September 27, 2017 | GEOPOLITICS ALERT

Day: September 27, 2017


Women Driving is a Far Cry from the ‘Reform’ Saudis Need

Riyadh (GPA) – Western media is falling all over themselves to heap praise on Saudi Arabia finally planning to allow women to drive, but this was only one small problem in a country built on human rights violations. Yesterday, Saudi Arabia announced the formation of a commission to begin taking the necessary steps towards allowing women […]

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Iraqi Government Given Mandate to Deploy Troops to Disputed Kirkuk

Baghdad (AMN) – The Council of Representatives of Iraq has given Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi a mandate to deploy troops to the disputed city of Kirkuk and its oil fields, as reported by Iraqi state media. Kirkuk, the fifth-biggest city in Iraq and capital of the oil-rich Kirkuk Governorate, is not officially part of Iraqi Kurdistan, […]

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U.S. Conducts First Airstrike in Libya Under Trump Administration

ISIS IN ACTION On 22 September, the US conducted an airstrike on an ISIS camp in the desert valleys about 150 miles south-east of Sirte, reportedly killing 17 ISIS fighters and destroying 3 vehicles. US Africa Command (Africom) said the strikes were carried out by armed Reaper drones flying from a base in Sicily. Reda […]

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