US Carrier Heads to Surprise NATO WargamesThe nuclear-powered fleet aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman will take part in next week’s NATO exercise in the Mediterranean Sea dubbed “Neptune Strike ‘22,” the Pentagon has announced.
EU Urges Israeli Regime to End Detention of Critically-Ill Palestinian TeenagerThe European Union urged Israeli regime to cease the imprisonment without charge or trial of a Palestinian teenager with a rare neuromuscular disorder in administrative detention, which allows the indefinite detention of prisoners based on “secret evidence” that neither the detainee nor his lawyer is allowed to see.
Yemen Forces Able to Strike Targets 1,600 kms Away: WSJThe American daily The Wall Street Journal in a report on The Yemeni attack on the United Arab Emirates acknowledged the military advances that Yemeni forces have made in recent years, saying now, they could hit targets lying “1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) away from their mountain strongholds”.
Japan Claims Sovereignty over Russian TerritoryTokyo will not give up its claim that Russia’s southern Kuril Islands in the Pacific Ocean are rightfully Japanese, and wants to reach a deal with Moscow to resolve the dispute, its foreign minister said on Tuesday.
Iranian foreign minister urged increase of international humanitarian efforts for Afghanistan, describing as massive the influx of Afghan refugees into neighboring countries compared to the very small volume of international aid for them.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will support salaries for nearly 10,000 staff working in hospitals across Afghanistan amidst worsening economic and humanitarian crisis in the country.
The Taliban foreign minister, Amir Khan Muttaqi, visited Iran at the head of a high-ranking delegation to hold talks with the Islamic Republic’s officials in the first such trip to the neighboring country since the group seized power.
The US seeks to create rifts between Afghanistan and its neighboring countries now that its 20-year occupation of the country has failed, Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Sunday.
Relatives of Afghan civilians killed or injured in a US drone bombing in Kabul last August have called for recognition of the deadly attack as a war crime and due punishment of the American perpetrators.