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Trump to Open Middle East Peace Drive With Economic Conference

WASHINGTON — The White House announced on Sunday that it would hold an “economic workshop” in…

F.A.A. Warns U.S. Aircraft of ‘Increasing’ Risk Over Persian Gulf

The Federal Aviation Administration has warned all American air carriers to “exercise caution” when flying over…

Guatemala’s Anti-Corruption Fight Inspired Latin America. It May be Shut Down.

GUATEMALA CITY — Jailed in the squalid barracks of a military base, members of Guatemala’s once…

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Boats

WASHINGTON — Iran has unloaded missiles from at least two small boats in its territorial waters…

News Analysis: To Contain Iran, Trump’s Newest Line in the Sand Looks a Lot Like Obama’s

WASHINGTON — Pressed this week to define President Trump’s goals in escalating military and economic pressure…

War With Iran? Count Us Out, Europe Says

BRUSSELS — With strong memories of the last catastrophic war in Iraq, Europeans are united in…

As Trade War Rages, China’s Sway Over the U.S. Fades

China usually gets its way. In Washington, on Wall Street and in corporate boardrooms, Beijing has…

Guaidó Officials Rally at Venezuelan Embassy in Washington as a Stalemate Ends

WASHINGTON — Two Venezuelan diplomats on Thursday effectively ended a singular standoff that has been simmering…

Israel Presses the Case Against Iran, but Not for War

JERUSALEM — Israel has been providing Washington with intelligence about potential Iranian attacks. Its prime minister,…

Lost Your Passport? For Americans in Austria, Any McDonald’s Can Help

LONDON — For American tourists who find themselves in a bind in Austria and don’t know…

How Xi’s Last-Minute Switch on the Trade Deal Upended It

BEIJING — China’s leader, Xi Jinping, seemed confident three weeks ago that a yearlong trade war…

The Tension Between America and Iran, Explained

American officials have suddenly raised the stakes in the long-simmering tensions between the United States and…

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran

WASHINGTON — President Trump has told his acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, that he does not…

Iran Threat Debate Is Set Off by Images of Missiles at Sea

WASHINGTON — The intelligence that caused the White House to escalate its warnings about a threat…

U.S. Suspends Passenger and Cargo Flights to Venezuela

CARACAS — The United States banned all air transport with Venezuela on Wednesday over security concerns,…