Author: Patrick Gallery
When the Islamic State seized territory in Iraq and Syria, it had the time and space to industrialize advanced weapons manufacturing. The results included explosive space heaters and chemical rockets.
Haider al-Abadi said, “Our forces fully control the Iraqi-Syrian border,” but analysts warned that it did not mean the end of the Islamic State threat.
The battle to drive the Islamic State out of Mosul left much of the city in ruins. Now, residents are pulling together to rebuild.
Residents of Scripps Ranch never thought their suburban neighborhood could be destroyed by a wildfire, until it was.
Iceland has more than 100 public pools, most of which are heated by the country’s abundant geothermal energy.
In Jackson, Miss., the president hailed heroes of the civil rights movement even as activists and politicians said his presence insulted the effort to confront the state’s history.
With Twitter as his Excalibur, the president takes on his doubters, powered by long spells of cable news and a dozen Diet Cokes. But if Mr. Trump has yet to bend the presidency to his will, he is at least wrestling it to a draw.
Census officials, scrapping mail-in forms for an online count, need money and the public’s trust to get an accurate head count. They’re short of both.
For residents of Jerusalem, over which the world has been battling for thousands of years, everyday frictions can be draining on both sides of the Green Line.
What Mr. Trump’s announcement means for the city, the conflict and the world.