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Can Democrats overcome their deep divisions over Gaza?

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Israel’s wartime assault on the free press

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The “apocalyptic” humanitarian situation in Gaza, captured by one quote

Qubit by qubit, the quantum computers of tomorrow are coming into being

How the keffiyeh became a symbol of the Palestinian cause

The Israel-Hamas war is tearing American cultural institutions apart

Vox podcasts tackle the Israel-Hamas war 

Russia’s absurd claim that the LGBTQ community is extremist, explained

Israel moves into southern Gaza after a week-long truce — and its goals are murkier than ever

Israeli settler violence against Palestinians in the West Bank, briefly explained

How Israel fractured the left and united the right

What Henry Kissinger wrought

There are now more land mines in Ukraine than almost anywhere else on the planet

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.

The rise of Xi Jinping, explained

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

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

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