Tag: United Kingdom

BRIEFS

U.S. to Send 4k Troops, 2 Ships to Operation Cobra Gold 2024

This year, the United States, in addition to 30...

King Charles Diagnosed with Cancer

King Charles of the United Kingdom has been diagnosed...

UK Defense Minister say 4 Typhoon Fighters Involved in Strikes

United Kingdom Minister of Defense Grant Shapps has confirmed...

UK Cabinet Briefed About Possible Joint Strikes with US Against Houthis

According to the BBC, United Kingdom Prime Minister Rishi...

STORIES

Australian MP’s Pass Motion in Support of the Release and Repatriation of Julian Assange

What You Need to Know:  Last week, members of Australia’s Parliament voted to pass a motion calling for the repatriation of controversial journalist and founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, who is an Australian Citizen.  52-year old Assange has been in British custody for nearly five years, accused of breaching the Bail...

UK Announces New $126 Million Fund For Ending Preventable Deaths in Ethiopia

What You Need to Know: After a two-day visit to Ethiopia, the United Kingdom’s Minister for Development and Africa, Andrew Mitchell, has today announced his Government's intention to provide $126 million USD in funding for around 3 million Ethiopians.  The grant will focus mainly on enabling mothers and their babies to...

British Tanker Continues Voyage Following Houthi Missile Strike and Onboard Fire

What to Know: The British oil tanker Marlin Luanda has resumed its voyage after it was struck by a Houthi anti-ship ballistic missile, which caused an onboard fire and triggered incident response by nearby international naval vessels. The Strike: According to the United States Central Command (CENTCOM), on January 26 at approximately...

US, UK Announced Renewed Strikes Against Houthis in Yemen

What to Know: The United States and United Kingdom have announced additional strikes against eight additional Houthi targets in Yemen, marking the eighth round of strikes since January 11. The Statement: A joint statement has confirmed that American and British forces, backed by Australia, Bahrain, Canada, and the Netherlands, conducted "an additional...

UK Announces Successful Test of “DragonFire” Laser Weapon

The United Kingdom has announced that it has successfully tested its "DragonFire" laser directed energy weapon (LDEW) against aerial targets. While the exact range remains classified, the Ministry stated that weapon is a "but it is a line-of-sight weapon and can engage with any visible target," adding that it has...

UK Ministry of Defense Releases Statement on Houthi Strikes

The United Kingdom Ministry of Defense has confirmed that "Royal Air Force aircraft joined coalition forces in striking a number of facilities used by the Houthi rebel faction in Yemen to attack shipping in the southern Red Sea." The statement added that "Given the persistence of the Houthis in threatening...

Week's Recap

India and Mauritius Inaugurate New Base in Indian Ocean

Inauguration of Base On February 29th, India and Mauritius inaugurated...

Senegal’s Election Still Surrounded by Uncertainty

What's Happening Senegalese President Macky Sall has stated that the...

New York Court Denies Trump’s Request to Pause Fine Payment

A New York court has denied former President Donald...

Mass Jail-Break in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

What You Need to Know: Thousands of prisoners have been...
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