Daily Archives: August 9, 2016

USS Whidbey Island Transits Suez Canal

Navy News Service

Story Number: NNS160809-02
Release Date: 8/9/2016 8:04:00 AM

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nathan R. McDonald, USS Wasp (LHD 1) Public Affairs

RED SEA (NNS) — Amphibious dock landing ship USS …

China Building Up Military Presence at South China Sea Disputed Islands

Sputnik News

07:30 09.08.2016

Recent satellite photos reveal that China is building up its military presence at the disputed Spratly islands in the South China Sea, according to media reports.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The photos …

News Analysis: S.Korean president perplexed at anti-THAAD lawmakers leaving for China

People's Daily Online

People’s Daily Online

(Xinhua) 16:52, August 08, 2016

SEOUL, Aug. 8 — South Korean President Park Geun-hye appears perplexed at six first-term lawmakers of the main opposition Minju Party who left for China as they …

UN: 2 Million in Syria's Aleppo Without Running Water, Electricity

by Margaret Besheer, Edward Yeranian August 09, 2016

The United Nations warned Tuesday that more than 2 million people in the Syrian city of Aleppo have no access to running water or electricity, and it …

Syrian Air Force Resumes Intensive Strikes on Terrorists in Southern Aleppo

Sputnik News

14:43 09.08.2016

The Syrian Air Force on Tuesday resumed heavy bombardment of terrorist positions in the Ramuse district of southern Aleppo.

ALEPPO (Sputnik) – Pillars of smoke can be seen on the outskirts …