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U.S. Vetoes Palestinian Bid to Be Full U.N. Member State

The United Nations Security Council met in New York on Thursday to address issues in the Middle East, including the Palestinian bid for statehood.

U.S. and Allies Penalize Iran for Striking Israel, and Try to Avert War

Iranian medium-range missiles during the annual Army Day celebration at a military base in Tehran on Wednesday. The United States imposed sanctions on Iranian armed forces and weapon makers.

Miscalculation Led to Escalation in Clash Between Israel and Iran

The Iranian Embassy complex in Damascus, Syria, a day after an airstrike by Israel.

Nicola Sturgeon’s Husband Charged in Embezzlement Case in Scotland

Peter Murrell became the Scottish National Party’s chief executive in 1999 and married Nicola Sturgeon, who went on to become its leader, in 2010.

U.S. Restarts Deportation Flights to Haiti

Cars burned in gang violence in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, last month.

Rainstorms Kill More Than 130 in Afghanistan and Pakistan

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, the area of Pakistan that appeared to be hardest hit by the rainfall, on Tuesday.

Croatia’s Election Result Makes a Far-Right Party a Possible Kingmaker

The inconclusive outcome of the parliamentary vote on Wednesday signaled a new era of messy political uncertainty in the Balkan nation

Germany Arrests 2 Men Suspected of Spying for Russia

Outside a court in Karlsruhe, Germany, on Thursday. Federal prosecutors based in the city said one of the men had considered a U.S. military base as one of several potential targets.

Prince Harry Now Officially Resident in U.S., Documents Show

Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, were in Florida on Friday. The online filing dated his U.S. residency to June 2023.

3 Reasons This Country Is a Top ISIS Recruiting Ground

People gathered outside Crocus City Hall outside Moscow after the terrorist attack there last month. Russia charged four migrant laborers from Tajikistan with the assault.

Takeaways From a Trove of ByteDance Records

The ByteDance offices in Shanghai last year.

Dubai’s Extraordinary Flooding: Here’s What to Know

Abandoned vehicles in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Thursday.

South Africa’s 2024 National Election: What to Know

Friday Briefing: India’s Election Begins

These Indian polling officials took a boat to a remote polling location.

C.I.A. Director Blames Hamas for Stalled Cease-Fire Talks

A rally in Jerusalem this month calling for the release of hostages held by Hamas.

Satellite Data Reveals Sinking Risk for China’s Cities

Sidewalk construction in Tianjin. Last year thousands of residents were evacuated from apartments in the city after nearby streets split apart.

Land Under B.L.M. Management to Get New Protections

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland in 2021. She said the new rule announced on Thursday “helps restore balance to our public lands.”

Scotland Pauses Gender Medications for Minors

The Sandyford Central Gender Services clinic in Glasgow, Scotland.

Amsterdam’s Latest Effort to Fight Excessive Tourism: No New Hotels

A hotel in Amsterdam’s red-light district, where the city has tried to limit crowds.

Chinese Exports Are Threatening Biden’s Industrial Agenda

“I’m not looking for a fight with China,” President Biden said during a visit to the United Steelworkers Union in Pittsburgh on Wednesday. “I’m looking for competition — and fair competition.”

How Israel’s Conflicts Could Escalate

Iranians on Monday expressing support for their government’s missile and drone attack on Israel over the weekend.

Qatar Says It Is Reviewing Its Mediator Role as Israel-Hamas Talks Stall

The Qatari prime minister, right, with the foreign minister of Turkey, at a news conference in Doha, Qatar, this week.

Millions of Girls in Africa Will Miss HPV Shots After Merck Production Problem

On the way to class in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The delayed vaccines means that girls in countries such as Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso and Mozambique who are now 14 will no longer be eligible for vaccination when these campaigns finally start.

After Months of Cocaine Washing Ashore, Australian Police Make an Arrest

W.H.O. Broadens Definition of Airborne Diseases

Drought Pushes Millions Into ‘Acute Hunger’ in Southern Africa

A farmer in Zimbabwe last month. Several countries have declared national emergencies.

A Japanese Village Wants Tourists to Come for Heat, Soot and Steel

An ISIS Terror Group Draws Half Its Recruits From Tiny Tajikistan

Muyasser Zargarova, the mother of one of the Tajik suspects in the terrorist attack outside Moscow, said her son had never exhibited signs of extremism.

The E.U. says it will impose new sanctions on Iran’s drone and missile programs.

