The great Saudi sell-off: why bankers and lawyers are flocking to the Gulf
The kingdom’s privatisation plans dwarf those of Thatcher or even the post-Soviet ‘Wild East’. And they will change the country out of all recognition The sell-off programme is the central part of the economic transformation plan envisaged under the Vision 2030 strategy. The sale of the kingdom’s airports has already begun, with Goldman Sachs appointed to oversee the privatisation of King Khalid international airport in Riyadh.
Man dies at Burning Man after running into fire
A man attending the Burning Man festival in Nevada died Sunday after he reportedly ran into a large fire, part of the annual festival’s climax. Aaron Joel Mitchell, 42, ran past security and fire officials and into the blaze of a 40-foot wooden statue that is purposely set on fire each year as part of the festivities on Saturday night, reported the Reno Gazette Journal.
UNESCO’s Globalist Agenda … Minus Israel
…neither anti-Semitism nor Muslim majorities suffice to explain this organization’s hatred of Israel—unless also seen through the lens of encroaching globalism. “The task before UNESCO,” said its first Director-General Julian Huxley in 1946, is “the emergence of a single world culture” by transferring “full sovereignty from separate nations to a world organization.” The “new world order” will be a socialist, authoritarian global government and court with “global rule of law” and a “one-world economy,” according to the Commission for Global Governance.
Trump: North Korea is a ‘rogue nation’ that ‘only understands one thing’
“South Korea is finding, as I have told them, that their talk of appeasement with North Korea will not work,” Trump wrote on Twitter. He went on to say the embattled and isolated nation’s “words and actions continue to be very hostile and dangerous to the United States.”
Switzerland ready to be mediator in North Korea crisis – Swiss president
We are ready to offer our role …as a mediator,” Leuthard said, speaking at a news conference. “It is really time now to sit down at a table. Big powers have a responsibility.” Swiss troops were deployed on the demarcation zone between South and North Korea [after the 1950-1953 Korean War], Leuthard said, adding that Switzerland had a long history of neutral diplomacy. The US and China are also responsible for dealing with the Korean crisis, she stressed.
Hurricane Irma path: Foreboding 15-day weather map shows terrifying storm may hit NEW YORK
NEW York could be hit by Hurricane Irma as Texas is still struggling to cope with the devastation left by Harvey. A new ensemble map reveals the highest pressure will hit North and South Carolina, and Virgina, half way down the coast to Florida.
Wildfires Surge Amid Scorching Heat Across US West
Smoke filled the sky and ash rained down across Los Angeles Sunday from a destructive wildfire that the mayor said was the largest in city history — one of several blazes that sent thousands fleeing homes across the U.S. West during a blistering holiday weekend heat wave.
EU executive: Turkish actions rule out EU membership
The actions of the Turkish authorities are making it “impossible” for the country to join the European Union, the EU executive said on Monday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for ending accession talks.
Israel: North Korea must halt testing of nuclear weapons
Israel condemned the escalation of North Korea’s nuclear activity on Monday after it tested an advanced hydrogen bomb for a long rage missile on Sunday. “The State of Israel condemns North Korea’s recent nuclear test,” the Foreign Ministry said. “…North Korea must comply with all Security Council resolutions on this issue and refrain from testing and developing weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems,” the Foreign Ministry said.
North Korea preparing more missile launches, says South
South Korea says it has seen indications that the North is preparing more missile launches, possibly an intercontinental ballistic missile. It said it was strengthening its controversial US-made Thaad missile defence system after the North’s test of a nuclear bomb at the weekend. The South has carried out live-fire exercises in response to the test.
Iran says warns off U.S. U2 spy plane, drone
Iran’s air defences have forced an approaching U.S. spy plane and a reconnaissance drone to change course near its air space over the past six months, a military official was quoted as saying on Sunday. Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili, commander of the Iran’s air defence force, said an unmanned RQ-4 drone was intercepted last week and a U2 spy plane was warned away in March, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.
EARTHQUAKE SWARM WON’T STOP: 62 earthquakes have struck Southeast Idaho since Saturday evening
The strongest earthquake to hit the region in years as well as 61 smaller quakes occurred Saturday night to Sunday night in Southeast Idaho, startling tens of thousands of residents. Authorities said it does not appear that the quakes have caused any injuries to people or damage to structures. The quakes were felt in Caribou County, where all 62 occurred, as well as in cities in northern Utah and throughout Southeast Idaho.
Turkey criticizes German ‘populism’ after Merkel shift on EU membership
A spokesman for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused German politicians on Monday of indulging in populism after Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would seek an end to Ankara’s European Union membership talks. Merkel, seeking a fourth term in office in Germany’s Sept. 24 election, said in a debate on Sunday it was clear that Turkey should not join the European Union, and that she would talk to other EU leaders about ending its stalled accession process.
ALERT: Judge Releases Powerful Anti-Hillary Order
It looks like we’re one step closer to understanding what really happened in the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server. On Thursday, a federal judge ordered the F.B.I. to release more details about its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server. According to The Washington Times, U.S. District Judge James E Boasberg stated that the documentation describing the grand jury subpoenas obtained by the F.B.I., which compelled Clinton’s internet service providers to provide information, should be made public.
Catholic Cardinal Declares Mohammed A True Prophet Of G-d
He served as Archbishop of Washington, D.C.(imagine that) from 2001 to 2006, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 2001. In Catholic theology, to be a prophet, to earn that title, one must be divinely inspired. To call Mohammed “The Prophet”, as he does, is to claim that Mohammed is a true prophet, inspired by G-d.
World’s First Lesbian Bishop Calls for Church to Remove Crosses, to Install Muslim Prayer Space
The Bishop of Stockholm has proposed a church in her diocese remove all signs of the cross and put down markings showing the direction to Mecca for the benefit of Muslim worshippers. Eva Brunne, who was made the world’s first openly lesbian bishop by the church of Sweden in 2009, and has a young son with her wife and fellow lesbian priest Gunilla Linden, made the suggestion to make those of other faiths more welcome.
A wave of homicides overwhelms Tijuana
She was a regular at Abarrotes Alma, a small neighborhood grocery, and stopped by several times a day to buy food and play las maquinitas, employees said.
Evil Liberals Attack POTUS Trump After He Declares Sunday ‘National Prayer Day
The evil liberals are seething over President Trump’s declaration to make Sunday, September 3rd a National Day of Prayer for the Hurricane Harvey victims. President Trump is bringing back our Judeo-Christian values after Obama praised Islam for 8 years.
Obama Reflects On Presidency In Letter
… “First, we’ve both been blessed, in different ways, with great good fortune. Not everyone is so lucky. It’s up to us to do everything we can (to) build more ladders of success for every child and family that’s willing to work hard,” Obama wrote to Trump. “Second, American leadership in this world really is indispensable. It’s up to us, through action and example, to sustain the international order that’s expanded steadily since the end of the Cold War, and upon which our own wealth and safety depend.
RED ALERT: Secret Antifa Training Program Discovered – They’re Preparing For War
…According to Politico, a recently-released 2016 report released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security indicates that the organization is becoming more dangerous. The report states, “Some of the antifa activists have gone overseas to train and fight with fellow anarchist organizations, including two Turkey-based groups fighting the Islamic State, according to interviews and internet postings.”
BREAKING: Famous College BANS Conservative Students
Cornell University in New York is now encouraging students to file bias reports against people they go to school with who respond negatively to their version of “safe spaces,” according to Campus Reform. The school has been posting flyers everywhere talking up their “safe place” project. While the group seems to want to protect the people that they like, they are–at the same time–trying to tear down people they do not like.