Attacks break out on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, which could reignite an old conflict

The Armenian Defense Ministry claimed that the Azerbaijani Armed Forces carried out artillery attacks on Armenian border towns on Tuesday morning. According to the Armenian Ministry of Defense, the attack included drones and large-caliber firearms fired in the direction of Goris, Sotk and Jermuk. Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry responded with a statement acknowledging the attacks, but … Read more

Healey could make history as the first openly gay Massachusetts governor

BOSTON (AP) — Attorney General Maura Healey won the Democratic primary for governor of Massachusetts on Tuesday, moving one step closer to becoming the first openly gay candidate and the first woman elected to the state’s top political office, eight years later. having been elected president of the nation. first openly gay attorney general. Healey, … Read more

Oil prices rise as OPEC+ agrees to small production cut | OPEC News

OPEC+ leaders Saudi Arabia and Russia said oil demand has cooled for several months. Oil prices rose about 3 percent on Monday as OPEC+ members agreed to a small output cut of 100,000 barrels a day to boost prices. Brent crude futures for November delivery settled up $2.72 at $95.74 a barrel, a gain of … Read more

Israeli Army: ‘High Probability’ Soldier Killed Reporter

JERUSALEM — The Israeli army on Monday announced the long-awaited results of its investigation into the deadly shooting of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, saying there was a “high probability” that an Israeli soldier had mistakenly killed her during a raid in the West Bank. busy last year. May. It was the closest Israel … Read more

Shireen Abu Akleh: Israeli Army Admits Journalist Likely Killed By Israeli Fire

“[I]It appears that it is not possible to unequivocally determine the origin of the shots that struck and killed Ms. Abu Akleh. However, there is a strong possibility that Ms. Abu Akleh was accidentally hit by IDF shooting at identified Palestinian armed suspects during an exchange of fire,” the IDF said in a statement. But … Read more

Russia launches massive war games with China and other allied states | military news

The Vostok 2022 exercise will last until September 7 and shows the strengthening of ties and defense cooperation between Russia and China. Russia has launched a week military exercises involving forces from China and other nations, an exercise that shows growing defense cooperation between Moscow and Beijing as both face tensions with the United States. … Read more

Gorbachev mourned as a rare world leader, but some still bitter

BERLIN (AP) — Mikhail GorbachevThe last leader of the Soviet Union and to many the man who restored democracy to then-communist-ruled European nations, was hailed on Wednesday as an exceptional leader who changed the world and for a time brought hope of peace between the superpowers. But the man who died Tuesday at 91 He … Read more

UN seeks $160 million in emergency aid for Pakistan floods

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The United Nations and Pakistan appealed Tuesday for $160 million in emergency funds to help millions affected by unprecedented flooding that has killed more than 1,160 people since mid-June. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Pakistan’s flooding, caused by weeks of record monsoon rains, was a signal for the world to step up. … Read more

Iraq’s al-Sadr supporters leave Green Zone after violence | News

Iraqi supporters of powerful Shiite leader Moqtada Sadr have withdrawn from Baghdad’s high-security Green Zone after deadly violence rocked the Iraqi capital overnight. Tuesday’s move came shortly after al-Sadr called on his supporters to stand down and demanded an end to fighting between rival Shi’ite forces and the army that left 30 dead and hundreds … Read more

Iraq: Powerful Cleric Calls on Supporters to Stand Down After Day of Violence in Baghdad

His supporters later stormed the capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone and the Republican Palace, where the cabinet meets. Protesters were seen swimming in the palace pool and waving Iraqi flags, while others clashed with Iraqi security forces in what turned out to be part of the Deadliest violence seen in Baghdad in years. On Tuesday, … Read more