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A family seeks and can’t find answers as one of their own is accused of 10 murders in Boulder mass shooting

The parents and siblings of the accused shooter are ashamed and grieving for the victims, a close relative said.
  • Mar 28, 2021

Libya risks losing control of its destiny as planeloads of fighters and arms flood the country

Libyans ousted a dictator, but an ensuing civil war has drawn in Russia, Turkey and others with a thirst for control.
  • Feb 27, 2021

In a first, Yemenis seek redress for U.S. drone strikes at Inter-American rights body

Two families in Yemen’s Bayda governorate lost 34 relatives, including nine children, in U.S. military actions, the petition alleges.
  • Jan 26, 2021

Far-right groups make plans for protests and assaults before and after Inauguration Day

Some of the groups have complained of a lack of clear direction from President Trump, who has been kicked off social media platforms.
  • Jan 14, 2021

Morocco and Israel to establish diplomatic relations with U.S. backing

U.S. to recognize Moroccan sovereignty over the long-contested region of Western Sahara, angering one prominent Republican senator.
  • Dec 10, 2020

Israeli prime minister makes historic visit to Saudi Arabia, intelligence official confirms

Netanyahu met with the Saudi crown prince during the secret visit, first reported by Israeli media.
  • Nov 23, 2020

Iran’s oil exports, uranium stockpile surge as Trump administration’s ‘maximum pressure’ policy hits a wall

Incoming Biden administration will face an assertive Tehran with more oil customers and a growing stockpile of nuclear fuel.
  • Nov 15, 2020

ISIS attacks surge in Africa even as Trump boasts of a ‘100-percent’ defeated caliphate

After early successes in the war against the Islamic State, terrorists are gaining ground on two continents.
  • Oct 18, 2020

Bahrain to establish diplomatic relations with Israel as Trump touts diplomatic breakthroughs in the Middle East

The Persian Gulf state follows the United Arab Emirates in forging formal ties with Israel with backing from the United States.
  • Sep 11, 2020

Portland killing renews focus on tactics of far-right group Patriot Prayer

Founded by Joey Gibson, Patriot Prayer has stoked political divisions by clashing with left-wing activists on the West Coast.
  • Sep 1, 2020