News Headlines 11th August 2017

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    ‘Almost like war zone’: Saudi ‘renovation’ of Shiite town decried as attempt to drive residents out
    https://www.rt.com/news/399222-saudi-forces-awamiyah-demolition/

    Beijing says US destroyer violated China's sovereignty & security

    [Beijing might want to take a short while to see what internal domestic message is being sent here, and to whom. I'll make it easy for them: "McCain" + "Mischief". It's a rookie mistake for a superpower to jump to conclusions imo.]

    https://www.rt.com/news/399226-us-destroyer-china-sovereignty/

    Chinese Defense Ministry: ill intention of sending US warships to South China Sea obvious to everyone
    http://en.people.cn/n3/2017/0811/c90883-9254167.html

    Burning tires, blocked roads  Mass election protests turn violent in Kenya
    https://www.rt.com/news/399163-protests-kenya-election-fraud/

    [I wouldn't be surprised in the slightest if the election was rigged, not that I have a horse in the race, but there were worrying signals well before the day. Here is only one example. Dig deeper yourself if you're really interested.]

    Kenya Electioneering:

    High Court Postpones Ballot Papers Printing Tender Case to Friday [From the 28th June]
    https://www.kenyans.co.ke/news/20432-high-court-postpones-ballot-papers-printing-tender-case-friday

    At least 56 people die after human traffickers force 300 off boats and into the sea
    https://www.thejournal.ie/yemen-smugglers-death-3540288-Aug2017/

    Myanmar's Media in Chains
    http://thediplomat.com/2017/08/myanmars-media-in-chains/

    Is India's Military Actually Ready for War With China
    http://thediplomat.com/2017/08/is-indias-military-actually-ready-for-war-with-china/

    Israel, PA discreetly resume security coordination
    http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2017/08/israel-palestinian-authority-security-coordination-abbas.html

    Turkish opposition claims Erdogan building private intelligence service.htm
    http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2017/08/erdogan-private-intelligence-service.html

    Azerbaijan Building Up Forces in Nakhchivan
    http://asbarez.com/165493/azerbaijan-building-up-forces-in-nakhchivan/

    One killed, seven wounded in separate IED explosions in Baghdad
    http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/one-killed-seven-wounded-separate-ied-explosions-baghdad/

    Iraqi Defense Ministry expects easy battle at Tal Afar
    http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/iraqi-defense-ministry-expects-easy-battle-tal-afar/

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