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Conservative MP Writes for NSN On Why He Is Quitting Parliament. 

Why I’m standing down as an MP and the importance of tackling hate and misinformation Mike Freer – Conservative MP for Finchley and Golders Green As readers may already be aware, last month I announced my decision not to stand…

Hostage Family Reveals How They Have Been Unable to Grieve for the Loss of Their Loved One Killed in the Hamas Attacks. 

The family of a hostage held by Hamas have told of how they have been unable to grieve for three relatives murdered by the terrorist group.   Steve Brisley, who is campaigning to free his brother-in-law Eli Sharabi, also said he…

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…

“The Future is in the Sky”: Space’s Ax-3 Mission – A Triumph of Collaboration, Science, and Interstellar Aspirations 

In a historic moment for space exploration, Axiom Space has successfully concluded its third all-private astronaut mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The mission, aptly named Axiom Mission 3 (Ax-3), stands out as the first all-European commercial astronaut mission,…

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…

Exclusive: Senior Research Fellow Martin Plaut on China, Russia and keeping the Red Sea open

The United States and Britain have carried out strikes against targets linked to Houthis in Yemen. It’s the first time strikes have been launched against the Iran-backed group since it started targeting international shipping in the Red Sea late last year. An international…

Profile on Brigadier General Esmail Qaani, the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps Quds Force. 

The CIA assassination of Major General Qasem Soleimani, the commander of Iran’s notorious Quds Force, in a drone attack in 2020 was designed to send a message to Iran’s most powerful leaders.   Washington wanted Tehran’s ruling elite – those religious…

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…

The Two Sides of the Coin: AI in the Wars of the Middle East

The past year’s wars in the Middle East have long been complex and devastating, shaped by a multitude of factors. In recent years, a new player has emerged on the battlefield: artificial intelligence (AI). AI’s role in these conflicts is…

Exclusive: Sir Graeme Lamb Writes on Russia and Iran: An Unwelcome Alliance

The past will not tell you what is about to happen but it can point you in the right direction of what you might expect to unfold, and yet we in the West are so wrapped up in the day-to-day…