At a rally protesting President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the Lebanese militant group sought to reclaim its earlier cause.
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After President Trump’s decision about the Israeli capital, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tried, and failed, to get a similar endorsement from Brussels.
The Russian president visited Syria, Egypt and Turkey all in a day, a trip underscoring new alliances and his role as a statesman.
The move was seen as part of a drive by Prince Mohammed bin Salman to transform Saudi society and to move toward a more tolerant form of Islam.
When the Islamic State seized territory in Iraq and Syria, it had the time and space to industrialize advanced weapons manufacturing. The results included explosive space heaters and chemical rockets.
The battle to drive the Islamic State out of Mosul left much of the city in ruins. Now, residents are pulling together to rebuild.
After the British foreign minister met with President Hassan Rouhani and expressed concern about the detained British-Iranian national, her husband said he felt renewed hope.
The military action came amid simmering tensions over President Trump’s Jerusalem declaration, injecting another layer of uncertainty in the area.
Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse thousands of protesters outside the embassy near Beirut.
What Mr. Trump’s announcement means for the city, the conflict and the world.
For residents of Jerusalem, over which the world has been battling for thousands of years, everyday frictions can be draining on both sides of the Green Line.
Haider al-Abadi said, “Our forces fully control the Iraqi-Syrian border,” but analysts warned that it did not mean the end of the Islamic State threat.
The Israeli airstrikes killed two members of the Hamas militant group.
The star witness in the trial over a billion-dollar scheme to violate United States sanctions on Iran said an inmate tried to kill him. Another inmate sued him on rape charges.
Britain’s foreign minister, on a three-nation tour, discussed the cases of those like Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is jailed on sedition charges in Iran.
From Mali to Afghanistan, jihadists promised to retaliate over the decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. But ISIS took aim, instead, at them.
Its embassy in Washington said the crown prince merely acted as an “intermediary purchaser” for Abu Dhabi. American officials say otherwise.
An Israeli, Mr. Gurdus monitored private and public communications over the air to create his own journalistic niche and score reportorial scoops.
American air commanders complain that the Russians are flouting their agreements aimed at avoiding midair collisions.
The denunciations on the 15-member United Nations Security Council left the United States isolated. But other than venting frustration, it is unclear what the council can do.
What could go wrong in the aftermath of President Trump’s decision to formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
One of France’s biggest companies faces claims it helped finance the Islamic State and several armed groups when it operated in Syria from 2012 to 2014.
In the city at the center of the storm, Friday Prayer at Al Aqsa Mosque was largely calm. Protests were held in Gaza, the West Bank and beyond.
Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman worked through a friend to buy Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” for a record $450.3 million, officials say.
All but two of the 11 former envoys said the decision — a departure from seven decades of U.S. policy — was foolish and even dangerous.
The United States, which has often castigated other countries for ignoring Security Council resolutions, could now face the same criticism.
Three couples denied marriage in Israel for various reasons were wed in a festive ceremony in New York.
Hamas called for a new intifada, protests erupted across the Middle East, and Arab and European leaders condemned Trump’s move.
The new total counts service members on short-term deployments who were not included in Obama-era troop totals.
President Trump called on the Saudi government to lift the restrictions on Yemen, saying it “must be done for humanitarian reasons immediately.”
The prince bought Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of Christ, according to documents reviewed by The New York Times.
The U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital deals a blow to an aspiration of the Arab world. But for many Arab leaders, the issue has been displaced by other priorities.
Russia wants to change a Security Council-approved measure that allows U.N. agencies to deliver food and medicine to Syrians in rebel-held areas.
President Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday, reversing decades of American foreign policy.
President Trump has recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The decision bucks nearly seven decades of American foreign policy.
Ignoring warnings from diplomats around the world, President Trump reverses decades of American policy toward the contested city.
An Israeli minister said moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem would be “destiny.” The leader of Hamas called it “an unaccountable gamble.”
President Trump declared recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Here’s why that’s so fraught.
The city has long been contested by Jews, Christians and Muslims, as well as by external powers, and its future remains far from clear.
What happens in Saudi Arabia stays in Saudi Arabia, including the short-lived surprise resignation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri of Lebanon.
Igniting fears of violence in the region, President Trump’s decision could derail any peace initiative, Arab and European leaders warn.
The warning by Ahmed Ali Saleh, an American-trained former military commander, could signal his emergence as a focus of opposition to Houthi rebels.