It followed initial reports pinning responsibility for the strike on the U.S., and contradictory accounts from Pentagon sources. It remains unclear whether the convoy was attacked by ground-based rockets after all, or another military with air capabilities in the area. … [Read more...] about America DENIES conducting second airstrike that targeted convoy of pro-Iran militiamen in Iraq, killing six
The bin Ali Jaber family, represented in Münster by the human rights groups Reprieve and the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), brought their case to the Higher Administrative Court on appeal after having lost their initial trial case before the Cologne Administrative Court in 2015. … [Read more...] about Court hears case on Germany’s role in US drone deaths in Yemen
Turkish troops will apparently be deployed in a "training and advisory" role. But this is a highly flexible description. If the Tripoli Government has its back to the wall, then Turkey may be compelled to take a more direct hand in the fighting. At the very least the exact role and purpose of the Turkish deployment is yet to be defined. … [Read more...] about Turkey risks falling deeper into Libya conflict as it deploys troops
Taking to the skies to deliver the kits would dramatically transform the way emergency services operate - with it also hoped drones could be used at serious incidents involving police and fire services. Pictured: One of the drones being tested at Southampton Hospital … [Read more...] about NHS could use DRONES to transport life-saving blood and chemotherapy kits between hospitals and surgeries in ground-breaking trial in four UK areas
Only Saudi Arabia and the UAE have pipelines that can ship crude oil outside the Persian Gulf, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), but those pipelines have a capacity of shipping only 6.8 million barrels of crude oil per day (b/d). By comparison, the daily crude oil flow in the Hormuz strait averaged 17.3 million b/d in 2018. … [Read more...] about Will Iran target oil to retaliate against US?