Pope demands 'urgent' action to protect civilians in Iraq
Pope Francis has demanded "urgent" action to protect civilians in Iraq, saying forces involved in the battle for Mosul have an obligation to protect innocents following a recent spike in civilian casualties
Nebraska Democrats criticized for refugee basket voter forms
The Nebraska Democratic Party is facing criticism from Republican leaders for including voter registration forms in welcome baskets for refugees
US Holocaust Museum Urges Lawmakers to Protect Refugees 'Whatever Their National or Religious Identity'
The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum issued a statement Tuesday addressing the global refugee crisis, urging lawmakers to craft policy that addresses national security concerns while protecting legitimate refugees, regardless of nationality or religion. But the 183-word statement curiously makes no
Life After ISIS: One Girl's Story From Slavery to Freedom
Julia arrived in Stockholm looking like any other typical Western teenage girl. An embroidered blue backpack slung over her arm, rhinestone-encrusted sandals sparkling on her feet, and a butterfly clip pulling her long hair back from her big brown eyes. She is petite, barely five feet tall, and
Kayla Mueller Part 5: Kayla's Sacrifice Allows Sex Slave to Escape
Even after being raped by ISIS leader, Kayla foregoes her chance to run to save others.
Kayla Mueller in Captivity: Courage, Selflessness as She Defended Christian Faith to ISIS Executioner 'Jihadi John'
American hostage Kayla Mueller was tortured, verbally abused, forced into slave labor for ISIS commanders in Syria and raped by the group’s top leader, but her fellow hostages say she never surrendered hope, selflessly put the welfare of fellow captives above her own and even stood up to
“20/20” Investigation Reveals Shocking Details about the Captivity and Fight for Freedom of American ISIS Hostage Kayla Mueller
Report Features Exclusive Interviews with Fellow Hostages, Never Before Seen Communications with ISIS and Kayla’s Proof of Life Video “The Girl Left Behind” Airs Friday, August 26 at 10pm ET|PT on ABC When 26-year old Kayla Mueller, a humanitarian aid worker from Prescott, Arizona was
TIMELINE: Kayla Mueller in ISIS Captivity
American aid worker Kayla Mueller , 26, was kidnapped by the terror group ISIS in Syria in 2013 and held until she was killed 18 months later. A new investigation by ABC News' "20/20" reveals for the first time the behind-the-scenes struggle to get Kayla back and how Kayla's parents say they felt
Two Years of U.S.-led Airstrikes on ISIS in Syria and Iraq Show Progress
Today marks the two-year anniversary of the first U.S. airstrikes against ISIS militants. ISIS had captured the town of Sinjar in northern Iraq , after overrunning the cities of Mosul, Kirkuk, Baiji, and Tikrit to name a few. Tens of thousands of Yazidis who had fled the ISIS siege were trapped on
'Orlando Will Be Repeated' and 'No Place Is Safe,' Former ISIS Captive Warns Congress
“No place is safe for anyone.” That’s the chilling assessment a former ISIS captive has given U.S. lawmakers, recounting her harrowing tale under the grips of an international terrorist organization. “Orlando will be repeated if the world doesn't put an end [to] such terrorism . There is no