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Iran claims ‘right to self-defence’ in Israel attack

NewsFeed Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations says his country’s drone and missile attack against Israel was ‘in the exercise of Iran’s inherent right to self-defence’. Saeid Iravani told the UN Security Council Iran is not seeking to escalate conflict in the region. Published On 15 Apr 202415 Apr 2024 Adblock test (Why?)

US military says it destroyed dozens of drones fired from Iran, Yemen

US Central Command says it hit more than 80 one-way attack drones aimed at Israel. The United States has destroyed dozens of drones and at least six ballistic missiles aimed at Israel from Iran and Yemen, its military has said. US forces hit more than 80 one-way attack drones, including seven UAVs targeted on the Read More

Celebrations in Iran as it ‘concludes’ retaliatory attack on Israel

NewsFeed Iran says its first-ever direct attack on Israel was revenge for Israel’s targeting of Iranian personnel. Tehran says its retaliation has been ‘concluded’ but warns of a harsher response next time if Israel strikes again. Published On 14 Apr 202414 Apr 2024 Adblock test (Why?)

Cyprus suspends asylum applications for Syrians as arrivals rise

More than 1,000 people have arrived in Cyprus on boats from Lebanon this month amid deepening tensions in the Middle East. Cyprus has suspended the processing of asylum applications from Syrians following a sharp increase in arrivals this month, authorities say. More than 1,000 people have arrived in Cyprus on boats from Lebanon this month Read More

Iran attacks Israel with over 300 drones, missiles: What you need to know

EXPLAINER Iran has launched a massive aerial attack on Israel, two weeks after a deadly strike on its consulate in Syria. Iran unleashed a barrage of missiles and drones on Saturday and during the early hours of Sunday, targeting Israel in retaliation for last week’s suspected Israeli strike on its consulate in Damascus that killed 13 Read More

Germany to send new missiles to Ukraine as army struggles on eastern front

Germany says it will hand over Patriot air defence system and missiles, while Russia claims capture of another village. Germany will deliver a United States-made Patriot air defence system and air defence missiles to Ukraine at a “critical time” as Kyiv struggles to defend its energy system from Russian bombardment, according to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Read More

How high is the risk of conflict between Iran and Israel?

Tehran promises a response to Israeli attack on its consulate in Syria. Iran is threatening retaliation for the Israeli attack on the Iranian consulate in Syria that killed seven people at the start of April. The United States is talking up the possibility of an imminent attack by Tehran and promising to defend Israel. So Read More

Iran launches air attack on Israel, with drones ‘hours’ away

US and Israel confirm that an aerial attack on Israeli territory is under way as Jordan and Iraq close their airspace. Iran has launched dozens of drones and missiles at Israel, the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) confirmed, after Israel said Tehran had begun attacks. The IRGC said on Saturday that it had released Read More

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 779

As the war enters its 779th day, these are the main developments. Here is the situation on Saturday, April 13, 2024. Fighting The commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Colonel General Oleksandr Syrskii, said the situation on the eastern front “has deteriorated significantly in recent days” in the face of a heightened Russian offensive. Read More

Genocide in Gaza: Enabled by AI, powered by Big Tech

Artificial intelligence has unleashed terror in the killing fields of Gaza. The algorithms that Big Tech designed – and the genocide they assisted. The Listening Post explores how Israel’s killing campaign of Palestinians has relied on artificial intelligence to choose its targets. A dystopian nightmare serves as a marketing campaign for technology flawed by design, Read More