Monthly Archives: July 2019

Afghanistan: “green-on-blue” attack kills two

Two paratroopers were shot by an Afghan soldier at a military base in the Shah Wali Kot district in southern Kandahar province. The Pentagon said Spc. Michael Nance and Pfc. Brandon Kreischer died in Tarin Kot, the capital of Uruzgan … Continue reading

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Sudan: coup mastermind at large

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has met in Cairo the deputy head of Sudan’s ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC), General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo. Dagalo”presented the latest developments on the current situation”, the Egyptian presidency said after the June 29 2019 … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: VP attack fails

The political office of the Afghan president’s running mate was hit by a large explosion and stormed by several gunmen who remained holed up inside   My brother, true son of the Afghan soil and first VP candidate of my … Continue reading

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Mali: U.S. sanctions individuals

  With his action today, President Trump has provided the Department of the Treasury, in consultation with the Department of State, the authorities to sanction individuals who are responsible for or complicit in actions that exacerbate the deteriorating situation in … Continue reading

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Sudan: “Revolution devours its children”

Sudan’s ruling military council arrested General Hashim Abdel Mottalib Ahmed, head of the joint chiefs of staff; a number of high-ranking officers from the armed forces and the National Intelligence and Security Service; and leaders of the National Congress Party … Continue reading

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Hormuz: No U.S. escorts for Allies

U.S. Will Provide Intel to Allies to Keep Middle East Merchant Ships Safe, Not Warship Escorts U.S. Secretary of the Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper said. “The Brits are trying to escort their ships. We’re escorting our ships to the … Continue reading

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Saudi: total U.S. troops = 3,000

“With these additional forces, the total number of United States Armed Forces personnel in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be approximately 3,000,” Trump said.The U.S. aircraft carrier strike group Abraham Lincoln sailed through the Strait of Hormuz on November … Continue reading

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