After the United States killed Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu applauded the move. Israel’s security forces went on alert. Meanwhile, Iranian Jews in Israel say they hope for a day when they can go back to visit Iran.
This week’s attack on the American Embassy in Baghdad was orchestrated and carried out by a Shiite militia group that is known to have close ties to Iraq’s neighbor, Iran. So, what do we know about this group and its relations with Iran?
The number of far-right extremists in Germany is up by a third in 2019. “Everyday there are police reports about swastikas and Hitler salutes; it has become a part of everyday life," said Max Aschenbach, who proposed the "Nazi emergency" motion in Dresden.
Protests over a new Indian citizenship law based on religion spread to student campuses Monday as critics said the Hindu nationalist government was pushing a partisan agenda in conflict with the country's founding as a secular republic.
Venice is a place with a long tradition of convincing outsiders of its uniqueness. This tradition may continue to shape the way the world sees the city today — and could be what ends up helping the city survive.