The New Arab Staff & Agencies
Sunday's attack on the Ain Al-Asad air base was the latest in a series of attacks against US forces in Iraq.
The compound from which former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi ruled his country for four decades is now filled with squatters unable to afford housing in Tripoli.
Juneteenth marks the day in 1865 when the Union army announced to African Americans that enslaved people were free.
Many African migrants arriving in Libya are finding themselves locked up and exploited.
The role of Islam faces the biggest reset in modern times as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pursues a liberalisation drive in parallel with a vigorous crackdown on dissent.
The insurgent group said the only way to end the conflict in Afghanistan was to establish an Islamic system after the departure of all foreign forces.
Sunday's meeting over Iran's nuclear deal comes after ultraconservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi won the presidential election.
The Russian ambassador was recalled in March amid worsening relations between Washington and Moscow. He's now returned to the US in an "optimistic mood."
Israel's President Rivlin is scheduled to meet his US counterpart later this month.
The early legislative elections in Armenia come after the six-week war fought with Azerbaijan last year over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh territory.