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As Trump Seeks Way Out of Syria, New Attack Pulls Him Back In

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Days after President Trump said he wanted to pull the United States out of Syria, Syrian forces hit a suburb of Damascus with bombs that rescue workers said unleashed toxic gas. Within hours, images of dead families sprawled in their homes threatened to change Mr. Trump’s calculus ...

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Barcelona Attack Suspects Had Ties to Imam Linked to ISIS

BARCELONA, Spain — Until Thursday, just hours before the Barcelona attack, many of the young men seemed to be living completely normal lives. One had slept late, his mother said. Another had worked as a waiter serving wine in a mountaintop restaurant days before. Several were eating kebabs, looking relaxed. ...

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2 Israeli Police Officers Killed in Attack in Old City of Jerusalem

JERUSALEM — In an extraordinarily brazen assault early Friday, three Arab citizens of Israel armed with guns and knives killed two Israeli police officers guarding an entrance to Jerusalem’s holiest site for Jews and Muslims, an emotional and volatile focal point of the Israeli-Arab conflict. Security camera footage showed the ...

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An Attack on Muslims Shakes Cosmopolitan London

LONDON — Like many of London’s Muslims, Mohammed Abdullah grew tired of defending himself, and his religion, after Islamist terrorists carried out twoattacks in the city and another in Manchester during the past three months. Hostile glances followed him on the street, and rising fury greeted him on social media. ...

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After London Attack, Prime Minister Says, ‘Enough Is Enough’

LONDON — Declaring “enough is enough,” Prime Minister Theresa May vowed on Sunday to conduct a sweeping review of Britain’s counterterrorism strategy after three knife-wielding assailants unleashed an assault late Saturday night, the third major terrorist attack in the country in three months. At least seven people were killed and ...

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