Posts Tagged ‘tensions’

Israel and Iran Tensions Spiraling into a Direct Confrontation

Against the background of a possible return of the United States to a “nuclear deal” with Iran, Tel Aviv has recently demonstrably intensified the actions of its intelligence services to undermine Tehran’s nuclear program and damage not only this industry, but the Islamic Republic as a whole. And at the same time, Israeli officials make […]

Russia beefs up warship presence in Black Sea as Ukraine tensions simmer

Two Russian warships transited the Bosphorus en route to the Black Sea on Saturday and 15 smaller vessels completed a transfer to the sea as Moscow beefs up its naval presence at a time of tense relations with the West and Ukraine. The reinforcement coincides with a huge build-up of Russian troops near Ukraine, something […]

Israel bolsters police presence in East Jerusalem as tensions rise ahead of first Ramadan prayers

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What’s behind the escalating tensions in eastern Ukraine?

MOSCOW (AP) — Tensions are rising over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, with growing violations of a cease-fire and a massive Russian military buildup near its border with the region. Ukraine and the West have become worried about the Russian troops’ concentration and have urged Moscow to pull them back. Russia has argued that it’s […]

Lebanese Maritime Border Dispute Intensifies As Regional Tensions Rise With Israel

This Monday Lebanon’s caretaker Public Works and Transport Minister expanded the country’s maritime border dispute claims by 540sq miles, submitting a document to the United Nations to confirm it.  Indirect talks were held last year between Israel and Lebanon, causing a raised level of tensions between the two countries. This came after thousands of Israeli […]

Blinken holds talks in Brussels amid rising tensions on Ukraine border

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected in Brussels on Tuesday for talks with European and NATO allies amid a large build-up of military forces on the borders with Ukraine and in Crimea. The State Department says Blinken will be joined in the Belgian capital by US defence secretary Lloyd Austin for additional consultations […]

Rioters battle police in Belfast as Brexit stokes tensions in Northern Ireland

BELFAST, United Kingdom — Rioters waged a running battle with police in Belfast on Thursday night, tossing gasoline bombs, setting fires and dodging jets from water cannon, as a week of unrest showed no sign of letting up. Hundreds of boys and young men gathered from early evening in a western neighborhood in the Northern […]

New US guidelines encourage more interaction with Taiwan amid tensions with China

The US State Department has issued new guidelines making it easier for American diplomats to meet with officials from Taiwan. The move may seriously clash with Beijing’s “One-China” policy of sovereignty over the island territory. Released on Friday, the guidelines “liberalize guidance on contacts with Taiwan, consistent with our unofficial relations,” the State Department said. […]

‘Disaster, Collapse’: Tensions in Fatah rise as it fears defeat in elections

Browse > Home / News / ‘Disaster, Collapse’: Tensions in Fatah rise as it fears defeat in elections April 5, 2021 by Baruch Yedid – TPS Read on for article There is a great deal of tension within the Fatah’s ranks and senior officials told TPS that there is an atmosphere of rebellion against the […]

Ukraine to hold join military drills with NATO amid escalating tensions with Russia

Ukraine’s military announced Saturday that it will hold joint military drills with NATO troops later this year amid escalating violence with pro-Russian separatists in the eastern part of the country. The armed forces said in a statement on Facebook that the drills will be held with more than 1,000 military personnel from at least five NATO member states […]

EU chiefs to visit Turkey amid tensions over Ankara’s crackdown on Kurdish-supporting party

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel have announced they will visit Turkey on April 6, amid tensions over Ankara’s crackdown on the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP). The trip to Turkey, where the two EU leaders are set to meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was announced by the […]

US, Belgium, France, Japan Hold Middle East Naval Drills Amid Iran Tensions

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) transits the Strait of Gibraltar, entering the Mediterranean Sea as it continues operations in the 6th Fleet area of responsibility in this April 13, 2019 photo supplied by the US Navy. Photo: US Navy / Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Clint Davis / Handout via Reuters. […]

How US tensions with Russia and China could impact Israel

The US is in the midst of growing tensions with both Russia and China, two countries that its national defense strategy sees as “near-peer” rivals in the world.In a sense, the US has created a self-fulfilling prophecy in this regard, putting a national strategy openly in place that views these countries as a global problem, […]

