Exactly a year has passed since a blistering U.S.-backed assault ousted ISIS from their one-time Syrian stronghold, but Raqqa - along with the roads and bridges leading to it - remains in…
Boko Haram jihadists have killed another kidnapped female Red Cross worker in northeast Nigeria, a month after militants murdered one of her colleagues.
Prior to Zakir’s interview, no Chinese official had confirmed the existence of the camps, where an estimated one million Uighur Muslims are held against their will
People in Russia have been devastated by controversial pension reforms and for the first time in decades are willing to vote against President Vladimir Putin’s allies. As Putin’s ratings…
Since January, aid has been blocked from reaching the al-Rubkan refugee camp near the border of Jordan and Iraq, where some 55,000 internally displaced persons have found refuge from the…
Lara Alqasem's hearing before the Israeli Supreme Court is set for Wednesday
As the war-torn country battles the worst drought in living memory, at least three million Afghans are in "urgent" need of food and could face famine.
Saudi Arabia warned Sunday it would retaliate against any sanctions imposed on the oil-rich kingdom over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as the Riyadh stock market plunged…
President Donald Trump said the US would inflict severe punishment, if missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered by the Saudis.
Whether or not Congressional outrage over the journalist's disappearance will have any meaningful impact on U.S. policy remains to be seen.
Uighurs are a mostly Muslim Turkic ethnic group from China's far west Xinjiang region, where authorities have enforced draconian security measures in the name of combatting extremism and…
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is facing a backlash over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from business and media previously supportive of his reform drive.
International aid groups working in Idlib warned that failure to implement the deal could spark renewed violence and trigger mass displacement.
The Istanbul-based Ecumenical Patriarchate said it had agreed to recognize the independence of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
Mounting worries over high interest rates and trade battles have reached boiling point, triggering the reversal seen in global markets, analysts said.
Under Houthi authority, forced disappearances, torture and executions have become a greater risk for Yemenis, who are already plighted by critical humanitarian conditions.
Beijing has in recent years launched a security crackdown in Xinjiang against what it calls separatist elements, and a U.N. report has cited estimates that up to one million ethnic Uighurs…
Critics argue the reform, which came into effect in July, puts the judicial system under government control and so threatens democracy.