Posts Tagged ‘tensions’

Ukraine war: Putin approves new foreign policy, tensions rise at plant, American actors sanctioned

Ukraine war: Putin approves new foreign policy, tensions mount at nuclear plant, American actors sanctioned by Russia

Russia Launches War Games With China Amid Tensions With US

MOSCOW—Russia on Thursday launched weeklong war games involving forces from China and other nations in a show of growing defense cooperation between Moscow and Beijing, as they both face tensions with the United States. The maneuvers are also intended to demonstrate that Moscow has sufficient military might for massive drills even as its troops are […]

Russia Launches War Games With China Amid Tensions With US

MOSCOW—Russia on Thursday launched weeklong war games involving forces from China and other nations in a show of growing defense cooperation between Moscow and Beijing, as they both face tensions with the United States. The maneuvers are also intended to demonstrate that Moscow has sufficient military might for massive drills even as its troops are […]

Russia to hold war games with China amid tensions over Ukraine invasion

Russia said it would launch sweeping military drills in the country’s east together with forces from China — a show of increasingly close defence ties between Moscow and Beijing amid tensions with the West. Yet the war games poised to take place between 1 and 7 September will be on a far smaller scale than […]

Tensions between Lebanon and Israel Escalate

Against the backdrop of the recent deterioration in Israel’s relations with Iran and the worsening of Tel Aviv’s relations with the Palestine Liberation Organization, whose militias operate from Lebanon, Syria and the Golan Heights, the situation on the border between Lebanon and Israel is becoming much more complicated. The IDF’s readiness for a new military […]

Israeli Occupation Forces Kill 5 Palestinians As Tensions Boil — Including A US Citizen

Israeli occupation forces killed five Palestinians, inside the West Bank, in less than two days last week. The killings on Wednesday and Thursday came as tensions continue to boil in the occupied territories. Israel has also imposed restrictions on foreigners seeking to enter the West Bank, in a move that has spurred outrage. Last Wednesday, […]

Tensions between South Korea and Japan Hit US Plans

On April 22, 2022, the Japanese Foreign Ministry called the Southern Kuril Islands, ceded to Russia as a result of World War II, “illegally occupied” for the first time since 2003. This wording, which has not been used for 19 years, has put the final nail in the coffin of the current phase of Russian-Japanese […]

Tensions brew between Russia and Israel

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Deteriorating China-Japan Ties amidst Rising Global Tensions

Despite the fact that China and Japan are neighbors with thousands of years of cooperation, their relations in the modern history have actually begun only after World War II: the military operations in the East Asia were so hard, and the Japanese committed such atrocities against the Chinese people that relations between the two countries […]

Biden, Putin Hold Call As Tensions Mount Over Ukraine Crisis

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin spoke Thursday amid growing alarm over Russia’s troop buildup near Ukraine, a simmering crisis that has become further complicated in recent days as the Kremlin has stepped up its calls for security guarantees and test fired hypersonic missiles to underscore its demands. Putin requested the […]

Covid, cyclone and tensions with China devastate Konkan fishermen

Konkan fishermen on the beach.Credits: Maharashtra State Fishermen Sangharsh Samiti. Fishermen on the Maharashtra’s Konkan coast are set to lose their earnings for a second consecutive year due to the global Covid pandemic. The repeated lockdowns since early 2020 have inflicted heavy losses on them due to lack of transport and plummeting prices for their […]

Tensions in occupied Palestine may come back soon

Tensions in occupied Palestine may come back soon – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN— The Israeli regime and Hamas signed a ceasefire agreement in May 2021 after the violent clashes ignited by the Israeli forces in Al-Aqsa Mosque and Sheikh Jarrah. Since then, the Israelis have been seemingly quiet. But this is not the case. They have been […]

What can we expect from Biden-Putin talks over Ukraine tensions?

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin are due to hold a highly anticipated video meeting on Tuesday amid escalating tensions over Ukraine. Ahead of the talks, Biden is set to consult by phone with European allies on Monday evening about Russia’s troop buildup on the Ukraine border, with a view to coordinate […]

UN official: Depriving Palestinians of their state aggravates tensions in the region

The Middle East’s peace and security is at stake if Palestinian suffering is not brought to an end with a solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict, the President of the United Nations General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid, said yesterday. “Words cannot save Palestinian people suffering from decades of occupation, arbitrary arrests, and the use of excessive force […]

Water cannon, grenades, pushbacks and fence breaching as tensions escalate on Belarus-Poland border

Tensions that have been building along the Poland Belarus border for weeks spilt over into violence on Tuesday. Polish border guards used water cannon against migrants on the Belarus side of the frontier. Warsaw says people were armed with gas grenades supplied by Belarus, which they threw over the fences towards Polish guards. Stones and […]

