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An American Disappeared in Syria 2 Years Ago. His Family Wants Trump to Help.

BEIRUT — Since disappearing in Syria nearly two years ago, an American therapist has missed the birth of one grandchild, then another. His family in the United States does not know where he is, who is holding him, whether he has the diabetes [...]

Saudi Teenager Fleeing Family Arrives Safely in Canada

TORONTO — It was another proud moment for Canada: a Saudi teenager who had just been granted asylum walking through the arrivals gate at Toronto airport embraced by the country’s popular foreign minister. Wearing a gray sweatshirt [...]

Family of Navy Veteran Held in Iran Says He Had Valid Visa and Is No Spy

The family of Michael R. White, a Navy veteran imprisoned in Iran half a year ago, said Friday that he had traveled there with a valid visa to visit a female friend, rejecting any suggestion that he might have been engaged in espionage. “We [...]

Saudi Woman Who Fled Family Granted Asylum in Canada

BANGKOK — Canada granted asylum on Friday to an 18-year-old Saudi runaway who feared death from her family if she were deported home from Thailand, and Thai officials said she had left “smiling and healthy” for a new life. The [...]

Saudi woman runaway held in Thailand while fleeing family

BANGKOK (AP) – A Saudi woman is using social media to draw attention to her plight to flee her family, claiming that authorities in Thailand have confiscated her passport and are holding her at an airport hotel room in Bangkok. Rahaf [...]

Afghanistan Dispatch: Along a Road of Sorrow, a Toddler Lost Her Name, Her Family and Her Life

JALALABAD, Afghanistan — On the small whiteboard above the little girl’s hospital bed, in the medical bills that she had no one left to pay, and in the news reports about a shattered toddler’s struggle to survive, she was called [...]

Despite bitter family rivalry, Bush wanted Trump at his funeral

President Donald Trump in July mocked former president George H.W. Bush’s “thousand points of light” philosophy and has pronounced former president George W. Bush’s Iraq war “a disaster” on many occasions. | David J. Phillip, [...]

George H.W. Bush remembered by presidential peers, family

“The entire Bush family is deeply grateful for 41’s life and love for the compassion of those who have cared and prayed for dad, and for the condolences of our fellow citizens,” George W. Bush, the 43rd president, said. [...]

5 Weeks and Counting: Dutch Church Holds Worship Marathon to Protect Migrant Family

Five weeks after a pastor in the Netherlands started what seemed like a fairly ordinary church service, that service is still underway, a sort of pious filibuster relay that involves hundreds of people and shows no sign of stopping. Bethel [...]

12-year-old girl from Honduras reunited with her family

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) – A girl from Honduras has been reunited with her family in New Hampshire after she was separated from them by the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy on illegal border crossings. Twelve-year-old [...]