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Mediterranean oil spill is ‘eco-terrorism’ by Iran, Israel says

Iran intentionally polluted the Mediterranean Sea and Israel’s shores in an act of ecological terrorism, causing the greatest environmental disaster in Israel’s history, Environmental Protection MinisterGila Gamlielsaid on Wednesday.“This pollution has people who are responsible for it and have to pay the price. Our nature is damaged, our animals are harmed, thanks to merciless environmental…

Mystic Guide Headed to Dubai World Cup

Following a six-length score in the Razorback Handicap (G3) at Oaklawn Park Feb. 27, Mystic Guide is pointed toward the $12 million Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1) at Meydan March 27, trainer Mike Stidham said.The dual graded winner’s presence gives Godolphin a promising American-trained candidate for the rich race. Godolphin was founded…

Tencent Cloud to open internet data centre hub in Bahrain

Colt DCS’ Inzai 1 data center receives Uptime Institute Stamp of ApprovalBy ensuring that management and operations measures are in place, data center downtime is minimized.MoreVeritas recognised with Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for NetBackupVeritas Technologies has been recognised for the second consecutive time as a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers Choice in Data Center…

Roundup: Iraq reports highest daily COVID-19 cases as Iran calls for avoiding travelling during New Year holiday

Video PlayerCloseCAIRO, March 3 (Xinhua) — The Iraqi health ministry reported on Wednesday 5,173 new COVID-19 cases, the highest daily increase since the outbreak of the disease in February 2020. Meanwhile, Iran called on its people to refrain from travelling during the two-week holiday of the Iranian New Year starting March 21 given the epidemic.Iraq…

Israel suspects Iran connection to Mediterranean oil spill

JERUSALEM — Israeli authorities said Wednesday that a Libyan-owned tanker suspected of smuggling oil from Iran to Syria was responsible for spilling tons of crude into the eastern Mediterranean last month, causing one of Israel’s worst environmental disasters.Over 90% of Israel’s 195 kilometer (120-mile) Mediterranean coastline was covered in more than 1,000 tons of black…