Charles Michel, president of the European Council, at an E.U. summit in Brussels on Thursday.

Thursday Briefing

Members of the Israeli military showing the remnants of an Iranian ballistic missile that fell on Israel over the weekend.

Björn Höcke of the AfD Goes on Trial in Germany

Björn Höcke heads the far-right Alternative for Germany party in the state of Thuringia.

How A.I. Tools Could Change India’s Elections

Dubai Flooding Photos and Video: Heavy Rains in UAE and Oman Kill at Least 19

Sheikh Zayed Road highway in Dubai, United Arab Emirates was flooded and shut down following the heaviest rain recorded in the country.

Thursday Briefing: Israel Seems Poised to Retaliate

The top diplomats from Germany and Britain met with the Israeli president, Isaac Herzog (middle), in Jerusalem yesterday.

Netanyahu Says Israel Will Make Its Own Decisions in Response to Iran’s Attack

Members of the Israeli military showing the remnants of an Iranian ballistic missile that fell on Israel over the weekend.

U.S. Reimposes Oil Sanctions on Venezuela as Hopes Dim for Free Election

President Nicolás Maduro after signing up as a candidate for Venezuela’s presidential elections.

How London Became a ‘Hot Spot’ for Threats Against Iranian Journalists

Mount Ruang Volcano Erupts in Indonesia, Forcing Hundreds to Evacuate

Long-Acting Drugs May Revolutionize H.I.V. Prevention and Treatment

Kenneth Davis, a patient in an H.I.V. treatment trial, undergoes a routine exam with the assistance of Phoebe Bryson-Cahn, a research clinician, at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Nine People, Including Air Canada Worker, Arrested in $14.5 Million Gold Heist

Nick Milinovich, the deputy chief of the Peel Regional Police, speaking on Wednesday about arrests in connection with last year’s theft of gold bars and bank notes at Toronto Pearson Airport.

UN Report Describes Abuse and Dire Conditions in Israeli Detention

Israeli soldiers with Palestinian detainees in Gaza in December. The Israeli military reviewed this image as part of the conditions of allowing the photographer to accompany soldiers.

Hezbollah Attack Injures 14 Israeli Soldiers in Border Village

An Israeli soldier near Arab al-Aramashe in northern Israel after a strike by Hezbollah on Wednesday.

Russian Missile Attack North of Kyiv Kills at Least 17, Ukraine Says

The site of a building destroyed by a Russian missile strike, according to Ukrainian officials, in Chernihiv, Ukraine, on Wednesday.

Israel Will Respond to Iran’s Attack, Cameron Says

From left, Annalena Baerbock, Germany’s foreign minister; Isaac Herzog, Israel’s president; and David Cameron, Britain’s foreign secretary, at a hotel in Jerusalem on Wednesday.

Aung San Suu Kyi Moved to Unknown Location Amid Heat Wave

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in 2019. The ousted former leader of Myanmar was relocated from prison this week to an unknown location.

A Timeline of Britain’s Troubled Plan to Send Asylum Seekers to Rwanda

A protest against the British government’s plan to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda, outside the Home Office, in central London, in December.

Inflation in U.K. Slows to 3.2%, Lowest in More Than 2 Years

Israel’s Offensive in Gaza: An Update on Where the Conflict Stands

Buildings destroyed in Khan Younis, in southern Gaza, on Tuesday.

Israel ponders a response to Iran’s attack, with each choice a risk.

An Israeli tank on the Gaza border.

Wednesday Briefing

“We cannot stand still from this kind of aggression,” said Rear Adm. Daniel Hagari, standing next to one of the Iranian ballistic missiles Israel intercepted over the weekend.

What Can ‘Green Islam’ Achieve in Indonesia?

Inspecting solar panels that provide electrical power to Istiqlal Mosque in December in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The Global Turn Away From Free-Market Policies Worries Economists

Kristalina Georgieva, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, has pushed back against the growing use of industrial policies.

In Ukraine With Soldiers From the International Legion

A Ukrainian soldier after firing a rocket-propelled grenade at a Russian position in the Serebrianka Forest.

Why Elections Take So Long in India

A poll official working on electronic voting machines at a distribution center.

Israel Weighs Response to Iran Attack, With Each Choice a Risk

An Israeli tank on the Gaza border.

A Year’s Worth of Rain Fell in Dubai on a Single Day

The deluge dumped nearly five inches of rain in Dubai by Tuesday evening, or about as much as the United Arab Emirates typically receives in a year.

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