Posts Tagged ‘spoils’

May 17 – Israelis Bicker Over Gaza Spoils

(left, Satanyahu’s Master Plan for post-war Gaza. Million-dollar condos behind the kosher hot dog stands and peep shows.)  Netanyahu Could Fire Defense Chief As Public Spat Erupts Over Gaza ‘Day After’ Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is at odds with his own defense minister Yoav Gallant after Gallant said in a Wednesday televised address that the […]

Economic Crisis: The Spoils of Industrial Policy

This is a strange recession. Jobs remain plentiful even as the economy slows, pushing wages up even as record-high inflation and shortages reduce the standard of living of most Americans. And while many economists point out that the government has had a hand in most economic crises, government intervention in the U.S. economy over the […]

Turkey Spoils the Big NATO Party

Complacency has been the hallmark of NATO expansion.  Over time, it has even become a form of derision, notably directed against Russia.  As with many historical matters, records ignored can be records revisited, the second time around sometimes nastier than the first. With the Ukraine conflict raging, a few of Russia’s neighbours have reconsidered their […]

Wars of the Diadochi: Alexander the Great’s Generals Fight For Spoils

As Alexander the Great slipped away on his deathbed on June 10-11th 323 BC, the iconoclastic emperor, whose remarkable achievements would be imitated by countless impersonators throughout history Read more Section:  News Ancient Places Asia History Important Events Read Later 

Persepolis, Gol Gohar shares the spoils: IPL

TEHRAN – Persepolis and Gol Gohar football teams shared the spoils in the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Saturday. In the match held in empty Azadi Stadium in Tehran, Armin Sohrabian gave the visiting team a lead just before the break. With eight minutes into the second half, Issa Alekasir equalized the match. Elsewhere, Foolad […]

IPL: Sepahan and Persepolis share the spoils, Esteghlal lose to Zob Ahan

TEHRAN – Sepahan and Persepolis football team shared the spoils in Matchweek 22 of Iran Professional League (IPL) Sunday night, while Esteghlal suffered a home loss against Zob Ahan. In Isfahan’s Naghsh-e Jahan Stadium, IPL leaders Sepahan drew 1-1 with Persepolis. Isa Alekasir was on target for the visiting team and with three minutes left, […]

Machine Sazi, Aluminium share spoils: IPL

TEHRAN – The match between Machine Sazi football team and Aluminum Arak finished in a 1-1 draw in Matchday 20 of Iran Professional League (IPL) on Sunday. In the match held in Tabriz, Saeid Hosseinpour gave the hosts a lead from the penalty spot in the 71st minute but Hamed Pakdel equalized the match with […]

Odo of Bayeux: Sharing the Spoils Under William the Conqueror

William the Conqueror was without a doubt one of history’s most important leaders. His conquest of Anglo-Saxon England set in motion events that would change the future of the world for many. However, he could not have accomplished this feat all on his own. At his side were noblemen, pious Norman knights and cunning feudal […]

Persepolis share spoils with Sepahan: IPL

TEHRAN – Persepolis football team shared the spoils with Sepehan in a 0-0 draw in Iran Professional League (IPL) on Tuesday. Ivan Marković The Reds have not won a single match since losing to South Korean Ulsan Hyundai in 2020 AFC Champions League final on Dec. 19.   Persepolis were held to two 1-1 draws […]

Bolivia: Amid New Crisis, Coup Government Seeks To Divide Spoils

Above photo: Protester in La Paz holds up a sign that reads: “Anez: hunger does not wait”. Radio Kawsachun/Facebook. Just weeks out from the October 18 elections, Bolivia’s coup government is again in crisis following the departure of three key ministers over an unconstitutional attempt to privatise an electricity company. It comes as polls show […]

Nightmarish find: Bird head in can spoils woman’s dinner (PHOTOS INSIDE)

“So much for my salad… Without any suspicion, I opened a can of corn this evening and there it was, A BIRD’S HEAD!” The woman shared her grim experience on social media website Pikabu. While some may consider a bird’s head the harbinger of some unpleasantness, the woman thought of whether the remaining parts of […]

The Spoils of War: UK oil explorer moves into Libya

  Jamie GriersonThe Independent October 4, 2011 A British oil explorer today revealed a push into Libya despite ongoing uncertainty over the battle-weary country’s future. Jersey-based Heritage Oil said it had paid 19.5 million US dollars (£12.6 million) for a 51% controlling stake in Benghazi-based Sahara Oil Services, which runs onshore and offshore fields. The […]

Libya: to King Sarkozy, the Spoils

  Pepe EscobarAsia Times Sunday, September 18, 2011 Move over, Lawrence of Arabia. The Great Gallic Liberator of Libya (and any other gullible Arab in sight), neo-Napoleonic French President Nicolas Sarkozy, along with his sidekick British Prime Minister David of Arabia Cameron, gallantly strode into a cordoned off military airport in Tripoli to sing La […]

NATO nations set to reap spoils of Libya war

As rebels take Tripoli, foreign powers are eyeing the prize of Libya’s high quality crude oil Rachel ShabiAl Jazeera August 26, 2011 It looks like the more telling news on Libya has migrated to the business pages.  With jubilant reporting of Gaddafi’s imminent downfall seizing headlines, it’s the financial pages that have the clinical analysis. […]

Regime Change in Libya: “Good for Business”. Picking Up the Spoils of War

The civil war in Libya has been raging since mid-February. Now, as rebel forces take over the capital city, Tripoli, and the soon-to-be-erstwhile tyrant Colonel Gadaffi apparently flees, what will the effect be upon the world economy? Rebels now control about 80 percent of Libya, and they’re going to need some cash. The European Union […]

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