Analysis | Three takeaways from Iran’s attack on Israel

Analysis | Three takeaways from Iran’s attack on Israel

The remains of a rocket booster after Iran launched drones and missiles towards Israel, near Arad, Israel, on April 14, 2024. | Photo Credit: Reuters Iran launched a wave of drone and missile attack on Israel on Sunday night in retaliation against the April 1 air strike on the Iranian embassy compound in Damascus in … Read more

The Hindu Morning Digest – April 14, 2024

The Hindu Morning Digest – April 14, 2024

An anti-missile system operates after Iran launched drones and missiles towards Israel, as seen from Ashkelon, Israel on April 14, 2024. | Photo Credit: Reuters Israel closes airspace as Iran launches drones in first-ever full-scale military assault Iran launched drones toward Israel late Saturday, the Israeli military announced, and Iran’s state-run media reported that dozens … Read more

Biden Shrinks Trump’s Edge in Latest Times/Siena Poll

Biden Shrinks Trump’s Edge in Latest Times/Siena Poll

President Biden has nearly erased Donald J. Trump’s early polling advantage, amid signs that the Democratic base has begun to coalesce behind the president despite lingering doubts about the direction of the country, the economy and his age, according to a new survey by The New York Times and Siena College. Mr. Biden and Mr. … Read more

IRGC | Guardians of the revolution

IRGC | Guardians of the revolution

Gen. Mohammed Reza Zahedi was one of the top commanders of the Quds Force, the overseas arm of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). A veteran of the Iran-Iraq war and a former confidant of Qassem Soleimani, the Quds Force chief who was assassinated by the U.S. in Baghdad in January 2020, Gen. Zahedi was … Read more

Iran Seizes Commercial Ship Linked to Israel

Iran Seizes Commercial Ship Linked to Israel

Iranian forces seized a container ship with links to Israel in the Persian Gulf on Saturday, as leaders in the Middle East and beyond watched for a retaliatory strike by Iran against Israel. MSC, a major shipping company, said on Saturday that the MSC Aries, which is registered in Portugal, had been boarded by “Iranian … Read more

A local official says at least 10 people have died in shelling in Russian-occupied Ukraine

A local official says at least 10 people have died in shelling in Russian-occupied Ukraine

File image from April 12 shows damaged thermal power plant, one of the country’s largest, recently destroyed by Russian missiles is seen in near Kharkiv, Ukraine. | Photo Credit: AP At least 10 people, including children, died after shelling late on April 12 struck a Russian-occupied town in Ukraine’s southern Zaporizhzhia region, a local Kremlin-installed … Read more