November 10, 2016

Oil wars? UK’s most advanced warship secretly deployed to Yemen coast

Britain’s most advanced warship has reportedly been quietly deployed to the coast of Yemen in what experts claim is a bid to protect the vital Bab al-Mandeb strait – a key oil route.

While the move has not yet been publicly confirmed, the Times newspaper reported Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring had been diverted to the area, which feeds into the Suez Canal. Read more.


Britain secretly sends warship to hold oil route (paywall) - Times
ISIL 'recaptures' Palmyra from Syrian forces - Al Jazeera

A look at Palmyra, the historic Syrian city retaken by IS - Jakarta Post

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