The Houthis and the Saudi-led coalition, which supports Yemen’s internationally recognised government in its fight against the movement, often exchange fire. Yemen's Houthis Fire 10 Ballistic Missiles Towards Saudi Arabia's Jizan Airport - Reports
The United States sent an aircraft carrier strike group to the Middle East in May in a "clear message" to Iran that any attack on American interests or those of its allies would be met with "unrelenting force" in response to what Washington described as a "number of troubling and escalatory indications".
The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) stated last night that they had attacked what they described as Iranian forces and "Shiite militia targets" in Syria. According to the Israeli military, they were aimed at stopping a "pending, large-scale attack of multiple killer drones on Israel". Hours after the strike, the head of the Israeli government toured the Golan Heights.
While South Africa is set to start confiscating land from the white farmer minority and redistribute it among the rest of the population, Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has ordered the seizure of an aircraft leased by Tanzania's national carrier, as Dodoma has failed to compensate a farmer for taking his land decades ago.
Following weeks of media speculation, Prince Andrew has denied being aware of any "behaviour of the sort" that led to the arrest and conviction of the now-deceased US financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Despite his statement, new details about their 20-year "friendship" continue to surface.
While some enjoy rapid leaps in technology, aging their photos or ordering all kinds of stuff on the Internet, some are embracing AI-powered sex dolls with human-like responses. They do not argue or break up with their owners, but this seeming robotic idyll could turn into a nightmare, a sex doll collector known under the pseudonym Brick Dollbanger warns.
Jordan Peterson has called on lawmakers to take measures and make the production of deepfakes a felony offense after an audio spoofing website, based on a neural network, appeared to mimic the voice of the Canadian professor, thus making him say things he never said.
Somalian Yaqub Ahmed, who was part of a gang that raped a 16-year-old girl, should have been deported from Britain last October; however, a revolt by people on board the plane scuppered his removal.