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9/11/2018: On this day, we remember
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Are the Russian novichok hitmen already DEAD? New theory claims the men may have been executed to hide traces of the crime
[The Mail] Two Russians accused of launching a nerve agent attack on Britain may already be dead, a leading Vladimir Putin critic has claimed.

Andrei Piontkovsky believes that men - named by British police as Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov - could have been executed to hide traces of the alleged crime.

He compared the case to that of Andrey Lugovoy and Dmitry Kovtun, the men accused by Britain of poisoning Alexander Litvinenko with polonium in 2006.

Lugovoy and Kovtun went public to deny the claims soon after being accused, meaning the Russian authorities then protected them, said Piontkovsky.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/11/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [215 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Or never existed in the first place.
What the Hell is going on with the British:
Letting Korananimals act out their worst instincts.
Sabotaging Brexit.
Trying to sabotage US/Russia relations.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/11/2018 4:48 Comments || Top||

#2  The geography and proximity to the Defense Establishment 'science park' at Porton Down still haunts me.

Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world...
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/11/2018 4:56 Comments || Top||

#3  How lucky for us that discussions
Not had with these two defunct Russians
Who handled the vial
Should involve no denial
To unnerve our American cousins.
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 09/11/2018 6:27 Comments || Top||


-War on Police-
Cop Hating Celebrities That Rely on a Paycheck Playing Cops on TV
[OpsLens] Long before the invention of Twitter, celebrities have been using their bully pulpits to influence the political and social opinions of the masses with their own. Despite the constant soapboxing, one thing that I’ve noticed is that actors and rappers are a lot like politicians in the sense that they’ll sell out to the other side if the money is right faster than a kid at fat camp with a Snickers bar dangling in front of his face. Apparently, the road to green goes through blue and yellow with this bunch. Without further ado, here are the top cop hating celebrities happy to play the Benedict Arnold of their misguided side for money and fame.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/11/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [260 views] Top|| File under:


Europe
The Why of the Swedish Vote
h/t Instapundit
[AIER] It was once unthinkable. In the country long considered the model of the social-democratic welfare state, along with its egalitarian ethos, the nationalist and populist far right has made huge political gains, all in just a few years. This is despite unrelenting attacks on the "Sweden Democrats" by the mainstream press. Many voters disagreed with what they were supposed to do and instead embraced a form of politics once unknown in this country.

Sweden now joins many other countries in Europe ‐ Italy, Hungary, Poland, France, Germany, and, of course, the UK ‐ in experiencing political upheaval in the wake of the refugee crisis. Sweden took in more refugees than any other country, and now this vote is being widely interpreted as an anti-immigrant backlash.

...The fundamental political dynamic at play concerns economics and its intersection with culture. To understand, you can do a deep dive into the academic literature on the subject to discover a large literature that goes unreported. Or you can rely on an intuitive grasp of the redistributionist nation state and the demographic and cultural presumptions behind it. Either way, there is a deeper path to understanding what is really happening in Sweden, Europe, and the US today.

...To translate these findings: people will tolerate large, invasive, redistributionist states so long as they think people more or less like themselves are benefiting; that is, provided that the public sector is perceived as an overlord of a large family.

However, when conditions change, and the population loses its collective demographic characteristics, people don’t like their tax dollars funneled to people too much unlike themselves. They will fight that one of two ways: dismantling the welfare state or kicking out those perceived to be interlopers.

In short, all data indicate that the mix of the two ‐ high diversity and high welfare ‐ is not politically sustainable. Again, this is not my opinion much less my wish; it is what all the available literature indicate. This is a gigantic if largely unmentioned problem for social democratic ideology, perhaps its largest single failing.
I wonder if people like Cory Booker and Colin Kaepernick are aware of this fact?
...Making this thesis most famous, and presenting the most dire prediction, has been Harvard University's Robert Putnam. He made a splash a decade ago (while dreading to release his research) for arguing that, "The effect of diversity is worse than had been imagined. And it's not just that we don't trust people who are not like us. In diverse communities, we don't trust people who do look like us." The Economist sums up his research "Diversity or the Welfare State: Choose One."
Trump, IMO, is the one who tries to prevent the rise of Nazism in USA
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/11/2018 04:04 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [186 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Massive number of rapes. Women and children. The complete disdain for Christianity, their own culture and race.

