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After being banned from visiting Israel, then approved to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, Rep. Tlaib will not go to the country

Tlaib had initially hoped to arrive in Israel on Sunday with Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.)

‘An eye for an eye’: How one woman’s eye patch became the symbol of the Hong Kong protests

The pro-democracy demonstrators have been calling for change in Hong Kong since June

She’s a 13-year-old chess prodigy, ready to take her talents abroad. But Kenya’s bureaucracy is getting in the way.

Like about 35 percent of Kenyans, Sarah Momanyi doesn’t have a proper birth certificate

‘Thank God women are doing stand-up’: In the age of Me Too, these Russian women are cracking jokes

Comedy has provided a space where Russian women can commiserate, vent and tackle the battle of the sexes

An American traveler and her son visited Egypt. Now she’s in jail there for allegedly criticizing the government on Facebook.

When Reem Mohamed Desouky’s brother, Nour, visited her, he was also jailed

In landslide vote, New Zealand’s lawmakers advance bill that would decriminalize abortion

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has promised to prioritize the issue

Princess Haya’s custody battle with Dubai’s ruler highlights previous allegations of cruelty

Two of Maktoum’s daughters from another wife have attempted to flee the kingdom

South Korea’s K-pop is known for its clean-cut image. But sex scandals are changing that.

Some of the industry’s biggest names have been charged with drugging and raping women and running a prostitution racket

Beijing ‘firmly supports’ Hong Kong’s embattled leader — and makes the protests her problem

It was the first time Chinese officials held a news conference after eight consecutive weekends of protests