ISIS

Rex Tillerson at lectern (© AP Images)

Tillerson outlines ‘the way forward’ toward stable Syria

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offers five goals to end the conflict in Syria in a speech at Stanford University in California.
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Where ISIS is defeated, freedom of worship returns

In July 2017, ISIS was driven from Mosul, in Iraq. Now there, and in places where ISIS has been defeated, there is a renewal of religious freedom.
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U.S. mine-removal program defuses ISIS remnants

U.S. mine-removal efforts are clearing a path for Iraqis displaced by ISIS to return home, according to the latest edition of "To Walk the Earth in Safety."
Adults and children with candles and crosses standing outside at night (© AP Images)

The right to religious freedom

The International Religious Freedom Act promotes the fundamental right of people worldwide to worship according to their own conscience.
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ISIS’ reign of terror ends in Raqqa. Fight to destroy ISIS...

The rout of Islamic State forces continues across Iraq and Syria, where Raqqa, the city the extremists called their capital, is free from ISIS brutality.
Destroyed street with taxi and mosque in distance (© Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters)

NATO improves Iraq’s civil-military ties

With cities left in ruin by ISIS, Iraq is embarked on the long road to recovery. NATO is helping Iraq's civil and military ministries meet the challenge.
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In Iraq, mobile police stations protect areas liberated from ISIS

In parts of Iraq liberated from ISIS, law enforcement has a new way to get up and running quickly: mobile police stations, or "police in a box."
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Accelerating the campaign to annihilate ISIS

Progress in driving ISIS from territory it seized in Iraq and Syria has dramatically accelerated under the Trump administration.
Man carrying books in front of war-damaged buildings (© Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty)

Rebuilding Mosul University library, one book at a time

Americans are donating books in a global effort led by blogger Mosul Eye to rebuild the University of Mosul's library, which was destroyed by ISIS.