News out of Iran over the past weeks has indicated a sense of chaos in Iran as citizens protest. While in Israel came the news that gas prices in Iran suddenly rose by 50%. Protests that were already taking place in cities across the Persian map ramped up to new levels. American sanctions are working and the Iranian people are fed up with the oppressive regime.
London police say two people were killed in a stabbing near London Bridge that ended when the attacker was shot dead by police.
Metropolitan Police chief Cressida Dick said “tragically” two members of the public had lost their lives in the Friday attack.
A powerful storm system is set to approach the West Coast of the USA this weekend, soon after the ‘bomb cyclone’ pushes east of the Rockies. The storm will bring more rounds of heavy rain and snow to California, beginning on November 30 and December 1, 2019.
According to AccuWeather, about 76 to 152 mm (3 to 6 inches) of rain can fall over the lower elevations of Northern California, and a maximum of 254 mm (10 inches) can fall on the southwest-facing slopes of the Coast Ranges and hills of the Sierra Nevada.
Food prices are climbing fast in the world’s biggest emerging markets, posing a possible inflation threat after months of dormant pressures.
Asia’s two largest developing economies face a price surge for staple products — pork in China and onions in India — that are central to consumers’ diets. In Turkey and Nigeria, supply problems are driving up costs, while United Nations data show global food prices rose at the fastest pace in October in more than two years.
While the spike is painful for poorer consumers, it hasn’t reached a level to convince central banks to pull the brake on policy easing, as they remain focused on boosting economic growth amid a global slowdown. Average inflation across emerging markets is still at an all-time low, according to a Bloomberg gauge of consumer price indexes.
The Jordanian Army conducted a series of military maneuvers this week simulating an attempted invasion of the kingdom, but which also appeared to be a message to Israel.
The maneuvers, which took place on Nov. 25 in the presence of Jordan’s King Abdullah II, were named “Swords of Karameh,” in an apparent reference to Israel’s 1968 military operation against Fatah near the Jordanian village of Karameh, in which the Jordanian Army fought alongside the Palestinian group.
THE Black Friday sales have seen chaos break out around the world, with fights, stampedes and a gun scare at shops in the US, Brazil, and South Africa.
Security guards were filmed fighting to stem the flow of people as shoppers jostled to grab the best deals.