Category: World

Allies stop singling out Netanyahu over Gaza, but fear incendiary response to Iran attack

Allies stop singling out Netanyahu over Gaza, but fear incendiary response to Iran attack

Nearly 48 hours have passed since Iran launched hundreds of jets and missiles at Israel — many of which were intercepted before reaching its airspace — but the country’s top leaders have yet to decide whether, how or when to respond. The international community eagerly awaits this decision and calls for calm, as Israel’s retaliation […]

Thousands of migrants set up camp in northern Mexico after the train operations

Thousands of migrants set up camp in northern Mexico after the train operations

Chihuahua (Mexico), April 15 (EFE).- Around 2,500 migrants have set up camp in Chihuahua, the capital of the state of the same name on Mexico’s border with the United States, where they told EFE this Monday that they are living in very unstable conditions during operations by the Mexican authorities to get them off the […]

Sanchez calls for ‘restraint’ in Middle East to stop escalation: ‘Either gap or ceasefire’

Sanchez calls for ‘restraint’ in Middle East to stop escalation: ‘Either gap or ceasefire’

Pedro Sanchez condemned Iran’s attack on Israel this weekend, but called for “caution and restraint” in the Middle East to send a clear message to Israel and its possible response to the Iranian regime’s threat to escalate in the region. “Spain is committed to diplomacy, international legality and peace. All over the world and in […]

What Iran’s Attack on Israel Shows About Netanyahu’s Defense and Security Policy

What Iran’s Attack on Israel Shows About Netanyahu’s Defense and Security Policy

According to an Israeli opposition leader, analysts and former Israeli officials, Iran’s attack over the weekend is a sign that Israel’s main policy of defensive deterrence has been seriously damaged by the actions of the Netanyahu government. “This government, this prime minister, has become an existential threat to Israel. They destroyed Israel’s deterrence,” opposition leader […]

Israel continues to debate how to respond to Iran in anticipation of US support

Israel continues to debate how to respond to Iran in anticipation of US support

Israel’s so-called war cabinet, made up of just five members, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, ended its second meeting this Monday after hundreds of Iranian drone and missile attacks without reaching a consensus on possible retaliation against Tehran. “Israel hopes to receive the support of the United States in any action against Tehran. Haaretz newspaper […]

Trial begins against Trump for fraudulent payments to porn actress Stormy Daniels

Trial begins against Trump for fraudulent payments to porn actress Stormy Daniels

Donald Trump arrived in Manhattan court in New York this Monday to stand trial for falsifying tax documents for a porn actress. This is a historic trial, as it is the first time a former president has been tried in a criminal case, and the sentence could completely change the electoral landscape. Trump will finally […]

Tension in the Parliament of Georgia after the leader of the opposition attacked a member of the government

Tension in the Parliament of Georgia after the leader of the opposition attacked a member of the government

There was a moment of tension at the plenary session of the Parliament of Georgia on Monday. According to Reuters, opposition leader Aleko Elisashvili severely punched Mamuka Mdinaradze, a member of the current ruling party of the country, Georgian Dream, in the face. The footage shows how Mdinaradze was talking about the bill “On Foreign […]

A priest and several parishioners were wounded during a service in a Sydney church

A priest and several parishioners were wounded during a service in a Sydney church

A priest and several people were stabbed by a man who was arrested during a Catholic service at a Sydney church on Monday, police said. No one has life-threatening injuries and they are being treated by emergency services. The attack took place at the Church of Christ the Good Shepherd in the Sydney suburb of […]

The UN warns that the “Middle East is on edge” and awaits Israel’s response after the Iranian attack.

The UN warns that the “Middle East is on edge” and awaits Israel’s response after the Iranian attack.

