The United States has imposed strict import restrictions on archaeological and ethnological material of Syria, effective immediately.
Religiously motivated persecution continues to be perpetrated by governments and by violent extremist groups, such as Boko Haram and ISIL.
International observers and rights monitors have expressed grave concern over the reported mass execution earlier this month of some two dozen Sunni Iranians.
Iraqi forces are preparing for the greatest battle against Daesh to date – the liberation of the Iraqi city of Mosul and the surrounding Nineveh plains.
Hundreds of Muslims throughout France and Italy attended Catholic Masses in a demonstration of solidarity with Christians.
As Iraqi armed forces and their Global Coalition allies continue to uproot ISIL from the territory it once occupied, the scope of the devastation in Iraq is becoming more clear.
“We have lifted the sanctions we said we would lift, and we have completely kept faith with both the black and white print, as well as the spirit, of this effort.”
More than 2 billion dollars in new money was raised for the people of Iraq at a recent donors' conference.
Millions of Iraqis will benefit from the high-quality and competitively-priced rice from the United States.
Rights monitors report that an ailing Christian woman held in Iran’s Evin prison for three years has been denied medical leave.
A newly signed agreement could rejuvenate Libya’s economy and benefit all Libyans.