Levant & Turkey
Hezbollah, founded by Iran's Revolutionary Guards in 1982, has a powerful grip on Lebanon
US / Canada
Russia earlier accused U.S. of creating laboratories in Ukraine where it secretly develops biological weapons
'Human rights defenders and medical practitioners' ability to speak truth to power must be protected'
'By using nuclear weapons, Russia would be crossing a line that the community of states has drawn together'
Iran & Eastern States
Iran reportedly asking Russia for help acquiring additional nuclear materials
Israel Defense Forces and Israel Police confiscate 25 guns near the border fence in the Jordan Valley
Five countries opposed the resolution on the 'risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East'
Iran reportedly sends weapons disguised as aid for Syria and Lebanon by air, land and sea
'The government is trying to create a shock wave... They are criminalizing journalists and rights defenders'
'We all have sympathy for Ukraine. It’s not even a question, and I’m no different,' says Netanyahu
International medical group seeks independent probe of possible violations of 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention
Asia & Pacific
'North Korea's continued provocations are actions that undermine peace and stability,' South's military says
'The United States must immediately freeze all aspects of our cooperation with Saudi Arabia'
Ukraine - Russia War
Latest draft text had expressed 'grave concern' over military activities around Ukrainian power plants
Israeli officer also says that security cooperation with Jordan contributed to maintaining border security
'We're enjoying major success in our battle against weapons smuggling attempts'
'Today and every day, we stand with the Ukrainian people'
The last time Pyongyang conducted a weapons test was July 10
‘(We) are ready to offer our allies the most modern types of weapons,’ Putin says
The package also includes more surface-to-air missiles
'If Western countries try to test our resolve, Russia will not back down'
New tranche will include additional lethal aid and ammunition for HIMARS rocket systems
Israeli forces also confiscated illegal weapons, including M-16 assault rifles
Abramovich's company received over $2.8m between 2015 and 2018 from a Russian factory that produces ammunition