Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas survived an assassination attempt Tuesday by a group calling itself Sons of Abu Jandal. The group demanded that Abbas declare war on Israel and tried to kill him when he didn’t.
Associated Press criticized Israel for destroying the building that housed its offices in Gaza. The IDF says the building also housed Hamas intelligence operations and weapons manufacturing—and that AP’s local reporters knew about it.
Chinese scientists have researched ways to deploy biological weapons to fight a Third World War, including a weaponized coronavirus, since at least 2015, raising questions about the origins of COVID-19.