Images of the widespread damage in Beirut, a day after the devastating blast
A fire in a structure near the port area of Beirut, Lebanon, led to an enormous explosion that shook the city. The shockwave from the blast destroyed buildings close by and shattered glass for miles around.
Images of the Sphinx over the past 170 years, from Maxime du Camp’s 1849 travel photo to 21st-century light shows
Images of some of the 560 competitors taking part in a 12-day, 4,660-mile (7,500-kilometer) off-roading adventure held entirely in Saudi Arabia this year.
Hundreds of thousands of frustrated Iraqis have taken to the streets over the past month to voice their anger at years of government corruption, high rates of unemployment, poor services, and economic stagnation.
More than a week of street demonstrations has paralyzed much of Lebanon, as frustrations with government corruption and mismanagement reached a breaking point.
A U.S.-backed coalition now surrounds the last remaining ISIS holdout—the final vestige of a so-called caliphate that once controlled vast territories but that is now boxed in and desperate—in eastern Syria.
A war-weary generation in Kabul welcomes the prospect of peace, but fears the possibility of losing freedoms under the Taliban.
For nearly six months now, Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip have been staging weekly demonstrations along the border between Gaza and Israel—protests they call the “Great March of Return.”
Protests along the Gaza-Israel border were met with tear gas and live fire from Israeli forces, leaving dozens dead and hundreds wounded on Monday.
Fifteen years ago, the bombs started falling on Baghdad. While the invasion was quick, the Iraq War was anything but.
Four consecutive dry years have put the Sea of Galilee, the Jordan River, and the Dead Sea at risk.
For more than 1,000 days now, Yemen has been torn by a ferocious war pitting rebels against the government, militias against each other, Al Qaeda and ISIS against everybody, and a Saudi-led coalition against Iranian-backed forces, leaving a desperate civilian populace caught in the middle.
A journey along the historic Silk Road, traveling from east to west, from Xi’an, China, to Tyre, Lebanon.
Topped by an enormous dome of overlapping geometric lattices, the new Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum will open to the public this weekend.
The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces are close to driving ISIS out of Raqqa, but at a heavy cost to the city and its people.
Eight months of warfare have taken an enormous toll on Iraq’s second city and its citizens.
The Iraqi military says it has reached the final few days of the battle, having encircled an estimated 350 remaining Islamic State militants in Mosul’s Old City.
Getty Images photographer Chris McGrath recently spent two weeks with crew members aboard the Migrant Offshore Aid Station Phoenix as they patrolled the Mediterranean.
The Dead Sea, on the border between Israel and Jordan, is the lowest and saltiest body of water in the world—and experts say it is on course to dry out by 2050.
In August of 2014, ISIS militants swept through towns near Mosul, Iraq, taking control and forcing thousands to flee. The Christian city of Qaraqosh was retaken by Iraqi forces in October of 2016, but the it remains almost completely deserted.
For six years now, Syrians have endured the loss and hardship caused by a protracted civil war.
About two weeks ago, Iraqi government troops began to push into the western half of ISIS-occupied Mosul, after securing the eastern side.
Yesterday, Israeli police began evicting several dozen hardline Jewish settlers and supporters from an unauthorized outpost settlement in the West Bank.
Movie-making in Italy, a drive-in viewing of the World Series in Los Angeles, a church set ablaze in Chile, wildfires in Colorado, balloon crop-spraying in China, rescued huskies in Russia, and much more
A recent string of demonstrations against Thailand’s military-backed government continues despite crackdowns by officials.
Bundle up, maybe grab a mug of hot cider, and enjoy this batch of recent fall photos.
A few glimpses of the landscape of Texas, and some of the animals and people calling it home