“Yallah, yallah, yallah! Woooo!” I was visiting the pyramids of Giza, Egypt, in the company of Mark Lehner, a renowned Egyptologist, when suddenly a series of voices erupted and echoed throughout the site. Our small group turned to face the commotion, wondering what had happened — and if anything was
Some years ago, while exploring Bhuj, a small city in Gujarat, India’s westernmost state, I stumbled upon a beautiful and initially enigmatic structure: a column that supported an enclosure adorned with hundreds of holes. It seemed to me to be a geometric abstraction of a giant tree — until a
Amid the roar of artillery and bone-rattling explosions, New York Times photographers have borne graphic witness to the fight to survive. These are their stories and images. Photographs and Text by Lynsey Addario, Finbarr O’Reilly and Ivor Prickett June 1, 2022 Through the three months of Russia’s invasion, New York Times
“We are building roads and schools for people that hate us. It is not in our national interests,” Donald Trump, February 2012, Twitter “We saw a mission of counterterrorism in Afghanistan….morph into ..nation building, trying to create a democratic, cohesive and united Afghanistan. Something that has never been done over
ROME — Letizia Battaglia, a photographer who chronicled years of Sicilian Mafia bloodshed in Palermo, Italy, in unflinching images that became ingrained in the national consciousness, died on Wednesday at her home in Palermo. She was 87. Her daughter Patrizia Stagnitta confirmed her death but did not specify the cause.