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 Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is hoping the Muslim world's leaders join him in confronting extremist ideology when he attends a weekend summit in Saudi Arabia.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Salma Hagag, 51, learned to sing in Sudan as a child, before she moved to Egypt and, eventually, the United States. But nobody in her adopted country had heard her voice — until she performed at a sold-out concert in…
By Elie Khadra, KQED Arts
Now halted by a temporary court-ordered stay, President Donald Trump’s executive order banning Syrian refugees and blocking travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations created chaos at airports and left thousands of travelers in limbo. But beyond the immediate headlines, the order…
By Laura Santhanam
By Associated Press
Pope Francis has frequently invoked the "bridge not walls" appeal in urging countries to welcome migrants, including when he returned from a visit last year to the U.S.-Mexico border.
Customs and border protection were "trying to figure out what to do" when Nisrin Elamin arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Friday night, hours after President Donald Trump signed an executive order.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press and Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The Obama administration announced Friday the end of a U.S. economic embargo on Sudan, lifting trade and financial sanctions in an eleventh-hour push to expand ties with the long-estranged African government and build on positive signs of counterterrorism cooperation.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
The Obama administration is tightening travel restrictions on Europeans and others who have visited Iran, Iraq, Syria or Sudan in the last five years.
By PBS NewsHour
A war has been raging for the past three years in a rebel-controlled region of southern Sudan, and civilians and aid workers have been caught in the middle of bombings by the government. The NewsHour's P.J. Tobia reports in conjunction…
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