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Trump lowers the bar for attacking Iran after its president insults him

Iran slams Trump for sanctions: “The White House is suffering from intellectual disability”

An Istanbul mayoral election is rattling Turkey’s politics

The weekend in the risky US-Iran standoff, explained


Hong Kong’s huge protests, explained

After cancelling a retaliatory strike on Iran, Trump warns: “If they do something else, it’ll be double”

Trump called off a military strike against Iran. The US targeted its computer systems instead.

Iranian officials issue warnings to the US as Trump announces new sanctions

US-Iran standoff: a timeline

Trump plans to nominate Mark Esper, a former combat veteran and lobbyist, as Pentagon boss

Does Trump want a war with Iran?

Why Iran is fighting back against Trump’s maximum pressure campaign

John Bolton and Mike Pompeo are the hawks behind Trump’s Iran policy

What we know (and what we don’t) about Trump’s decision not to attack Iran

9 questions about the US-Iran standoff you were too embarrassed to ask

Trump confirms he called off a military strike on Iran

Does Congress need to approve any military action against Iran? Republicans aren’t so sure.

Trump’s Iran tweet could have caused a deadly miscalculation

The race to be the next British prime minister, briefly explained

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John Delaney, a 2020 Democrat you likely forgot about, has a serious foreign policy plan

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be the UK’s next prime minister, explained

USMCA, Trump’s new trade deal, explained in 500 words

Iran shoots down US military drone, increasing risk of war

The secret life of Kim Jong Un

Trump’s UN ambassador pick Kelly Craft grilled on her 300 absences as Canada envoy

House Democrats vote to repeal 9/11-era law used to authorize perpetual war

Trump says Iran attacked 2 oil tankers. Some of his critics agree.

Five years later, 4 suspects named in attack on passenger plane in Ukraine

UN report: “credible evidence” links Saudi crown prince to Khashoggi’s murder

Hong Kong’s leader apologizes again but won’t pull controversial extradition bill

Patrick Shanahan withdraws from consideration as Trump’s secretary of defense

The US is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East to counter Iran

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi dies after collapsing in courtroom

Blackout leaves tens of millions in the dark in Argentina and Uruguay

Cat-astrophe: Pakistani politician’s event streamed on Facebook with cat filter on

Iran just made one of its riskiest announcements in years

Democrats don’t need to tack right on immigration to win

Pete Buttigieg calls Israel a “strong ally” and says he’d keep the US embassy in Jerusalem

Benjamin Netanyahu just unveiled Israel’s newest town: “Trump Heights”

Huge Hong Kong protests continue after the government postpones controversial bill