Fouad Massoum was elected as Iraq's president while the jihadi group the Islamic State destroyed Christian shrines and imposed Islamic dress on women in the country's north.
A black and white approach to the conflict isn't likely to yield better outcomes for either Israelis and Palestinians.
The Federal Aviation Authority had stirred controversy in Israel by telling airlines to avoid Tel Aviv's airport. More than 700 Palestinians and 30 Israelis have died since fighting began July 8.
The conductor is on a mission to bring Estonia’s Russian- and Estonian-speakers together in the way he knows best – through song.
More than 60 counties, cities, and states – and some corporations – are reducing discrimination against former offenders by 'banning the box' from job applications.
When Michael Sulsona's wheelchair broke down while he was shopping at a home improvement store, four employees dropped everything to help.