Many Saudis see the passage of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, overriding President Obama’s veto, as irreparable damage to a long relationship.
The Turkish incursion into Syria has buoyed the groups under the banner of the Free Syrian Army, but those fighters are under no illusions that their new allies support their revolution.
The country’s largest rebel group and the government said they had finally come to an agreement to end a conflict that had lasted 52 years and claimed some 220,000 lives.
As news spread of the explosion in Xinjiang, home to mostly Muslim ethnic Uighurs, the state said it would “struggle” against terrorism, and some members of the public deplored the fading of ethnic harmony.
Unauthorized settlements dot hilltops in the West Bank, and anti-settlement groups and Palestinians say retroactively legalizing them is a methodical effort to change the region’s map.
The recent recovery of looted sculptures raises a question: Should Germany build a museum of Nazi art?
A 55-page French report details how the attackers used disciplined communications, identified soft targets and perfected bomb-making techniques after two years of failures.
The payout for an American aviation disaster victim averages $4.5 million versus $1.3 million for a German victim.