The United Nations has joined the international community’s call for “maximum restraint” in response to Iran’s attack on Israel last Saturday night on Tehran’s diplomatic mission in Damascus, which killed 13 people. At an emergency meeting of the Security Council on Sunday, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that “the Middle East is on the brink” […]

Gangs tighten control over violence-plagued Haiti: ‘It’s a siege, a war’

Gangs tighten control over violence-plagued Haiti: ‘It’s a siege, a war’

Nielsen Daily Fierrier fell to the ground when gang fighters and police exchanged fire outside his home in the Haitian capital late last month. “From 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., the shooting barely stopped,” said a 25-year-old electrician from Petion-ville, a middle-class neighborhood in the hills south of Port Prince. “In the morning, there were […]

France protects farmers by law from complaints by urbanites moving from big cities

France protects farmers by law from complaints by urbanites moving from big cities

In 2020, successive lockdowns forced many Parisians who could afford it to leave the city to take refuge in rental properties or second homes outside the capital. Some wanted to see the pandemic as a demographic turning point, a lifestyle change that would usher in an “urban exodus” and a new population distribution. In short, […]

Israel is considering possible responses to an Iranian attack amid fears of a conflict that could engulf the entire Middle East and the US.

Israel is considering possible responses to an Iranian attack amid fears of a conflict that could engulf the entire Middle East and the US.

A day after Iran launched hundreds of rockets and drone attacks against Israel — none of which caused significant damage or casualties — the main question was whether Benjamin Netanyahu’s government would respond by attacking Iran in turn and ignoring international calls for “restraint.” The word most echoed by world leaders and organizations in the […]

International community calls for ‘maximum restraint’ after Iran’s drone and missile attacks on Israel

International community calls for ‘maximum restraint’ after Iran’s drone and missile attacks on Israel

All world leaders, as well as the main blocs of countries, called for “maximum deterrence” of the hundreds of planes and missiles that Iran launched against Israel on Saturday and Sunday night, many of which were intercepted before landing in Israeli airspace and those that did spread were destroyed by their powerful defense systems. The […]

Breaking news on the Middle East crisis, live

Breaking news on the Middle East crisis, live

The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warns of new attacks if Israel responds by sending drones and missiles. The commander-in-chief of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, General Hossein Salami, warned this week that Tehran would hit back harder than last night’s bombings if Israel attacked its interests or citizens at any point. “If the Zionist regime (Israel) […]

Towards a major war in the Middle East? The region hangs in the balance as Israel decides what to do after the Iranian attack

Towards a major war in the Middle East? The region hangs in the balance as Israel decides what to do after the Iranian attack

The prospect of a major regional war in the Middle East hangs in the balance this week when Benjamin Netanyahu’s war cabinet is due to meet to decide Israel’s response to an Iranian drone and missile attack. The attack comes in response to Israel’s bombing of the Iranian embassy in Damascus two weeks ago, which […]

US says it will invite G7 leaders to coordinate response to Iran attack on Israel

US says it will invite G7 leaders to coordinate response to Iran attack on Israel

President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called each other Saturday night (EST) after Iran launched a drone and missile attack on Israel. Biden reaffirmed his “ironclad commitment” to Israel and condemned Iran’s attack. In a statement, the North American president also said that this week he will convene G7 leaders “to coordinate […]

The new conservative government is changing restrictions on tourist apartments in Portugal

The new conservative government is changing restrictions on tourist apartments in Portugal

Faced with a real estate crisis that is particularly affecting big cities and the Algarve tourist region in southern Portugal, the newly appointed conservative government of Luis Montenegro has vowed to scrap part of the “more housing” program approved by the Socialists. Antonio Costa’s executive last year. Among the measures Portugal’s new government has promised […]

How the debate on immigration was instrumentalized in Spain: “It started long before the arrival of Vox”

How the debate on immigration was instrumentalized in Spain: “It started long before the arrival of Vox”

Immigration has become a major political asset for many far-right parties. This week, in the Spanish Congress of Deputies, Vox again heard xenophobic speech during the debate on the popular legislative initiative for the emergency regulation of undocumented citizens. Parliamentarians from Santiago Abascal’s party insisted on linking immigration to rising crime without data and encouraged […]