisconsin, was once a soldier in the US Army. Today Matson is a volunteer fighter with a Kurdish militia in northern Syria, fighting against ISIS and hoping to bring more Americans over to join the war.
Last week, a group of ISIS fighters destroyed ancient statues and artifacts in the museum of Mosul. Iraqi government responded on Sunday by re-opening the Baghdad Museum, giving people in Baghdad their first glimpse of national treasures in more than a decade.
A group of US university professors and human rights activists have written a letter to the Saudi ambassador to the US, asking him to stop the flagging of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi. If that's not possible, they say they're ready to take the lashes instead.