Category: Global News

Defense Dept.: U.S. accelerating hypersonic missile development

SpaceWar.com reports: “Development of hypersonic missiles is accelerating, but the Department of Defense said on Wednesday it is staying within its $6.6 billion budget for the weapons program. Mike White, hypersonics director in the Undersecretary […]

US defense chief tells Pentagon to sharpen focus on China

SpaceWar.com reports: “US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin directed the Pentagon on Wednesday to sharpen its focus on China, which the United States has tagged as its top strategic rival. ‘Now, it is up to the […]

Israel calls on Egypt to stop entry of construction materials to Gaza

YnetNews.com reports: “Israel has reportedly asked Egypt to halt the entry of cement and other construction materials into the Gaza Strip over fears they could be used by Palestinian armed groups for military purposes. Material […]

Report: Satellite images show activity at Iran nuclear site exposed by Israel

YnetNews.com reports: “A site revealed by Israel in 2018 to be an Iranian nuclear facility has seen a flurry of recent activity, Fox News reported late Tuesday, based on satellite images. The images obtained by […]

NATO chief warns of ‘new dangers’ from Russia-China ties

SpaceWar.com reports: “Growing political and military cooperation between Russia and China poses ‘new dangers’ for NATO and threatens multilateralism, the head of the military alliance said in an interview published Tuesday. ‘The rules-based order, the […]

Blinken says ‘hundreds’ of US sanctions to remain on Iran

SpaceWar.com reports: “Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Tuesday that ‘hundreds’ of US sanctions will remain on Iran even if the United States rejoins a nuclear accord. President Joe Biden’s administration has been engaged in […]

EU study finds incitement in Palestinian textbooks, kept from public

The Jerusalem Post reports: “An unpublished report commissioned by the European Union in 2019 found clear evidence of Palestinian textbooks inciting to violence and antisemitism and was kept from the public by the European Commission, […]

Hamas chief in Egypt for talks ahead of meeting of Palestinian factions

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh arrived in Cairo on Tuesday for the first in a series of talks this week between Egyptian authorities and Palestinian factions that aims to reinforce a ceasefire […]

Netanyahu pushing for early primaries, Likud MKs say

Israel National News reports: “Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is pushing to hold early primaries in the Likud in a bid to capitalize on his current electoral strength within the party, a number of Likud […]

Bennett-Lapid government to be sworn in next Sunday

Israel National News reports: “The national unity government headed by Naftali Bennett (Yamina) and Yair Lapid (Yesh Atid) will be worn in next Sunday, Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin (Likud) announced Tuesday morning. While the Change […]

US still unsure if Iran wants to respect nuclear deal

SpaceWar.com reports: ‘The United States, which has for two months been holding indirect talks with Iran on the future of a tattered 2015 nuclear deal, said Monday it was not even sure if Tehran really […]

Russia threatens to cut Ukraine gas over Donbas war

euobserver.com reports: “Russia has threatened to cut off Ukraine gas for political reasons, immediately after announcing the completion of a new pipeline to Germany. Russian president Vladimir Putin did it at the St Petersburg International […]