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Risking Injury and Arrest, African Migrants Storm a Gate to Europe

On Friday, in the latest attempt by migrants to reach Europe, about 600 Africans stormed a barrier between Morocco and the Spanish city of Ceuta.

Germany Releases Tunisian Held in Connection With Berlin Attack

Further investigation showed the 40-year-old had not been in contact with the man who drove a truck into a Christmas fair, killing 12, the authorities said.

Harsh Facebook Posts, Jail and Now Death: A Man’s Fate Angers Algeria

The country’s government is coming under criticism after the death of a journalist imprisoned under a new law that criminalizes offending the president.

Telling The Stories Of Egypt's Endangered Journalists

Photo Journalist like Shawkan have been imprisoned for three years since Egyptian authorizes cracked down on protests, and Mohammed Elshamy feels it is his duty to make their stories heard.

Turkey and Greece Trade Jabs in Island Dispute

Supporters of the Greek far-right Golden Dawn party during a commemoration of the 21st anniversary of the dispute over the islands known as Imia in Greece and Kardak in Turkey.

For Children Caught in Syria’s War, 2016 Was Worst Year Yet, U.N. Says

Unicef said at least 652 children were killed in Syria last year, a 20 percent increase from 2015, and recruitment of child combatants more than doubled.

Still Fighting, and Dying, in the Forever War

Navy personnel in November moving the coffin of Scott Dayton, the first United States service member to be killed in Syria.

Iran’s Top Leader Appears to Rebuke President as Election Nears

Tajrish Square in Tehran. The Iranian economy did not get the boost many had hoped for after the nuclear deal

Trump Administration Is Said to Be Working to Loosen Counterterrorism Rules

The rubble of a building destroyed by a United States drone strike in October 2011 in southeastern Yemen.

However Much Trump Spends on Arms, We Can’t Bomb Ebola

President Trump and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arriving at the Pentagon in late January.

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