Siah Armajani’s career survey at the Met Breuer and public sculpture in Brooklyn Bridge Park offer a portrait of the Iranian artist in exile in America.
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The vessel, carrying Iraqis celebrating the Kurdish New Year, sank in the Tigris River near Mosul, killing at least 94 people.
The Islamic State barely has any territory left in Syria. So how is it able to keep staging attacks across the country?
Jared Kushner, presidential adviser, and Josh Kushner, venture capitalist, both have ties to Saudi Arabia. Critics say that raises ethical questions.
Thousands of fighters remain in the region, but they have gone underground, carrying out quick strikes in the region and continuing to promote their ideology worldwide.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu raised the issue during a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, whose agency no longer says the territory is “occupied.”
President Trump updated an earlier assertion that the territory held by the group in Syria was “100 percent” reclaimed, despite reports of continuing fighting.
The Israeli prime minister’s anti-Arab provocations have helped him win elections in the past. This time they might backfire.
Morten Storm, who outlined his life as a Qaeda jihadist who became an informant, was found to have experienced “exceptionally dangerous events.”
The captives are suspected of involvement in a restaurant bombing in January, in which at least 11 Syrians also died.
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked adopted the arch irony of internet trolls in a provocative ad before Israel’s elections. Critics called it too serious a subject to joke about.
The militants are targeting Iraqis who venture into the wild to search for the delicacy, demanding ransom for those they don’t simply kill.
The push against the Iraqi groups by top American officials has fueled tensions between the two nations and within the Trump administration.
As his caliphate crumbles, the Islamic State spokesman, Abu Hassan al-Muhajir, issued a 44-minute speech mocking America’s claim of victory.
The commission’s report, disputed by Israel, says Israeli soldiers may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity when they fired on Palestinian protesters last March.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman created a secret team that spied on, kidnapped and tortured Saudi citizens a year before the journalist was killed.
The Turkish president used blurred images of the assault to criticize an opposition leader, comparing him to a notorious Australian politician.
A Palestinian killed an Israeli soldier and a civilian. The assault quickly became fodder in a heated election campaign.
The imprisonment of Michael R. White, 46, is another irritant in the increasingly tense relationship between Iran and the United States.
The former army chief with the best chance to unseat the prime minister in April’s election is suddenly on the defensive, and not about the issues.
Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters packed the streets of the capital, rejecting President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s offer not to seek a fifth term.
The play “Nassim,” which never features the same actor twice, reminded the acclaimed writer and performer of the power of listening.
The Israeli military said the rocket fire had been a mistake. A Hamas official blamed rogue militants. Either way, both sides worked to restore calm.