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Isabella Egerton

CIA Director Bill Burns and his Egyptian and Qatari counterparts arrive in Paris to begin next round of hostage negotiations

An Israeli delegation arrived in Paris today for talks with senior US, and Egyptian intelligence officials, as well as the Prime Minister of Qatar, aiming to advance a ceasefire deal with Hamas and secure the release of hostages, an Israeli…

Combatica’s XR Training to Revolutionise Special Forces Training and Save Lives of Counter-Terrorist Forces 

In a groundbreaking development, Combatica, an Israeli startup, has partnered with ionir, a leading data storage and services provider, to bring cutting-edge XR (extended reality) training to Special Forces and Security Forces globally.  The platform is already being rolled out to…

Israel’s Foreign Minister Katz Speaks at Munich Security Conference and Announces New Evidence of UNRWA Links to Terrorism 

Day One of the 60th edition of Munich’s Security Conference saw the Israel-Hamas war and concerns surrounding the war spilling over borders across the region dominate this year’s agenda.  As the war enters its fifth month, the Israel-Hamas war has…

Netanyahu orders evacuation of Rafah and US retaliatory strikes against Yemeni Houthi targets continue 

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Friday he has instructed the military to formulate a two-fold plan to evacuate civilians from the city of Rafah, the last neighbourhood where Gazans have sought refuge – and to defeat the remaining Hamas…

Israel said to be considering letting Hamas chief Yahya Sinwar flee in return for hostages 

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly contemplating a deal that could see the release of Hamas’ top terrorist chief, Yahya Sinwar, who plotted the savage 07 October attacks on Israel. The deal would involve freeing him in exchange for…

Biden to receive bodies of US service members killed in Jordan attack by radical Iran-backed militias and US response to widen

President Biden on Friday at 1:30 pm ET will oversee the transfer of the bodies of three American service members who lost their lives in a drone attack carried out by Iran-backed militants last Sunday at an air base in…

US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield urges Hamas to accept proposal for a ceasefire and release of hostages 

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday met with 26 representatives of 18 families in Jerusalem who have family members still held captive in Gaza. US Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, announced on Wednesday a robust initiative for a…

China Warns Iran-backed Houthis to ‘Show Restraint’

Chinese authorities are reportedly exerting pressure on Iran to curb the persistent attacks of Iranian-backed Houthi terrorists, who have been carrying out strikes on commercial vessels in the Red Sea, or risk harming business relations with Beijing. Discussions on the…

Feud between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Qatar Stalling Release of Hostages held by Hamas

A feud between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Qatari government could jeopardise international efforts to end the war in Gaza and secure the release of around 130 hostages still trapped in terror tunnels by Hamas terrorists. Qatar, which is home…

EXCLUSIVE: NSN speaks with Eric Patterson on the Just War Tradition & Quest for Peace 

Today, NSN had the privilege of discussing ‘just war’ with Eric Patterson, President of the Religious Freedom Institute in Washington, DC.   Patterson is an expert in two areas: the ethics of war and peace, and religious freedom policy. He has…