Month: September 2023

Zelenskyy Calls Out Russia at UN Security Council

Voice of America News reports: “Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy appeared before the U.N. Security Council in New York on Wednesday for the first time since Russia’s invasion to garner support for his country and accuse […]

Iran to toughen penalties for women who breach dress code

Israel National News reports: “Iranian women who flout the strict Islamic dress code mandating head coverings and modest clothing would face up to 10 years’ prison under a new bill passed on Wednesday, reports the […]

Poland no longer arming Ukraine: Polish PM

SpaceWar.com reports: “Poland said Wednesday it will no longer arm Ukraine and instead focus on its own defense, as the two allies clashed at a key moment in Kyiv’s fightback against invasion by Russia. In […]

Putin says accepted Xi’s invitation to visit China in October

SpaceWar.com reports: “Russian leader Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he had accepted Chinese President Xi Jinping’s invitation to travel to China in October. China and Russia describe each other as strategic allies, with both countries […]

China foreign minister: Beijing, Moscow must deepen cooperation

SpaceWar.com reports: “Beijing’s top diplomat told President Vladimir Putin that China and Russia must work to strengthen cooperation in the face of a ‘complex international situation’, Chinese state media reported Thursday. Speaking at a meeting […]

Pentagon: Chinese blockade on Taiwan would be ‘monster risk’

SpaceWar.com reports: “A Chinese blockade on the island democracy of Taiwan would be a ‘monster risk’ for Beijing and likely to fail, while a military invasion would be extremely difficult, senior Pentagon officials told Congress […]

China Flies 103 Warplanes Toward Taiwan

Voice of America News reports: “China has flown 103 warplanes towards Taiwan between 6a.m. Sunday and 6a.m. Monday, a ‘recent high,’ according to Taiwan’s defense ministry. The ministry urged China Monday to stop its ‘destructive, […]

King Abdullah: Middle East security impossible without Palestinian state

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Global solidarity is needed to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, which remains the central security issue in the region, Jordan’s King Abdullah told the United Nations on Tuesday. ‘The region will continue […]

US sanctions: Iran’s drone program has ties to China, Turkey, Russia 

The Jerusalem Post reports: “The US Treasury sanctioned a multinational network that is involved in supporting Iran’s drone and military aircraft programs. Iran has already been sanctioned for sending kamikaze drones to Russia. However, the […]

Only way to solve conflict is independent Palestinian state, says top Saudi diplomat

The Times of Israel reports: “The Saudi foreign minister said Monday that the only way to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is via an independent Palestinian state, amid talks on Israeli-Saudi normalization in which Riyadh has […]

Kim Jong Un back in North Korea after ‘new chapter’ opened with Russia

SpaceWar.com reports: “North Korean leader Kim Jong Un returned home after a six-day visit to Russia and a summit with President Vladimir Putin that ‘opened a new chapter’ in the relationship between the two countries, […]

Taiwan says 55 Chinese warplanes detected around island

SpaceWar.com reports: “Dozens of Chinese warplanes were detected around Taiwan in a day, the self-ruled island’s defence ministry said Tuesday, as it called on Beijing to stop its ‘provocative actions’. The latest sorties came a […]