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Trump urges leaders to stand up for sovereign values

President Trump made his first speech to the U.N. General Assembly, urging nations to work together so all can be sovereign, prosperous and secure.
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Clearing of bombs makes way for new beginnings

The Department of State releases its annual report on mine removal activities from Iraq to Southeast Asia to coincide with Mine Awareness Day on April 4.
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U.S. enforces ‘toughest sanctions ever’ on Iran

The U.S. sanctions on Iran's energy industry and banks will stop the regime from spreading destruction around the world, but let in food and medicine.

Who can counter violent extremism? You can.

“Too often, we approach youth as the passive recipients of campaigns to counter violent extremism, rather than active participants in shaping their strategy and spearheading their implementation.” — Ambassador Power
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Americans observe Holocaust Remembrance Day

Every year remembrance activities in the U.S. commemorate victims of the Holocaust, and participants commit themselves to preventing future genocide.
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U.S. provides training to prevent atrocities

The U.S. is helping nations prevent atrocities against vulnerable populations with data and specialized training. Read about U.S. aid to nations in need.

His art promotes Islamic values. Daesh wants him dead.

Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa, the creator of the hit comic book series The 99, is now a target of Daesh, which, in a series of tweets,...
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U.S. Muslims denounce ‘cowardly act’ in Orlando

Muslims in the U.S. show their solidarity with victims of the Orlando massacre by speaking out against hate and violence and donating blood for survivors.
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U.S. warns allies on business ties to Iran

A U.S. Treasury Department official warns that allies and U.S. companies will face risks if they keep doing business with Iran and helping fund its "destructive practices."