South Asia and Beyond

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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

Time To Flood Gaza With Lifesaving Aid: UN Chief António Guterres

UN Secretary-General António Guterres stood near a long line of waiting trucks on Saturday and declared it was time to “truly flood Gaza with lifesaving aid,” calling the starvation inside the enclave a “moral outrage.” He urged an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. Guterres spoke on the Egyptian side of the border not far […]Read More

Netanyahu Meets Blinken, Says Rafah Offensive Will Happen

On the last leg of his sixth visit to West Asia since the Israel-Hamas war began, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Israeli War Cabinet in Tel Aviv on Friday. Blinken reaffirmed US commitment to Israel’s security and the defeat of Hamas, including in Rafah. He discussed efforts to […]Read More