Photo of fighters with Iran-backed militias in Iraq known as the Popular Mobilization Forces

Iran Retaliates With Missiles in ‘Slap’ at US Bases in Iraq

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran struck back at the United States early Wednesday for killing its most powerful military commander, firing a barrage of ballistic missiles at two Iraqi military bases that house American troops in what the Iranian supreme leader said was a “...
Photo of a Palestinian protester burning a tyre during clashes with Israeli troops

Calm Appears to Hold in Gaza Despite Exchange of Fire

JERUSALEM — An unofficial cease-fire appeared to be holding Wednesday between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers despite limited exchanges of fire. Violence could erupt again this weekend, when large-scale protests are expected along the Israel-Gaza frontier ma...