Ottomans – Arabs – Palestine – Israel – England – France

The Treaty of Mudros ended Ottoman participation in World War I and effectively — if not legally—marked the dissolution of a once mighty empire. From its ruins, the victors of the First World War attempted to use the post-war peace negotiations to create a new, more unpredictable entity: the modern Middle East.   It was signed… Continue reading Ottomans – Arabs – Palestine – Israel – England – France

Farmers Frost damage in France

Late frosts throughout France are feared to have caused damage to vineyards, orchards and crops with producers trying to counter the sudden drop in temperatures with a wide range of protections including candles, water sprays and even helicopters.  As die koue skielik kom afpak en dis nie verwag nie, moet 'n boer altyd 'n plan maak. Vir diere… Continue reading Farmers Frost damage in France

Battles of Verdun, Somme, Arras and Hindenburg Line

The Battle of Verdun, 21 February to 15 December 1916, became the longest battle in modern history. It was originally planned by the German Chief of General Staff, Erich von Falkenhayn to secure victory for Germany on the Western Front. The aim was to crush the French army before the Allies grew in strength through… Continue reading Battles of Verdun, Somme, Arras and Hindenburg Line

USA – Iran – Iraq – Middle east

  Iraq's parliament called on Sunday for U.S. and other foreign troops to leave as a backlash grows against the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general, and President Donald Trump doubled down on threats to target Iranian cultural sites if Tehran retaliates.    Deepening a crisis that has heightened fears of a major Middle… Continue reading USA – Iran – Iraq – Middle east

Monsanto – Soros – BAYER (Germany) – France

A French appeals court has said US chemicals giant Monsanto was guilty of poisoning a farmer who said he suffered neurological damage after accidentally inhaling fumes from a weedkiller made by the company. GLOBALLY SEED MANIPULATION Bayer – Monsanto – Seed (global) * BAYER AND MONSANTO Monsanto – Bayer – Germany * April 2019 How many others… Continue reading Monsanto – Soros – BAYER (Germany) – France