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  • Mystery Plague Hits Biblical Cush

    12/27/2021 4:46:05 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 11 replies
    Israel365News ^ | 12/26/21 | Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz
    A strange disease, as yet unidentified, has killed almost one hundred people in Sudan, a country already groaning under a number of plagues of near biblical proportions. In November, the South Sudan Health Ministry began reporting deaths from a mysterious illness that, to date, has killed at least 97 people, mainly the elderly and children aged between 1 and 14. In response to the reports, the World Health Organization (WHO) sent a rapid response team to investigate. The main symptoms that victims are experiencing include diarrhea, high fever, joint pain, vomiting, body weakness, loss of appetite, and chest pain. The...
  • News Summary Intelligence Report Sunday 12/26/2021 Newsdump Christmas Weekend Police Attack Protesters In Germany Forbidden Words Used To Describe Vax Passport In Israel VP Harris Forced To Clarify Remarks

    12/26/2021 10:11:03 PM PST · by Nextrush · 7 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/26/2021 | Nextrush/Self
    An update on mask-muzzle orders in the US... This video from Schweinfurt, Germany tonight of a police attack on a protester opposing mandatory vaccination...A 50 year old man reported injured. Hundreds protested without wearing masks causing police to use force resulting in conflict with the protesters. The video of a four year old child being treated after a pepper spray attack... The DPA News Agency in Germany reports a number of arrests and 44 citations issued against protesters in Schweinfurt tonight.. Thousands protesting against compulsory vaccination in Austria's capital Vienna... "Millions of Israelis are without one; you're leaving out millions...
  • US hands China a victory in Ethiopia ---- China provides winning weaponry to Ethiopian national forces while US de facto sides with the fading Tigray rebels

    12/07/2021 10:16:11 AM PST · by elpadre · 10 replies ^ | December 6, 2021 | Stephen Bryen
    Just as Ethiopian government forces appear to have turned the tide in the country’s so-called civil war, the Biden administration is pushing for US citizens in Ethiopia to leave and is providing relocation assistance to those who can’t afford to buy a plane ticket. Meanwhile, China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi has visited Addis Ababa and has made it clear that China backs Ethiopia’s government fully. This, in contrast to the United States which has imposed sanctions on Ethiopia, but not on the rebellious Tigray. As Bloomberg reports: The US last month suspended duty-free access to its exports “because of gross...
  • African military regimes are chasing China out of Africa

    11/29/2021 7:24:13 PM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 54 replies ^ | November 3, 202 | by Sanbeer Singh Ranhotra
    For quite a long time now, China has been behaving like a power that owns Africa and all its resources. Having debt trapped countries, the red rogue nation has been looking to seize control of their strategic assets, with the ultimate goal of establishing bases for itself across the continent. China has been pursuing a neo-colonial agenda for quite some time, but countries of Africa are now coming together to kick China out of the continent. An interesting phenomenon is beginning to make a comeback in Africa. The vast continent is no novice when it comes to military rule and...
  • Sudan internet cuts complicate civil disobedience campaign against coup

    11/08/2021 3:45:17 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 3 replies
    CNN ^ | November 7, 2021
    Local "resistance committees" and the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA), which led demonstrations in the uprising that toppled then-president Omar al-Bashir in April 2019, are organizing a campaign of protests to try to reverse the military takeover. Internet services have been badly disrupted since the October 25 coup, and phone coverage remains patchy. Although daily life came to a near standstill, shops, roads, and some banks have since reopened. On Sunday, the commander in chief of the military, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, met an Arab League delegation, which stressed the importance of dialog and the democratic transition, his office said in a...
  • OPINION - Nobel Committee refuses to honor Trump and Pompeo’s Abraham Accords

    10/31/2021 2:30:07 AM PDT · by blueplum · 7 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 30 October 2021 | Michael McKenna
    At the beginning of October, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 to two journalists — Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov — for “their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace.” The committee noted that “they are representatives of all journalists … in a world in which democracy and freedom of the press face increasingly adverse conditions.” Fair enough. It is also fair to point out that it’s possible that part of the reason why the committee gave the award to a couple of reporters was to avoid...
  • PM, officials detained, internet down in apparent Sudan coup

    10/25/2021 2:07:22 AM PDT · by blueplum · 12 replies
    AP ^ | 25 October 2021 | uncredited AP
    CAIRO (AP) — Military forces arrested Sudan’s acting prime minister and senior government officials Monday, disrupted internet access and blocked bridges in the capital Khartoum, the country’s information ministry said, describing the actions as a coup. In response, thousands flooded the streets of Khartoum and its twin city of Omdurman to protest the apparent military takeover. Footage shared online appeared to show protesters blocking streets and setting fire to tires as security forces used tear gas to disperse them ... ...The United States and the European Union expressed concern over Monday’s developments. Jeffrey Feltman, the U.S. special envoy to the...
  • Iran’s supreme leader urges reversal of Arab states’ normalization with Israel

