Daily Archive: June 23, 2016

Palestine’s ‘Prayer for Rain’: How Israel Uses Water as a Weapon of War

Entire communities in the West Bank either have no access to water or have had their water supply reduced almost by half. This alarming development has been taking place for weeks, since Israel’s national water company, “Mekorot”, decided to cut off – or significantly reduce – its water supply to Jenin, Salfit, and many villages around Nablus, among other regions....

No Secrets: Russia to Publish Catalog Disclosing US Military Satellites

Russia is planning to release to public its catalog of near-Earth objects, including US military satellites, a Russian official said. Russia will publicly release its own database of Earth orbiting satellites, Viktor Shilin, head of the Russian delegation at the 59th session of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, told the Russian newspaper Izvestia. © Flickr/ NNSANews/United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy...

Putin: Russia will respond to ‘aggressive NATO rhetoric’

U.S. M1 Abrams tanks fire during the “Saber Strike” NATO military exercise in Adazi, Latvia, June 11, 2016. © Ints Kalnins / Reuters Russia will take adequate measures to counter NATO’s increasingly “aggressive rhetoric,” President Vladimir Putin told MPs at the closing session of the State Duma. He called to create an international security system open to all countries. It’s...