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More than 250 journalists have been jailed worldwide in 2018, a number that has been reached for three consecutive years, an advocacy group said Thursday,... [Read More]
John Wesley Downs, 62, says he was convicted on an inflated charge of spying. After 13 years, he is hoping President Trump will intervene on... [Read More]
The announcement by Russia and Turkey about Idlib Province appeared to forestall what had been widely feared as a brutal offensive by Syrian forces. [Read More]
The Trump administration's decision to stop funding the agency, which provides services to more than five million Palestinians, carries enormous implications. [Read More]
The assertion, by the top United Nations relief official, blamed the Saudis and their partners for the second mass killing of Yemeni civilians in two... [Read More]
The imprisonment of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British woman of Iranian descent accused of sedition, has been a major issue between Britain and Iran. [Read More]
The announcement came a day after Pope Francis, in a letter to all Catholics, forcefully condemned such abuse but offered no specific remedies. [Read More]
Marc and Debra Tice, whose son, Austin, has been missing in Syria since Aug. 14, 2012, said the Trump administration was committed to bringing him... [Read More]
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei went further than he had before in blaming President Hassan Rouhani for the failing nuclear deal and Iran's economic travails. [Read More]
The case of a detained American pastor seemed to trigger the latest salvo. But a long list of complaints has been building between the two... [Read More]
"People worldwide will depend on her to be a public and forceful champion, especially where offenders are powerful." [Read More]
Ms. Bachelet, a prominent women's rights advocate and the first woman to serve as Chile's president, was chosen to succeed Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein. [Read More]
The Red Cross said strikes on Al Hudaydah left 55 people dead, nearly double the initial tally reported Thursday. The Saudi-led coalition blamed the Houthis. [Read More]
Iran said talks with the United States would be impossible under what it called the Trump administration's hostile policies. [Read More]
Secretary General António Guterres said "delayed contributions" had caused a cash shortfall "unlike those we have experienced previously." [Read More]
The head of Iran's central bank since 2013 was fired as the country grappled with a weakened currency, tied in part to renewed U.S. sanctions. [Read More]
The secretary of state, in a speech to Iranian-Americans, sought their support in an indictment of Iran's leaders, whom he likened to Mafia gangsters. [Read More]
Seventy-seven developing countries at the United Nations have chosen the observer state of Palestine as its next leader. [Read More]
The military capabilities of the United States dwarf those of Iran, and the Iranians know it. Still, they will not back down from a confrontation. [Read More]
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, visiting the United Nations, vowed that there would be no letup in sanctions on North Korea until its leader does... [Read More]