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Woman killed after shots fired during violent riots in Londonderry, Northern Ireland
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-Land of the Free
New Mexico militia detains migrants at gunpoint until Border Patrol arrives: report
[FoxNews] An armed right-wing militia group operating along the U.S.-Mexico border posted several videos to social media this week, including one in which they held about 200 asylum-seeking migrants at gunpoint near Sunland Park, N.M., until U.S. Border Patrol agents arrived, according to a report.

The militia group, which calls itself the United Constitutional Patriots, said it is determined to monitor the border until President Trump fulfills his campaign promise of a border wall or until Congress enacts stronger legislation to make it more difficult for migrants to request asylum, Jim Benvie, a spokesman, told The New York Times in a phone interview.

“It should go without saying that regular citizens have no authority to arrest or detain anyone,” the governor of New Mexico, Michelle Lujan Grisham, said in a statement to The New York Times, adding that it is “completely unacceptable” that migrants be “menaced or threatened” upon entering the U.S.
Citizen’s arrest is not a real thing? I have been misinformed.
Posted by: Skidmark || 04/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [370 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Michelle Lujan Grisham

Same governor who signed off on unconstitutional legislation that stripped citizens of New Mexico of their electoral votes. Tell me about the law again? BTW, its the militia repealing invaders.
Posted by: P2kontheroad || 04/20/2019 6:33 Comments || Top||

#2  “It should go without saying that regular citizens have no authority to arrest or detain anyone,”

Just shoot them then?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 04/20/2019 10:39 Comments || Top||

#3  So, if some guy starts fondling your GF or wife in a public place, you "have no authority" to intervene? Really? So if someone is raping the US border you have no authority to intervene? Really? Really???
Posted by: M. Murcek || 04/20/2019 10:41 Comments || Top||

#4  “It should go without saying that regular citizens have no authority to arrest or detain anyone,” the governor of New Mexico, Michelle Lujan Grisham, said in a statement to The New York Times

You need to re-read your law then. The same one that allows the militia to detain and turn over to the authorities people committing crimes are the same ones that protect your security force and security guards. Yes, they are citizens. A security guard has the right to conduct a citizens arrest on an intruder and turn them over to the law agencies. Just like the militia.
Posted by: DarthVader || 04/20/2019 10:59 Comments || Top||

#5  Crumbs, I must have read Peel's principles of Policing all wrong...
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 04/20/2019 14:03 Comments || Top||

#6  The main problem is the state has given it's forces too many special entitlements!

I salute these people preventing crime, their main problem for the dems is they are highlighting state failure.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 04/20/2019 14:05 Comments || Top||

#7  Pretty obviously a repeated head injury disability
Posted by: Frank G || 04/20/2019 16:50 Comments || Top||

#8  THAT is a real campaign ad.
Posted by: Frank G || 04/20/2019 16:51 Comments || Top||

#9  BTW, southern NM is red country. You want to arrest the militia members? The jury isn't going to help you.

Dear Donald, Santa Fe declared itself a sanctuary city. Busing is shorter to the state capital than San Fran, LA et al. Easy half day drive.
Posted by: P2kontheroad || 04/20/2019 18:42 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
Three NDS Officers Killed While Defusing Bomb In Herat
[ToloNews] Three officers from Herat
...a venerable old Persian-speaking city in western Afghanistan, populated mostly by Tadjiks, which is why it's not as blood-soaked as areas controlled by Pashtuns...
’s Directorate of National Security (NDS) bit the dust in an kaboom happened whole defusing an IED embedded to a vehicle, the NDS confirmed in a statement.

The kaboom happened on Friday afternoon at around 4pm Kabul time inside an NDS facility in the province.

The NDS in a statement said Herat NDS personnel had identified a vehicle on which bombs were embedded and the technical team was trying to defuse the explosives when the blast happened.

The statement confirmed that three members of the technical team bit the dust and two others were maimed.

Officials from Herat provincial hospital, however, said five people were killed and four others maimed in the kaboom and that they have been taken to the hospital.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [61 views] Top|| File under:


3 Taliban blown up by own explosives inside a mosque in Takhar province
[KhaamaPress] At least three Talibs were killed in an kaboom triggered by improvised bombs in north-eastern Takhar province of Afghanistan.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said the three Talibs were busy hatching plans for a terrorist attack when the incident took place.

According to a statement released by MoI, the snuffies had taken shelter inside a mosque and were preparing improvised bombs for their future attacks when the kaboom took place, leaving all three snuffies dead.

