The Russian military said Tuesday it has deployed three nuclear-capable long-range bombers to its base in Syria, a move that could strengthen Moscow’s military foothold in the Mediterranean.
Lebanon’s Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Tuesday any aggression against Jerusalem or its holy sites would mean regional war.
The head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog has said Iran is enriching uranium to levels that only countries seeking to make atomic weapons reach, and that the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program can no longer be returned to where it stood when a landmark 2015 deal was struck with world powers.
The Palestinian terrorist group Hamas on Wednesday threatened to renew intense fighting against Israel if the Jewish state “violates” the Al-Aqsa Mosque on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, and downplayed damage to its military infrastructure following the 11-day conflict in the Gaza Strip.
A powerful cyclone made landfall in eastern India and Bangladesh Wednesday, causing at least two deaths, flooding and damage to structures.
President Biden on Wednesday ordered the U.S. intelligence community to conduct a rapid-turnaround investigation into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, following a purported decision by his decision to spike a similar probe launched by the Trump administration.
A Pennsylvania county, which made headlines after voting machines failed to display Republican ballots during a primary election last week, voted on Tuesday to request a top prosecutor further investigate the mishap.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Tuesday that he will ask Congress for $75 million in aid to the Palestinians for 2021, the Jerusalem Post reports. Making his announcement after a meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah, Blinken added that the US will also reopen its consulate in Jerusalem.
The Republican-led legislature in Texas has approved a bill that will allow people to carry a handgun with no license, background check, or firearm training, CBS News reports. Although law enforcement groups have said the bill will endanger both the police and the public, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has said he will sign the measure into law.
A security organization has reported that there was an 80% increase in antisemitic incidents in the US during this month’s 11-day war between Israel and Hamas, the Times of Israel reports. The Secure Community Network, which advises Jewish communities on security issues, says one reason for the spike in the number of incidents it recorded was disinformation spread on social media.