Saturday, February 24, 2024

US warns of environmental disaster from cargo ship hit by Houthis in Gulf of Aden

A cargo ship abandoned in the Gulf of Aden after an attack by Yemen’s Houthis is taking on water and has left a huge oil slick, in an environmental disaster that US Central Command said Friday could get worse.

US Officials Admit Use of Force Against Houthis Not Working

Biden administration officials are increasingly questioning the effectiveness of military methods in combating the Houthis, who continue their attempt to block the operations of Western commercial and navy ships in the Red Sea in response to the ongoing Israeli-Hamas conflict, CNN reported, citing US officials in the know.

Moon lander lying sideways after dramatic lunar touchdown

The moon lander known as Odysseus is "alive and well" but resting on its side a day after its touchdown as the first private spacecraft ever to reach the lunar surface, and the first from the US since 1972, the company behind the vehicle has said.

Friday, February 23, 2024

NATO has allowed Ukraine to attack Russia with F-16s – Stoltenberg

Once Ukraine receives F-16 fighter jets it will be free to use them against military targets inside Russia, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said.

Russian forces push further west after taking control of Avdiivka: MoD Ru

Russian forces have advanced further to the west after taking control of the Ukrainian town of Avdiivka, the defense ministry said on Friday.

In Spain, Ukrainian civilians prepare for battle at a training centre near Madrid

As the war in Ukraine enters its third year, the Ukrainian army is seeking 500,000 more soldiers to make up for losses on the battlefield and relieve exhausted troops. But this request faces political opposition in Kyiv: a controversial mobilisation bill has been blocked in parliament for several weeks.

US Report Raises Doubts About Israel's UNRWA Accusations

A US intelligence assessment has raised doubts about Israel’s accusations against the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), citing the regime’s bias against the UN agency.

Macron to organize meeting with leaders of several countries dedicated to Ukraine support

French President Emmanuel Macron will organize a meeting in Paris on February 26 with the leaders of several states dedicated to supporting Ukraine, France-Presse (AFP) reported with reference to the Elysee Palace.

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US Democratic congresswoman : There is no difference between 'moderate' rebels and al-Qaeda or the ISIS

United States Congresswoman and Democratic Party member Tulsi Gabbard on Wednesday revealed that she held a meeting with Syrian Presiden...