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President Trump speaking in large, ornately decorated ballroom (White House/Shealah Craighead)

President Trump’s speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit

"I stand before you as a representative of the American people, to deliver a message of friendship and hope," says President Trump in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Rex Tillerson speaking (© AP Images)

Tillerson addresses coalition of 68 nations to defeat ISIS

Nations come together to discuss the defeat of ISIS/Daesh. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says it's "a fight in which we all have a stake."

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.
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Protecting religious and ethnic minorities from Daesh atrocities

The international community will meet to discuss ways we can protect religious and ethnic minorities whose homelands are occupied by Daesh.
People crowded into back of large truck (© AP Images)

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.
Statue amid ruins (© AP Images)

The U.S. has a new weapon to stop black market trafficking...

A new U.S. law will help keep Syrian treasures from entering the American art and antiquities markets.
Man looking out window (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

Actor Faran Tahir, fighting Muslim stereotypes, looks for the humanity in...

Faran Tahir, who is Muslim, has earned a reputation for pushing back against negative stereotypes.

International students challenge extremism

Abeera Akhtar and her colleagues at Pakistan's Lahore University of Management Sciences started the FATE (From Apathy to Empathy) project against extremism.

‘Rallying the world behind causes that are right’

On issues of global concern, "we will mobilize the world to work with us," President Obama said in his last State of the Union address.