7/27/2016

Syria - Aftermath of This Morning's Truck Bomb


UK government is facing legal action over its arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Our government is facing legal action over its arms sales to Saudi Arabia – and trying to amend what Philip Hammond once said | Voices | The Independent
The Foreign Office released a statement hours before Parliament rose for summer recess that “corrected” six awkward statements by its former foreign secretary.
The revisions removed Philip Hammond’s assurances that Britain was conducting investigations into alleged violations of international humanitarian law by Saudi Arabia in Yemen, as well as his claims that no evidence had been found in these investigations of war crimes or other international law violations. It will not have escaped those following the conflict in Yemen that our government is facing legal action over its arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

Syria - Lethal Bomibing in Qamlishli


Prêtre assassiné en France : les représentants des cultes invités à l'Élysée

Baghdad's Oldest Street

Landscape - Ricardo Rubio

7/26/2016

Jimi Hendrix Last Concert in His Home Town (On This Day)

Bernie Sanders has unleashed a revolution he can't control

Bernie Sanders has unleashed a revolution he can't control – and 'Bernie or Bust' voters could let Trump win | Voices | The Independentbernie-sanders-hillary-clinton.jpg

He could have done a Ted Cruz, the bitter runner-up who goes to the convention and still refuses to endorse his conqueror on the floor. That would have thrilled his die-hard followers. But it would have set in stone divisions in the party that would open the door for a Donald Trump victory in November.

Iraq - US Camp Near ISIS-Held Mosul

An Stòr, Isle of Skye

Have climbed a good way up there.

The Chinese volunteers who fought in the Spanish civil war

The Chinese volunteers who fought in the Spanish civil war - their amazing courage and obscure fates | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Almost 20 years to the day since he had first set foot on European soil, the humble 44-year-old from Shandong province, now a medic with Republican forces fighting fascism in the Spanish civil war, was being hailed as a hero in a country almost 10,000km from home.