There might be a reason that their neighbors to the west literally have bigger "manhoods".
Posted by: Woodrow || 09/11/2018 7:02 Comments || Top||

#2  Why?
Closet voters have been outed.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/11/2018 7:06 Comments || Top||

#3  People tend to not like to elect oikophobes.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/11/2018 7:24 Comments || Top||


Government
Trump Underperforming in Polls, Given the Economy
[The Hill} Pollster Emily Ekins said on Friday that, based solely on the state of the economy, President Trump is underperforming in polls. "What’s surprising about this is that the economy is actually doing pretty well. So he’s actually been underperforming what we would expect him to be doing, given the economy."

Ekins was referring to the latest American Barometer poll, in which 47 percent of voters said they approved of Trump's performance as president.

Election and polling analyst Henry Olsen told Simmons that Trump's poll numbers are not higher because people dislike him personally.

"We all know President Trump's personality, we all know his character, and there are people who find that offensive and find that distasteful, regardless of what's going on around them," said Olsen.

"They may have great lives. They may be seeing larger paychecks. They may be living in peace and prosperity, but that man in the White House drives them nuts."
Certainly the case in my house. My wife can't even mention the President without ranting about what a disgusting, vile person he is. I don't think she's gone lefty on me, either.
Posted by: Bobby || 09/11/2018 10:55 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [313 views] Top|| File under:

#1  He is a disgusting, vile person who gets things done.

That's how I look at it.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 09/11/2018 12:40 Comments || Top||

#2  Getting things done is disgusting and vile - a spit in the faces of all the people who can only talk.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/11/2018 12:42 Comments || Top||

#3  Same pollsters who got Brexit and Trump's election completely wrong? Try talking to people outside of Manhattan and Cambridge MA - just a thought.
Posted by: Raj || 09/11/2018 12:55 Comments || Top||

#4  It doesn't appear that these people know many senior business executives. This is what they are like. They are not pleasant people (except for the official apparances, of course.) But that is one of the ways that they do get things done.

I worked at levels high enough to see my share of CFOs and CEOs in my day, and this is what they are like. Trump doesn't surprise me in the least. Bonus point: He is a New Yorker--people often noted for being rather direct and forceful.
Posted by: Tom || 09/11/2018 12:56 Comments || Top||

#5  A lot of people like me never ever participate in polls, since you become the product for their list sales business, and its none of their business. Yes Trump is a pri*k and coarse, and I don't care! He isn't marrying my daughter, he is doing what needs doing and is long past due. I wonder how far off these polls will be come November?
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 09/11/2018 13:01 Comments || Top||

#6  Imagine what Trump's numbers would look like if the press wasn't 100% lying all the time about him.
Posted by: Iblis || 09/11/2018 14:32 Comments || Top||

#7  Polls these days are designed to be opinion drivers, not accurate measurements. Most people won't even talk to pollsters, so there is a self-selection bias built in. Personally, echoing NoMoreBS, I would never talk to any alleged pollster, because there's no way to know if they're legit or an operative making a target list (or both).
Posted by: PBMcL || 09/11/2018 16:15 Comments || Top||

#8  So they'd rather have Hillary and a deep state intent on steering us straight into Socialism? I don't think so.
Posted by: gorb || 09/11/2018 16:16 Comments || Top||

#9  Imagine how he would poll if the media reported honestly.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 09/11/2018 16:43 Comments || Top||

#10  Apparently Ibis got here first...
Posted by: rjschwarz || 09/11/2018 16:44 Comments || Top||

#11  The MSM has lied so much, why should one believe their polls?
Posted by: JohnQC || 09/11/2018 16:52 Comments || Top||

#12  Saw an interesting poll on 11/9/16.
Posted by: Regular joe || 09/11/2018 21:23 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Culture Wars
Dupe entry: VDH: The Circus of Resistance
Snip. Duplicate. See here.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/11/2018 04:21 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [157 views] Top|| File under:


‘Feminist' denial on all the ways women have it better
h/t Instapundit
[NYPost] ...In a widely shared moment late last week, Sen. Kamala Harris asked Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, "Can you think of any laws that give government the power to make decisions about the male body?"

