ISIS has lost its final stronghold in Syria, the Syrian Democratic Forces announced Saturday, bringing an end to the so-called caliphate declared by the terrorist group in 2014.
At its height, the caliphate of ISIS reigned over a realm the size of Britain, with ten million people under its sway. Now the group has lost its last village.
When Mike Pompeo landed in Beirut from Tel Aviv on Friday morning, barely a handful of demonstrators took to the streets to protest the US Secretary of State's visit.
An overcrowded ferry capsized in the Tigris River near Mosul, killing at least 102 people during Nowruz and Mother's Day celebrations on Thursday, officials said.
US-backed forces in Syria have captured a handful of ISIS fighters linked to the January suicide attack in Manbij, Syria, that killed four Americans, according to a US defense official.
Hamas has cracked down on popular protests in Gaza, carrying out beatings, arbitrary arrests and torture against protesters, human rights workers and journalists, Amnesty International said.
Israel says it has struck about one hundred Hamas military targets in Gaza, in retaliation for two rockets launched at Tel Aviv Thursday night.
The trial of Loujain al-Hathloul, a prominent Saudi women's rights activist, began on Wednesday, according to her family.
More than 3,000 ISIS fighters have surrendered amid a pitched battle by US-backed forces to retake the last ISIS stronghold in Syria.
Nasrin Sotoudeh, a prominent Iranian lawyer, has been sentenced to 38 years in prison and 148 lashes, according to a Facebook post by her husband Reza Khandan.
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Israel's President, a leading US-based organization fighting anti-Semitism, and Hollywood star Gal Gadot are among those warning of the dangers of political rhetoric aimed at dividing Israel's Jews and Arabs.
CNN witnessed explosions and gunfire Sunday as US-backed forces attacked the last ISIS stronghold in Syria amid a final push to clear the jihadist group from the war-torn country.
The baby of British ISIS bride Shamima Begum has died, the Kurdish Red Crescent confirmed to CNN.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian charity worker who was jailed in Iran almost three years ago on spying charges, has been given diplomatic protection by the UK government.
Thirty-six countries have signed an open letter criticizing Saudi Arabia's human rights record.
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Some 500 ISIS fighters surrendered to US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces on Tuesday, amid the final push to wrest the jihadist group from Baghouz, its last remaining enclave in Syria.
Baghdad declared victory against ISIS just over a year ago, claiming the group had been reduced to a handful of lawless troops. Now, the militants are waging a fresh guerrilla campaign from their base in far-flung territories of northern Iraq.
The bombshell announcement Israel has been awaiting for two years has finally arrived: the Attorney General intends to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in three separate corruption cases.
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