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Category: Global News

‘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 […]

Iran to start military drills in Strait of Hormuz

Israel National News reports: “Iran’s army will start large-scale drills in the country’s southern waters on Thursday, Deputy Commander of the Iranian Army Habibollah Sayyari announced on Wednesday, according to Xinhua. Naval forces as well […]

China says US biggest threat to peace in South China Sea

SpaceWar.com reports: “China accused the US of becoming ‘the biggest driver of militarization’ in the contested South China Sea, as tensions between Washington and Beijing look set to swamp a regional Asian summit. US-China rivalry […]

U.S.-China tensions set to dominate Southeast Asia summit

SpaceWar.com reports: “US-China rivalry is set to dominate discussions as the foreign ministers of 10 Southeast Asian countries begin an online summit Wednesday, with Washington’s top diplomat ready to take aim at Beijing’s ‘bullying’ in […]

Iran launches new ‘advanced’ nuclear centrifuges

SpaceWar.com reports: “Iran’s nuclear body said Tuesday it had launched a new ‘advanced centrifuges’ facility to replace one badly damaged by ‘sabotage’ at its main Natanz nuclear fuel plant in July. ‘It was decided to […]

Iranian retaliation for any Israeli attack to include UAE, Saudi Arabia

Israel National News reports: “Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, special assistant to Majlis Speaker and former Iranian deputy foreign minister, said that the UAE has made a big mistake by establishing relations with ‘the cancer of the region, […]

Turkey and Iran seek ‘strong foundation’ for partnership

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday. Iran’s Tasnim News Agency described the discussions, via video, as working to form the ‘strong foundation’ for […]

China says forced to take ‘countermeasures’ against India at tense border

SpaceWar.com reports: ‘China on Tuesday said its troops were forced to take ‘countermeasures’ after Indian soldiers crossed their tense Himalayan border and opened fire. The relationship between the two nuclear-armed neighbours has deteriorated since a […]