The question was in the midst of Harris’ extensive grandstanding so Kavanaugh didn’t have an immediate answer. But there’s an obvious one: Selective Service.

Every American male 18-25 has to register with the Selective Service System, which maintains their information in the case of military conscription. If America is ever again in a war and needs to reinstate the draft, those male bodies will be the ones to go.

...It’s not just theoretical wars that men fight in if drafted. In Operation Enduring Freedom, the name for America’s ongoing engagement fighting global terrorism, 98 percent of the 2,346 military deaths as of April 2017 were men.

And it’s not just combat deaths. Men have a far higher rate of workplace death than women. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says men represent 92 percent of all workplace-related fatalities. The 10 industries with the most workplace-related deaths are almost entirely stocked with men: truck drivers, steel workers, refuse collectors, loggers, fishers. Men take the dangerous, hard, smelly jobs that most women wouldn’t consider.
Given the current college admission policies, one wonders if feminist goal is restricting all white-collar jobs to womyn.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/11/2018 03:55 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [203 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Drug laws.

Also, at the risk of being very repetitive, I would point out that the baby is NOT the woman's body. It is the baby's body.
Posted by: Tom || 09/11/2018 12:58 Comments || Top||

#2  ^ Hard to believe today that there was once a brief period when sets were as trendy (and as well-taught, at least in the relatively conservative schools I attended) as sex.
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 09/11/2018 14:50 Comments || Top||

#3  "Can you think of any laws that give government the power to make decisions about the male body?"

Clean shaven, I think.
A slap is OK, a punch is not.
Public screaming and tears of frustration are OK, raising one's voice is threatening.
No couches in the men's room, I remember.
Belly tumors are acceptable, hard-ons are not.
Monthly intervals of hostility in the workplace is not OK, from men.

Posted by: Skidmark || 09/11/2018 15:03 Comments || Top||

#4  Oh, wait...laws.
Those are just social behavior norms I guess.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/11/2018 15:04 Comments || Top||

#5  "Can you think of any laws that give government the power to make decisions about the male body?"

Selective Service.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/11/2018 19:23 Comments || Top||

#6  Sorry, point of the article, got pissed and stopped there. I did retract the cussing.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/11/2018 19:24 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
How The Left's Attachment To Abortion Reflects Its Inner Marxism
[The Federalist] Abortion’s prominence in the American left’s thought directly reflects its prominence in Marxist thought, which today enjoys a deep influence in this country.

The American left’s panic over the Supreme Court possibly overturning Roe v. Wade goes beyond the stated fear of government controlling sexuality. Abortion’s prominence in the American left’s thought directly reflects its prominence in Marxist thought, which today enjoys a deep influence in this country.

Re-branded as "critical theory" from the Frankfurt School of philosophy, Marxism now permeates the academy. Re-branded as "democratic socialism," Marxism now permeates the Democratic Party.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/11/2018 05:13 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [210 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The Left's Attachment To Abortion reflects deep held conviction by its members (thank you 70es) that a women should not have to worry about consequences. It's not really marxism, it's hedonism (for women only) in marxist dressing.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/11/2018 6:04 Comments || Top||

#2  If you think about it, this is in fact human sacrifice towards, for a belief cult.

