February 24, 2021

Review Category : People

Syria 'repels' Israeli surveillance aircraft: state media

Syria 'repels' Israeli surveillance aircraft: state mediaSyria on Wednesday repelled Israeli surveillance planes that breached its southern border, state media reported, days after an Israeli fighter jet was downed during raids on the war-torn country. "Syrian air defences have repelled Israeli surveillance planes over Quneitra, forcing them to leave Syrian airspace," the official SANA news agency said. On Saturday, the Syrian government said it fended off an Israeli raid on a military base in the centre of the country, hitting more than one warplane.


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Florida shooting live updates: 17 dead in attack police believe involved AR-15 rifle – suspect named as Nikolas Cruz

Florida shooting live updates: 17 dead in attack police believe involved AR-15 rifle - suspect named as Nikolas CruzSeventeen people have been killed and more than a dozen injured after a gunman opened fire at a Florida high school. Aerial footage showed students streaming out of the school with their hands in the air before dropping their backpacks into a large pile next to police and sitting on nearby grass. Sheriff Scott Israel of Broward County said the 19-year-old suspect - identified in media reports as Nikolaus Cruz - is in custody and that investigators are beginning to "dissect" what happened in the attack.


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Trump holds the line on immigration as bipartisan plan emerges

Trump holds the line on immigration as bipartisan plan emergesBy Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of U.S. Senate Republicans and Democrats promoted an immigration proposal on Wednesday to step up border security and protect young illegal immigrants, but its prospects appeared uncertain as President Donald Trump urged Congress to support a tougher measure. The developments underlined the difficult path any immigration plan faces as Washington remains starkly divided on one of Trump's signature issues. Congress has repeatedly tried and failed to overhaul immigration policy over the past decade.


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