After serving eight months in prison, the widely known teenager sets her sights on university and vows to continue 'to defend my country.'
Three men walk into a room: a dictator, an autocrat, and an ayatollah. A fourth man asks them each for a meeting.
It might not be dominating headlines so regularly anymore, but the Syrian refugee crisis is far from over. There are now more displaced people around the world than since records began.
The UNHCR reported in 2014 that increasing numbers of refugees, internally displaced peoples and asylum-seekers are mainly being driven by the war in Syria.
Read CNN's Fast Facts about the life of Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric.
More than a day after an American teen disappeared while swimming in the Mediterranean Sea, search teams near Tel Aviv have discovered a body.
Environmentalists in Lebanon dropped military tanks into the Mediterranean Sea over the weekend in an offbeat effort at marine conservation.
Three years ago Francisca Awah was living in modern slavery as a domestic worker. Now she's received an award for helping others find freedom.
Read CNN's Fast Facts on Pervez Musharraf, former president of Pakistan.
Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi has been released from an Israeli prison after serving an 8-month prison sentence for slapping a soldier.
An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced 75 people to death for participating in a 2013 demonstration in support of deposed-President Mohamed Morsy, and referred their cases to the country's Grand Mufti for a final decision, according to state-run news agency Ahram Online.
The UN says it has verified 7,000 cases of children either killed or maimed in Syria's seven-year war, but says unverified reports puts the number at over 20,000.
Read CNN's Fast Facts about the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War, an international conflict codenamed Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm.
Global cosmetics brands are severing ties with a Kuwaiti Instagram influencer after she uploaded a video slamming new labor laws requiring a weekly day off for Filipino domestic workers.
Wednesday's coordinated assault, which left more than 200 people dead in southern Syria, is a chilling reminder that ISIS is far from dead.
ISIS has claimed responsibility for a horrific day of carnage that devastated southern Syria on Wednesday.
Israel says it shot down a Syrian fighter jet after it entered Israeli airspace on Tuesday, raising fears of further military escalation in the region.
The highest UN court ruled on Monday that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) discriminated against Qataris during last year's blockade.
Around 300 White Helmets are still trapped in Syria after an Israeli evacuation Sunday of hundreds of the rescue workers and their family members.
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