FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The hijackers who seized a vessel off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Gulf of Oman left the targeted ship on Wednesday, the British navy reported, without elaborating ... “The vessel is safe,” the group said, without identifying the ship ... Most recently, the U.S., the U.K ...Iran has denied involvement ... ___.
India has deployed warships to the South China Sea in what New Delhi proclaims to be a bid to expand security ties with “friendly countries” and in an apparent move to join and play a bigger role in a US-led scheme to counter China near Chinese territorial waters ...SecretIndian navy base exposed on Mauritian island ... www.presstv.ir. www.presstv.co.uk ... .
Archaeologists have used advanced radio-carbon dating on the historic Inca site of Machu Picchu, revealing that the site was founded earlier than previously thought. Machu Picchu was an Inca citadel, built as an estate for the Inca emperor Pachacuti (AD 438–1472) near the Sacred Valley, located in the present-day Urubamba Province of Peru... .
Iranian Brigadier General Abolfazl Shekarchi has criticized Western, Israeli, and Saudi news outlets that claim Iran is responsible for maritime attacks in the Persian Gulf region, deeming it a form of “psychological warfare.” ... The general even said that Iran is willing to extend help to foreign vessels passing through the region, if needed.
A United States couple who pointed guns at Black Lives Matter protesters marching past their mansion in the state of Missouri last year have been pardoned of misdemeanour convictions by the state’s governor. Mark and Patricia McCloskey stood barefoot on their St Louis property and waved guns as the peaceful protesters marched by on June 28, 2020 ... .
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Three rockets were fired from Lebanon into Israeli territory Wednesday and the army fired back, Israel's military said. There was no immediate information on damages or casualties. The announcement came after sirens sounded in northern Israel warning of a possible rocket attack from Lebanon ... ___. Karam reported from Beirut ... .
Two people are dead and 31 were left injured, seven critically, after a two-train collision in the Czech Republic on Wednesday morning. The accident happened outside the village of Milavce, near the Bavarian border ... .
Iranian-backed forces were suspected last night of seizing an oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman, just days after Tehran was blamed for a drone attack on another ship that killed a British crew member ...Soldiers reportedly stormed the tanker, believed to be the AsphaltPrincess, a Panama-flagged vessel ... Daily Digest Newsletter ... .
Instead, she departed on an Austrian Airlines flight scheduled to land in Vienna at 4.05 pm ... Tsimanouskaya, 24, had been due to compete in the women's 200 metre heats on Monday but said the Belarusian head coach had turned up at her room on Sunday at the athletes' village and told her she had to leave after she had criticised team officials ... .