Israeli Attacks on Syria
An "Israeli aggression" was carried out with a helicopter over an area in Syria's Quneitra governorate in the south, Syria's state news agency reported on Thursday. No damages were reported due to the incident. The Syrian army said on Wednesday, Syrian air defenses downed several Israeli missiles during pre-dawn raids on Latakia.
Out-of-Control Chinese Rocket
The Pentagon is tracking a large Chinese rocket that is out of control and expected to re-enter the Earth's atmosphere this weekend. US Defense Department spokesperson, Mike Howard, said the exact entry point will not be known until within hours of re-entry. Jonathan McDowell, an astrophysicist, told CNN the debris will likely splash down in Pacific waters somewhere.
Bliken Visits Ukraine
US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, visited Kyiv today in a show of support after Russia built up troops near Ukraine's eastern border in a weeks-long standoff. Blinken will meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who has renewed calls to speed up the country's entry into the NATO alliance.
UAE, KSA Relations
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, met with Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, in Jeddah on Wednesday. The pair discussed bilateral relations between the two countries. They also reviewed Arab, regional, and international issues and developments of common interest.