Rain-Snowstorms in America – Agriculture disaster – Declaration

  The USDA approved the state's disaster declaration request for 47 of North Dakota's 53 counties.   Gov. Doug Burgum and Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring sent a letter last week to Secretary Sonny Perdue requesting the declaration. This was in response to farmers dealing with excessive moisture this harvest season, on top of continuous international market… Continue reading Rain-Snowstorms in America – Agriculture disaster – Declaration

Turkey – USA (Russia)

It was confirmed by Turkey representatives, they have received a sophisticated Russian surface-to-air missile system, defying U.S. threats for more than a year that purchasing the S-400s would result in harsh retaliation against the fellow NATO ally. Photo - A Russian plane carrying the first batch of equipment for S-400 missile defense systems arrives at… Continue reading Turkey – USA (Russia)

USA – SA and … Guptas …

The Guptas as well as their colleagues and associations were blacklisted over the widespread corruption, not only in South Africa.     That means, the sanctions immediately freeze any assets the blacklisted individuals have under US jurisdiction and forbid Americans and/ or US businesses — particularly international banks with any US operations — from transactions with… Continue reading USA – SA and … Guptas …

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, Yemen Houthi, Iran, Israel, USA, UK, oil

Yemen’s Houthi rebels announced late Friday night that they were stopping drone and missile attacks against Saudi Arabia, one week after they claimed responsibility for a strike that crippled a key oil facility in the kingdom.    The U.S. and the Saudis blamed the September 14 attack on Iran, which backs the Houthi rebels fighting a Saudi-led military coalition… Continue reading Saudi Arabia, Yemen Houthi, Iran, Israel, USA, UK, oil