Vital Border Crossing – Finally Reopened

In the photo: Gregory Forgrave, Product Manager – Government Services, and Ayman Ibrahim, Jordan Country Manager, heading to the reopened borders in Jordan. JORDAN —- September 19, 2017 – After years of waiting, the border crossing between Jordan and Iraq will finally reopen. The impact of the closing to the land transport sector has been severeContinue reading “Vital Border Crossing – Finally Reopened”

Turkey to deploy troops inside Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claims his country will deploy troops to Syria’s Idlib region as part of the Astana agreement with Iran and Russia on “de-escalation zones.” Erdogan said in a Thursday interview with Reuters, “Under the agreement, Russians are maintaining security outside Idlib and Turkey will maintain the security inside Idlib region.” Turks…..onContinue reading “Turkey to deploy troops inside Syria”

Syrian Army takes control of oilfields

Oilfields and a natural gas-processing plant southeast of the Deir-ez-Zor airbase have come under the control of the Syrian Army, RIA Novosti reports. It was also reported, that advance detachments of the Syrian Army have taken control of the strategically-important hills near the Karrum Mountain ridge to the southeast of the Deir ez-Zor air forceContinue reading “Syrian Army takes control of oilfields”

‘Emir of Deir ez-Zor’ among ISIS commanders killed in bunker by Russian airstrike

Some 40 Islamic State terrorists, including the so-called “emir of Deir ez-Zor” are said to have been killed as Russian warplanes struck and wiped out an underground command center and communication unit near the city, the Russian Defense Ministry said. Russia’s Su-34 and Su-35 fighter jets scrambled from Khmeimim Air Base in Syria’s Latakia provinceContinue reading “‘Emir of Deir ez-Zor’ among ISIS commanders killed in bunker by Russian airstrike”

Is Casual Sex as Fulfilling as imagined?

by Mark Regnerus Sarah is 32 years old and recently moved to Texas from New York, looking for a new start—in more ways than one. Brooklyn had grown too expensive for her hipster pocketbook. A relationship she had hoped would blossom and mature there had instead withered. So to Austin she came, hoping she could improve upon her modestContinue reading “Is Casual Sex as Fulfilling as imagined?”

U.S. President could use “space weapons against ISIS” or North Korea

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hinted at using a kinetic weapon on Tuesday while discussing tensions with North Korea when he made a Freudian slip. Mattis was asked whether there was “any military option the US can take with North Korea that would not put Seoul at grave risk,” Mattis responded, “Yes, there are, but I willContinue reading “U.S. President could use “space weapons against ISIS” or North Korea”

Unmasking the leftist Antifa movement

Unmasking the leftist Antifa movement By Sara Ganim and Chris Welch, CNN Updated 1347 GMT (2147 HKT) August 22, 2017 On the morning of Donald Trump’s inauguration, Keval Bhatt hunted through a closet in his parents’ Virginia home for the darkest clothes he could find. The 19-year-old didn’t own much in black, the color he knew hisContinue reading “Unmasking the leftist Antifa movement”

Black bloc are an international gathering of anti-capitalist activists, prepared to give as good as they get with militarized police

A black bloc is a name given to groups of protesters who wear black clothing, scarves, sunglasses, ski masks, motorcycle helmets with padding, or other face-concealing and face-protecting items. The clothing is used to conceal marchers’ identities, and hinder criminal prosecution, by making it difficult to distinguish between participants. It is also used to protect their faces andContinue reading “Black bloc are an international gathering of anti-capitalist activists, prepared to give as good as they get with militarized police”

Fema declared Major Disaster Declaration for September 20, 2017

U.S. Virgin Islands Hurricane Maria (DR-4340) Incident period: September 16, 2017 Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 20, 2017 Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria (DR-4339) Incident period: September 17, 2017 Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 20, 2017 U.S. Virgin Islands Hurricane Maria (EM-3390) Incident period: September 16, 2017 Emergency Declaration declared on September 18, 2017Continue reading “Fema declared Major Disaster Declaration for September 20, 2017”