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Army: Hostages in Philippines siege forced to fight, loot, become sex slaves

The military said some hostages were forced to convert to Islam, carry wounded fighters to mosques, and marry militants of the Maute group loyal to Islamic State.

June 27, 2017

Saudi demolition of historic Shiite homes stokes violence

The destruction of centuries-old homes in the town of al-Awamiya has sparked shootouts in the streets between Saudi security forces and Shiite gunmen.

June 27, 2017

Politics of Death: The Bangladeshi professor defending nature with his life

Anu Muhammad is no stranger to death threats for his role leading a campaign against plans to build a coal-fired power plant in southern Bangladesh.

June 26, 2017

Mosul celebrates first Eid without IS in years

Children gathered in squares on the eastern side of the city, some playing on old swings and others with toy guns and rifles.

June 26, 2017