Middle East

A lawyer for the families of 9/11 victims said conclusions "validate arguments we have made in litigation regarding the Saudi government’s responsibility."
The prisoners escaped through a tunnel from the Gilboa prison, one of Israel's most secure facilities.
People fleeing to Pakistan from Afghanistan, wildfires in California, and Yemeni bicyclists riding for peace appear in some of this week's most memorable images.
Israel forces shot a 13-year-old boy in the head. Palestinian gunfire also critically wounded an Israeli police officer.
After the Taliban swiftly took back control of the Afghan capital, the stability of the country likely depends on its neighbors in the region.
The blast near the Syrian border is the latest tragedy to hit the country currently in the throes of a devastating political and economic crisis.
Israel, France and Germany have started administering booster shots, while the U.S. CDC maintains they are not necessary right now.
It was also the first medal of any kind in gymnastics for the country.
It will be a valuable test case for the effectiveness of an extra jab against the delta variant of the coronavirus.
GOP Gov. Greg Abbott calls the socially conscious company "disgraceful" for its decision not to sell in the Israeli-occupied territories.