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President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi says that Egypt cannot betray the Palestinian people and will do everything possible to protect and support them Restoring the Gaza Strip, destroyed as a result of the actions of Israeli forces, could require over $90 billion, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, said. “Restoring [Gaza Strip] could require more than $90 bln,” according to the Egyptian leader, whose speech was broadcast by Al-Qahera el-Ekhbariya TV channel. El-Sisi added that Egypt cannot betray the Palestinian people and will do everything possible to protect and support them. The situation in the Middle East sharply escalated following an incursion…

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British Foreign Secretary David Cameron announced that the UK will work together with the US on shipment of humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip through the new maritime corridor The European Commission announced the opening of a maritime humanitarian corridor for shipment of aid to Palestine from Cyprus, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced. “Europe is financing a major humanitarian aid effort for Palestinians, €250 million euros this year alone. But the key challenge is getting this aid to people in Gaza,” she said on her X page. “This is why we’re launching the Cyprus Maritime Corridor, with…

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The US President said that the problem is not age, but ideas US President Joe Biden noted that some consider his age too old for the top state office. “I know I may not look like it, but I’ve been around a while. And when you get to my age certain things become clearer than ever before,” he said in his State of the Union address to the US Congress. “In my career I’ve been told I’m too young and I’m too old.” “The issue facing our nation isn’t how old we are, it’s how old our ideas are,” Biden…

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The US President also argued that Kiev could win the conflict with Moscow if the United States “stand with Ukraine and provide the weapons it needs to defend itself” US President Joe Biden said he is determined not to use US troops in Ukraine in his State of the Union address. “They are not asking for American soldiers. In fact, there are no American soldiers at war in Ukraine. And I am determined to keep it that way,” he said. The US President also argued that Kiev could win the conflict with Moscow if the United States “stand with Ukraine…

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According to the United Nations, the amount of aid reaching Gaza fell by half in February compared to January Washington is considering the possibility of airdropping humanitarian aid into the Gaza Strip from US military planes as deliveries by land become increasingly difficult, the Axios news website said, citing US officials. According to the sources, the fact that the US administration is considering such a move indicates its growing concern about the worsening humanitarian crisis in Gaza. “The situation is really bad. We are unable to get enough aid [in] by truck so we need desperate measures like airdrops,” one…

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Mzuvukile Jeff Maqetuka says PetroSA, state-owned oil and gas corporation in South Africa, is in touch with all Russian oil and gas majors, including Gazprom and Tatarstan-based Tatneft South Africa is working on the issue of importing crude oil from Russia, South Africa’s ambassador to Russia Mzuvukile Jeff Maqetuka told TASS. “[South Africa is interested in oil supplies] from anybody in the world, including Russia. Of course,” the ambassador said. The state-owned oil and gas corporation in South Africa, Petroleum Oil and Gas Corporation of South Africa (PetroSA), is in touch with all Russian oil and gas majors, including Gazprom and…

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European countries will not be able to overcome their reliance on Washington in the near future, says Russian Security Council Deputy Chairman Dmitry Medvedev Washington continues to seek global dominance, but its power is declining, Russian Security Council Deputy Chairman Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview with Russian media, including TASS. The politician recalled the situation at the US-Mexico border, as well as the confrontation between Washington and Texas authorities over migration policy. “This is a very vivid example that emphasizes the depth of the differences. They are linked to the fact that the United States is attempting, despite its…

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The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations has received a report of an incident 35 nautical miles south of Al Mukha The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) has reported a new attack on a ship off the coast of Yemen. “UKMTO has received a report of an incident 35 nautical miles south of Al Mukha, Yemen. Authorities are investigating. Vessels are advised to transit with caution and report any suspicious activity to UKMTO,” the statement says. It is not reported what vessel has been attacked. With the conflict in the Gaza Strip escalating, the Ansar Allah (Houthi) movement announced that…

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