Monthly Archives: June 2019

State: in Sudan a civilian government

The U.S., UK, and Norway jointly call on the TMC in Sudan to allow peaceful protest and agree with FFC to form a civilian-led transitional government. pic.twitter.com/xwoXJhayet — Morgan Ortagus (@statedeptspox) June 29, 2019 [April 19 2019] Inspiring conversation with … Continue reading

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Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tightens his power

  Christian Tadele, a spokesperson for the National Movement of Amhara (NAMA), has been taken to custody, in the latest wave of arrests in connection with the assassination of officials. pic.twitter.com/GaL8lCkGre — Ethiopia Observer (@Ethiobserver) June 28, 2019   Spokesman … Continue reading

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Libya” U.S.merc released – Mirage F1 down over a suburb of Tripoli

Video clip from May 7 when "Portuguese" pilot "Jimmy Rees" was captured by #Libya National Army (LNA) forces after his Mirage F1 fighter jet was downed near #Tripoli conducting missions for the GNA. Now publicly ID'd as @usairforce veteran Jamie … Continue reading

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Ethiopia: ethnic bloodshed once held in check arising

Four high-ranking officials in Amhara, including the deputy head of security there, were taken into custody June 24 2019, according to Abere Adamu, chief of the Amhara police commission. An additional 178 people have also been arrested on suspicion of … Continue reading

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Hormuz: Trump denies warning Iran

By the time the bill comes due, the 2020 election will probably be over, so he’s unlikely to care. Thomas Wright Senior fellow at the Brookings Institution [June 23 2019] President Donald Trump told NBC News on June 23 2019 … Continue reading

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Aleppo Syria: ISIS spokesman killed in crossfire

Islamic State spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani has been killed, ISIS announced June 18 2019. Adnani “was martyred while surveying the operations to repel the military campaigns against Aleppo.” Turkey, a major backer of rebel groups fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, … Continue reading

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Iraq: Katyusha rocket on Zubair oilfield

Iraq’s military said three people were wounded in a June 19 2019 strike by a short-range Katyusha missile. It struck the Burjesia site, west of Basra, which is near the Zubair oilfield operated Italy’s Eni SpA. Rockets hit on or … Continue reading

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