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Middle East Crisis: Global Leaders Press Iran and Israel to Avoid Escalation

People gathering in Tehran on Monday to show support for Iran’s attack on Israel.

For Israel’s Allies, Iranian Missile Strike Scrambles Debate Over Gaza

A rocket booster that fell near Arad, Israel, after Iran launched drones and missiles over the weekend.

Ukraine’s Big Vulnerabilities: Ammunition, Soldiers and Air Defense

A member of Ukraine’s 17th Tank Brigade near the front line in the Donetsk region in January.

The Paris Olympics’ One Sure Thing: Cyberattacks

The head of cyberattack preparations for the 2024 Paris Olympics said he expected to face billions of probing attacks against the Games’ computer networks.

Germany’s Leader, Olaf Scholz, Walks a Fine Line in China

Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany with Xi Jinping, China’s leader, in Beijing on Tuesday.

Copenhagen’s Old Stock Exchange Building Partly Collapses in Fire

Smoke billowing from the Borsen stock exchange building in Copenhagen on Tuesday.

On Himalayan Hillsides Grows Japan’s Cold, Hard Cash

Workers cleaning argeli bark in the Ilam district of eastern Nepal. Thousands of miles away, in Japan, the bark will be used to make yen notes.

Expert Panel Calls on Germany to Legalize Abortion in First 12 Weeks

From left, Lisa Paus, the German minister for family affairs, senior citizens and women and youth; Karl Lauterbach, the health minister; and Marco Buschmann, the justice minister, at a news conference in Berlin on Monday.

Far Right’s Ties to Russia Sow Rising Alarm in Germany

A protest against the Alternative for Germany party, or AfD, in January in Rostock, Germany. It was one of many around the country.

One Year of Civil War in Sudan: What We Know About the Conflict

The aftermath of an aerial bombardment, during clashes between the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces and the Sudanese army in Khartoum North, Sudan, in May 2023.

Was It Hatred of Women? Australia Asks After Stabbing Rampage.

A memorial at Bondi Junction in Sydney, Australia, on Monday, after six people were killed last weekend.

A Show of Might in the Skies Over Israel

More than 300 drones and missiles hurtled toward Israel through Iraqi and Jordanian airspace on Saturday night.

Iran’s Strike on Israel Creates Military Uncertainty, Diplomatic Opportunity

A billboard showing Iranian missiles, on a road in Tehran on Monday.

With Iran’s Strikes, Arab Countries Fear an Expanding Conflict

The interior of a house near Arad, Israel, that was struck in the Iranian missile attack.

Tuesday Briefing

The aid package that Mike Johnson is advancing mirrors the $95 billion aid bill the Senate passed two months ago.

Microsoft Makes High-Stakes Play in Tech Cold War With Emirati A.I. Deal

Israel Weighs Response to Iran’s Attack as Allies Push for Restraint

Demonstrators gathering in Tehran on Monday to show their support for Iran’s attack on Israel.

Israeli Settlers Kill Two Palestinian Men in the West Bank, Officials Say

Burned vehicles in the Palestinian village of Al Mughayir, in the West Bank, on Saturday.

Tuesday Briefing: Donald Trump’s Trial Begins

Former President Donald J. Trump in Manhattan court on Monday.

Lebanese Official Blames Israel’s Spy Agency for Killing Near Beirut

Lebanon’s interior minister, Bassam Mawlawi, said initial findings suggested that the killing of a money changer “was carried out by intelligence services.”

Pro-Palestinian Protests Block Golden Gate Bridge and Other U.S. Hubs

Pro-Palestinian protesters shutting down traffic on I-880 in Oakland, Calif., on Monday.

Britain’s Leaders Condemn Iran’s Attacks but Urge Israel to Show Restraint

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak recording a statement on Iran’s attack on Israel, in London on Sunday.

Ukraine Sees ‘Hypocrisy’ After Western Allies Helped Intercept Iran’s Attack on Israel

A boy rides a donkey near one of the batteries of Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system in the southern Negev desert on Sunday.

Al Gore Thinks Trump Will Lose and Climate Activists Will Triumph

Netanyahu Weighs Response to Iran, Wary of Alienating Biden

An Israeli army vehicle headed toward Gaza on Monday.

With Nuclear Deal Dead, Containing Iran Grows More Fraught

With the latest escalation of tensions between Iran and Israel, President Biden’s political opponents are now blaming the administration for having not taken a tougher line in recent years against Iran.

In Australia, a Validation of Sorts for Brittany Higgins

Bruce Lehrmann leaving court in Sydney, Australia, on Monday.

Scientists Predict Most Extensive Coral Bleaching Event on Record

Bleached coral off the Keppel Islands, Australia, at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef, last month.

Tesla Will Lay Off More Than 10% of Global Workforce

Tesla reported a decline in sales this month that caught investors off guard.

Families of Manchester Bombing Victims File Lawsuit Against MI5

A memorial in 2017 for victims of the bombing, which killed 22 people.

Bishop Stabbed in Sydney Church, 2 Days After Deadly Mall Attack

In this still image from a livestreamed video posted on social media, an attacker approaches Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel during a service at an Assyrian Orthodox church on Monday.

