Nadia Murad, a survivor of sexual violence by the Islamic State, and Dr. Denis Mukwege, a gynecological surgeon who founded a hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo, were awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their campaigns against the use of rape as a weapon of war.
Nadia Murad, a former ISIS captive, and Denis Mukwege, a Congolese gynecological surgeon, were rewarded “for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.”
Tara Fares was gunned down in broad daylight, the latest outspoken woman killed in a series of attacks that Iraqi officials are investigating as possibly linked.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the employees were being temporarily relocated and the United States would respond to attacks by militias supported by Iran.
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Every time Maria Kelly sees an eagle, she knows it’s a sign from her husband, Col. Paul Kelly, who died in 2007 in Iraq.
Coleen Bowman is learning to navigate her relationship with her new boyfriend while honoring her husband, Sgt. Maj. Robert Bowman, who died in 2013.
Chief Warrant Officer Thalia Ramirez and her husband, Jesse Belbeck, saw each other as much as possible while they were in Afghanistan. But Ramirez never made it home.
Memorializing Sgt. Jack Bryant Jr. is a family event. His relatives keep his memory alive by bringing new members of their growing family to his grave site.
Four people were brought together by their love for Sgt. Ashly Moyer. After her death, they found comfort in one another and, in time, built relationships that helped them forgive themselves for her death.
Portraits of nine families whose lives are tied to Arlington National Cemetery’s Section 60, the final resting place of the loved ones they lost to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Lt. j.g. Francis Toner IV was killed by one of the Afghan soldiers he was sent to help. During the attack, he gave his own life to save a friend and fellow officer.
First Lt. Daniel Weiss was a standout soldier, which made it all the more surprising when he killed himself.
Robert McCallum, a military veteran, has made grave markers for 18 years. Sometimes he makes headstones for people who lived full lives. Others never reached their 21st birthday.
When Sgt. William Stacey died, he left behind items from his life that stick around to chart his memory.
Specialist Jessica Sarandrea’s death dimmed a light on her family, who left Miami to live in a place where they weren’t surrounded by reminders of the daughter they lost.