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Extremist convicted for destroying Timbuktu shrines

The International Criminal Court found a Muslim radical guilty of committing a war crime by overseeing the destruction of historic mausoleums in Timbuktu.
Woman standing among corn stalks (AUN-API)

After escaping Boko Haram, farmers begin a new season with hope

Once displaced by chaos caused by the Boko Haram terrorist organization, thousands of Nigerian farmers are cultivating again.
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The secret weapon against violent extremism: Women

See how some mothers in Belgium, Afghanistan and Kenya are playing a big part in preventing their children from being radicalized to violence.

Global Coalition meets to defeat ISIS

The United States will host a two-day meeting of top leaders of the Global Coalition to defeat ISIS.

Iraqi and American efforts push back Daesh as Iraqis build their...

The U.S. commitment to Iraq’s democracy has not wavered, President Obama affirms as he welcomes Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi to Washington.
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Pompeo urges all nations to hold Iran regime accountable

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo citied a litany of Iran-sponsored terrorist attacks in Europe and elsewhere in pressing all nations to hold Iran accountable.
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U.S. recommits to helping the world end genocide

The Atrocities Prevention Board monitors worldwide threats to civilians, takes steps to prevent atrocities and, if prevention fails, mobilizes a response.

Global coalition unwavering in fight against Daesh terrorists

Special presidential envoy John Allen says the international community will not waver in its collective resolve to degrade and defeat Daesh.
Secretary Kerry and Saudi Foreign Minister al-Faisal (AP Images)

Kerry on ISIL: ‘We are uniting the world against a unified...

Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting allies across the Middle East to unify an international coalition aimed at defeating and destroying the Islamic...