Biden and Other Israeli Allies Urge Against Further Escalation After Iran Attack

An Israeli fighter jet taking off in central Israel on Sunday.

Oil Prices Lower After Iran’s Attack on Israel

An oil tanker off the coast of Bandar Abbas, Iran, last year. Oil prices had increased substantially in the days before Iran’s attack on Israel.

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Monday Briefing

Missile debris that was collected by the police outside Arad, Israel, on Sunday.

Israel Questions What’s Next for the Gaza War

Residents removing possessions and inspecting their homes after Israeli airstrikes in Khan Younis, Gaza, on Saturday.

Gazans Trying to Return Home Say Israeli Troops Fired on Them

Displaced Palestinians passing through the central Gaza Strip as they try to return to northern Gaza on Sunday.

A 7-Year-Old Girl Is the Lone Serious Casualty of Iran’s Barrage

At Amina al-Hasoni’s house in the village of al-Fur’ah, Israel, the Iranian attack wounded her and ripped holes in the roof and floor.

Monday Briefing: Israel Weighs a Response to Iran

Holes in the roof and floor at the home of 7-year-old girl who was injured by missiles sharpnel outside Arad, Israel, on Sunday.

Johnson Says the House Will Vote on an Israel Bill in the Coming Days

“We’re going to try again this week,” Speaker Mike Johnson said on Sunday about voting on a bill to aid Israel.

Iran Attack Tests Netanyahu’s Political Staying Power

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presenting Iranian nuclear program documents in Tel Aviv in 2018.

Strikes Upend Israel’s Belief About Iran’s Willingness to Fight It Directly

Iran’s attacks were in response to a strike by Israel in Syria that killed seven Iranian officials, including three top military commanders. Attendees at a rally in Tehran this month donned masks representing the officials who were killed.

Jordan Says It Shot Down Iranian Drones As Act of Self-Defense

An image taken from video shows people standing around the debris of a missile that the Jordanian forces intercepted over Amman during Iran’s bombardment of Israel early Sunday.

What We know About Iran Firing at Least 300 Drones and Missiles at Israel

Explosions over Israel on Sunday. Iran’s attack was a retaliation for airstrikes on an Iranian Embassy building in Syria this month.

Iran’s Strikes on Israel Open a Dangerous New Chapter for Old Rivals

Missile parts collected by the police outside Arad, Israel, on Sunday. Iran launched hundreds of drones and missiles toward Israel overnight.

Biden Seeks to Head Off Escalation After Israel’s Successful Defense

President Biden on Saturday outside the White House. He is trying to convince Israel that its defense against the Iranian attack is a victory.

Israel Used Iron Dome and Arrow 3 Systems to Block Attack

Israel’s Iron Dome defense system intercepting rockets launched last year from the Gaza Strip over Sderot, Israel.

A History of the Shadow War Between Iran and Israel

Emergency workers searched the rubble of a building that was part of the Iranian Embassy complex in Damascus, Syria, a day after the April 1 airstrike.

After Bondi Stabbing Rampage, Australia Asks How and Why

A memorial in Bondi Junction, a suburb of Sydney, Australia, on Sunday, a day after six people were killed in a stabbing rampage.

Israel Faced a Sophisticated Attack From Iran

Drones or missiles being fired at Israel from Iran early Sunday.

She Was Kidnapped a Decade Ago With 275 Girls. Finally, She Escaped.

Saratu Dauda shares what happened after the terrorist group Boko Haram abducted her and her classmates.

U.S. Intercepts Dozens of Iranian Drones and Missiles Aimed at Israel

A U.S. Marine outside the Oval Office, indicating President Biden was there on Saturday evening after Iran began attacking Israel.

Tensions Flare in West Bank After Israeli Teenager Is Found Dead

Israeli settlers torched cars and buildings in Al Mughayir in the West Bank on Saturday, Palestinian officials said.

State Dept. Is Sending Its Top Diplomat for East Asia to China

Daniel J. Kritenbrink, the assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, will travel to China on Sunday.

6 Stabbed at Bondi Junction Mall in Sydney: What We Know

People paying their respects on Sunday at a memorial for the victims of Saturday’s mass stabbing in Bondi Junction in Sydney, Australia.

Stabbing Attack in Sydney Kills At Least 6

Emergency vehicles lined the street outside the Westfield Bondi Junction shopping mall in Australia on Saturday, after a stabbing attack killed six and injured at least two others.

Protesters in Niger Call for U.S. Military Exit

Protesters on Saturday in Niger’s capital, Niamey. Some carried Russian flags alongside Niger’s green, white and orange version.

Iran Seizes Israel-Linked Container Ship

For Many Western Allies, Sending Weapons to Israel Gets Dicey

Israeli soldiers in January in the central Gaza Strip. The war there has prompted war crimes charges against Israel and allies that sell it weapons.

Mall Attack Was Australia’s Worst Mass Violence in Years

The car used in a driving rampage that killed six people on a busy street in Melbourne, Australia, in 2017.

As ‘Sex and the City’ Ages, Some Find the Cosmo Glass Half-Empty

Israeli Teen’s Death Ignites More Violence in West Bank

A Palestinian man inspecting damage on Saturday after Israeli settlers attacked the village of Al Mughayir, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.