Late in September Iran decided to hold its largest military exercise in two decades on its border with Azerbaijan setting the Azeri military on high alert and launching a ripple wave of concern through Turkey, Russia and south to Israel.
The US and Israel sent their respective National Security Advisers to the White House on Tuesday for talks on Iran’s nuclear program, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.
An independent commission in France has published a major report showing that over a 70 year period an estimated 330,000 children were sexually abused in the French Catholic Church, Deutche Welle (DW) reports.
Hurricane Ida may have incurred losses as high as $41 billion insured losses nationwide, making it one of the costliest disasters in U.S. history, Reinsurance News (RN) reports.
A 78-year-old Christian man in Nigeria’s Kogi state was killed Saturday during a rescue operation to free him from his Fulani herdsmen abductors, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Julius Oshadumo was among an estimated 3,000 Christians abducted by jihadists in Nigeria this year; he died on the same day that Fulani militants murdered three other Christians in Kogi state.
Nearly all of the social network Eastern European “troll farms ran Facebook’s top pages for American Christians,” groups that distribute fake news and propaganda, leaked documents show.
All civilians who work for the Defense Department and the military services must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by Nov. 22, under new guidelines released Monday.
Foreign Minister Yair Lapid told a meeting of his Yesh Atid faction on Monday that the members of the government coalition must stay unified ahead of the deadline to pass the state budget.
Social media services Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram slowly reconnected to the global internet Monday, nearly six hours into a massive outage that underscored the limitations of worldwide communications.
China’s military stepped up provocative aerial incursions near Taiwan on Monday with its biggest sortie to date, sending 58 warplanes, including 12 nuclear-capable bombers, inside the island’s air defense zone, the Taiwanese Defense Ministry said.