The Trump administration claimed success following a raid on an al-Qaeda camp in Yemen. Yemenis see it as a failure because of civilian deaths, especially the killing of an 8-year-old girl who was an American citizen.
President Donald Trump's executive order restricting immigrants and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries has put many documented immigrants in a legal limbo — but what about those people who were still in the process of getting their US visas when the ban went into effect?
During World War II, an Indian princess and Muslim refugee, Noor Inayat Khan, became an agent for British special operations. She parachuted into Nazi-occupied France to help the resistance. In the end, she made the ultimate sacrifice.
Amnesty International’s new report “Human Slaughterhouse: Mass hangings and extermination at Saydnaya prison, Syria” alleges that Syrian authorities systematically executed as many as 13,500 detainees at one jail outside Damascus from 2011 to 2015, and that the killings are probably still happening.
Lebanon has the highest concentration of Syrian refugees per capita in the world. Just a few days after Donald Trump’s executive order, Lebanese President Michel Aoun renewed calls for Syrians to be repatriated.
Some women’s groups say they are being specifically targeted. On Twitter, many women are reporting an increase in harassment on the streets. Others are railing against misogynist language used by all sides, reducing women to pawns, or spoils of war.
Lithuania's foreign minister says modified Iskander missiles have a range of up to 435 miles — meaning they could reach Berlin from the Russian outpost, which is sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania.
We now know that many boys who descend on people with guns are motivated by fears that they are perceived as homosexual and that attacking suspected or known homosexuals is a way for boys to demonstrate heterosexuality to their peers.
One-quarter of the civilians killed in the Yemen war have been children. A 10-year-old Yemeni girl makes her pitch for peace — in English — to urge people in the UK and the US to persuade their ally Saudi Arabia to end the war.
Departing peacekeepers in Haiti have left their mark in at least one way — pregnant Haitian women. There’s an effort underway to check paternity, but it’s up to the peacekeeper’s country to decide what to do about it.