Monthly Archives: August 2017

Libya: Saif al-Islam the interlocutor – says Russia

  British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar in Benghazi on August 24. The visit and his remarks were the latest show of growing Western recognition for Haftar, who has long been supported by Egypt and the … Continue reading

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MQ-1 Predator crashes near Incirlik

US drone crashes in southern Turkey after leaving Incirlik Air Base … https://t.co/78tIOFLu0a — John Drone (@the_best_drones) August 19, 2017 An MQ-1 Predator,  crashed in southeast Turkey at around 11:50 a.m. (0850 GMT). Turkish authorities this month detained a suspected … Continue reading

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Nissour Square Massacre: Nicholas Slatten gets new trial

  A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a former Blackwater security contractor, ordering a new trial for the man prosecutors say fired the first shots in the 2007 slayings of 14 Iraqi civilians at … Continue reading

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