Yoav Gallant: Israel’s Victory over Hamas in Gaza will Bring Peace with Saudi Arabia

Defense Minister Yoav Gallant addressed the Conference of Presidents at the ministry’s headquarters in Tel Aviv. His goal is to achieve victory against Hamas to bring about normalization and regional integration. He emphasized that destroying Hamas will actually advance normalization with countries like Saudi Arabia, leading to a new Middle East. However, the Saudis have…

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The Abandoned Ship in the Red Sea: A Mystery at Sea

The cargo ship abandoned in the Gulf of Aden after being hit by missiles fired by Yemen’s Houthis could still be towed to nearby Djibouti, industry sources said on Wednesday. Shipping risks have increased due to repeated drone and missile strikes in the Red Sea and Bab al-Mandab Strait by the Iran-aligned Houthis since November….

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Houthi Rebels Escalate Attacks on Ships and Drones in the Red Sea

The Iranian-backed Houthis have increased attacks, despite a month of US-led airstrikes. The US Central Command confirmed that the Iranian-backed Houthis targeted the Sea Champion with anti-ship ballistic missiles. The ship sustained minor damage and continued its journey to Aden, Yemen. In another incident, the Houthis downed a US Reaper drone and attacked the M/V…

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Russian Spy Sentenced to Eight Years in Lebanese Prison

A Russian citizen in Lebanon was sentenced to eight years in prison for spying for Israel by a military court, Ria Novosti reported. The man got Russian citizenship through marriage, but it’s unclear what nationality he holds. His wife, also accused of spying, was acquitted. The Russian embassy in Beirut helped prove her innocence. Russian…

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Houthis Target International Shipping in the Red Sea

The Greek-flagged bulker Sea Champion arrived in Aden, Yemen after a mistaken missile strike by the Houthi militia in the Red Sea. Shipping risks are increasing due to drone and missile strikes by the Houthis. The vessel was attacked twice on Monday but no crew members were injured. It is discharging part of its cargo…

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Unveiling the International Leaders’ Plan for a Palestinian State

The US, Europe, and Middle East officials hinted at establishing a Palestinian state as part of a broader peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken expressed the White House’s desire for Palestinian statehood, emphasizing the need for “a practical, time-bound, irreversible path to a Palestinian state living side-by-side in…

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