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Israel is facing a political conflict with the US over Iran

The Middle East crisis is deepening amid recent Israeli attacks on an Iranian cargo ship two days ago off the coast of Yemen in the Red Sea. The American publication Axios claims that Israeli actions could lead to a political crisis in Washington and new military confrontations with Tehran.

Israel hit an Iranian cargo ship in Red Sea, AFP reported

Israel hit an Iranian cargo ship in the Red Sea, AFP reported on its official Twitter page. According to the agency, the Iranian boat suffered minor damage in the explosion. The news was confirmed by the Iranian Foreign Ministry today, Wednesday, April 7.

Saudi oil facilities again attacked by Yemeni Houthis

Tanks at oil stations in the province of Jizan in Saudi Arabia burst into flames after being attacked and hit by a series of airstrikes tonight. A source in the Ministry of Energy of Saudi Arabia confirmed the news in front of an RT Arabic journalist.

US military base in Syria came under fire, Lebanon claims

Yesterday, March 23, a U.S. military base in the area of ​​Deir Ez-Zor in Syria was subjected to intense rocket fire, claims the Lebanese television channel Al-Mayadeen. According to the T.V. sources, some American soldiers were injured.

Russia sent 4 Su-34 fighter-bombers to its base in Syria

Russia's Aviapro news agency claims in its report that Moscow has delivered four fighter-bombers to the Kmeimim airbase in Syria. Today, the delivery took place on March 19, 2021, after five Tu-154 military transport planes landed at the base.

SOHR: 280 Russian airstrikes in four days in Syria

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) provided statistics on Russian activity in Syria. According to reports, Russia has carried out 280 airstrikes in 96 hours (four days). According to the SOHR, Russian units performed almost half of them (130) in the last 24 hours.