The intensity of the mutual threats between Israel and Iran increased, as Iran affirmed that it “will not hesitate to defend itself and will respond strongly to any threat to its national security,” in response to Israeli threats about operational plans drawn up to confront Iran.
Media outlets said that the United States of America intensified its movements and brought in reinforcements to northern and eastern Syria in order to deter Turkey from launching a new attack on the region, while reports revealed that there is a coordinated international movement to lift the sanctions on Damascus, while the protests in Tunisia expanded.
The Chief of the Staff of the Israeli Army, Aviv Kochafi, announced establishing an expanded alliance headed by Israel and made up of: Cypros, Greece, Jordan, Eygpt and the Gulf States to confront Iran and the Shiism axis stretching through Lebanon, Syria and Iraq.
Lawyer Hazem al-Kassouri, a Tunisian political scientist said that freedom of expression and peaceful protest is guaranteed by the constitution and international covenants, and he denounced the militarization of the Parliament and the intransigence of the Tunisian government, the Renaissance Movement which controls the Parliament to listen to the people's voice.
Days after expressing its displeasure over the entry of a US aircraft carrier group into the disputed waters, China will hold military exercises in the South China Sea.
The Iranian Foreign Minister, Muhammad Javad Zarif, and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov are discussing today in Moscow the situation in the region, especially the Syrian file.
Israeli Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen visited the Sudanese capital Khartoum yesterday, during his visit, he signed memoranda of cooperation in the political and security fields.
French Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly said on Monday that Paris will soon submit proposals to Greece regarding the renewal of its frigate fleet, after an agreement to supply Athens with 18 Rafale fighters.
Israeli observers estimate that preventing the introduction of the Coronavirus vaccine into the Gaza Strip will lead to a military escalation between the Palestinian factions in Gaza and the Israeli army.
The foreign ministers of the European Union will discuss, in their meeting, Monday, in Brussels, the Iranian nuclear file and relations with Turkey, in addition to other files.
Clashes have erupted again between India and China in the border region, resulting in casualties on both sides.