As Taliban Fight for Ghazni City in Afghanistan, Nearby Districts Fall

As Taliban Fight for Ghazni City in Afghanistan, Nearby Districts Fall ImageAfghan soldiers in the city of Ghazni on Sunday. Government forces, supported by American military airstrikes and some American ground forces, continued on Monday to hold government buildings, the…

Gaza Border Fight Intensifies in Night of Rockets, Airstrikes

GAZA/JERUSALEM —  Palestinian militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel and the Israeli military carried out scores of air strikes as fighting near the Gaza-Israel border intensified overnight into Thursday. Air raid sirens sounded almost nonstop in southern Israel from…

If you're surprised by Saudi Arabia's fight with Canada, you haven't been paying attention

In a tweet on Friday, the Canadian Foreign Ministry said it was “gravely concerned” by the arrest of Saudi activist Samar Badawi and other women’s rights campaigners, and called for their release. Since then, the Saudi government has responded with…

US declines to take sides in heated Saudi, Canadian fight over human rights

The U.S. is declining to take sides between Saudi Arabia and Canada after the Middle Eastern nation’s extraordinary reaction to Canada’s condemnation of the arrest of a Saudi Arabian human rights activist. Saudi officials reacted with fury to the criticism:…

US declines to take sides in heated Saudi, Canadian fight over human rights

The U.S. is declining to take sides between Saudi Arabia and Canada after the Middle Eastern nation’s extraordinary reaction to Canada’s condemnation of the arrest of a Saudi Arabian human rights activist. Saudi officials reacted with fury to the criticism:…

Canada Learns That No One Wins a Twitter Fight

LISTEN TO ARTICLE SHARE THIS ARTICLE In an age when foreign policy is conducted increasingly by social media, Saudi Arabia’s reaction to a pair of Canadian tweets is a reminder that diplomacy by Twitter comes with a few risks. The…

Trump and Erdogan square up for a fight

by Ishaan Tharoor August 3 at 12:59 AM Email the author Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today’s…

Shocking Photos of New Islamabad International Airport Pakistan

Shocking Photos of New Islamabad International Airport Pakistan