An Iranian official warned of a "strong" response to any move that threatens Tehran's security, an Iranian news agency said on Monday, after the United States, Britain and Israel blamed Iran for an attack on an Israeli-managed tanker ... ....
Nicosia [Cyprus], August 2 (ANI). Diplomatic pressure is increasing on the state of Israel to give convincing explanations on the nature of its relationship with the NSOPegasus spyware system, following the revelations of an international investigative report by a team of 80 journalists working for 17 media organizations in ten countries ... Ziv adds ... .
Human rights groupAmnesty International has condemned Lebanese officials ahead of the first anniversary of the deadly Beirut port blast, accusing authorities of “shamelessly obstructing victims’ quest for truth and justice.” ... However, despite the devastation the explosion caused, no Lebanese officials have been charged over the incident.
A Belarusian sprinter refused to get on a flight from Tokyo last night after being taken to the airport against her wishes by her team following her complaints about national coaching staff at the Olympic Games. Krystsina Tsimanouskaya (24) was still at Tokyo’s Haneda airport in the early hours of today ... “I will not return to Belarus.”.
A massive fire broke out on the Greek island of Rhodes on Sunday, leaving large parts of the island without power and water. The fire threatens the famed Valley of the Butterflies, the military base of Kalamona, and the village of Psinthos, all of which have been evacuated ... Additional firefighters are expected from Samos and Athens ... to evacuate ... Tags ... .
Rescue ships picked up more than 700 people trying to cross the Mediterranean in makeshift vessels this weekend, mainly off the coasts of Libya and Malta, a migrant aid group said Sunday ...SOSMediterranee said that its vessel, the OceanViking, had carried out six separate operations in international waters since Saturday ... .