Barbarians at least did it in public.
Posted by: Woodrow || 09/11/2018 6:53 Comments || Top||

#3  “Women were then given two dismal alternatives,” Reed wrote. “They could either seek a husband as provider and be penned up thereafter as housewives in city tenements or apartments to raise the next generation of wage slaves. Or the poorest and most unfortunate could go as marginal workers into the mills and factories (along with the children) and be sweated as the most downtrodden and underpaid section of the labor force”

Somehow, I think a number of women avoided that simplistic choice, including my wife and daughter.
Posted by: Bobby || 09/11/2018 10:43 Comments || Top||

#4  g(r)omgoru, I believe you are correct when it comes you the younger ladies, but I believe the old Democrats enjoy the original rational for Planned Parenthood (aka it trims down number of blacks).
Posted by: rjschwarz || 09/11/2018 16:43 Comments || Top||

#5  Well, maybe
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/11/2018 16:46 Comments || Top||

#6  Somehow, I think a number of women avoided that simplistic choice

Both working class and middle class girls could go into service — though the latter were pretty much restricted to being governesses and lady’s companions. Some taught in girls’ schools. But for the working class there were positions as housemaids, dairymaids, lady’s maids, nursemaids, cooks, laundresses, seamstresses and embroiderers, shop clerks, and so many other paid positions that required neitber marriage nor a factory. But factory work was easier and paid better than most service jobs. That’s why so many chose that over the traditional options.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/11/2018 19:13 Comments || Top||


Thanks Obama
[The Federalist] "How hard can that be? Saying that Nazis are bad," former President Barack Obama asked a crowd in Illinois over the weekend. Well, probably no harder than saying the words "radical Islam," I imagine. Or maybe it’s slightly less difficult than not sending billions of dollars to Holocaust-denying terror regimes that have both the means and intent to murder Jews‐in 2018, not 1942. And it’s definitely a lot easier than not meeting, posing, then smiling for a picture with Louis Farrakhan. But thanks for the lecture.

Obama may well find the presence of a few hundred pathetic white supremacists more perilous than a deadly worldwide ideological movement with millions of adherents. But just as Obama’s sins do not excuse President Trump’s inexplicable answer to the Charlottesville riot, Trump’s words don’t excuse the most divisive modern president, a man whose unilateralism and contempt for the process and the Constitution helped create the environment America now find itself in.

While Obama’s self-reverential speech was crammed with revisionism, the most jaw-dropping contention from the former president was probably a defense of his record on free speech: "I complained plenty about Fox News," the scandal-ridden Obama explained, "but you never heard me threaten to shut them down, or call them ’enemies of the people.’"

That’s the thing. We often hear Trump’s hyperbolic, and sometimes destructive, attacks on the press. Thankfully, as of yet the president hasn’t applied the power of the state to inhibit anyone’s free expression. And this is no thanks to liberals’ eight-year efforts to empower the executive branch when that was useful to them.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/11/2018 05:05 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [206 views] Top|| File under:

#1  “How hard can that be? Saying that Nazis are bad,”


I dunno Obumble, how hard was it for you to say "Radical Islam?" Maybe you were conflicted in many, many, many ways.
Posted by: JohnQC || 09/11/2018 10:04 Comments || Top||

#2  "How hard can it be..." to speak with a person that demands you accede to whatever tortured definition of words they favor? In this case a "Nazi" is any person that disagrees with them...
Posted by: magpie || 09/11/2018 12:41 Comments || Top||

#3  How hard can it be to deport an actual Nazi (not the make believe kind) from New York? Which Trump actually did.
Posted by: Tom || 09/11/2018 12:59 Comments || Top||

#4  How hard can that be? Saying that Nazis are bad,

It's hard if there's more than meets the eye. Who organized that rally? Who set who off? Trump knows which end goes up.
Posted by: gorb || 09/11/2018 16:17 Comments || Top||


White House Econ Adviser Debunks Obama's Claim He Deserves Credit for Economy
[Townhall] The current economic boom has nothing to do with President Obama, White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett suggested Monday in the briefing room. In a speech last week at the University of Illinois, Obama claimed credit for the improved economic outlook. It was his policies, he noted that paved the way for the current rate.