The statement further added that the incident took place in on Thursday in Ai Khanom village of Dasht-e-Qala district.

The anti-government armed snuffies including Taliban
...Arabic for students...
have not commented regarding the incident.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [67 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


4 senior Taliban commanders killed during the latest clashes in Faryab province
[KhaamaPress] At least 18 Talibs including four key commanders of the group were killed or maimed during the festivities with the Afghan armed forces in northern Faryab province.

The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan military in a statement said at least 11 Talibs were killed and 7 others were maimed during the latest festivities which took place in the past 12 hours in Dawlatabad, Khwaja Sabzposh, and Qaisar districts.

The statement further added that four key commanders of the group identified as Mullah Abdullah, Qari Gulbuddin, Qari Mohammadullah, and Mullah Zareef are among those killed.

The anti-government armed turbans including Taliban
...Arabic for students...
have not commented regarding the festivities and casualties inflicted on turbans of the group so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [57 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Boys having fun in Kunar!
[Twitter]





Taliban-Daesh Clashes Displace Dozens Of Kunar Families

[ToloNews] Dozens of families have been displaced after fighting intensified between Taliban
...Arabic for students...
and ISIS snuffies in Chapa Dara district in the eastern Kunar province
... which is right down the road from Chitral. Kunar is Haqqani country.....
, local officials confirmed. Chapa Dara District is located in the west of Kunar and shares border Nuristan province.

The residents said the area is witnessing festivities between Taliban and ISIS over the past few weeks.

The displaced persons said more families will leave their houses if they are not supported by government. The displaced families are not living in a good condition, said Mohammad Jan, a Kunar resident. Meanwhile,
...back at the shootout, Butch started the buffalo stampeding......
Kunar official said they have helped at least 2,000 families who have been displaced due to the conflicts between Taliban and ISIS.

"People are in fear. They fear that Taliban and ISIS will start another fighting. I want to assure them that we will end this war and our clearance operations are ongoing and we will provide them the ground to return to their homes and we will try to prevent people from being displaced," said Gul Mohammad Baidar, deputy governor of Kunar.
Posted by: 3dc || 04/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [82 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa North
Syria says Iranian oil tankers blocked at Suez Canal if shipment is destined for Syrian port
[ALMASDARNEWS] Under the sanctions imposed by the U.S. and Great Britain, no Iranian oil tankers are allowed to transit the Suez Canal if they are destined for a Syrian port, a Syrian military source told Al-Masdar News this morning.

The source said Iranian oil tankers are allowed to enter Mediterranean waters if the ship is destined for Turkey; however, due to U.S. and U.K. sanctions, the vessels cannot transit again if they dock at a Syrian port.
Posted by: Fred || 04/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [130 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria

#1  ...Why do I have a bad feeling that somebody's going to suddenly find some paperwork that says, "Turkey" on it...?

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 04/20/2019 17:13 Comments || Top||

#2  No, Mike, it says "Russia - Tartus Port" in Farsi
Posted by: Frank G || 04/20/2019 17:19 Comments || Top||


Africa Subsaharan
11 Sleeping Civilians Killed in Cameroon Boko Haram Attack
[AnNahar] Boko Haram
... not to be confused with Procol Harum, Harum Scarum, possibly to be confused with Helter Skelter. The Nigerian version of al-Qaeda and the Taliban rolled together and flavored with a smigeon of distinctly Subsaharan ignorance and brutality...
fighters torched a village in Cameroon
...a long, narrow country that fills the space between Nigeria and Chad on the northeast, CAR to the southeast. Prior to incursions by Boko Haram nothing ever happened there...
's troubled Far North Region overnight and killed 11 civilians in their sleep, security sources told AFP on Friday.

"Boko Haram made an incursion at night in the Tchakamari area. The toll is 11," a source close to security services in the area said, confirming a report from a member of a local self-defence militia.

It was the deadliest Boko Haram raid in recent months in Cameroon. The bodies were "charred", the source close to security services said, adding that the attackers had burnt the village.

The dead included both children and the aged and began at around 10 pm and lasted until about 1 am Friday.

