Italy - Bio, News, Photos - Washington Times
Skip to content

Italy

Latest Stories

AP_648335609035

AP_648335609035

Giada De Laurentiis is an Italian-born American chef, writer, television personality, and the host of the current Food Network television program Giada at Home. She also appears regularly as a contributor and guest co-host on NBC's Today. De Laurentiis is the founder of the catering business GDL Foods. She is a winner of the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle Host, and in 2012, she was inducted into the Culinary Hall of Fame. Giada De Laurentiis was born in Rome, Italy, the eldest child of actress Veronica De Laurentiis and her first husband, actor-producer Alex De Benedetti. De Benedetti was a close associate of Giada's maternal grandfather, film producer Dino De Laurentiis. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

italy_iran.jpeg

italy_iran.jpeg

In this Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 photo, plywood panels cover naked statues inside the Campidoglio, Capitol Hill, during a meeting between Italian Premier Matteo Renzi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in Rome, Italy, January 25, 2016. (Giuseppe Lami/ANSA via AP) ITALY OUT

Leaning Tower.jpg

Leaning Tower.jpg

The Leaning Tower of Pisa - Italy

AP12060308198.jpg

AP12060308198.jpg

Faithful gather in Bresso, near Milan, Italy, to follow a Mass celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI in this Sunday, June 3, 2012, file photo. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni/File)

Roman Colosseum.jpg

Roman Colosseum.jpg

The Colosseum - Rome, Italy

Egypt consulate AP.jpg

Egypt consulate AP.jpg

Egyptian police officers stand on the 6th October bridge opposite the Italian consulate following a blast in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, July 11, 2015. A large explosion struck outside the Italian Consulate in Egypt's capital Cairo early Saturday, severely damaging the building and killing one civilian, and injuring four others, officials said. An Italian diplomat said the consulate was closed at the time and no staff members were wounded in the blast. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil) ** FILE **

96e58f4908ec6412740f6a706700abe8.jpg

96e58f4908ec6412740f6a706700abe8.jpg

Migrants wait to disembark from the Italian Navy vessel 'Chimera' in the harbor of Salerno, Italy, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Italy pressed the European Union on Wednesday to devise concrete, robust steps to stop the deadly tide of migrants on smugglers' boats in the Mediterranean, including setting up refugee camps in countries bordering Libya. Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti also said human traffickers must be targeted with military intervention. (AP Photo/Francesco Pecoraro) ** FILE **

Vatican Pope Italy.JPEG-0335d.jpg

Vatican Pope Italy.JPEG-0335d.jpg

Pope Francis talks with Italian President Sergio Mattarella during a private audience, in the pontiff's studio at the Vatican, Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Maurizio Brambatti, POOL)

Obama US Italy.JPEG-0c1fa.jpg

Obama US Italy.JPEG-0c1fa.jpg

President Barack Obama listened as Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi speaks during their news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 17, 2015. The leaders discussed Europe's economy, a pending trade pact between the U.S. and Europe, climate change and energy security.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama US Italy.JPEG-0012e.jpg

Obama US Italy.JPEG-0012e.jpg

President Barack Obama meets with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 17, 2015. The leaders are expected to discuss Europe's economy, a pending trade pact between the U.S. and Europe, climate change and energy security.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

3_8_2015_italy8201.jpg

3_8_2015_italy8201.jpg

ANOTHER WAVE: Migrants are being rescued in the harbor of the island of Lampedusa, Italy. With Libya's security rapidly deteriorating, the number of people setting out in smugglers' boats to cross the Mediterranean Sea toward Italy has surged. (Associated Press)

Italy Fashion Stella Jean.JPEG-04cbe.jpg

Italy Fashion Stella Jean.JPEG-04cbe.jpg

A model stands on the runway in front of photographers wearing a creation for Stella Jean women's Fall-Winter 2015-16 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. (AP Photo//Luca Bruno)

AP938292037678

AP938292037678

MILAN, ITALY -A skyline of Milan, Italy, as seen from the Duomo gothic cathedral, Sunday Jan. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

aptopix-miss-universe_vill_primary_image.jpg

aptopix-miss-universe_vill_primary_image.jpg

Miss Universe contestants Valentina Bonariva, of Italy, left, Doron Matalon, of Israel, Marcela Chmielowska, of Poland, Gaylyne Ayugi, of Kenya, and Kaci Fennell, of Jamaica, splash water at a photographer during the Yamamay swimsuit runway show, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, in Doral, Fla. The Miss Universe pageant will be held Jan. 25 in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

APTOPIX Miss Universe_Vill

APTOPIX Miss Universe_Vill

Miss Universe contestants Valentina Bonariva, of Italy, left, Doron Matalon, of Israel, Marcela Chmielowska, of Poland, Gaylyne Ayugi, of Kenya, and Kaci Fennell, of Jamaica, splash water at a photographer during the Yamamay swimsuit runway show, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, in Doral, Fla. The Miss Universe pageant will be held Jan. 25 in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

APTOPIX Italy New Year Day Dive.JPEG-0b7b4.jpg

APTOPIX Italy New Year Day Dive.JPEG-0b7b4.jpg

Marco Fois, of Italy, performs a 18-meter dive (59 feet) into the river Tiber from the Cavour Bridge in Rome, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, to celebrate the New Year. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

Holder US EU.JPEG-0509f.jpg

Holder US EU.JPEG-0509f.jpg

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, with Italy's Minister of Justice Andrea Orlando, and Dimitris Avramopoulos, EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs, and Citizenship, after their meeting. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

a58421a00831e526600f6a7067000deb.jpg

a58421a00831e526600f6a7067000deb.jpg

Bono arrives at the Cipriani hotel in Venice, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 to attend George Clooney's wedding ceremony. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

173 Airborne Brigade.jpg

173 Airborne Brigade.jpg

** FILE ** Paratroopers from The 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team prepared for and executed a test of its contingency response abilities here Nov. 21, 2013 at Aviano Air Base, Italy. (U.S. Army)

2014 US Open Tennis.JPEG-04586.jpg

2014 US Open Tennis.JPEG-04586.jpg

Sara Errani, of Italy, follows through on a shot against Venus Williams, of the United States, during the third round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)