Monthly Archives: July 2016

Unrest in China, Waiting for a spark.

Two massive explosions in August 2015 in the port of Tianjin, northern China, killed more than a hundred people, left hundreds more injured and devastated large areas of the city. People in the Chinese city of Tianjin whose homes were … Continue reading

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Venezuela plagued by shortages

A drop in oil prices has left Venezuela’s economy in tatters, and the lack of hard currency and inflation have starved the country of food, medicine and consumer goods. McDonald’s Corp.’s largest franchisee has had to stop selling the Big … Continue reading

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Dozens dead in Kabul bomb attack

ISIS claims suicide attack on Kabul protest by Hazara minority. Afghanistan police say 2 separate suicide bombings killed 61 during a demonstration near Kabul Zoo Afghan Interior Ministry says death toll in bomb attack on Kabul protest rises to 80 … Continue reading

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Omar al-Bayoumi, Intel officer? Saudi Arabia and 9/11

Omar al-Bayoumi is a Saudi national who allegedly befriended two of the 9/11 hijackers in the United States. Saudi Arabia firmly maintains that al-Bayoumi is not an agent of theirs. Bayoumi was listed before 9/11 in FBI files as being … Continue reading

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A Man. A truck. 84 Dead. Nice France

At least 84 people were killed and 100 injured in the French city of Nice when a man deliberately drove a lorry into a crowd celebrating the country’s main national holiday, authorities said. The attacker behind the wheel on Thursday … Continue reading

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Turkey Coup Attempt Fails

15 July 2016 Chaos erupted Friday night when military tanks rolled onto the streets of Ankara and Istanbul and soldiers blocked the famous Bosphorus Bridge. The Turkish military claim of a takeover was read on state broadcaster TRT. The anchor … Continue reading

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Russians and that Turkey Airport Bombs

Local jihadists first began disappearing from Russia and the North Caucasus region just months before the opening ceremonies for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. In some cases, human rights groups say, Russian security forces tracked the militants down and dumped … Continue reading

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