The Boko Haram conflict began in 2009 in neighbouring Nigeria and has killed more than 27,000 people and left 1.8 million homeless in the country's northeast.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/20/2019 00:08 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [87 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)

#1  Must be part of that high tech unit that works at night in the United States and goes after geriatric pets and people who are sick!
Posted by: Omorong Black8889 || 04/20/2019 9:00 Comments || Top||

#2  Shhhh! Be vewy, vewy quiet! We're hunting sleeping civilians.
Posted by: jpal || 04/20/2019 9:26 Comments || Top||


Arabia
#Houthi Forces shot down a Saudi Chinese made Wing Loong UAV
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Britain
Woman killed after shots fired during violent riots in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, police treating attack as ‘terrorist incident’
[TWITTER] Wikipedia on Lyra McKee
Lyra Catherine McKee (31 March 1990 – 18 April 2019[1]) was a Northern Irish journalist.[2] She was an editor for Mediagazer, and had written for The Atlantic and BuzzFeed News. On 18 April 2019 she was shot dead during rioting in the Creggan area of Derry, County Londonderry.

McKee first came to public attention in 2014, with the publication of a blog post titled "Letter to my 14-year-old self" in which she described the challenges of growing up gay in Belfast; it was subsequently made into a short film.[6] McKee's work as a journalist included a number of pieces that appeared in both domestic and international media.[7] Among these were articles she wrote for The Atlantic,[8] The Belfast Telegraph, Private Eye and BuzzFeed News; she was also an editor for Mediagazer.[2][3] In 2016 Forbes magazine named her as one of its "30 under 30 in media" because of her work as an investigative reporter.[7]

Her first book, a non-fiction work titled Angels with Blue Faces, was published in 2018, and deals with the Provisional IRA killing of Belfast MP Robert Bradford. McKee sought crowdfunding to finance its publication.[3] She subsequently signed a two-book deal with Faber and Faber.[7] At the time of her death, her second book, The Lost Boys, was scheduled for release in 2020.[9] It concerns the disappearances of Thomas Spence and John Rodgers from Belfast's Falls Road in November 1974. Faber and Faber had compared the work to that of Anna Funder's Stasiland and Andy O'Hagan's The Missing.[7]

McKee wrote on the consequences of the Troubles. She notably wrote "Suicide of the Ceasefire Babies", an article on teenage suicides linked to the conflict.[10][11] At the time of her death, McKee was researching unsolved killings during The Troubles in Northern Ireland of the late 20th century.[1]
On 18 April 2019 McKee was shot dead during rioting in the Creggan area of Derry, County Londonderry.[13][14] Police blamed dissident republicans for her death.[15][16][17] Mobile phone footage and police CCTV footage[18] shows a masked gunman, believed to be a member of the New IRA, opening fire with a handgun.[16] In the immediate aftermath of the shooting, police took her to Altnagelvin Hospital in an armoured police Land Rover, where she later died.[16]

Prime Minister of the UK, Theresa May called the murder "shocking and senseless". She said McKee "died doing her job with great courage".[16] Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said "our solidarity also goes out to the people of Derry and to the entire journalism community. We cannot allow those who want to propagate violence, fear and hate to drag us back to the past."[16]

The leaders of Northern Ireland's main political parties, the DUP, Sinn Féin, UUP, SDLP, Alliance Party and Green Party, released a joint statement condemning the killing of McKee and described it as "an attack on all the people of this community, an attack on the peace and democratic processes". They also said that it was a "pointless and futile act to destroy the progress made over the last 20 years, which has the overwhelming support of people everywhere". They further reiterated their support for the Police Service of Northern Ireland, who were the intended targets of the gun attack.
This is exactly what Theresa May and the UK are worried about with France and the EU bureaucrats demanding a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. I am sure this is leaving Macron of France with a warm feeling in his stomach tonight since he hates the Brits so much.

This article starring:
John Rodgers
Northern Ireland
The Troubles
Thomas Spence
Posted by: Fred || 04/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [268 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  I spent quite a bit of time in the North of Ireland. Interesting times. The city of Londonderry or Derry to the native Irish is politically charged. A sense of history on both sides often politically charged. It is much more relaxed in the south. This lady’s death is a great tragedy.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 04/20/2019 0:50 Comments || Top||

#2  "A hard border."

Obviously they don't know us Irish.
Posted by: Tom || 04/20/2019 13:28 Comments || Top||

#3  Sounds like the irish government starting things up again to try and prevent Brexit.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 04/20/2019 13:29 Comments || Top||

#4  From what I've heard the Brits have been supporting the Irish for quite a while like the Scots and they're getting tired of it.
Posted by: AlanC || 04/20/2019 15:56 Comments || Top||

#5  Ar ais i síocháin, duine óg.
Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 04/20/2019 19:31 Comments || Top||


Europe
Bulgaria Seizes 288 Kilos of Heroin in Truck From Iran
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Posted by: Fred || 04/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [77 views] Top|| File under: Narcos


Jihadist Plotting Holy Week Attack in Spain Arrested
[Breitbart] Earlier this week Moroccan police arrested 23-year-old Zouhair El Bouhdidi, claiming the radical Islamist was plotting a terror attack in the Spanish city of Seville.

