In April, a French news magazine published a letter signed by over 1,200 military personnel, among them 20 prominent retired generals, warning that radical ideologies and religious extremism could cause a civil war and the disintegration of France. In a new letter last Sunday, servicemen again warned of a civil war danger and urged Paris to act.
NEW YORK (Sputnik) - Several hundred people have gathered in Brooklyn for a demonstration in support of the Palestinians, a Sputnik correspondent reports.
Diplomatic relations between Venezuela and Colombia have been strained for decades, with the two countries accusing one another of providing funding and support to insurgents or terrorists seeking to topple one another's government.
TEL AVIV/GAZA (Sputnik) - At least 360 Palestinians have been injured amid ongoing unrest in East Jerusalem, the Palestinian Red Crescent said in its latest report.
ANKARA (Sputnik) - Several thousands of people have gathered outside the residence of the Israeli ambassador in Ankara to condemn Israel's airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, calling on the authorities to send troops to the conflict zone, a Sputnik correspondent reported on Saturday.
The accounts of First lady Jill Biden and son Hunter were also discovered by BuzzFeed.
The Israeli military has long touted its cutting-edge air defences, with the Iron Dome, Arrow 3, Barak 8, and David’s Sling designed to protect the country from threats ranging from small rockets to long-range ballistic and cruise missiles. However, the ongoing firefight with Hamas in Gaza has shown that no air defence system is perfect.
Azerbaijan and Iran share a 765 km border. Baku secured total control over the border area for the first time in decades following last year's war with the Armenian-backed self-proclaimed Artsakh Republic.