Day: August 25, 2021

Israel defense chief: Iran launched drone strike on tanker

Published by Al-Araby Israel’s defense minister on Wednesday accused Iran of launching a deadly drone strike on an oil tanker last month from its territory and reiterated that Israel would act alone if needed to stop Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. Benny Gantz spoke as Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett was visiting Washington to discuss

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In Libya, Wagner’s reach reflects Russia’s staying power

Published by Al-Araby The chaos caused by the US withdrawal from Afghanistan and the entry of the Taliban into Kabul has drawn attention away from other regional conflicts. But recent media reports, such as aBBC investigation into Russia’s shadowy Wagner mercenary group in the Libyan civil war, show that developments in North Africa and the

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Iran parliament to give verdict on Raisi cabinet picks

Published by Al-Araby Iran’s parliament is due to complete debate on President Ebrahim Raisi’s cabinet on Wednesday before an afternoon vote of confidence allowing the new government to start work. The legislative vetting process began on Saturday and will resume in early afternoon, when the ultraconservative president will deliver a speech to lawmakers. In an

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Brooklyn Finally Has a Legit Chicago-Style Hot Dog Joint

Published by InsideHook By Bonnie Stiernberg Chicagoans are very set in our ways. We still insist on calling the former flagship Marshall Field & Company store on State Street “Marshall Field’s” even though it’s been a Macy’s since 2006. Guaranteed Rate Field is still “Sox Park” to most folks, and there’s no quicker way to

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Turkish drones in northern Cyprus heighten regional unease

Published by Al-Araby An air base hosting Turkish drones in the breakaway northern third of ethnically divided Cyprus is ratcheting up unease among neighbouring countries, which see the upgraded station as an added instrument of instability in the turbulent east Mediterranean region. The Cypriot government views the drone deployment as a means for Turkey to

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This may just be the most affordable electric car in the world

Published by Relaxnews A relatively basic electric car is on sale in China on Alibaba. Produced by electricKar, the K5 is presented as an electric quadricycle that can accommodate two people and is offered at the unbeatable price of 2100 dollars. At this price, one should obviously not expect much in terms of comfort or

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