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Past articles by Rick:

Britain to Suspend Issuing Arms Licenses to Saudi Arabia

The announcement came after a court ruled that the government acted unlawfully in allowing the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. → Read More

Iran Bars Times Correspondent From Reporting

The correspondent, Thomas Erdbrink, has been unable to work since February, when his press credential was revoked. The Iranian authorities have offered no explanation. → Read More

The Tension Between America and Iran, Explained

Here’s what to know about the long-strained relationship that poses the risk of a broader conflict. → Read More

Hague Court Abandons Afghanistan War Crimes Inquiry

Judges at the International Criminal Court took the action a week after the United States confirmed it had revoked the visa of the court’s chief prosecutor. → Read More

Cholera, Lurking Symptom of Yemen’s War, Appears to Make Roaring Comeback

Health workers said that in some areas, suspected or confirmed cases have jumped to 2,000 per week from 140. → Read More

U.S. Navy Vet Held in Iran Gets 10 Years, Lawyer Says

The imprisonment of Michael R. White, 46, is another irritant in the increasingly tense relationship between Iran and the United States. → Read More

She Defended Iranian Women Who Removed Their Head-Coverings. Now She Is a Convict.

Nasrin Sotoudeh, a lawyer who has come to symbolize resistance to her country’s strict rules, was convicted of security-related crimes in a secret trial. → Read More

Navy Veteran Imprisoned in Iran Was Beaten, Family Says

The family of Michael R. White, who has been held in Iran since July, has started a GoFundMe page to raise money for an Iranian lawyer. → Read More

A U.S. Ambassador Promises a Global Push to Decriminalize Homosexuality

The ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, the most prominent openly gay diplomat in the Trump administration, is leading the effort. Critics are skeptical. → Read More

Iran Says Suicide Bomber Who Hit Revolutionary Guards Was Pakistani

A commander of the guards said the bomber who killed 27 members of the elite force last week was from Pakistan, as were two accomplices. → Read More

More Clues, and Questions, in 1961 Crash That Killed Dag Hammarskjold

A documentary film claims to have new information, which a United Nations investigator is evaluating. But after nearly six decades, nothing is definitive. → Read More

With North Macedonia’s Inclusion, NATO Gets a Boost That Sends a Message

Political analysts said the accession of the country now known as North Macedonia to NATO, which could be complete by year’s end, was a setback for Russia. → Read More

U.N. Leader’s Grade From Feminist Group: B-Minus

After two years as secretary general, António Guterres gets a passing but not stellar grade from an advisory group on his pledge for a more feminist United Nations. → Read More

Family of Navy Veteran Held in Iran Says He Had Valid Visa and Is No Spy

The family of Michael R. White, the first American seized in Iran since President Trump took office, also said he suffered serious health issues. → Read More

Congolese Candidate, Asserting Fraud, Seeks Recount From Court

The announcement by the candidate, Martin Fayulu, came as questions about the fairness of the vote and fears of violence intensified. → Read More

Iran Has Held U.S. Navy Veteran Since July, Family Says

Michael R. White of Imperial Beach, Calif., was seized in late July while visiting an Iranian woman whom his mother described as his girlfriend. → Read More

Angered at Trump’s Visit, Some Iraqi Lawmakers Want U.S. Troops Out

A range of Iraqi politicians criticized President Trump over his surprise visit as an affront. The most strident critics were affiliated with Moktada al-Sadr, a nationalist Shiite cleric. → Read More

Not Just Khashoggi: Reprisal Killings of Journalists Surged This Year

At least 53 journalists were killed worldwide in 2018, most of them targeted because of their work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said on Wednesday. → Read More

Who’s in the Middle of a Spat Between the U.S. and China? Canada

Canada is in a tricky spot, boxed in the middle between its two largest trading partners, and worried about having to choose sides. → Read More

Jailing Hundreds of Journalists Worldwide Is the ‘New Normal,’ Group Finds

The Committee to Protect Journalists, an advocacy group, said more than 250 journalists were imprisoned worldwide for the third consecutive year. → Read More