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28 Jan. 2023
Palestinians clash with Israeli forces following an army raid in the West Bank city of Jenin on Thursday.

A 10-month military crackdown, a half-century occupation, increasing Palestinian militancy and a far-right Israeli government could impact the chances for more violence.

(Image credit: Majdi Mohammed/AP)

28 Jan. 2023

In a glitzy neighborhood in Dubai, the largest city in United Arab Emirates, a new restaurant offers Ukrainians a taste of home thousands of miles away.

28 Jan. 2023

A judge in San Francisco has released video of the October attack on the husband of then-U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The video shows the assailant striking Paul Pelosi with a hammer.

28 Jan. 2023

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to the Middle East next week following three violent incidents that left several civilians dead in recent days.

28 Jan. 2023
Israeli security forces and emergency service personnel gather at a cordoned-off area in Jerusalem

The attack on Saturday morning comes just a day after a Palestinian gunman opened fire outside of a synagogue in Jerusalem at the start of the Jewish sabbath, killing seven people.

(Image credit: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP via Getty Images)

28 Jan. 2023
An American soldier walks ahead of an MKIV British-made tank, circa 1918.

Germany and the United States have pledged to send tanks to Ukraine for their war efforts. What role could they play in the coming months?

(Image credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

27 Jan. 2023

Ukraine needs more than weapons to defeat Russia. The U.S. is also working frantically to provide infrastructure to help keep the lights on.

27 Jan. 2023

Former Soviet republics in Central Asia have a deeply entangled history with Russia. Their Soviet legacy is reflected in some interesting ways, including at their subway stations.

27 Jan. 2023

A gunman killed at least 7 people gathering for the sabbath at a synagogue in Jerusalem. This comes as violence intensifies with Israeli forces conducting a campaign of raids in the occupied West Bank

27 Jan. 2023

An Israeli documentary examines what happened to one seaside Palestinian village in the 1948 war.

27 Jan. 2023
Israeli emergency service personnel and security forces stand near a covered body at the site of a reported attack in Jerusalem on Friday.

Israeli police say they shot and killed the gunman. The State Department condemned the "absolutely horrific" attack.

(Image credit: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP via Getty Images)

27 Jan. 2023
Fire and smoke rise above buildings in Gaza City as Israel launched airstrikes on the Palestinian enclave.

Militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets toward Israel and Israeli warplanes bombed Hamas sites in Gaza a day after the deadliest Israeli raid in the West Bank in years.

(Image credit: Mahmud Hams/AFP via Getty Images)

27 Jan. 2023
Demonstrators burn flares and smoke bombs outside the Ukrainian parliament in Kyiv on June 5, 2020, during a demonstration calling for the interior minister

The Ukrainian government's recent shake-up drew attention to corruption allegations implicating senior officials. Here's a short history of the country's efforts to combat graft.

(Image credit: Sergei Supinksy/AFP via Getty Images)

27 Jan. 2023
U.S. second gentleman, Doug Emhoff, lays a wreath honoring Holocaust victims at the former Auschwitz site on Friday in Oswiecim, Poland.

Emhoff, the first Jewish spouse of a U.S. president or vice president, is in Poland and Germany to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day and address rising antisemitism around the world.

(Image credit: Omar Marques/Getty Images)

27 Jan. 2023
United Ukrainian Ballet Company members Liza Gogidze and Oleksii Kniazkov in Giselle, choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky.

The United Ukrainian Ballet Company is made up of dancers taking refuge in the Netherlands. The company travels to Washington, D.C., to perform Giselle, choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky.

(Image credit: Altin Kaftira/The United Ukrainian Ballet)

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