The analyst, Hisham al-Hashimi, was a proponent of government efforts to rein in the Islamic State and Iraq’s Shiite militias. Suspicion fell on both groups.
Human rights groups say the new law will give the police and military forces more powers to stifle dissent.
The Ibrahim brothers were part of a successful, moderate Muslim family. What drove them to help carry out the most devastating terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka’s history?
Iraqi forces detained 14 members of the group, Khataib Hezbollah, to send a message that “no one is above the law.”
About 270 children of French citizens remain stuck in Syria, according to rights groups, which argue that leaving them stranded in squalid detention camps exposes them to illness and radicalization.
In one city ruined by war, even the stones seem to have voices. They tell the stories of people who can no longer speak for themselves.