Month: March 2024

Taiwan conducts missile drills ‘in face of’ China military intrusions

SpaceWar.com reports: “Taiwan conducted an air defence test on Tuesday deploying US-made Patriot missiles and its anti-aircraft artillery systems, saying it will ramp up training in the face of Chinese military ‘intrusions’ around the self-ruled […]

ISIS praises Russia attack, calls for fight against Israel

Israel National News reports: “A spokesperson for the Islamic State (ISIS) on Thursday praised the group’s attack that killed more than 140 people in a Russian concert hall near Moscow last week and also urged […]

Report: US in talks on peacekeeping team in Gaza

Israel National News reports: “Biden administration officials are in preliminary ‘conversations’ about options for stabilizing post-war Gaza, including a proposal for the Pentagon to help fund either a multinational force or a Palestinian Arab peacekeeping […]

Israel warns of travel to Turkey and Arab countries

The Times of Israel reports: “Israel’s National Security Council said Thursday that Israelis should avoid traveling to Turkey, Morocco, Jordan and Egypt — including the Sinai peninsula, usually a popular holiday destination for Israelis over […]

Hamas Leader Speaks in Iran of Israel’s ‘Political Isolation’

Voice of America News reports: “Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, on a visit to Iran on Tuesday, said Israel is experiencing ‘unprecedented political isolation,’ a day after the U.N. Security Council called for a cease-fire in […]

US Seeks Engagement With North Korea Amid Heightened Tensions 

Voice of America News reports: “The Biden administration has been making a diplomatic push for talks with North Korea with more explicit public proposals for engagement than at any other time since taking office. ‘We […]

Hong Kong justice chief warns online criticism could breach new law

SpaceWar.com reports: “Hong Kong’s justice minister has warned that posting and sharing criticism of the city’s newly enacted national security law could be in breach of the legislation, which lays down harsh penalties for sedition. […]

Putin says Russia will not attack NATO, but F-16s will be shot down in Ukraine

Reuters reports: “Russia has no designs on any NATO country and will not attack Poland, the Baltic states or the Czech Republic but if the West supplies F-16 fighters to Ukraine then they will be […]

Fatah’s militant arm: We are fighting Israel in Gaza

Israel National News reports: “The al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, the militant arm of Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah movement, has revealed its part in the war against Israel in the Gaza Strip. In the Gaza Strip, the al-Aqsa […]

Russian Activists Warn Putin Will Use Terrorist Attack to Tighten His Grip on Power

Voice of America News reports: “Russian activists are warning that Russian President Vladimir Putin will use the deadly terrorist attack on a concert hall outside Moscow to tighten his grip on power and further repress […]

Iran believes Gaza war will ‘shape new world order’ – analysis

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Iran’s president Ebrahim Raisi believes that the war in Gaza will lead to a ‘transformation in the unjust order that rules the world.’ He made the claims at a gathering on […]

Houthis boast of ‘advanced’ capabilities

The Jerusalem Post reports: “The Houthis, who have been targeting ships off the coast of Yemen, have put out a statement bragging about their extensive military capabilities. The statement was meant to commemorate what they […]