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What is life like in Palestine? These short films offer a glimpse.

Chinese leader Xi Jinping is pictured raising a fist in a party salute, with images of his family and the word’s “Xi’s rise” in graphics behind him.

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The rise of Xi Jinping, explained

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The Israel-Hamas prisoner deal was extended. What comes next?

What we know about the shooting of 3 Palestinian American college students

Vox podcasts tackle the Israel-Hamas war 

You can’t even pay people to have more kids

How Myanmar’s resistance could topple its military government — for good

Want to donate to charity? Here are 10 guidelines for giving effectively.

The controversial phrase “from the river to sea,” explained

How Qatar became a key broker in the Israel-Hamas deal

Why Israel imprisons so many Palestinians

The Israel-Hamas hostage deal, explained

The Israel-Hamas deal is not a real ceasefire

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The many, many times Israelis and Palestinians tried to make peace — and failed

A harrowing film exposes the brutality of Russia’s war in Ukraine

How young Argentines helped put a far-right libertarian into power

Rishi Sunak’s cabinet shuffle won’t fix the UK’s Tories’ problems

Most of Israel’s weapons imports come from the US. Now Biden is rushing even more arms.

The controversy over TikTok and Osama bin Laden’s “Letter to America,” explained

The dire medical crisis in Gaza, explained

The achievement of this year’s Biden-Xi summit is, simply, the meeting itself

How to think through allegations of genocide in Gaza

Israel’s humanitarian pauses in Gaza, explained

The Israel-Hamas war is exposing Europe’s divisions

The House censure of Rashida Tlaib, explained

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What is Gaza?

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What are the “two-state solution” and the “one-state solution”?

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What are settlements, and why are they such a big deal?

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What is the West Bank?

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What are Israel and Palestine? Why are they fighting?

More than 500 Biden campaign alumni want a Gaza ceasefire

In the West Bank, Israeli settlers are on an anti-Palestinian rampage

The world’s largest child displacement crisis is in Sudan

European Jews face a surge of antisemitism amid Israel-Hamas war

There’s a sliver of good US-China news — and it involves nukes

Iran could determine how far the Israel-Hamas war spreads

Israel hits civilian infrastructure as ceasefire calls grow

The Israel-Hamas war reveals how colleges lost their way on free speech

Will an Israel-Hamas ceasefire happen? The reasons and roadblocks, explained.

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Hezbollah’s role in the Israel-Hamas war, explained

The House Israel aid bill is a reminder that Trump-aligned Republicans are now in charge


The Gaza Strip blockade, explained

The death toll from Gaza, explained