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US-backed forces in Syria have captured a handful of ISIS fighters linked to the January suicide attack in Manbij, Syria, that killed four Americans, according to a US defense official.
When a Qatari sheikh asked a concierge at the Raffles Dubai hotel to deliver a present to his wife, the concierge nodded. "Of course, sir. What gift?"
Hamas has cracked down on popular protests in Gaza, carrying out beatings, arbitrary arrests and torture against protesters, human rights workers and journalists, Amnesty International said.
Israel says it has struck about one hundred Hamas military targets in Gaza, in retaliation for two rockets launched at Tel Aviv Thursday night.
The trial of Loujain al-Hathloul, a prominent Saudi women's rights activist, began on Wednesday, according to her family.
More than 3,000 ISIS fighters have surrendered amid a pitched battle by US-backed forces to retake the last ISIS stronghold in Syria.
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Nasrin Sotoudeh, a prominent Iranian lawyer, has been sentenced to 38 years in prison and 148 lashes, according to a Facebook post by her husband Reza Khandan.
Israel's President, a leading US-based organization fighting anti-Semitism, and Hollywood star Gal Gadot are among those warning of the dangers of political rhetoric aimed at dividing Israel's Jews and Arabs.
CNN witnessed explosions and gunfire Sunday as US-backed forces attacked the last ISIS stronghold in Syria amid a final push to clear the jihadist group from the war-torn country.
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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian charity worker who was jailed in Iran almost three years ago on spying charges, has been given diplomatic protection by the UK government.
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Some 500 ISIS fighters surrendered to US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces on Tuesday, amid the final push to wrest the jihadist group from Baghouz, its last remaining enclave in Syria.
Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid was released from prison on Monday after spending more than five years behind bars.
Mahmoud Abou Zeid, an award-winning photojournalist who was arrested in 2013 while taking pictures of a deadly crackdown in Cairo, was released from prison Monday after more than five years behind bars.
Baghdad declared victory against ISIS just over a year ago, claiming the group had been reduced to a handful of lawless troops. Now, the militants are waging a fresh guerrilla campaign from their base in far-flung territories of northern Iraq.
The bombshell announcement Israel has been awaiting for two years has finally arrived: the Attorney General intends to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in three separate corruption cases.
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