Kashmir and Broome are the parts when The Half Known Life is at its best. It suffers when the people Iyer meets do not really come alive.
19 Feb 2023 12:49 AM
Israeli leaders paint Jerusalem as a model of coexistence, but Palestinian residents face widespread discrimination and lack citizenship
08 Jul 2020 10:23 AM
Mysterious artist Banksy unveils dark nativity in Bethlehem.
22 Dec 2019 7:33 PM
Prehistoric city offers glimpse of ancient living near Jerusalem.
17 Jul 2019 12:47 PM
The status of Al-Aqsa, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, is one of the most sensitive issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
30 Jun 2019 2:19 PM
In Jerusalem, thousands pray at Al-Aqsa on last Friday of Ramadan.
01 Jun 2019 7:00 PM
Red heifers feature in tales in both Christianity and Judaism and it’s birth and sacrifice is said to proceed construction of Third Temple.
10 Sep 2018 4:53 PM
US-Iranian war of words has escalated since Donald Trump withdrew Washington from the world powers' nuclear deal with Iran in May.
23 Aug 2018 11:36 AM
Such jewelry might have been worn by wealthy men or women, at the time.
09 Aug 2018 1:55 PM
This is a path India rejected after Independence even after the country was vivisected on a communal and regional basis.
21 Jul 2018 12:20 AM
It is in Jerusalem that Prince Philip’s mother, the former Princess Alice of Greece, lies in state.
23 Jun 2018 2:21 PM
Equipped with long sticks, a team of cleaners on Tuesday gouged out written prayers that visitors to Judaism’s Western Wall.
21 Mar 2018 12:43 PM
Photographer Aditya Arya talks about his work during a recent visit to Jerusalem.
25 Feb 2018 4:22 AM
Tillerson has been considering several options since Trump announced US would finally move its embassy there from Tel Aviv.
20 Jan 2018 10:41 AM
Trump cancelled a trip to London to open the new diplomatic mission, blaming Obama for selling off the old one for 'peanuts' in a bad deal.
18 Jan 2018 8:28 AM
The offbeat flash mob stunt originated in New York in 2002 and has since spread around the world.
08 Jan 2018 12:32 PM
‘This was a decision by the government, the state and the foreign policy of Guatemala,’ minister Sandra Jovel said.
28 Dec 2017 2:53 PM
The fledgling peace process in the region could implode with the furies over the expected outrage from such a move in the Arab world.
27 Dec 2017 1:12 AM
Mr. Trump was boorish enough to call such countries ungrateful.
23 Dec 2017 1:24 AM
While resolutions by the General Assembly are non-binding, a strong vote in support carries political weight.
22 Dec 2017 4:29 AM