"Don't forget when the recovery started," he told the audience.

"You don't have to reach far" for an explanation as to why the economy is looking up, Hassett said. Trump deregulated the economy, oversaw massive tax cuts, and cut corporate tax rates, all which have resulted in business returning to the U.S. and creating jobs. He had several charts to prove it.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/11/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [228 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Come on, the Left has not need for facts. It's all about feelings.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/11/2018 7:12 Comments || Top||

#2  Obama taking credit for Trump's economy makes as much sense as him taking credit for the Red Sox winning the World Series in 2013.
Posted by: Raj || 09/11/2018 8:28 Comments || Top||

#3  Mr. (former) President - your back tire is flat.
Posted by: Bobby || 09/11/2018 10:44 Comments || Top||

#4  Come on, Bobby, that tire doesn't identify as flat.
Posted by: Matt || 09/11/2018 11:06 Comments || Top||

#5  Only on the bottom....and speaking of Bottoms, Barry
Posted by: Frank G || 09/11/2018 12:20 Comments || Top||

#6  0bumhole was also responsible for finding and killing Bin Laden.
Posted by: gorb || 09/11/2018 16:19 Comments || Top||

#7  He took the air out of the economy AND his own back wheel.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/11/2018 17:07 Comments || Top||

#8  Remember when the stock market launched through the roof when Trump was elected. Yeah, total coincidence.
Posted by: ruprecht || 09/11/2018 19:52 Comments || Top||


Bob Woodward Snaps Back: John Kelly and Jim Mattis ‘Not Telling the Truth'
[Breitbart] Author Bob Woodward disputed denials from White House chief of staff Gen. John Kelly and Defense Secretary Gen. Jim Mattis about his book’s reporting surrounding their disparaging comments about President Donald Trump.
"They are not telling the truth," Woodward said in an interview with NBC anchor Savannah Guthrie. "These are political statements to protect their jobs, totally understandable."

Woodward resisted Guthrie’s attempts to verify his sourcing for his book about Trump, warning Americans that the president was putting the country in grave danger.

When Guthrie asked Woodward if he had a source for the book that later lied about the information they have him, he resisted.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/11/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [269 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ...Would this be the same Bob Woodward who - nearly forty years ago - claimed to have snuck past several layers of security and medical personnel to get Bob Casey (Reagan's CIA director)to snap out of a coma just long enough to implicate Reagan in Iran Contra? That Bob Woodward?

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 09/11/2018 4:57 Comments || Top||

#2  Enough of Woodward's treasonous accusations and treachery. He wouldn't make a pimple on the arse of either of these two men.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/11/2018 5:01 Comments || Top||

#3  Bob Woodward Snaps Back.
Posted by: Woodrow || 09/11/2018 6:55 Comments || Top||

#4  I know who I trust here
Posted by: Frank G || 09/11/2018 7:34 Comments || Top||

#5  Considering Woodward's history of embellishing quotes and outright lies, compared with Mattis and his service...

I'll believe Mattis and Kelly long before I believe Woodward.

Plus, Woodward himself has admitted in the past he goes for shock to sell books.
Posted by: DarthVader || 09/11/2018 9:05 Comments || Top||

#6  "These are political statements to protect their my jobs, totally understandable."

A Freudian-slip confession?
Posted by: Bobby || 09/11/2018 9:35 Comments || Top||

#7  Leaving aside the issue of whether Woodward could recognize the truth were it to land on him Warner Bros cartoon style, this is a man who quotes Gen Kelly as utilizing the term 'crazy-town'.

