Xi Jinping, China’s leader, met with Ursula von der Leyen, the European Commission president, and Charles Michel, the European Council president. The European leaders were planning to urge Beijing to use its influence on Russia to end the war in Ukraine.
A photo released by the United Arab Emirates Presidential Court showed President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia greeting Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Emirati president, in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
Displaced Palestinians who fled Khan Yunis set up camp in Rafah further south near the border with Egypt, on December 7, 2023, amid continuing battles between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas.
President Biden has become so closely associated with Israel that he effectively owns its military operation and has absorbed withering political attacks, especially from the left wing of his own party.