Search and rescue operations near the Iraqi city of Mosul were underway after a boat sank in the Tigris River on Thursday. Authorities say dozens of people, including many children, are confirmed dead.
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President of the Human Rights Commission of Saudi Arabia, Bandar bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, pictured in November, told the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday the accused killers behind Jamal Khashoggi's death are being brought to justice.
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Mazen (right), 13, and his brother Mezban in a camp for displaced Yazidis in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Mazen was freed recently, five years after being kidnapped by ISIS. He was found in Baghouz, the last ISIS stronghold in Syria. His brother was also kidnapped and, 2-1/2 years ago, was rescued with their mother. The boys' father is still missing.
Saudi Arabian women's rights activist Loujain Alhathloul appeared in court with several other women for the first time since her arrest and detention in May 2018.
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Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, addresses the media during a news conference at a refugee resettling agency in Toronto on Jan. 15. She pledged to "work in support of freedom for women around the world, the same freedom I experienced on the first day I arrived in Canada."
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The FBI seal photographed in 2018. On Tuesday, federal prosecutors arrested and charged a 20-year-old woman in Georgia with conspiring to provide material support to ISIS, which carries a maximum prison sentence of 20 years.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Arab citizens have equal rights under the law but that Israel is the nation-state of the Jewish people — and only them. Soon after, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said Israel "has complete equality of rights for all its citizens."
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Shamima Begum was stripped of her citizenship last month but her child, a boy, was still considered a British national. However, the government argued it was too dangerous to try to retrieve the newborn from the sprawling refugee camp where the pair lived.
The State Department says it has shut down the Consulate General Jerusalem, a key conduit to Palestinian leaders. The consulate, seen here on Monday, will merge its duties into the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem to form a single diplomatic mission.
U.S. soldiers gather for a briefing during a combined joint patrol rehearsal in Manbij, Syria, in November 2018. The White House says about 400 troops will remain for an unspecified period of time.
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