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CAIRO — An international rights group expressed alarm Friday over the fate of hundreds of Libyan and foreign nationals trapped for months amid fighting...

UNITED NATIONS — Amnesty International is calling on the U.N. Security Council to take action over reports that the Sudanese government has used chemical...

UNITED NATIONS — Russia and Syria faced a growing chorus of international condemnation over their actions in Aleppo, but U.N. officials conceded Thursday there...

GENEVA — The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed a resolution calling for greater U.N. monitoring of rights abuses in war-torn Yemen, while...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A bill passed by Congress allowing the families of 9/11 victims to sue the Saudi government has prompted reactions...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Gaza Health Ministry says a Palestinian was killed in an accident while working in a "military tunnel" used...

JERUSALEM — Shimon Peres, who died Wednesday, was both a former president and prime minister, the only person in Israel to hold both jobs....

MOSCOW — Amid the widening U.S.-Russian spat over Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry on Thursday issued a strongly-worded statement accusing the Pentagon of nurturing...

BEIRUT — Syrian government forces continued their push into rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Thursday as international officials issued dire warnings of an ongoing...

GENEVA — A looming Iraqi military operation against the Islamic State group in Mosul could spark "one of the largest man-made disasters" in years,...

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