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JVP asks President to abolish SOFA, ACSA as tensions rise in Middle East

The JVP formally requested President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today to abolish the SOFA and ACSA pacts entered into with the United States government.


SriLankan alters flight routes to avoid Iran, Iraq airspace

National carrier SriLankan Airlines has altered its Colombo-London-Colombo flight route in view of raised tensions in the Middle East.


India and SL on IS crosshairs – Indian intelligence

Communications between Indian state intelligence and Kerala police indicate that the Islamic State (IS) is turning its attention to the Indian Ocean region, reported NDTV today (20), leading to speculation that India and Sri Lanka could be on the Islamist outfit’s crosshairs.


Easter bombings “single deadliest” ISIS-linked attack globally – expert

ISIS expert says Easter bombings in Sri Lanka are the deadliest ISIS-linked attack in the world