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Palestinian prime minister submits government’s resignation to President Abbas

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh announced Monday that he submitted his government’s resignation to President Mahmoud Abbas. “I submitted the government’s resignation to President Mahmoud Abbas on February 20, 2024, and today I submit it in writing,” Shtayyeh said at a news conference via the Palestinian News & Info Agency. Abbas must still decide whether to accept Shtayyeh and his government’s resignation, but the move…

US conducts four ‘self-defense strikes’ against Houthi weapons preparing to launch: CENTCOM

The U.S. military conducted “self-defense strikes” against Houthi missiles and a launcher prepared to fire from Yemen toward the Red Sea on Wednesday, U.S. Central Command announced. Between 12 a.m. and 6:45 p.m. local time on Wednesday, four self-defense strikes were launched in response to seven mobile Houthi anti-ship cruise missiles and one mobile anti-ship ballistic missile launcher aimed at the Red Sea, the agency…

NATO ally warns Russia will soon seek war with the West as alliance spending bump still falls short

NATO announced more members have met the 2% defense spending requirement, but almost half of members have still failed to meet the minimum, as Russia reportedly looks to increase its presence along the alliance’s borders. “In 2024, NATO Allies in Europe will invest a combined total of 380 billion U.S. dollars in defense. For the first time, this amounts to 2% of their combined GDP,”…

Australia to ban doxxing after pro-Palestinian activists publish personal info of hundreds of Jewish people

The Australian government said Tuesday it will prohibit doxxing, the malicious and non-consensual release online of an individual’s personal or identifying information, after pro-Palestinian activists published personal details of hundreds of Jewish people in the country. Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus, who is Jewish, said the proposed laws would involve issuing take-down notices to social media platforms and imposing fines. The government’s proposal comes in response to…

Israeli forces rescue two hostages during operation in Rafah, officials say

Israeli forces successfully rescued two Israeli hostages held in the Gaza city of Rafah, officials announced early Monday. In a joint operation conducted overnight by the Israeli Defense Forces, Israeli Securities Authority and Israeli police rescued Fernando Merman, 60, and Louis Har, 70, and evacuated them in a helicopter to the Sheba Tel Hashomer hospital inside Israel. Both are said to be in good medical…

Over 100 Burmese forces flee to Bangladesh amid clash with ethnic rebels

More than 100 members of Burma’s Border Guard Police have fled their posts and taken shelter in Bangladesh to escape fighting between Burmese security forces and an ethnic minority army, an official with Bangladesh’s border agency said Monday. It is the first time that Burmese forces have been known to flee into Bangladesh since an alliance of ethnic minority armies in Burma launched an offensive…

Harvard to host Palestinian prof who blamed Israel for Oct. 7, called attacks ‘normal human struggle’

Harvard University has invited a controversial Palestinian professor to speak who justified the October 7 Hamas terror attack on Israel as a “normal human struggle for freedom.”  Dr. Dalal Saeb Iriqat, a columnist and associated professor at Arab American University Palestine, is scheduled to speak at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs on March 7 for a seminar series called…

Iran-backed proxy group threatens more attacks on US troops

An Iran-backed militant group in Iraq has promised to continue attacks on U.S. troops after three American soldiers were killed by a drone strike in Jordan on Sunday. In a statement released Friday, Harakat al-Nujaba, one of the strongest Iraqi militias, announced that it plans to continue military operations against U.S. forces while allied factions have backed off their attacks after the Biden administration said…

Qatari foreign affairs minister discusses goal of finding peaceful solution to rising tension in Middle East

Fox News anchor Bret Baier sat down with Qatari Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani for an interview that aired on Tuesday night, regarding the escalating tensions in the Middle East and Qatar’s role in de-escalation efforts. Throughout the interview, Al Thani refused to blame Iran for funding foreign terrorist groups like Hamas and the Houthis, remaining firm that Qatar…

3 American troops killed, 25 injured in attack on Jordan base near Syria border

Three U.S. service members were killed and 25 others were injured in a drone attack on an outpost in Jordan near the Syria border, U.S. Central Command confirmed on Sunday.  The attack marked a significant escalation in the Middle East, representing the first time American troops have been killed by enemy fire in the region since the Israel-Hamas war began.  “On Jan. 28, three U.S….

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