El Bouhdidi, along with the rest of his immediate family, has been living in the Spanish city for the past 14 years and, according to police, had plotted to become a suicide bomber, Spanish news site El Espanol reports.

Police say the 23-year-old had planned to use the homemade explosive TATP, commonly referred to as “Mother of Satan”, to carry out the suicide attack.

Moroccan police were able to arrest El Bouhdidi after communicating with Spanish police with authorities believing the trip was meant as a farewell to his family members before he carried out the attack during the Easter Holy Week.

El Espanol also revealed the background of El Bouhdidi, claiming that his father Abderrahim is an Imam in a poor section of Seville and that he had previously completed an Arab and Islamic Studies degree at Seville University.

Aberrahim El Bouhdidi claimed that his son had gone to Morocco to visit his sick grandmother and rejected the charges against the 23-year-old saying, “my son did not intend to do any harm to anyone.”
"Except infidels, And we know Kufr don't count. Praise Allan"
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 04/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [76 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  An innocent kid, El Buddhidi,
He dabbled in rap and graffiti
And pr0n, masturbatin'
With Mither of Satin,
And hatin' his infidel city.

"Oh, and gaming... and Islamic Studies. But basically a good boy who loved his grandma!" said Imam Rev. El Buddhidi.
Posted by: Ebbuger Splat3255 || 04/20/2019 22:53 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Iraqi security kill 12 terrorists, arrest 12 others in separate raids
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi security authorities said Friday their forces had killed 12 holy warriors and jugged
Maw! They're comin' to get me, Maw!
the same number in two separate operations north and west of the country.

The Iraqi Security Media Cell said forces killed 12 holy warriors and destroyed their hideouts and combat equipment in the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
’s former bastion of Hawija, Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
north of Iraq. Those, according to the media outlet, included four big shots.

Another operation in the city of Rutba, Anbar, west of the country, resulted in the arrest of 12 other terrorists, according to the media unit.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [57 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Fourteen Palestinians injured during clashes with IDF forces
[Jpost] Fourteen Paleostinians were maimed during Friday festivities with IDF forces along the Gazoo border, the Paleostinian Ministry of Health reported.

Two of the men injured were medics, reported Walla.
Actual Medics? Or "Medics" as in Hamasniks wearing costumes?
Over 6,500 Paleostinians are estimated to be taking part in the Friday protests, which are known as 'March of Return' among Paleostinians.

An IDF tank and an aircraft attacked two Hamas, the braying voice of Islamic Resistance®, military posts in Gazoo in response to a short-ranged attack near the border on Friday according to the IDF. There are no known casualties.

Israeli tank, aircraft hit Gaza after cross-border fire: army

[DAWN] Israel on Friday struck Hamas, a contraction of the Arabic words for "frothing at the mouth", targets in the Gazoo Strip with tank and aircraft fire after troops were shot at on the Israeli side of the border, the army said.

The Israeli military said in a statement that "no injuries to soldiers were reported" after it said its troops came under fire.

Paleostinian security sources in Hamas-ruled Gazoo told AFP that the Israeli strikes hit Hamas military observation posts at three locations along the frontier.

They said there were no reports of Paleostinian casualties.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/20/2019 00:08 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [93 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

#1  known as 'March of Return' among Paleostinians.

AKA "Headshot Friday"
Posted by: SteveS || 04/20/2019 10:01 Comments || Top||

#2  A paleostinian 'medic'.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 04/20/2019 10:55 Comments || Top||


#IDF have demolished the house of Arafat Irfaiya.
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Posted by: Fred || 04/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [119 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "Leave the rubble"
Posted by: Frank G || 04/20/2019 7:34 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
ISIS night operations have killed over 35 Syrian soldiers in April
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
(ISIS/ISIS/IS/ISIS) has recently stepped up their attacks across Syria, targeting the supply routes of both the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

In the month of April alone, the Islamic State has carried out at least a half dozen attacks along the Syrian Arab Army’s supply route from Palmyra to Deir Ezzor.

