News Roundup 4/24/2022

by | Apr 24, 2022

News Roundup 4/24/2022

by | Apr 24, 2022

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

Russia

  • Germany will replace Slovokian tanks and other weapons Slovakia is sending to Ukraine. [Link]
  • A Polish official says his country has given Ukraine over $1.6 billion in weapons. [Link]
  • The US is holding Ukraine defense talks next week. The US invited 40 nations and expects 20 to attend. [Link]
  • Zelensky says Ukraine is finally receiving the weapons he has been asking for. [Link]
  • G7 officials walked out of a World Bank meeting once a Russian official started to speak. [Link]

Israel

  • US and Israeli officials will meet with week for talks on Iran. [Link]
  • A Palestinian shot by an Israeli sponge bullet is now in a coma. He was at the al-Aqsa Mosque. [Link]
  • Israel closes its border crossings with Gaza. [Link]
  • The IDF says a rocket from Lebanon landed in an empty field in Israel. [Link]
  • Israel fired artillery into Lebanon. [Link]

Middle East

  • Yemen is only a minor issue in the faltering US-Saudi relationship. [Link]
  • Turkey says it seeks to prevent all PKK fighting from crossing the Iraq-Turkey border. [Link]
  • Turkish airstrikes in Syria killed two female SDF fighters. [Link]
  • The Houthi released 14 foreign nationals in a deal brokered by Oman. [Link]

Africa

  • At least three people were killed by a bombing at a Nigerian market. An IS affiliate says it was responsible for the attack and 30 were killed and injured. [Link]
  • Niger is backing a plan to deploy more European troops. [Link]
  • Six people were killed by an explosion in Mogadishu. [Link]
  • Militants killed six soldiers in Mali. In Burkina Faso, nine soldiers and six civilians were killed. [Link]
  • At least 168 people were killed in Sudan’s Darfur. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, assistant editor of Antiwar.com and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter.

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