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Biden warns Putin against "Exorbitant and immediate cost" In the event of the invasion of Ukraine

Diplomatic efforts to avert a catastrophic scenario in Ukraine are stalled

Diplomatic efforts to defuse the Ukraine crisis failed to ease tensions Saturday, with the White House stressing that Russia would face “a huge and immediate cost” if it invaded Ukraine.

According to the White House, US President Joe Biden told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during a 62-minute phone conversation that his country is ready for other scenarios if diplomacy fails.

For its part, the Kremlin condemned the statements of Western countries about an imminent Russian invasion of Ukraine, considering them as “provocative speculations” that could lead to a conflict in the former Soviet country, according to a statement on the phone call between Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron.

The Elysee said Macron had warned his Russian counterpart that “honest dialogue is incompatible with a military escalation” on the Ukrainian border.

The Élysée clarified that Macron and Putin “expressed their desire to continue the dialogue”, but, like Washington, did not record progress.

While the drums of war are beating, Russia To withdraw a number of its diplomatic staff from Ukraine, justifying its decision by fear of “possible provocations by the Kiev regime.”
And after US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken warned that Russia could invade Ukraine at any time. Washington urged its citizens to leave Ukraine. Several countries rushed to start withdrawing their diplomats and asking their nationals to leave as well, including Britain, Germany and Arab countries such as Kuwait and Jordan.

The coalition: precision air strikes against legitimate military targets in Sana’a

On Saturday, the leadership of the coalition forces to support legitimacy in Yemen announced the implementation of 25 operations targeting the mechanisms of the terrorist Houthi militia and its elements in the Yemeni governorates of Ma’rib and Hajjah.

And the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) quoted via Twitter, the coalition as saying that “the military operations destroyed during the past twenty-four hours 17 military vehicles and inflicted human losses on the Houthi militia.”

Later, the agency quoted the coalition as saying that precise air strikes were carried out against legitimate military targets in Sana’a.

The coalition explained that the militia’s attempts to target civilians require a deterrent response to control its hostile behavior

Saeed issues a decision to establish a temporary Supreme Judicial Council

On Sunday, the Tunisian presidency said on its Facebook account that President Kais Saied had issued a decision to create a temporary Supreme Judicial Council to replace the current Judicial Council.

Last week, President Saeed announced his intention to dissolve the Supreme Judicial Council, the latest in a series of moves he started on July 25.

Two days ago, Tunisian Minister of Justice, Leila Jaffal, said that the Tunisian president would not dissolve the Supreme Judicial Council, but would change the law regulating it.

Saeed took the step after his stinging criticism of the judges for months, when he repeatedly stated that he would not allow there to be a state for the judiciary, but rather a state judiciary.

He frequently criticized the judiciary’s delay in issuing rulings in cases of corruption and terrorism, saying that there is corruption and that he is determined to reform the judiciary.

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