    10/24/2021 4:04:48 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 8 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 10/24/2021
    The United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco all said in 2020 they would normalize ties with Israel, as Washington under the administration of then-US president Donald Trump made Arab-Israeli rapprochement a foreign policy priority. “Some governments have unfortunately made errors — have made big errors and have sinned in normalizing (their relations) with the usurping and oppressive Zionist regime,” Khamenei says... “It is an act against Islamic unity, they must return from this path and make up for this big mistake,”
  • Former African slave criticizes Black Lives Matter, says ‘slavery still exists in Africa today’

    10/12/2021 10:57:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/12/2021 | Anugrah Kumar
    A former African slave said that Black Lives Matter and critical race theory advocates do not understand what is happening in Africa, where more than 9.2 million people "are still in captivity in slavery." "I believe Black Lives Matter does not understand what is going on in Africa. They don't know what is going on around the world," Bol Gai Deng, a former slave and South Sudanese presidential candidate, said during an interview with CBN News."They need to understand that slavery still exists in Africa today. … More than 9.2 million [people] are still in captivity in slavery," he said.Deng...
  • Kushner, Ivanka Trump in Jerusalem for Abraham Accords initiative

    10/11/2021 11:21:52 AM PDT · by elpadre · 6 replies
    france24 ^ | October 11, 2021
    Israeli lawmakers flanked by former president Donald Trump's daughter and son-in-law launched an initiative in Jerusalem on Monday to advance the Abraham Accords that saw Arab states normalise ties with Israel. Jared Kushner, a former White House adviser married to Ivanka Trump, was a major architect of the deals between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco. At the launch of the Abraham Accords Caucus in Israel's parliament, the Knesset, Kushner said the agreements created a "new paradigm" in the region, which could have "very different outcomes" depending on the actions of current leaders. Critics of the...
  • Report: Sudanese delegation visited Israel this week

    10/09/2021 2:03:27 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8/10/21 | Elad Benari
    A Sudanese delegation made up of senior security and military officials visited Israel earlier this week to discuss relations between the two countries, the Al-Arabiya network reported on Friday. No details were provided about the meetings. Sudan became the third Arab country to normalize ties with Israel as part of the Abraham Accords brokered by the Trump Administration in October, 2020, following the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. The agreement between Israel and Sudan was announced days after then-US President Donald Trump officially removed Sudan from the list of nations that sponsor and finance terrorism. However, despite the agreement, no...
  • CNOOC Announces $2.3B Nigeria Investment

    01/09/2006 5:05:27 AM PST · by Wiz · 14 replies · 450+ views
    Associated Press via Yahoo! News ^ | 2006 Jan 9 | Joe McDonald
    BEIJING - Chinese state-controlled oil company CNOOC Ltd. said Monday it is paying $2.3 billion for a 45 percent stake in a Nigerian oil field in its first major investment since its failed bid to take over Unocal Corp. last year. The deal adds to a multibillion-dollar string of foreign acquisitions by Chinese oil companies, which are aggressively pursuing energy supplies to fuel China's booming economy. The agreement, which requires approval from the Nigerian and Chinese governments, covers a deep-water area of the oil-rich Niger Delta region, CNOOC said. It said the area includes the Akpo oil field discovered in...
  • A Seedy Slice of History: Here’s Where Watermelons Actually Came From [Hint: The POC Continent]

    05/28/2021 9:19:12 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 57 replies ^ | 28 MAY 2021 | By WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS
    Just in time for picnic-table trivia, a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences rewrites the origins of domesticated watermelons. Using DNA from greenhouse-grown plants representing all species and hundreds of varieties of watermelon, scientists discovered that watermelons most likely came from wild crop progenitors in northeast Africa. The study corrects a 90-year-old mistake that lumped watermelons into the same category as the South African citron melon. Instead, researchers, including a first author now at Washington University in St. Louis, found that a Sudanese form with non-bitter whitish pulp, known as the Kordofan melon (C....
  • Medieval Nubian Cathedral Discovered in Deserted City of Old Dongola

    06/04/2021 12:16:55 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    ARTnews ^ | June 4, 2021 | Jesse Holth
    Last month, the University of Warsaw’s Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology (PCMAUW) said its experts had discovered the remains of a Medieval cathedral in the ancient town of Old Dongola, along the east bank of the Nile River in what is now Sudan. Archaeologists believe the cathedral may now be the largest known surviving structure from Christian Nubia. Old Dongola was the capital of one of three Christian Nubian kingdoms, Makuria, which existed from the 6th century C.E. to the 14th century C.E. It grew to encompass churches, monasteries, a palace, pottery workshops, and cemeteries, and it also had elaborate...
  • Between sponsor of terrorism and US debtor: Why creditors are favorable to Sudan?

