Hariri returns as Lebanon’s PM

Veteran politician Saad al-Hariri was appointed Lebanon’s Prime Minister for the fourth time. The 50 year-old Sunni leader stepped down from the post almost exactly a year ago amid mass…

Gaza rockets prompt IDF strike

IDF fighter jets and aircraft launched strikes on Hamas military targets in the Gaza Strip last night, in retaliation for the firing of two rockets from the Palestinian enclave at…

Iran holds major aerial defense drill

The Iranian armed forces and the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps have launched a major joint air defense exercise. The drill, codenamed 'Modafean Aseman Velayat' (Defenders of Velayat Skies in Farsi)…

Israel-Sudan reportedly discuss normalization

An Israeli delegation made an unannounced visit to Sudan yesterday to discuss the normalization of ties, according to reports on Israel’s public Kan radio station. The possibility that diplomatic ties…