US and Syria – oil fields

  The US push to claim Syrian oil fields is "banditry," the Russian Defense Ministry has said. A US military convoy was heading towards oil fields at Syria's Deir el-Zour, where Washington already maintains a small force. * On 25 October 2019 , the  U.S. Defense Department said that it planned to increase up its… Continue reading US and Syria – oil fields

Finland and America partnership

  President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö made an official working visit to the United States and met President of the United States Donald Trump in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, 2 October 2019. The meeting occurred during the 100th anniversary of the diplomatic relationship between Finland and the United States.   History  Diplomatic… Continue reading Finland and America partnership

Saudi Arabia and Yemen (attacks)

  June 2019 - The Republic of Yemen is a country at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula in western Asia and covers 203,850 square miles.    The territory also includes more than 200 islands.   It is a member of the Arab League, United Nations, Non-Aligned Movement and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.     A… Continue reading Saudi Arabia and Yemen (attacks)

Saudi Arabia – Drones / maps of attack September 2019

  The Abqaiq (also Babqaiq) oil processing facility is 60 km (37 miles) southwest of Aramco’s Dhahran headquarters. The oil processing plant handles crude from the world’s largest conventional oilfield, the supergiant Ghawar, and for export to terminals Ras Tanura - the world’s biggest offshore oil loading facility - and Juaymah. It also pumps westwards across the… Continue reading Saudi Arabia – Drones / maps of attack September 2019

Colorado Immigrants – America

  17 September 2019 - More than 7,600 Colorado immigrants are stuck in a citizenship backlog.    New report blames long wait times on heightened scrutiny, inadequate staff and resources being diverted from processing to enforcement.    Wait times for Colorado immigrants applying for citizenship are at near-unprecedented highs, stretching past 20 months in some cases, according… Continue reading Colorado Immigrants – America

Hurricane Dorian

  Great Abaco, the Bahamas (CNN)Volunteers with search dogs continue to scour neighborhoods flattened by Hurricane Dorian, while global relief agencies are rushing to get food and shelter Saturday to some 70,000 people in the Bahamas left homeless on two northern islands. The death toll, now at 43, is expected to rise drastically, officials said, as hundreds… Continue reading Hurricane Dorian