No one has said how many died during the fierce urban battles, but there are grim clues.

(Alice Martins / For The Washington Post)

The country’s foreign minister attended a meeting with Kushner despite reports that he would not to express his displeasure over withdrawn U.S. aid.

Beijing says it opposes unilateral sanctions — even though it is a tactic it habitually uses.

Netanyahu and Abbas are both fighting for their political survival.

Official warns that the number of dead could rise amid conflicting reports about the identity of the victims.

Kirill Serebrennikov was put under house arrest in a controversial embezzlement case.

A federal lawsuit filed this week against a Chinese businessman suggests how North Korea was able to parlay its coal exports into financing for its weapons program. Who is Chi Yupeng?

Vice Adm. Joseph P. Aucoin was removed following two collisions by warships with freighters that killed U.S. sailors.

After 38 years in power, José Eduardo dos Santos is not running in Wednesday's election.

Defense Secretary Mattis said “no military in the world’s history” has paid more attention to limiting such casualties.

Dead imam recruited young men from the Moroccan immigrant community in the mountain town of Ripoll.

Pakistan fears “tough times ahead” after Trump denounced the country for offering safe haven to “terrorists.”

Divers had been sent into the sealed compartments of the USS John S. McCain.

American and South Korean militaries take part in annual joint exercises amid tensions.

India’s Supreme Court struck down the traditional Muslim divorce formula, the “triple talaq.”

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