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US President names Kenya as a major non-Nato ally.

US President Joe Biden has named Kenya as a major non-Nato ally, making it the first sub-Saharan African country to receive that designation. Mr Biden announced the move during a three-day state visit by Kenyan President William Ruto. It is…

International Backlash Over ICC’s Arrest Warrants for Netanyahu and Gallant

The decision by International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor Karim Khan to seek arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defence Minister Yoav Gallant, and three leaders of the Hamas organisation has ignited significant international backlash. On Monday, several of…

The death of the Iranian president is unlikely to end Iran’s shadow war with Israel.

Even before Tehran had formally announced the death of President Ebrahim Raisi, conspiracy theories as to whether foul play was to blame began coming in rapidly. Was Israel’s Mossad, the go-to organisation Iran likes to blame for almost any catastrophe…

UN Security Council Holds Landmark Meeting Focused Solely on Hostages Held by Hamas Terrorists

In a historic and emotionally charged session, the UN Security Council convened its first ever meeting solely focused on the hostages taken by Hamas terrorists during their attack on Israel on 07 October.  The meeting, initiated by the United States,…

CIA Director William Burns Arrives in Cairo with Egyptian Officials to Reach a Deal 

Israel has given Hamas a one-week ultimatum, presenting the militant group with a choice between agreeing to a hostage deal or facing a potential ground invasion of Rafah against the terror group’s remaining strongholds in Gaza.  CIA Director William Burns…

Kyiv Defence Analyst: Crucial US Aid to Ukraine Promises Immediate Battlefield Impact, Hoping for Cluster Munitions Advantage

Ukraine’s tireless efforts have finally borne fruit as the U.S. Congress approved nearly $61 billion in crucial military and economic aid, putting an end to months of uncertainty and frustration. With Ukrainian soldiers facing dwindling ammunition and weapons, this aid package arrives as a…

Unveiling the threat of APT44: Russia’s Sandworm group strikes again 

In the realm of cybersecurity, few threats loom as large as the notorious Sandworm group, now tracked by Google Cloud’s Mandiant as APT44. With its origins rooted in Russia, this malevolent entity has gained infamy for its involvement in a spectrum…

South Africa Under Fresh US Scrutiny, Now Over Treatment of SA-Israeli Soldiers

Amid South Africa’s anticipation of a smoother relationship with the United States and the prospect of continuing market access through the new AGOA agreement, six US legislators have launched a new challenge. In a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa, they warn of ‘consequences’ due to South Africa’s policy of arresting its citizens serving in the Israeli army. 

Israel urges the west to impose more sanctions on Iran as stock markets plunge in response to the crisis.

Israel has urged the west to imposed a new raft of sanctions on Iran in response to last weekend’s unprecedented drone and missile attack.Foreign minister Israel Katz said on Tuesday morning that, “alongside the military response” Israel was considering, he…

British Prime Minister has described Israel’s security as “non-negotiable”.

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has described Israel’s security as “non negotiable”, following Iran’s mass drone and missile attack.Speaking in the House of Commons, Prime Minister Sunak told parliament that Iran is “intent on sowing chaos” across the Middle East…