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The pair — part of a group dubbed the “Beatles” — were being detained with the goal of putting them on trial in the United States, said a senior U.S. official. In total, the United States is taking direct responsibility for nearly 40 high-value Islamic State detainees.

  • Oct 10, 2019

As world leaders and diplomats gathered in New York for the annual U.N. General Assembly, the focus was fixated on a burgeoning scandal in Washington.

  • Sep 27, 2019

Murders highlight the growing perils inside al-Hol camp, guarded by U.S. allies.

  • Sep 3, 2019

Syrian Kurds are preparing for battle and warned that thousands of Islamic State fighters could break out of prison.

  • Aug 4, 2019

A rabbi from Tree of Life synagogue drew applause at a State Department conference when he condemned bigotry against immigrants and called for toning down “our language.”

  • Jul 16, 2019

Ilhan Omar’s refu­gee story was made for the rancor and racial division of the Trump era

  • Jul 6, 2019

In interviews, many appear to blame the United States as well as their own government for the economic crisis.

  • Jun 30, 2019

It appears doubtful that the investment conference can raise significant money or political support for President Trump’s effort to strike a Middle East peace deal.

  • Jun 24, 2019

  • Jun 21, 2019

Three German security officials and one person close to Cuspert told The Washington Post that photos appeared to show his lifeless body.

  • Jan 19, 2018
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