Prime Minister of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the US was supporting some common enemies of Pakistan and Turkey and the time has come to unmask them and act together. Saudi ruler King Abdullah issued a royal decree allowing only the Council of Senior Islamic Scholars to issue fatwa’s which “sends a message of deterrence to clerics around the country to make them think twice before they issue a controversial statement or an inflammatory remark” Meaning the ruling dictatorship is beyond the law of the land.
Here’s The Akh with his roundup of the real news over the last couple of days, how many of these registered on your radar?
Conflict & Fault Lines
Intelligence & Security
Newly Disclosed Documents Shed More Light on Early Taliban Offers, Pakistan Role
Energy & Natural Resources
China Says Its Medium, Heavy Rare Earth Reserves May Last Only 15-20 Years
Turkmenistan inaugurates Russia-bound natural gas pipeline
Rate rise could be shocking for borrowers
And Finally…….Australia branded ‘dumb blonde’ of the world