Category: Global News

UN nuclear watchdog to visit 2nd Iran site in ‘a few days’

SpaceWar.com reports: “The head of UN’s nuclear watchdog said Monday that inspectors would ‘in a few days’ visit the second of two sites in Iran where undeclared nuclear activity may have taken place in the […]

Chinese Nuke Arsenal Next on Beijing’s ‘To-Do’ List, US Commander Warns

Voice of America News reports: “The commander in charge of the U.S. military’s nuclear arsenal has warned that increasing China’s nuclear stockpile is ‘next’ on Beijing’s ‘to-do list.’  Speaking Monday to reporters at the Pentagon, […]

On anniversary of Oslo Accords, Fatah praises “Intifada,” calls for “resistance”

Israel National News reports: “Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party, the dominant faction of the Palestine Liberation Organization and Palestinian Authority, marked the 27th anniversary of the Oslo Accords on Sunday by praising intifada and calling for […]

Iran says it has 1,044 active centrifuges at Fordow plant

Israel National News reports: “The head of Iran’s atomic agency said on Sunday that 1,044 centrifuges were active at the Fordow uranium enrichment plant, in line with his country’s steps to reduce its commitments to […]

Japan’s Abe urges stronger defences to face missiles

SpaceWar.com reports: “Japan must strengthen its ballistic missile defences, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday, a potentially controversial proposition given the country’s pacifist constitution, which limits its military capabilities. Abe made the call despite being […]

Russia to stage huge ‘Caucasus’ drills in September

SpaceWar.com reports: “Russia said on Friday it would stage massive military drills in the Caucasus in late September with troops from countries including China, Iran and Pakistan invited to participate. More than 12,000 troops will […]

Missile production site in Syria damaged – Satellite images show

YnetNews.com reports: “The facility was used for the production of missiles for Hezbollah; Two main structures were hit one believed to be housing explosives and the other machines and equipment Satellite picture reveal damage to […]

‘ISIS recruiter’ accused of threatening U.S. university during Zoom class

WND.com reports: “A 19-year-old Texan claiming allegiance to ISIS is facing a possible prison term after he allegedly threatened during a Zoom lecture to bomb the University of Houston. Ibraheem Ahmed Al Bayati of Richmond […]

US Revokes Visas of 1,000 Chinese Students Considered ‘High Risk’

Voice of America News reports: “The U.S. says it has revoked the visas of more than 1,000 Chinese citizens considered ‘high risk’ to U.S. security because of alleged ties with the Chinese military.  A statement […]

Pompeo urges Southeast Asia to shun South China Sea firms

SpaceWar.com reports: “Washington’s top diplomat urged Southeast Asia on Thursday to cut ties with Chinese companies helping build islands in the South China Sea, weeks after the US blacklisted two dozen firms working in the […]

Report: China Jails Christian Teenager for Practicing Banned Religion

Breitbart.com reports: “Police in southwestern China this summer sentenced a Christian teenager to three years in prison for practicing her faith, human rights magazine Bitter Winter revealed on Tuesday. In Yunnan province, which borders Vietnam, the People’s […]

Hezbollah allies denounce US sanctions

Israel National News reports: “A powerful political group allied with Hezbollah on Wednesday denounced the US sanctions imposed against one of its senior members, saying they infringe on Lebanon’s sovereignty and will not succeed in […]