Monthly Archives: September 2019

Al Udeid: CAOC remotely once per month

The plan is to operate the CAOC remotely once per month, while it would remain in Qatar during the remainder of the time. The idea is to reach 8 hours of distanced operation every 24-hour period, either from South Carolina … Continue reading

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Balidogle Somalia: attack on Danab, Gaashaan and Waran base

“Two suicide car bombs from the Middle Shabelle region tried to attack Balidogle airport but they detonated outside the airport gate,” followed by small arms fire. The Baledogle base is where U.S. special forces train Somali commandos and from where … Continue reading

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Afghan voting: Ashraf Ghani or Abdullah Abdullah

As Afghan citizens vote for president on September 28 from a list of 15 candidates, analysts say the race is likely to be between the current president, Ashraf Ghani, and the country’s chief executive, Abdullah Abdullah. The two have jointly … Continue reading

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Sudan: immediate closure borders with Libya and CAR

Reuters September 26, 2019 01:36 PM KHARTOUM, SUDAN – Sudan’s transitional government ordered the immediate closure of the nation’s borders with Libya and Central African Republic, citing unspecified security and economic “dangers”. A statement by the Sovereign Transitional Council said … Continue reading

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Algeria: no room for shenanigans

“all those who will stand in the way of this constitutional solution and popular demand, or who work to obstruct this vital national process in any form, will find a fair and rigorous, even dissuasive, sanction in accordance with the … Continue reading

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Pakistan: mediates with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani?

Prime Minister Imran Khan on September 24 2019 said that US President Donald Trump had asked him to help defuse tensions with Iran, adding that he had already spoken with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in an attempt to mediate. [February … Continue reading

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Saudi: no other plausible explanation – leaders

Iran has rejected a joint statement by the leaders of France, Germany and the UK who blamed it for attacks earlier this month on Saudi oil installations.   Iran’s foreign minister accused them of “parroting absurd US claims”.   The … Continue reading

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