News Roundup 5/23/2022

by | May 23, 2022

News Roundup 5/23/2022

by | May 23, 2022

US News

  • The Pentagon misspent covid relief funds. [Link]
  • The Biden administration official makes Colombia a major non-NATO ally. [Link]

Russia

  • Zelensky warns Russia will come for America if Ukraine falls. [Link]
  • A Ukrainian court ordered the arrest in absentia of former President Viktor Yanukovich. [Link]
  • The US announced that allied countries would supply Harpoon missiles and a launcher to Ukraine. [Link]
  • Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Russia will not depend on the West for anything and will increase ties with China. [Link]
  • The US is considering sending special operations forces to Ukraine to defend the reopened embassy. [Link]

China

  • The Missile Defense Agency wants to build a new command center in Guam. [Link]

Middle East

  • Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teen during a raid on the Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank. [Link]
  • Israeli intelligence sources say no dead is worse than a bad deal. [Link]
  • Iran says the assassinated IRGC officer will be avenged. [Link]
  • Turkish strikes in Iraq killed three members of the PKK and three civilians. [Link]
  • Turkey says it will start military operations and secure 30 km into Syrian territory along its border. [Link]
  • Three people in Yemen were killed by a drone that was downed over the capital. [Link]

Africa

  • Ethiopia arrests 4,000 people in the Amhara region during a campaign to crack down on militias. [Link]
  • Rwanda says its civilians came under fire from Congolese soldiers. [Link]

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