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Live Updates: World Leaders Urge Restraint as Israel Weighs Retaliation Against Iran

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.

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.

In Australia, a Validation of Sorts for Brittany Higgins

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

What We Know About Iran’s Attack on Israel

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

Iran Attack Tests Netanyahu’s Political Staying Power

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

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’ in Western Allies’ Defense of 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.

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 church service at Christ the Good Shepherd 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 Fell to $89.49 a Barrel 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Witnesses to Sydney Mall Stabbing Describe Harrowing Scenes

The police escorted members of the public from Bondi Junction after responding to reports of the stabbing attack in Sydney, Australia, on Saturday.

Cable Car Accident in Antalya, Turkey, Drops Passengers Onto Mountain

Rescuers used cranes, helicopters and ropes to evacuate passengers from a crippled cable car line outside Antalya, Turkey.

The Gen Z Crossword Era

Bondi Junction, Site of Sydney Stabbing Attack, Is a Busy Hub

Reacting outside the Westfield Bondi Junction shopping mall after the stabbings in Sydney, Australia, on Saturday.

Why a Liberal Premier Wants to Pause a Carbon Tax Increase

Andrew Furey, the premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, has called for a carbon tax pause.

Ukraine’s Draft Dodgers Run, and Swim, to Avoid the War

Ukrainian border guards patrolling along the Tysa River, facing Romania, in Tyachiv, Ukraine. The Romanian authorities say more than 6,000 men have turned up on their side of the river since Russia invaded Ukraine in 2022.

In Bogotá, Cyclists Fear Becoming Crime Victims

Bogotá is a Mecca for cyclists, but concerns over robberies are increasing.

China’s ‘Special Place’ in Modi’s Heart Is Now a Thorn in His Side

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, in 2016 at a BRICS meeting in Goa, India.

A Soccer Bridesmaid Readies the Crown, and Germany (Mostly) Likes the Look

Bayer Leverkusen fans may get to celebrate the team’s maiden German championship this weekend.

Why New Zealand’s Favorite Fruit Is the Feijoa, Not the Kiwi

The feijoa, a fragrant green fruit, being collected in a garden in Nelson, New Zealand.

‘Climate-Controlled’ Sausage? Courts Crack Down on ‘Greenwashing’

Members of Fossil Free Netherlands, which has brought a lawsuit against the Dutch airline KLM for misleading consumers with its sustainability claims, outside the Amsterdam court in December.

Haiti Sets Up Transitional Council, Clearing Way for an Acting Leader

An improvised barricade last month in Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital. A coalition of armed gangs has controlled most of the city since it began an offensive in late February.

Argentine Court Blames Iran for 1990s Bombings of Israeli Embassy and Jewish Center

Emergency personnel at the site of the bombing in Buenos Aires in 1994.

U.S. Targets May Not Be on List in Possible Iran Attack, Officials Say

A funeral procession in Tehran last week included photos of seven Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps members killed during an airstrike by Israeli forces on Iran’s Embassy complex in Syria.

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