ISIS

People carrying belongings walking through bombed-out street (© Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

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.
Woman fighter holding yellow banner (© Bulent Kilic/AFP via Getty Images)

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.
Illustration of shipping crate, trucks, laptops, tent and other equipment (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

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."
Military jets in silhouette (© AP Images)

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.
Bas-relief in palace of Assurnasirpal II (© DeAgostini/Getty Images)

In ancient cities reclaimed from ISIS, restoration work begins

As ISIS is driven back from its conquests, restoring the damage to cultural sites and treasures from antiquity will be a major challenge.
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.