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Алаудинов: ВС РФ хорошо продвинулись на западе Клещеевки

При этом противник понес большие потери.

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ФСБ задержала жителя Кемерово, который намеревался вступить в состав ВСУ

Мужчине вменяют обвинения в государственной измене и терроризме.

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Israeli Forces Kill 2 Palestinians in West Bank, Health Ministry Says

Two Palestinian teenagers were killed Tuesday during Israeli army raids in the occupied West Bank, where violence has surged in tandem with the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza, the Palestinian health ministry said.

According to the ministry, Amir Wahdan, 14, was killed in Tubas in the northern West Bank, where the army said troops had gone to arrest “two wanted suspects.”

Witnesses told AFP that clashes broke out with young people throwing stones at Israeli army vehicles and soldiers responding with fire.

According to the army, “several gunmen opened fire at the security forces, who responded with live fire.”

Near Ramallah, the seat of the Palestinian Authority, 17-year-old Malik Deghreh was killed by Israeli fire, the Palestinian ministry said.

Clashes erupted after the Israeli army entered a village to carry out searches, witnesses said, adding that the teenager who died was hit by four bullets.

A young Palestinian was also killed overnight Monday in Beitunia, a village between the Israeli Ofer prison and Ramallah, the ministry said.

Since Friday, dozens of young Palestinians have been gathering every evening in Beitunia to welcome Palestinian prisoners being released in exchange for Israeli hostages kidnapped by Hamas on Oct. 7.

On each occasion, the Israeli army has fired tear gas canisters and opened fire, injuring dozens.

The Israeli army said it went into Beitunia overnight “to prevent any riots” but that as soldiers approached, “assailants hurled explosive devices and Molotov cocktails at the forces and lit up trash on the main road.”

The Israeli forces responded with dispersal techniques and “live fire,” it added.

Violence has flared in the West Bank, occupied by Israel since 1967, following the Oct. 7 attacks on southern Israel by Hamas, which left 1,200 dead, mostly civilians, according to Israeli authorities.

Israel’s retaliatory bombardments and ground offensive have killed nearly 15,000 people in the Gaza Strip, the Hamas government says.

In the West Bank, more than 230 Palestinians have been killed since Oct. 7 by Israeli soldiers and settlers, according to the Palestinian health ministry.

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Офис Зеленского дал указание регионам “прекратить общение” с Залужным


Офис Владимира Зеленского дал указание главам областных администраций “прекратить любое общение” с главкомом ВСУ Валерием Залужным, пишет украинское издание “Страна.ua”.

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В Самаре запустят роботизированную фабрику изделий для космоса


Цифровые технологии способны повысить эффективность самых разных процессов: от создания космических технологий до дойки коров. Это подтверждает опыт Самарской области, предприятия и вузы которой активно внедряют роботизацию.

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Цифровые помощники находят новое применение в различных отраслях экономики


Цифровые двойники – программные виртуальные аналоги физических устройств – быстро находят применение в разных отраслях. Такие технологии позволяют моделировать возможные сценарии работы оборудования и благодаря этому снижать риски сбоев.

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Feds probe Iranian-linked cyberattacks on US water facilities

(NewsNation) — The U.S. federal government is actively investigating a series of cyberattacks on American water facilities, believed to be orchestrated by an Iranian government-affiliated cyber group, Politico reported. 

These attacks specifically targeted facilities utilizing technology manufactured in Israel. 

One such breach gained attention as the Cyber Av3ngers group, linked to Tehran, claimed responsibility for targeting a water authority in Pennsylvania. Authorities are currently examining a “single digit” number of affected facilities nationwide. 

Despite the breaches, no significant disruptions have been reported. Cybersecurity experts analyzing the Pennsylvania incident suggest that the attacks aim to instill concerns about the use of Israeli devices rather than causing operational harm. 

This surge in cyberthreats aligns with heightened tensions between Israel and Hamas, a militant group long supported by Iran. Additionally, the attacks coincide with a series of drone and rocket assaults on U.S. troops in the Middle East by Iranian proxy groups. 

U.S. water facilities face vulnerability due to inadequate funding and personnel, especially at smaller utilities. In response, the Biden administration has been working to address these challenges, expanding collaborations with private entities involved in the water sector. 

