A Look at Some Deadly Explosions Involving Ammonium Nitrate

VOA News | Aug 6, 2020 at 12:14 AM

The investigation into an explosion in the harbor of Lebanon’s port city of Beirut is focusing on how 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate, a highly explosive chemical used in fertilizers, came to be stored at the facility for six years, and why nothing was done about it.

Deal between US oil firm and YPG/PKK unlawful: Experts

Anadolu Agency | Aug 5, 2020 at 6:08 PM

The agreement between the US based Delta Crescent Energy LLC and so-called “Syrian Democratic Forces” (SDF) under the direction of the YPG/PKK terrorist organization to extract and trade oil in the northeast of Syria is against international law, Mesut Hakki Casin, a professor of law at Istanbul’s Yeditepe University told Anadolu Agency.