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 Elie Khadra, KQED Arts
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 Laura Santhanam
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 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, 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.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, testifying at a House hearing, said stopping violence must be a rallying point for both police and minority groups. She also defended the decision not to charge Hillary Clinton in the…
In our news wrap Wednesday, no Republican earned enough primary votes to qualify for California’s Senate race, meaning that for the first time in Golden State history, two Democrats will face one another in a November runoff. Also, Italian authorities…
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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