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SNG Daily: US Says It Won’t Be Part Of Israel Retaliation Against Iran; Sudan Struggles For Attention After One Year Of Violent Conflict

Your one-stop destination for all the top international stories of the day. Israel On High Alert; US Says It Won’t Be Part Of Retaliation Against Iran Two weeks after its embassy in Damasus was bombed allegedly by Israel’s fighter jets, Iran launched drones and fired missiles at Israel in its first direct attack on Israeli […]Read More

US Won’t Be Part Of Any Israeli Retaliatory Action Against Iran?

US President Joe Biden and other leaders of the G7 nations have condemned Iran’s attack on Israel, saying it risked provoking an “uncontrollable regional escalation.” A White House official said Biden warned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the US will not take part in a counter-offensive against Iran if Israel decides to retaliate after […]Read More

Iran Warns Israel Against Retaliation, Asks US To Stay Away

As Iran conducted its first direct assault against Israel, it made sure the message travelled as far as it could. State media broadcast footage of Iranians “celebrating” the attacks against archrival Israel. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei—the most powerful man in Iran—who, in a public message earlier this week, had said Israel would be punished, put up […]Read More

Trump Grandstands As Iran Strikes At Israel

If he were president, Iran would never have attacked Israel, claims former President Donald Trump. In a post on his Truth Social app, Trump wrote “Israel is under attack. This should never have been allowed to happen. This would never have happened if I were president.” President Biden had earlier said his country “Will stand […]Read More

Iran Launches Air Attacks Against Israel, Days After Khamenei Warning

Two weeks after its embassy in Damasus was bombed allegedly by Israeli fighter jets, Iran launched drones and fired missiles at Israel in its first direct attack on Israeli territory. Sirens rang out in Israel and bangs were heard from what local media called aerial interceptions of explosive drones. Authorities said a 7-year-old girl was critically […]Read More

How, When Will Iran Strike Back At Israel For Embassy Bombing?

Iran is in no mood to either forget the bombing of its mission in Damascus earlier this month or to forgive Israel. The message from the country’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei—the country’s highest authority—was unambiguous. “When the Zionist regime attacks the Iranian consulate in Syria, it is as if it attacked our soil. This […]Read More

SNG Daily: Without Russia, Ukraine Peace Summit A ‘Complete Circus’; Japan PM Says Hopes Of Ukraine Will Collapse If…

Your one-stop destination for all the top international stories of the day. Putin: Without Russia, Ukraine Peace Summit A ‘Complete Circus’ Overnight attacks have hit a huge power plant in Ukraine causing massive disruption across the war-ravaged nation. Putin’s response to that – Russia had to. Speaking to his ally Belarus’s President Lukashenko, the Russian […]Read More

US Expects Missile Strike On Israel by Iran, Proxies

The United States along with allies believe that the Iranian government or its proxies would soon strike against military and government targets in Israel, Bloomberg reported. The report added that Iran may launch high-precision missiles in the coming days and it is a matter of when and not if. New reports surfaced yesterday saying that […]Read More

Iranian FM To Visit Damascus After Israeli Strike On Consulate

Iranian foreign minister Hossein Amirabdollahian is travelling to Damascus today, a week after Iran’s consulate there was targeted in a suspected Israeli attack. During a meeting with Houthi spokesperson and senior official Mohammed Abdelsalam, Amirabdollahian hailed “the brave support of the Yemeni nation for the oppressed Palestinian nation”. The foreign minister has said that Tehran […]Read More

Israel Govt Says Prepared To Handle Any Iran Scenario

Israel is ready to handle any scenario that may arise with Iran, Defence Minister Yoav Gallant said on Sunday, after Tehran threatened to retaliate for the killing of Iranian generals on April 1. An Iranian official said earlier that Israeli embassies were not safe, and a semi-official news agency published a graphic showing weapons it […]Read More

Israel Blocks GPS, Cancels Leaves For Soldiers

The Israeli government has announced that it was cancelling leave for soldiers serving with combat units. It has also blocked GPS in order to disrupt missiles and drones launched from neighbouring countries. This comes as tensions are on the rise with Iran following an Israeli strike on its consulate building in Syria killed 13 people, […]Read More

SNG Daily: ‘Israel Will Be Slapped,’ Says Iran Supreme Leader; WCK Founder Says His Aid Workers Were Targeted

Your one-stop destination for all the top international stories of the day. ‘Israel Will Be Slapped,’ Says Iran Supreme Leader After Syria Embassy Bombing Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei has said Israel ‘will be slapped’ for the bombing of its embassy compound in Syria. Iran holds Israel responsible for the strike in which seven military […]Read More

Attack on Iranian Mission: Why Israel May Get Away

Iran has sworn revenge for the Israeli air strike on the Iranian consulate in Damascus, Syria two days ago that killed seven officials including two members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. The Iran-backed Hezbollah armed group in Lebanon was quoted by AFP as saying that “This crime will not pass without the enemy receiving punishment […]Read More