Israeli officials said Monday that the country's military had blocked a ship trying to break the blockade of Gaza, boarding it in international waters, arresting people on board, and directing it to dock in an Israeli port.
Safaa Elias Jajo, a Chaldean man in his 40s, stands in the wreckage of a home in Telskuf in Iraq's Nineveh province. The home served as ISIS headquarters in this area until a U.S.-led coalition airstrike leveled it last year.
Throughout the interminable Greek-euro crisis, it has been almost axiomatic that keeping Greece inside the euro, and thus preserving the integrity of the single currency, is a core aim. Yet in the game of chicken between Syriza-led Greece and the more hawkish creditors in the eurozone, it has become increasingly clear that the latter are ready to ditch the Greeks if necessary.