Syria reviews new Israeli airstrikes near Damascus

Mar 17, 2021 Syria reported Israeli airstrikes near Damascus Tuesday evening. Israeli missiles struck across the capital at 10:35 p.m. Syrian air defenses intercepted a few of the missiles and solely materials injury was reported. The missiles have been fired from the Golan Heights, the Syrian state media outlet SANA reported. The Israel Defense Forces didn’t… Continue reading Syria reviews new Israeli airstrikes near Damascus

Israel’s overseas minister continues anti-ICC marketing campaign in Russia

Mar 17, 2021 Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi met March 17 along with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov, who welcomed the extent of coordination between the international locations on worldwide and regional points, notably the confidential dialogue channel established in recent times between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Ashkenazi stated, “I… Continue reading Israel’s overseas minister continues anti-ICC marketing campaign in Russia

Russia, Iran tried to target 2020 US election: US agencies

Russia and Iran targeted election infrastructure during the 2020 US vote but did not compromise any of the results, the departments of Homeland Security and Justice said Tuesday. “Broad Russian and Iranian campaigns targeting multiple critical infrastructure sectors did compromise the security of several networks that managed some election functions,” the government agencies said in… Continue reading Russia, Iran tried to target 2020 US election: US agencies

10 questions if FATF is biased against Pakistan

The decision of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to keep Pakistan in its grey list till June 2021 despite the fact that it addressed 24 out of 27 action items has raised serious questions over the approach of global terror-financing and money-laundering watchdog. Ignoring to include India and Afghanistan in its list even with… Continue reading 10 questions if FATF is biased against Pakistan

NATO chief expresses ‘serious concerns’ over Turkey’s new alliance

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday he has “serious concerns” over actions by member state Turkey but insisted the alliance was an important platform for resolving disputes involving Ankara. “I have expressed my serious concerns and we all know there are serious differences and some issues, ranging from the eastern Mediterranean, the Turkish decision… Continue reading NATO chief expresses ‘serious concerns’ over Turkey’s new alliance

Syria’s Assad gives stimulus to public employees as disaster deepens

Nearly 80 % of Syrians reside in poverty and 60 % are meals insecure, in keeping with the United Nations. Amid sharp financial decline, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad issued a decree on Tuesday granting a whole lot of hundreds of public sector employees and troopers a one-time monetary stimulus, equal to a median month-to-month wage.… Continue reading Syria’s Assad gives stimulus to public employees as disaster deepens

UN warns of one other ‘decade of desperation’ in war-torn Syria

The United Nations particular envoy to Syria has referred to as for the creation of a brand new worldwide discussion board to resolve the 10-year battle in Syria saying the UN “profoundly regretted” having failed in its mediation efforts. In a information briefing marking the tenth anniversary of the Syrian revolution, Geir Pedersen on Monday… Continue reading UN warns of one other ‘decade of desperation’ in war-torn Syria

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards tout new missile base in help of navy

Mar 15, 2021 Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) revealed what it mentioned was a brand new underground missile base able to conducting digital warfare in help of the nation’s navy, state-run tv reported. The subterranean “missile city” homes each ballistic and cruise missiles that can help Iran’s navy, IRGC commander Maj. Gen. Hossein Salami… Continue reading Iran’s Revolutionary Guards tout new missile base in help of navy

Oman bans fashionable chat app Clubhouse

Mar 15, 2021 Oman has banned the audio-chat telephone software Clubhouse. The fashionable cell app, which options unfiltered and comparatively unregulated conversations, not too long ago got here into large use all through the Middle East.  The sultanate’s telecommunications authorities confirmed they minimize off entry to the favored cell app, The Associated Press reported on Monday.  Clubhouse is… Continue reading Oman bans fashionable chat app Clubhouse

UK sanctions Syrian overseas minister, al-Assad allies

On the 10-year anniversary of the Syrian rebellion, the UK publicizes measures towards six figures intently tied to the president. The United Kingdom has introduced sanctions on six allies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, together with his overseas minister and shut advisers, saying the move would ship a “clear message that they must be held… Continue reading UK sanctions Syrian overseas minister, al-Assad allies