Young man accepted at Western Michigan University had been imprisoned for being a dissident
Fighting between rival governments in Libya has made living in and near the capital extremely hazardous for civilians
Where once they confronted armies, the extremist Islamist group's adherents have now staged hit-and-run raids and suicide attacks
US proposal to end Israeli-Palestinian deadlock still under wraps; White House intends to publish plan in June
Two individuals and three entities were sanctioned, according to the Department of Treasury
Iranian President Rouhani says Islamic republic has 'no choice but to resist'
President Hassan Rouhani said in comments on his website Wednesday that for Iranians, 'there is no way except resistance''
Human Rights Watch said the three-day vote on a set of constitutional amendments, which concluded Monday, was 'marred by serious flaws,' including reports of citizens being forced to vote or bribed with food and money
UN aid agency has received reports that the Qasr Ben Ghashir detention center, holding some 890 refugees and migrants, was 'breached by armed actors'
US on Monday offered $10 million for information on three financiers of the Lebanese terror group
Mosul was home to two million people before being overrun in 2014 by IS, which proclaimed a 'caliphate' stretching into neighboring Syria, it held Mosul for three years
UN humanitarian aid officials fear they are running out of money to help civilians