06 Jun 2022

14-year-old Palestinian shot and killed by Israeli forces, says Palestinian health ministry

The Palestinian health ministry has confirmed the death of a 14-year-old Palestinian boy who was shot and killed by Israeli forced in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Friday. The family of the victim stated that the boy was walking to his grandparents’ house when he was shot. The

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24 Mar 2022

North Korea fires first suspected ICBM since 2017

North Korea has fired its first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in more than four years amid Western leaders meeting in Brussels for a security summit to discuss pressing geo-political tensions. The ICBM reportedly flew to an altitude of 3,700 miles and a distance of 671 miles during 71 minutes of

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07 Dec 2021

China criticises US diplomatic boycott of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

China has condemned a US diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics, which are set to be held in Beijing, and threatened to retaliate. Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian stated that China was prepared to take resolute counter-measures, however, no details on what these measures would look like were offered.

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11 May 2021

Israel launches airstrikes after rockets fired from Gaza in day of escalation

Clashes in Jerusalem on Monday between Palestinian and Israeli forces have led to a day of escalation, with both sides exchanging fire throughout Monday night and early Tuesday morning in Gaza. The clashes left hundreds injured and dramatically increased tensions between the two entities. Israel has launched a series of

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26 Apr 2021

Chance of China, Taiwan conflict should not be discounted – Australian defence minister

Australian Defense Minister Peter Dutton gave a speech on Sunday, addressing the delicate nature of relations between Taiwan, its allies, and China. Dutton stated that the chance of a conflict involving China over Taiwan should not be overlooked, furthering that Australia plans to work with its allies within the region

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17 Jun 2020

India’s Modi responds to ‘violent face-off’ with China over Himalayan border

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken up about a violent face-off in which 20 Indian soldiers died and many more were injured. The clash occurred along a disputed border between India and China high in the Himalayas and consisted of soldiers fighting with fists, stones, and bamboo poles with

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16 Jun 2020

North Korea blows up joint liaison office with South in Kaesong

Yesterday, North Korea blew up a joint liaison office with South Korea near the border town of Kaesong, North Korea. The drastic move occurred just hours after renewed threats of military action at the shared border. The office was opened just two years ago in 2018 to help the two

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06 Feb 2020

U.S. Troops in Standoffs With Russian Military Contractors in Syria

In northeastern Syria, Russian personnel are engaged in standoffs with US troops. In this particular region of Syria, Russian personnel have violated agreements between the US and Russia to avoid conflict by staying out of one another’s way. Photos circulating throughout the media have shown US military trucks blocking vehicles

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