    05/31/2021 10:47:10 AM PDT · by elpadre · 2 replies
    112.ukraine ^ | May 31, 2021 | Georgiy Kuhaleyshvili
    Betwenen sponsor of terrorism and US debtor: Why creditors are favorable to Sudan? Author : Georgiy Kuhaleyshvili Source : 112 Ukraine Recently, the International Bank allocated a loan of $ 2 billion to Sudan for the implementation of infrastructure projects and assistance to internally displaced persons for a year. Following the summit in Paris on economic support for African countries in overcoming the consequences of the coronavirus, France decided to write off $ 5 billion in debt to Sudan and allocate $ 1.5 billion in a new loan, while Germany offered $ 500 million to pay off debt to the...
  • Apartheid and AOC's Malicious Ignorance-An intriguing stance on Islamic apartheid and jihad

    05/25/2021 7:17:46 AM PDT · by SJackson · 7 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | May 25, 2021 | Joseph Puder
    The hypocrisy of the Left in the US is boundless. The likes of Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (AOC) epitomize it. This New York Congresswoman has shamelessly called Israel an “apartheid state.” She didn’t call the Hamas terrorist regime in Gaza, which is “Judenrein,” (any Jew found in Gaza would be murdered) or Saudi Arabia, and Jordan, who do not allow Jews to live in its territories, apartheid states. They actually deserve that title. Conversely, Israel is an open democracy with a free press, the rule-of-law, and where human and civil rights are observed. Israel brought Black African Jews from Ethiopia, to...
  • Tigrayan 'Youth Group' Massacres Hundreds in Ethiopia

    11/30/2020 7:26:34 AM PST · by SJackson · 6 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Nov 30, 2020 | Lloyd Billingsley
    Pro-China WHO boss Tedros is key figure in Tigray Peoples Liberation Front. “Scores, and likely hundreds, of people were stabbed or hacked to death in Mai-Kadra, a town in the South West Zone of Ethiopia’s Tigray Region on the night of 9 November,” Amnesty International is confirming. The human rights organization verified “photographs and videos of bodies strewn across the town or being carried away on stretchers.” Deprose Muchena, Amnesty International’s director for east and southern Africa, “confirmed the massacre of a very large number of civilians, who appear to have been day laborers in no way involved in the...
  • A powder keg, courtesy of Washington (Glick)

    05/10/2021 6:33:59 AM PDT · by texas booster · 8 replies
    Israel Hayom ^ | 05/07/2021 | Carilyn B Glick
    Since the Democrats took control of the White House and both Houses of Congress a hundred days ago, the Middle East has become a powder keg. But Israel's ruling class sees nothing. In Afghanistan and Iraq, violent attacks against US forces are rising steeply. From January through April, attacks on US forces increased 40%. President Joe Biden's announcement that the US will withdraw its forces from the country by September 11, the 20th anniversary of the jihadist attacks on the US worsened the situation by communicating a message of profound American weakness and defeatism. The Taliban, al-Qaida and Iran clearly...
  • Lessons of the River War

    05/06/2021 6:49:56 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 5 replies
    City Journal ^ | 30/4/21 | Will Morrisey
    The Nile is the river in question. Without it, no war. “It is the cause of the war,” Churchill writes. “It is the means by which we fight, the end at which we aim.” On the Nile, the British could run their formidable gunboats into their enemy’s territory, upriver to its stronghold at Khartoum, itself located at the geostrategic chokepoint where the Blue and White Niles meet: “the great spout through which the merchandise collected from a wide area streams northwards to the Mediterranean Sea.” Just as the Suez Canal, completed in 1869, connected Europe to Asian ports beyond the...
  • Russia and the New Middle East: Russia’s Predicaments both Foreign and Domestic

    04/11/2021 5:39:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    American ^ | April 11, 2021 | Ted Belman and Alex Maistrovoy
    Russia maintains the balance of power among these three alliances, in order to advance its own interests, exactly as the European powers did during their heyday in the 19th century. One of her main tasks is ousting the United States from the region and simultaneously putting pressure on Washington in the global geopolitical games. (See addendum below) It is calculating, calibrated and clever realpolitik, contrasting with America’s ignorant, chaotic and inconsistent politics based on ideological, mercantile or personal preferences. Israel is holding back the ambitions of both Iran and Turkey. This is a good thing from Russia’s point of view....