North Korea Tests Possible Submarine Missile, Amid Tensions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday fired at least one ballistic missile into the sea in what South Korea’s military described as a weapon likely designed for submarine-based launches, marking possibly the most significant demonstration of the North’s military might since President Joe Biden took office. The launch came hours after the […]

Tensions between Azerbaijan and Iran… “Israel” is on the Line

 ARABI SOURI OCTOBER 1, 2021 Tel Aviv is not satisfied with this role and its effective military, intelligence, media, and economic presence in Azerbaijan, but it seeks to expand the scope of this influence in the Caucasus region through its presence in Georgia, which is also close to Iran. The following is the English translation from […]

Tanks, fighter jets spotted near Kosovo border as tensions flare between Serbia and breakaway region

Home » Europe, Wars / Conflicts » Tanks, fighter jets spotted near Kosovo border as tensions flare between Serbia and breakaway region     Serbia has been moving tanks and other military hardware towards the Kosovo border, videos circulating online suggest. Tensions between the country and the breakaway region soared after Kosovo banned Serbian license […]

Tensions as Kosovo begins removing Serbian licence plates at border

Tensions are rising at the border between Serbia and Kosovo. It comes as Kosovo deployed additional police at the frontier on Monday to implement a rule to remove Serbian licence plates from cars entering the country. Hundreds of Kosovo Serbs reportedly drove to the border to protest the move, blocking one of the crossing points. […]

France, U.S. tensions enter “crisis” mode

France, U.S. tensions enter “crisis” mode – Tehran%20Times In an unprecedented step that has exposed the intensity of France’s anger against its allies, Paris has recalled its ambassadors to the United States and Australia in a furious row over the scrapping of a submarine contract.  The withdrawal of ambassadors did not even occur during the […]

How The US Government Stokes Racial Tensions In Cuba

Above Photo: Cubans attend a pro-government demonstration in a show of support for the Cuban revolution, in Havana, July 17, 2021. Ismael Francisco / AP. And Around The World. In Washington’s Eyes, The Point Of Funding Black, Indigenous, LGBT Or Other Minority Groups In Enemy Countries Is Not Simply To Promote Tensions There; It Is […]

Tensions Rise in the Gulf of Oman

Recent events in Lebanon, the border clashes with Israel and exchange of rockets, should come as no surprise to regional observers, especially in the larger shadow of Israeli-Iranian rhetoric. It is no coincidence that the attack on an Israeli-managed oil tanker in the Gulf in recent weeks, in which two crew members, a Briton and […]

Tensions Escalate around Israel due to the Ongoing Dispute over the Golan Heights

The announcement by a US State Department spokesman, prompted by the American Washington Free Beacon information portal, that under the leadership of Joe Biden, the American authorities will be more cautious than under Trump, and shall tackle the issue of land ownership in the Golan Heights, once again stirred up the military-political groups not only in […]

Fragile peace holds in Gaza but tensions with Israel remain

People in Gaza are attempting to get back to some sort of normality a week after a fragile ceasefire with Israel came into effect. 250 people, mainly Palestinians, died in a short but fierce conflict. “At what price?,” asked Hadil, a saleswoman in Gaza City. “The blood of the martyrs. And then? Nothing. Everything remains […]

Tensions Rise Between Mexican Border State and Federal Government amid Governor’s Prosecution

Tensions are rising in the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas as federal forces work to arrest the governor who claims to have prosecutorial immunity. The governor claims the arrest warrant is political in nature and ordered by Mexico’s president. The tension has led to some talk about Mexico’s federal government pushing to assume control of […]

French-US Tensions at UN Over Middle East Violence

United Nations Security Council members attend a meeting on the Middle East, at the UN headquarters, in New York City, Dec. 18, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Shannon Stapleton. i24 News – Ongoing violence between Israel and Gazan armed groups has stirred up a diplomatic stand-off at the United Nations between France and the United States. […]

Biden speaks to both Netanyahu and Abbas in attempt to deescalate Gaza tensions

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Ethiopia delays national elections for second time amid deadly tensions in Tigray region

Ethiopia has again delayed its national election after some opposition parties said they wouldn’t take part and as conflict in the country’s Tigray region means no vote is being held there, further complicating Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s efforts to centralise power. The head of the national elections board, Birtukan Mideksa, in a meeting with political […]

Gaza, Jerusalem, Jewish-Arab tensions and Israeli politics: A roadmap to bloodshed

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Tensions Rise In Middle East As One Side Wants To Kill Jews And The Other Side Are Jews Who Don’t Want To Die And Neither Will Compromise

Tensions Rise In Middle East As One Side Wants To Kill Jews And The Other Side Are Jews Who Don’t Want To Die And Neither Will Compromise JERUSALEM—Israel has tried to get along with Palestine and other neighboring countries, but a core disagreement between the two groups has increased tensions and made peace seem impossible. […]

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