Tuesday’s drone strike on Moscow further demonstrated the spread of the war in Ukraine to the Russian capital, putting a spotlight on the city’s air defenses and the Kremlin’s attempts to adapt to a new kind of conflict. Since the 1980s, Moscow has been ringed by a complex air defense system known as Amur, which […]
Soon after his airplane took off from Moscow last fall, a Russian energy official who had just resigned took his phone and typed up the emotions he had kept bottled inside since the invasion of Ukraine. “I am tired of feeling constant fear for myself, for my loved ones, for the future of my country […]
The Israeli military carried out a raid in the occupied West Bank city of Jenin on Tuesday that it said was aimed at arresting a suspect in the fatal shooting of two Israeli brothers recently. In the spiraling violence, six Palestinians were killed, according to Palestinian health officials, and Israel said one of them was […]
JERUSALEM — Hours after a Palestinian gunman fatally shot two Israeli brothers as they drove through a town in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Sunday, Jewish settlers went on a rampage in the area to avenge the killings, stoning and burning dozens of Palestinian homes, stores and cars. The shooting occurred early Sunday afternoon on […]
Earlier in the day, Mr. Blinken met with Egypt’s president, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who has helped to mediate two cease-fires between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza since Mr. Biden took office. Mr. Blinken later told reporters he had discussed the current crisis with the Egyptian leader. New armed groups of young Palestinians, chafing under occupation […]
The thaw in relations with Washington ended abruptly six months later when Mr. Lukashenko, backed by Moscow, used brutal force to end protests by hundreds of thousands of people in Minsk and other Belarusian cities after a rigged presidential election that returned him to office for a sixth term. Just days before Russian troops invaded […]
Myanmar gets resources and ammunition, while Russia gets a customer at a time when it is struggling for revenues. Each can use the other to undermine Western sanctions.