Bolivia’s ex-interim president arrested as political tensions reach new highs

Government Minister Carlos Eduardo del Castillo del Carpio confirmed Áñez’s arrest. At least two of the former ministers have also been detained, according to state channel Bolivia TV. CNN has not been able to access the basis for the charges through the prosecutor’s office, but Áñez published on her Twitter account images of what she […]

Rising Tensions Between Algeria And Morocco Since Israel Normalisation

Since Morocco chose to normalise ties with Israel late last year, tensions with neighboring Algeria and the Kingdom of Morocco have not stopped escalating. Many now fear that in one way or another, the war of words may escalate into violence. Back in December, Algerian Prime Minister, Abdelaziz Djerad, immediately warned of “foreign manoeuvres” conducted […]

‘Pipe Dream’: Enbridge Escalates Local Tensions

‘Pipe Dream’: Enbridge Escalates Local Tensions Above photo: The water protector educational event in Palisade, MN featured a puppet show. Mary Annette Pember. Community crackdown on water protectors in Minnesota raises constitutional questions about free speech, assembly. Palisade, Minnesota – Even in the bitter cold, the pretty little park along the Mississippi River is inviting, […]

Israeli-owned ship in Gulf hit by explosion amid Mideast tensions

Browse > Home / News / Israeli-owned ship in Gulf hit by explosion amid Mideast tensions February 27, 2021 by JNS Read on for article An Israeli-owned cargo ship was hit by an explosion while sailing in the Gulf of Oman on Friday amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran. Helios Ray According […]

Explosion strikes ship in Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions; crew safe

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Tensions rise between Somalia and UAE over delayed elections

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President-PM tensions mount in Tunis, calls for constitutional court grow

Tunisia’s young democratic rule is feeling the pressure of a presidential-prime minister clash that is exacerbated by the country’s lack of a constitutional court. For more stories from The Media Line go to themedialine.org Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi this week dismissed five cabinet ministers who are close to President Kais Saied. Meanwhile, Saied, a constitutional […]

Tensions mount in Tunis as calls for constitutional court grow

Tunisia’s young democratic rule is feeling the pressure of a presidential-prime minister clash that is exacerbated by the country’s lack of a constitutional court. For more stories from The Media Line go to themedialine.org Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi this week dismissed five cabinet ministers who are close to President Kais Saied. Meanwhile, Saied, a constitutional […]

Tensions high as protests against the coup in Myanmar enter second week

Mass street protests in Myanmar entered their second week on Saturday with neither protesters nor the military government showing any signs of backing off from confrontations. Protesters in the biggest city Yangon, again congregated at Hleden intersection, a key crossroads from which groups fanned out to other points, including the embassies of the United States […]

Two U.S. carriers groups conduct exercise in South China Sea amid tensions with China

Media reports said: Two U.S. carrier strike groups have conducted joint exercises in the South China Sea. This new muscle flexing comes days after the U.S. buzzed China-controlled islets in the disputed waters, prompting anger from China. The two groups, led by the USS Theodore Roosevelt and USS Nimitz aircraft carriers, trained in the South […]

U.S. exploring new military bases in Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions

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China-Taiwan tensions rise days into Biden presidency

Chinese air force planes including 12 fighter jets entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone for a second day on Sunday, Taiwan said, as tensions rise near the island just days into US President Joe Biden’s new administration.China views democratically ruled Taiwan as its own territory, and has in the past few months increased military activity […]

Germany, Turkey seek better EU-Turkish ties as tensions ease

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Iran holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill amid escalating tensions with U.S.

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Iran holds short-range missile drill amid rising tensions with U.S.

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Iran holds naval missile drills amid US tensions

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s navy began a short-range missile drill in the Gulf of Oman on Wednesday, state TV reported, amid heightened regional tensions over Tehran’s nuclear program and a US pressure campaign against the Islamic Republic. The two-day missile drill was being held in the gulf’s southeastern waters and two new Iranian-made warships joined […]

As tensions run high, residents report increasing presence of Israeli jets over Lebanon

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