The city of Sirte, once the crowning jewel of the Islamic State in Libya, was part of the ISIS-controlled coastline from 2015 to 2016. Over a six-month offensive, Libyan security forces combined with U.S. airstrikes wiped out ISIS combatants from…
By Larisa Epatko
Women gain independence through culinary training in Morocco, an app connects Libyans in unsafe areas to home-cooked meals and more.
By William Brangham, Jason Kane
Modern-day human trafficking begins in places like rural Nigeria, where young people dream of economic opportunity and a better life for their families, and are willing to give up everything to try and find it. But as many Nigerians learn,…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Al-Imam faces three charges that were filed in May 2015 but only recently unsealed: killing or conspiring to kill someone during an attack on a federal facility, providing support for terrorists, and using a firearm in connection with a violent…
By Amy Taxin, Associated Press
This is the Trump administration's third measure to limit travel following a broad ban that sparked chaos at U.S. airports in January and a temporary order issued months later that was challenged in the courts and expired last weekend.
In our news wrap Tuesday, the Associated Press reported that Libya is paying militias to stop migrants from crossing to Italy, using funds from the European Union with Italy's support. Also, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a cheering crowd…
So far this year, almost 2,400 migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean. Italy is working to crack down on smugglers who send migrants on a deadly journey to Europe, and put stricter rules around rescue ships. But a group of…
By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
A federal appeals court dealt another blow to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban targeting six-Muslim majority countries on Thursday, siding with groups that say the policy illegally targets Muslims.
By PBS NewsHour
The investigation into a suicide bombing in Manchester has become a hunt for accomplices. Twenty-two-year-old Salman Abedi blew himself up at a concert Monday night. On Wednesday, police in Libya arrested his father and younger brother, while British police made…
By Synclaire Cruel
Nearly 250 migrants may have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea since Friday, according to a preliminary report from the United Nations.
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