Turkey’s expanding campaign makes it one of the big players in the seven-year conflict, but that comes with all the hazards of embroilment in a foreign war.
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Since Iraq’s Kurds voted for independence last fall, relations with Baghdad have been strained. A new agreement signals warmer ties.
The 17-year-old, who became a Palestinian symbol of resistance but was then arrested and held without bail, accepted a plea bargain.
Photos from Tuesday’s meeting show that the dynamics at the table remained relatively unchanged — even amid White House staff shake-ups — and male.
The destruction of the nuclear plant in 2007 was well known in the rest of the world, but the Israeli news media was banned from reporting on it until now.
Both Democrats and Republicans declined to back a rare legislative attempt to restrict the president’s war powers.
An animated video depicts the kingdom’s forces under Mohammed bin Salman marching into Tehran as conquering heroes. Is it serious or a satire?
On the 15th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, The Times reintroduces At War, a forum for the firsthand experiences of global conflict.
An animated video published by an anonymous pro-Saudi-government group makes a point of showing off the kingdom’s arsenal in an imagined invasion of its regional nemesis, Iran. Some say they believe Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is behind it.
As his soldiers wage a brutal offensive near Damascus, President Bashar al-Assad takes a leisurely drive into the heart of the civil war.
President Bashar al-Assad of Syria appeared in a series of videos driving from Damascus to eastern Ghouta, the suburb that has been under siege for almost five years.
Anna Campbell, 26, was the eighth Briton, and the first British woman, to be killed fighting for Kurdish-led forces in Syria’s civil war.
The charges came after a weekend in which three people were killed in two attacks, and as Israelis braced for more violence in the Palestinian territories.
After months of internal wrangling, the administration filed a brief urging the justices to turn down an appeal from victims of terrorist attacks in Israel.
In a “60 Minutes” interview, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman laid out his views on Islam, women’s rights, his wealth and the jailing of hundreds of princes.
Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s de facto leader, has ushered in an era of modernization and social reforms in the kingdom. But the prince has also cracked down on those who could threaten his power.
The city in the Syrian enclave was the target of a two-month military operation against Kurdish militias. Tens of thousands of civilians evacuated as its fall neared.
The underdog sentiment and distrust of Israel’s old, liberal elite still run deep among Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s supporters, who are sticking firmly by him, despite graft accusations.
The Kurds may not have an actual state in what they call Rojava, northern Syria, but they have plenty of bureaucracy.
The kingdom hopes that building an entertainment industry for its 29 million people will help its struggling, oil-based economy and make life more enjoyable.
Ms. Nasrallah defied a civil war to remain in Beirut, where she campaigned for women’s rights and illuminated the vacuum left by immigration to other countries.