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Russia Begins Bombing Ukraine’s Far-Western City of Lviv

Russian missiles struck an airport near Lviv on Friday – the far-western Ukrainian city where hundreds of thousands of refugees from the Russian invasion have sought shelter, and hundreds of foreign journalists are based. Lviv is less than 50 miles from the Polish border.

A pedestrian looks at a cloud of smoke rising after an explosion in Lviv, Western Ukraine, Friday, March 18, 2022. The mayor of Lviv says missiles struck near the city's airport early Friday. The early morning attack on Lviv's edge was the closest strike yet to the center of the …

Haley Urges UN To Drop Anti-Israel Hebron Resolution

TEL AVIV – U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley called on the secretary-general of the UN and the UNESCO chief to oppose the Palestinian Authority’s efforts to inscribe Hebron’s old city and the Tomb of the Patriarchs on list of endangered sites under the “State of Palestine.”

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 24: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley talks with reporters during the daily press briefing at the White House April 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. Haley briefed reporters about the meetings between U.S. President Donald Trump and the ambassadors representing the permanent members of …

Islamic State Destroys Amphitheater, Tetrapylon in Syria’s Palmyra

The Islamic State is back in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, and they have resumed their appalling acts of vandalism against its historic treasures, destroying part of a Roman amphitheater and almost completely destroying the Tetrapylon, a distinctive collection of pillars near the entrance to the city.

2830211 04/21/2016 The colonnade avenue and Tetrapylon in the historical part of Palmyra. Mikhail Voskresenskiy/Sputnik via AP