Tag: Military

Led States Rapped by U.N. For Killing Children

Image result for Saudi-led forces, Israel among states rapped by U.N. for killing childrenUNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – A Saudi Arabia-led military coalition fighting in Yemen killed or injured 729 children during 2018, accounting for nearly half the total child casualties, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a report to the Security Council on Friday that blacklisted the coalition for a third year….more: Reuters

China Joins Russian Drills in Sign of Growing Military Ties

Chinese and Russian troops began joint maneuvers Tuesday, marking the first time Moscow has invited a country outside a tight circle of former Soviet allies to its largest annual exercises and offering Chinese generals rare and valuable experience training outside their country’s borders….more:  wsj

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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a child partly buried in rubble after  Russian Airstrikes
This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a child partly buried in rubble after airstrikes hit a rebel-held suburb near Damascus, Syria, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. Syrian opposition activists said more than one dozen people killed in new airstrikes. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)

How Many Muslims Are Serving in US Military?

Despite recent rhetoric against the fastest-growing religion in the world, Islam has contributed a great deal to the U.S., including in the military, Defense Department figures show. Muslims have played an essential part in guarding the homeland and fighting for its interests in war-torn countries the world over, fighting in all major U.S. wars, including the Civil War, World War I, World War II and the Vietnam War, according to military officials. More recently, Muslims have also served in the Gulf War, Iraq War and the war in Afghanistan…more: /abcnews.

Haarp: A Mystery Machine

The Military’s Mystery Machine – Haarp Weather Modification Technology in Alaska Weather modification is the act of intentionally manipulating or altering the weather. The most common form of weather modification is cloud seeding to increase rain or snow, usually for…

CNN – Journalist: Post-curfew Deaths In Syria

Arab Parliament calls for withdrawal of observers from Syria   Arab Parliament calls for withdrawal of observers from Syria The Arab Parliament, an Arab advisory body, has urged the Arab League to terminate the monitors’ mission in Syria, saying the…