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An Israeli ship attacked with unknown weapons

The information is transmitted by the Lebanese television Mayadeen, referring to "reliable sources" who were said to be familiar with the situation, writes Sputnik.
Sources said that a fire broke out on the ship and that the merchant vessel was "hit by an unknown weapon". No group claimed responsibility for the reported incident.

Chinese Military Points at US in Anger

China back 'raging' to United States of America,  The country strongly condemned US in a statement calling it a security risk in the region.

This happened after a US warship sailed through a sensitive route, the Strait of Taiwan. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur transits the strait Tuesday (22/6/2021).

Yemen’s Socotra, isolated island at strategic crossroads

Only goats seeking shade now use the long-abandoned lines of Soviet-era T-34 tanks, but the rusting relics point to the strategic value that Yemen's Socotra islands hold for foreign powers.

The archipelago's remote location helped it forge its astonishing nature millennia ago - a third of the main island's plants are unique, from bulbous bottle and cucumber trees to alien aloes.

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