26 May 2021
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says that Washington backs a two-state solution to resolve the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians if the right conditions are met, during a press conference in Jerusalem.
19 Feb 2021
As the sun rises over Arbil's historic bazaar, shopkeepers sweep their stoops and eagerly await the "istiftah" -- the first customer of the day, believed to be a good omen. The first customer of the day gets to name his or her price for the goods or service being purchased, without the usual process of haggling and compromise that is quintessential to street markets.