Biden warns Putin of "serious costs" if Russia invasion plans
... President Vladimir Putin in an hour-long phone call on Saturday of the serious costs of any move to invade Ukraine. U.S. President ... ... increase Kyiv Flights as citizens are asked to leave at 8: 10 a.m. Israel s El Al and Arkia airlines have scheduled additional flights ... ... in Russian waters near the Kuril Islands , which prompted the Defense Ministry in Moscow to summon the U.S. military attache.... ... created for possible aggressive actions of Ukrainian security forces in Donbas. Putin spoke with Belarusian President Alexander ...
Updated: 02/13/2022
U.S. warns Russia against invasion of Ukraine
The United States raised the alarm Friday over Ukraine, warning ... ... sanctions would target the financial and energy sectors. Russian naval forces and troops, including units brought in from all over the ... ... which is north of Kyiv and borders the European Union . Russia 's Defense Ministry said Friday it was also holding military exercises ... ... Union said its nonessential staff should leave Ukraine , while Israel said families of its diplomats were being pulled out. Norway ...
Updated: 02/12/2022
Israel sets up cabinet-level inquiry after Pegasus report
Israel's police minister has announced the creation of a cabinet-level inquiry after a newspaper reported that police had used powerful Pegasus spyware against a wide ... ... as well as West Bank settlers who were alleged to have been targeted before the evacuation of illegal outposts by security forces. Calcalist said other targets included Rami Levy, who runs a chain of popular discount supermarkets, a senior union official ...
Updated: 02/07/2022
U.S. sending Fighters to UAE after Houthi attacks
DUBAI, Feb. 2, Reuters - The United States said it was sending fighter jets to the United ... ... Houthi movement, including a foiled attack at a base hosting U.S. forces. DUBAI, Feb. 2, Reuters - The United States said it was ... ... movement , including a foiled attack at a base hosting U.S. forces. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed ... ... strategic partner. The UAE intercepted a missile during a visit by Israel 's president, the third such attack in two weeks claimed ...
Updated: 02/02/2022
Israel to launch laser-based interceptors in next year: PM
JERUSALEM, Feb 1, Reuters - Israel is accelerating the roll-out of laser-based interceptors as part of a plan to surround itself with such technologies and reduce the high costs ... ... incoming drones or the kinds of rockets favoured by Iran -backed guerrillas. He said that within a year the Israeli Defence Forces will bring in action a laser-based interception system, first experimentally and later operationally, first in the south,...
Updated: 02/01/2022
Israeli police find evidence of use of Pegasus spyware
Israel s national police force has found evidence pointing out the use of spyware by its own investigators to snoop on Israeli citizens' phones. Israel s national police force has found evidence ... ... transnational repression, but it only sells its products to state security agencies after receiving approval from Israel 's Defense Ministry. It says the products are intended to be used against criminals and terrorists and it has strict safeguards in ...
Updated: 02/01/2022
Israel s military to sack soldiers over death of US citizen
Israel s military has said it is dismissing two officers and will reprimand a battalion commander over the death of a Palestinian-American at a West Bank checkpoint after he was stopped by Israeli troops. Israel s military has ... ... military occupation of the Palestinian territories , because of his 78-year-old US citizenship. In the year 2021, security forces killed 41 Palestinians in the West Bank who were not involved in attacking or allegedly attacking Israelis , according ...
Updated: 02/01/2022
UAE says it intercepts Houthi missile as Israeli President visits
The United Arab Emirates said on Monday it had intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemen s Houthi movement as the Gulf state hosted Israel's President Isaac Herzog in what is the first such visit. The United Arab ... ... what is the first such visit. The missile was intercepted and destroyed by the Emirati defense ministry, adding that its debris fell on an uninhabited area. It did not say... ... its military presence in Yemen since 2019, but it still holds sway via large local forces it has built and armed. The war in Yemen has escalated dramatically over the...
Updated: 01/31/2022
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