Iran woestyne

* Daar is meer as een woestyn in Iran.   Argeoloë het redelik brons- en klei-items in die suide van die Kalut gevind. Deskundige studies van die ontdekte items toon dat dit terugdateer na die tweede en derde millennium v.C.   Die belangrike punt is dat die items gevind is in die klei- en soutformasies van die… Continue reading Iran woestyne

Iran se waardes en waterkanale

*Indrukwekkend is nie die beste woord om dit alles te beskryf nie.    Ons as volk kan heelwat by ander volke en lande leer, veral diegene wat in geharde warm, dorre wêreld bly en  werk, selfs voedsel produseer.   Iran is een daarvan met 'n interessante en ryk geskiedenis wat sommige steeds in gebruik is.   … Continue reading Iran se waardes en waterkanale

Republiek van Iran en minderheidsvolke

*Iran se verskillende bevolkingsgroepe word op sowat 87 000 000 beraam, waarvan ongeveer die helfte etniese Perse is wat oorwegend in sentraal-Iran woon,  die res is Koerde, Baluchis, Azeriërs, Arabiere, Turkmeense, Lurs en Kaspiese etniese groepe.   Alhoewel die opeenvolgende regerings in Iran daarin geslaag het om etniese opstande aan te pak, het hulle die ideologiese… Continue reading Republiek van Iran en minderheidsvolke

Hormuz Island

  Hormuz /hɔːrˈmuːz/ is derived from the Persian Ohrmuzd, meaning Ahura Mazda. It can refer to:    The Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf.    Hormuz Island, an Iranian island in the Persian Gulf. Hormuz District, an administrative subdivision of Iran.     * The crumbling Portuguese Castle of Hormuz Island, built in the early 16th century, is one… Continue reading Hormuz Island

Flight 752 Iran

  RIP to all.   The confirmation came after a London-based global information firm reported Thursday that the plane, carrying 176 passengers and crew, likely was mistakenly shot down by an Iranian missile. No one survived the crash.  “Photographs purportedly taken near the site of the crash and circulated on social media appear to show the… Continue reading Flight 752 Iran

“The PS752 “mistake” in Iran

Terrorists missions are to destroy innocent people and all their properties, to hack governments to take control, especially if there are oil.   The military in Iran blamed human error, saying the Ukrainian jet had taken a sharp, unexpected turn that brought it near a military base. * If Soleimani and any other terrorist leader of… Continue reading “The PS752 “mistake” in Iran

Ukraine Flight PS752 – Canadians-Iranese

  Condolences to the families and friends. In the aftermath of the deadly Ukraine Flight PS752 crash, Canadians are left to mourn not just the loss of life, but the loss of the future so many of the victims had hoped to help build.    The Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 was en route to… Continue reading Ukraine Flight PS752 – Canadians-Iranese

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

Airlines avoiding Iranian and Iraqi airspace

  A growing number of airlines said  they were avoiding Iranian and Iraqi airspace for flights to the region after Tehran fired ballistic missiles against bases housing US troops in Iraq.   "As a precautionary measure and following news of air strikes underway, Air France has decided to suspend until further notice all flights through Iranian… Continue reading Airlines avoiding Iranian and Iraqi airspace

Qassim Soleimani – Syria – Iran – Turkey – Russia

  Qassim Soleimani’s death may force a change in the Russian calculus involving Syria, Iran and Turkey.    Iranian General Qassim Soleimani, killed last week by a U.S. drone in Baghdad, has been credited with persuading Russian President Vladimir Putin to intervene militarily in Syria in 2015, a claim the Kremlin denies. Regardless of the truth… Continue reading Qassim Soleimani – Syria – Iran – Turkey – Russia

Saudi Arabia Depth of Damage to Its Oil Facilities – Attacks on Yemen and damage

  This is Saudi Arabia—Hundreds of workers scurried in the stifling summer heat around cranes by a 100-foot-tall processing unit, a vital part of this sprawling oil facility, now charred black and reeking of tar and burned metal following an attack .     Saudi Arabia took media to inspect oil facilities hit by attacks that Washington… Continue reading Saudi Arabia Depth of Damage to Its Oil Facilities – Attacks on Yemen and damage

Yemen Houthi – Houthi’s – Saudi Arabia – Israel – USA – Iran

Houthi rebels fighting Saudi Arabia in Yemen claimed responsibility for the attack. They are backed by Iran and used Iranian weapons. America may have evidence the strike came from inside Iran itself. Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, has called it “an act of war”. The details matter, but do not change the question: how… Continue reading Yemen Houthi – Houthi’s – Saudi Arabia – Israel – USA – Iran