Friday, September 22, 2023

News Desk

Libya and Morocco: Contrasting Tragedies Unveiled | TOME

Libya and Morocco experienced tragedies in the same week, but there are clear differences in how they played out.

Iran Unveils ‘Longest-Range’ Drone on Iraq War Anniversary – State Media

Iran on Friday paraded its military hardware on the anniversary of its 1980s war with Iraq, including “the longest-range drone in the world” along with ballistic and hypersonic missiles, Iranian state media said. They said the drone “was unveiled” in the parade, which was broadcast live, and that drones displayed in the event were named MoHajjer, Shahed and Arash. The Islamic Republic said last month that it had built an advanced drone named MoHajjer-10 with an enhanced flight range and duration as well as a larger payload.

Azerbaijan Troops Surround Nagorno-Karabakh Separatist Stronghold | TOME

Armenians demand their leader's resignation for a third day after Azerbaijan's offensive to recapture the enclave.

Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank raid

Abdullah Abu Hasan, 18, was shot in the abdomen and killed by Israeli forces during a raid on Kafr Dan town near Jenin.

Sudan Army Chief Warns UN of Regional Spillover, Seeks Action Against RSF Backers

UNITED NATIONS: The heads of Sudan’s rival military factions gave competing addresses to the United Nations on Thursday, one from the podium at UN headquarters in New York and the other in a rare video recording from an undisclosed location. Army leader Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, speaking at the United Nations, called on the international community to designate the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) as a terrorist organization and to counter its sponsors outside Sudan’s borders, warning that months of war could spill over in the region.

Ex-Nigerian Official to Share $11bn Gas Scandal Damages: TOME Reveals

Grace Taiga is one of three Nigerians who stand to make money if the court orders Nigeria to pay the landmark award.

French Customs Seize 400 Monkey Skulls Bound for US | TOME

Primate skulls likely meant for collectors, hunting clubs in US, where they are reportedly given as gifts and prizes.