As a result of these ambushes, over 35 Syrian Arab Army soldiers have been killed and another ten military personnel have captured by the Islamic State.

These ISIS attacks have forced the Syrian Arab Army to send a large number of reinforcements to the al-Mayadeen countryside to help protect the international highway.

Protecting the international highway is imperative for the Syrian military because they are preparing to reopen this roadway that connects Damascus and Baghdad.

However,
corruption finds a dozen alibis for its evil deeds...
if these attacks continue, the reopening of the international highway may be delayed, which will also prevent Iran from transporting oil to Syria.

Syria is currently facing its worst fuel crisis since the country achieved its independence from La Belle France; this blockade has been imposed by western nations on the Syrian government.
Posted by: Fred || 04/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [82 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Turkish warplanes enter Syrian airspace for 2nd time this week
[ALMASDARNEWS] For the second time this week, the Ottoman Turkish Air Force has entered Syrian airspace and flown south towards the demilitarized zone in southern Idlib.

According to a Syrian military source in Hama, the Ottoman Turkish Air Force traveled across the demilitarized zone where they observed the ongoing situation in the Idlib, Hama, and Aleppo governorates.

The Ottoman Turkish Air Force has been conducting these overflights as part of their agreement with the Russian military to enforce the September 17th Sochi Agreement.

However,
man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them...
despite these patrols by both the Russian and Ottoman Turkish armed forces, the situation in the demilitarized zone still remains very tense, with both the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and holy warriors trading attacks.

As of now, the Ottoman Turkish military has 12 observation posts in the Latakia, Aleppo, Hama, and Idlib governorates; these are viewed by the Syrian military as an attempt by Ankara to stop their advance in northwestern Syria.
Posted by: Fred || 04/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [90 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Hezbollah mourns the death of one of its soldiers in eastern Syria
[ALMASDARNEWS] Hezbollah mourned the loss of one its soldier this week after he was reportedly killed in the eastern countryside of the Homs Governorate.

According to Hezbollah media relations, Khalil Ibrahim Qassem (AKA Hisham Murtada) of ’Eita al-Sha’ab in Leb’s Natabieh Governorate was killed while on patrol in eastern Homs.

Hezbollah did not state how the soldier was killed; however, he was likely one of the personnel killed in the latest Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
(ISIS/ISIS/IS/ISIS).

The Lebanese group has been active in Syria since April 2013; they have participated in several battles across the country, including al-Qusayr, Qalamoun, Aleppo, Palmyra, Deir Ezzor, and al-Zabadani.

As of now, Hezbollah is mostly concentrated along the Lebanese border and in the eastern region of Syria, where they are embedded with Iraqi and Iranian groups near the border city of Albukamal.
Posted by: Fred || 04/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [113 views] Top|| File under: Hezbollah


Turkish Army, rebels launch simultaneous attack against Syrian Arab Army, YPG troops in northern Aleppo
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Ottoman Turkish Army and their allies from the National Liberation Front
...the Turkic paramilitaries intended to replace with their native jihadi ferocity all the highly trained Turkish soldiers Sultan Erdogan I the much beloved has jailed in the last few years for not worshipping the ground he walks upon. The Uighurs and so forth who did not join Al Nusra or ISIS seem to have ended up here...
(NLF) launched a heavy attack against the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units (YPG) in northern Aleppo this afternoon.

According to a source near Aleppo city, the Ottoman Turkish Army and NLF heavily shelled the YPG near the town of Mennagh and the Syrian Arab Army inside of Tal Rifa’at.

In response to this attack, the YPG fired several mortar shells towards the Ottoman Turkish Army’s positions in northern Syria; they would hit a number of areas including the town of Azaz near the border.

The reason for the attack this afternoon by the Ottoman Turkish military and NLF is not known; however, earlier in the day, the Ottoman Turkish Air Force was seen flying over Aleppo.

The Syrian Arab Army has yet to respond to the attack and it is unlikely that they will as they do not want to increase tensions in this region.

Posted by: Fred || 04/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [99 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


'Syrian National Army' has reportedly announced a ban on the export of fuel to areas controlled by the Assad regime
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Sat 2019-04-20
  Woman killed after shots fired during violent riots in Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Mon 2019-04-15
  Notre Dame Cathedral is burning
Fri 2019-04-12
  Sudan President al-Bashir officially arrested
Thu 2019-04-11
  Ecuador withdraws asylum from Julian Assange, arrested by UK police
Sun 2019-04-07
  Goodby, thanks for all the fish... 42

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