The recent cyberattack on the Municipal Water Authority of Aliquippa near Pittsburgh involved the Cyber Av3ngers breaching a digital control panel produced by the Israeli-owned company Unitronics. The group disabled the panel and seized control of its digital display screen, used for adjusting water pressure. The screen displayed a message: “Every equipment ‘Made in Israel’ is Cyber Av3ngers legal target.” 

Despite the breach, Robert Bible, the general manager of the water authority, assured the public that the attackers lacked the capability to alter drinking water chemicals. He confirmed that the affected station, serving 1,200 people, has not experienced any service disruptions. 

The investigation into the Aliquippa incident has been escalated to federal authorities, with the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency actively involved, according to Lt. Adam Reed, director of the Pennsylvania State Police communications office. 

On Tuesday, The Record reported that a North Texas utility, catering to 2 million people, fell victim to a distinct hacking group, seemingly unconnected to the Pennsylvania attack. A spokesperson for the North Texas Municipal Water District clarified that the utility, unlike the Pennsylvania case, was not employing products from Unitronics. 

Leaders from the FBI, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and National Counterterrorism Center addressed the House Committee on Homeland Security regarding the worldwide threats to the nation Nov. 15. 

FBI Director Christopher Wray emphasized that “lone wolf extremists” remain one of the nation’s biggest concerns amid the ongoing conflict in the Middle East. 

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INTERNATIONAL EDITION: Israel and Hamas Exchange More Hostages During Extended Cease-Fire

The hostage exchange/humanitarian aid cease-fire in Gaza continued for a fifth day on Tuesday. The CIA chief is visiting Qatar for key talks on what happens next in the fight between Israel and Hamas. The 41 workers trapped in an Indian mountain tunnel have been rescued.

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US Sends First of Three Military Planes With Gaza Aid

The United States on Tuesday sent the first of three military planes to Egypt with humanitarian aid for Gaza, promising to assist Palestinians during a truce between Hamas and U.S. ally Israel. 

The relief flights carrying food, medical supplies and winter gear are the first by the U.S. military since the conflict began with the October 7 attacks by Hamas on Israel. 

The flights started a day after President Joe Biden said he would use an extension of the truce to get more aid into Gaza, and as international efforts continue to further prolong the pause. 

“The humanitarian needs in Gaza demand that the international community do much more. The United States is committed to this effort,” Jake Sullivan, U.S. national security adviser, said in a statement.  

Sullivan said Biden would work to “rally the international community to urgently increase support” in a U.N. appeal for Gaza. 

‘Supplies will save lives’

The first Air Force C-17 aircraft landed Tuesday in Egypt with 24.5 metric tons (54,000 pounds) of medical supplies and ready-to-eat food, the U.S. Agency for International Development said. 

The United Nations will take the aid from Egypt’s North Sinai region, which borders the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, into the stricken Palestinian territory itself, U.S. officials said. 

“These U.N. supplies will save lives and alleviate the suffering of thousands in Gaza,” Sullivan said. 

Two further planeloads will arrive in the coming days, officials said. 

Mediator Qatar on Monday announced a 48-hour extension of an initial four-day truce, opening the way for further releases of hostages seized by Hamas during its attack on Israel. 

‘Significant surge’ 

Eight hundred aid trucks reached southern Gaza from Egypt in the first four days of the truce, with some aid also reaching badly hit northern Gaza, the U.S. officials said. 

“The movement over the last four or five days of assistance has been so significant in volume that a backfill … is now needed and these planes are part of that backfill,” a senior U.S. official told reporters on Monday. 

While Washington has deployed two aircraft carriers in the region to deter Iran and its allies, and ferried military assistance to key ally Israel, it has not previously used military assets during this conflict to deliver humanitarian aid. 

Biden, who has firmly backed Israel while calling on it to reduce civilian casualties, said on Monday that the truce had allowed a “significant surge” in aid. 

The White House said on Monday, however, that Israel had made it clear it would continue its war on Hamas whenever the truce ended.  

U.S. officials said Biden had warned Israel that it must not cause the same kind of mass displacements in southern Gaza that its offensive in the north triggered earlier this month. 

“From the president down we have reinforced this in a very clear way for the government of Israel,” another U.S. official said. 

Hamas staged the deadliest attack in Israel’s history when it broke through Gaza’s militarized border on October 7. Israel says the attack killed 1,200 people, mostly civilians, and that around 240 others were taken hostage.    

In response, Israel launched a relentless bombing campaign and ground offensive in Gaza, which the Hamas government says has killed 15,000 people, thousands of them children. 

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