- 1. Brazilian President Bolsonaro May Send Army To Combat Amazon Rainforest Fires
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has responded to growing international condemnation over the fires sweeping through vast swaths of the Amazon rainforest by announcing that the army may be sent in to tackle them.
2. US officials confirm Israel air raid in Iraq
US officials have confirmed that Israel was responsible for the bombing of an alleged Iranian weapons depot in Iraq last month, The Associated Press news agency reports.
The attack marks a significant escalation in Israel’s years-long campaign against what it sees as Iranian military assets in the region.