Szekely, a Hungarian, became an Olympic champion after she was nearly killed during the Nazi occupation of Hungary.
NYT At War“Water was the real world where I really felt comfortable and absolutely safe,” she said in an interview provided by the Hungarian Swimming Association. “I usually said that I should have been a fish.”
The firing of the projectiles could be the country’s first missile tests since Nov. 28.
NYT At WarNorth Korea launched two short-range projectiles off its east coast on Monday in the country’s first weapons test in three months, returning to its provocative behavior a year after Kim Jong-un’s failed summit meeting with President Trump
The U.S. Navy discovered a new type of antiaircraft missile after seizing two shipments in the Arabian Sea.
NYT At WarIran has developed a new type of antiaircraft missile and shipped it to Houthi rebels in Yemen, Pentagon officials announced Wednesday. The weapons were seized by U.S. Navy warships in two separate shipments in the Arabian Sea, via @johnismay & @tmgneff
The trial had been scheduled to start next January but is likely to be delayed by the departure of James P. Harrington, who represents Ramzi bin al-Shibh, one of the five defendants.
NYT At WarProsecutors have consistently sought to put all five defendants on trial together, arguing that multiple trials would be too stressful for the families of the 2,976 victims killed in the attacks
The United States blamed Khataib Hezbollah for an attack that killed an American contractor, setting off a chain of events that pushed America and Iran to the brink of war.
NYT At WarIraqi military and intelligence officials have raised doubts about who fired the rockets that started the spiral of events, saying they believe it is unlikely that the militia the United States blamed for the attack, Khataib Hezbollah, carried it out
James Mitchell will be the first witness to describe the torture of detainees in the secret prisons — some at his own hands — in the trial of the men accused of plotting the Sept. 11 attacks.
NYT At WarThe psychologist James Mitchell will be the first witness to describe the torture of detainees in the secret prisons — some at his own hands — in the trial of the men accused of plotting the Sept. 11 attacks.
The death of Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani was reported in Iraqi and Lebanese official media.
NYT At WarQassim Suleimani was the architect of nearly every significant operation by Iranian intelligence and military forces over the past two decades, and his death was a staggering blow for Iran at a time of sweeping geopolitical conflict
At least 151 pro-government forces and 63 civilians have been killed in Afghanistan so far this month.
NYT At WarThe deadliest attack took place in Ghazni Province, where an insurgent who had infiltrated the Afghan army opened fire on his colleagues while they were sleeping, killing 23 soldiers before seizing their weapons and rejoining the Taliban
The colorized portrait of Joachim Peiper, whose unit slaughtered more than 80 American prisoners, was part of a Facebook commemoration of the battle on its 75th anniversary.
NYT At WarAn Army unit said Tuesday that it “regrets” sharing a colorized photograph of a Nazi war criminal as part of a Facebook series commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge