JERUSALEM—After weeks of escalating verbal warnings and occasional skirmishes, Israel’s air force attacked Iranian military positions in Syria overnight, dealing its installations a significant blow.
It’s a thermal sniper sight that allows a shooter to see his prey’s body heat against the black of night—and boy, is Iran’s military proud of it. The pricey RU60G sniper sight has gotten the royal treatment in state-linked news outlets, propaganda documentaries, and selfies with senior officers, where it’s trumpeted as a great indigenous optical achievement.
For such a common malady, asthma sure is one hell of a killer: Every day in the United States, it kills 10 people.
KIEV–At the Bingo nightclub, a few hundred Ukrainian music fans were celebrating the anniversary of their favorite very white ultra-nationalist metal band, Sokyra Peruna. Some were teens, some looked like they were in their 40s. They were dressed up and tatted up with Nazi symbols, pagan spirit designs and emblems from the ongoing war in eastern Ukraine.