National Security

Chinese Media Claims U.S. Has ‘Hidden Backdoors’ to Hack Global Tech

China’s state-run Global Times on Sunday criticized the United States for reportedly launching a cyberattack on Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and turned American criticism of Chinese technology on its head by claiming Washington is the party waging a long campaign of electronic espionage against Beijing.

Asus pushed malware on thousands of computers: Kaspersky

Iran: U.S. ‘Tries Hard’ But ‘Has Not Conducted Successful Cyberattack’

The government of Iran on Monday insisted a reported U.S. cyberattack carried out in retaliation for Iran shooting down an American drone was completely ineffective. “They try hard, but have not carried out a successful attack,” claimed information and technology minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi.

3141456 06/28/2017 IT systems in several countries have undergone a global ransomware attack. Alexey Malgavko/Sputnik Alexey Malgavko / Sputnik

Netanyahu: We’ll Hear Trump Plan ‘Fairly and With Openness’

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday told National Security Adviser John Bolton and US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman that he would hear out the Trump administration’s peace plan “fairly and with openness,” but stressed that Israel would never surrender its security presence in the Jordan valley. 

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu AND National Security Adviser John Bolton

Health Workers Accuse Hong Kong Police of Arresting Protesters at Hospitals

Health workers in Hong Kong accused police of spreading “terror” by arresting at least five anti-communist protesters while they received treatment at local hospitals for police-inflicted wounds. Police also allegedly eavesdropped on doctors’ treatments and made arrests without showing a warrant.

A police officer restrains a man (C) arrested during an anti-parallel trading protest in the Yuen Long district of Hong Kong on March 1, 2015. Scuffles broke out on March 1 between protesters demonstrating against so-called parallel traders, who buy products in Hong Kong and sell them back on the …

Matteo Salvini: Italy and USA ‘Never Been Closer’

Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini gushed Sunday over his recent visit to the United States, declaring that he found “total harmony” between the current political course of the two nations.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) greets Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini prior to talks at the State Department in Washington, DC, on June 17, 2019. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP) (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Palestinians Denounce Trump’s $50 Billion Economic Plan

TEL AVIV – Palestinian officials on Saturday slammed a $50 billion economic peace plan that was unveiled by the White House as bribery, with PA President Mahmoud Abbas saying it effectively “ended the Palestinian cause.”

Abbas says will reject reduced tax reimbursement from Israel