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Weapons Manufacturer BAE Systems Condemns Violence, Embraces ‘Diversity’

BAE Systems, the military weapons manufacturer which sells weapons to Saudi Arabia, virtue-signaled its “ethical principles” and support for “cultural diversity” this week, declaring that diversity is the company’s “strength” and that it condemns “racism” and “violence.”

BAE Systems jet fighter with armaments

Iran’s Zarif: Cannot Rule Out Possibility of War with Israel

Iran’s foreign minister accused Israel of “adventurism” with its campaign of airstrikes against Iranian targets in Syria, and said he could not rule out the possibility that they could lead to a war between the Mideast arch-foes.

The Associated Press

Putin: Ukraine Disappointed Russia Didn’t Kill Imprisoned Sailors

Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed on Wednesday that Ukrainian government was disappointed that Russian troops did not kill Ukranian service members after they were detained in the Kerch Strait, presumably because they considered it as an opportunity to launch an international investigation into Russia. 

Putin pushes economic growth at annual press conference

Israeli War Drill Simulates Fighting on Two Fronts

The Israeli military’s Commando Brigade launched a large-scale exercise this week to practice fighting the Hamas terror group in the Gaza Strip and the Hezbollah terrorist militia in Lebanon simultaneously, the army said Saturday. The drill is continuing into this week.

Israeli Merkava tanks roll near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip as they return from the Hamas-controlled Palestinian coastal enclave on August 5, 2014, after Israel announced that all of its troops had withdrawn from Gaza.