A man would have better results facing due west and waiting upon the sunrise than waiting for a Marine 4 star to go all fluttering Mugatu and say that. In the event Gen Kelly was moved to so publicly lose his verbal composure the result would have been masculine, memorable, and definitive.
Posted by: Cesare || 09/11/2018 10:34 Comments || Top||

#8  Back to the kids room with ya Bobby.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/11/2018 10:58 Comments || Top||

#9  I'll take my chances with those sworn to protect The Constitution, thank you.
Posted by: Vast Right Wing Conspiracy || 09/11/2018 11:03 Comments || Top||

#10  "Fake, but Accurate?" Bob Woodward learned his lesson after his first book on Bush's War Administration: Slime any Republican President or you will be a Pariah to the Coastal Elite. Since then he spares no effort...
Posted by: magpie || 09/11/2018 12:09 Comments || Top||

#11  Bob Woodward Has A Trail Of Accuracy Issues That Nobody Is Talking About
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/11/2018 12:46 Comments || Top||

#12  The only way to settle this honorably is by duel.
Posted by: Sliling Dribble4529 || 09/11/2018 16:24 Comments || Top||

#13  I'm sure as a good solid honorable journalist Woodward recorded the entire interview... I bet Mattis and John Kelly did.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 09/11/2018 16:40 Comments || Top||

#14  I'd bet my money on Mattis and Kelly telling the truth over Woodward. Woodward's book suffers from the same sourcing problem that the NYTs anonymous op ed hit piece suffers from.
Posted by: JohnQC || 09/11/2018 16:47 Comments || Top||


The Circus of Resistance
Just an excerpt from a much longer piece.
[AMGREATNESS] The op-ed is the latest cartoon of Trump, the Road Runner, finally, at last, and for sure driven off the cliff by the Resistance
That'd be the Hezbullies, but in the U.S. it's used by anti-Trumplings...
as Wile E. Coyote‐infuriated by yet another Road Runner beep-beep. There were earlier and serial Looney Tunes efforts to nullify the Electoral College, to sue about election machines, to boycott the Inauguration, to introduce articles of impeachment, to invoke the 25th Amendment, to try out the Emoluments Clause and the Logan Act, to sue by cherry picking liberal federal judges, to harass officials in public places and restaurants, to warp the FISA courts, to fund a foreign spy to do opposition research, and to weaponize even further the FBI, NSA, and Justice Department‐along with the now-boring celebrity liquidation chic rhetoric of blowing up, stabbing, shooting, burning, hanging, smashing, and decapitating Donald J. Trump.

Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Fred || 09/11/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [198 views] Top|| File under:


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Youtube bans some Syrian state run channels
[Southfront.org] YouTube has banned a number of Syrian state-run and pro-government channels, including ones belonging to the Syrian Presidency, the Syrian Defense Ministry and the news agency SANA. The reason provided was that these accounts allegedly violate “YouTube’s Terms of Service”.

This move can be considered as another attempt to suppress non-mainstream reporting on the ongoing conflict. Some Syrian experts even claimed that these were another sign of preparations for a staged chemical attack in Idlib and then a US-led military strike on Syrian government forces.
More at the link
Posted by: badanov || 09/11/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [173 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria



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  9/11/2018: On this day, we remember
Mon 2018-09-10
  84 dead in fighting in Yemen's Hodeida after talks fail
Sun 2018-09-09
  Battle for Idlib & Hama finally begins
Sat 2018-09-08
  Syrian army advances in al-Safa, killing over 40 turbans, 1000+ trapped on volcano
Fri 2018-09-07
  Houthis fire missiles toward two southern Saudi airports, hit one
Thu 2018-09-06
  Two major Syrian Army divisions head toward Hama for upcoming offensive
Wed 2018-09-05
  Al Qaeda trying to regain primacy as Islamic State loses ground: NATO
Tue 2018-09-04
  Jalaluddin Haqqani joins the Choir Eternal
Mon 2018-09-03
  Islamists militants in northeast Nigeria kill up to 30 48 soldiers: Sources
Sun 2018-09-02
  Yemen’s army imposes full control over Saada’s Al-Zaher directorate
Sat 2018-09-01
  Dutch police shoot suspect after he stabs two people at an Amsterdam train station
Fri 2018-08-31
  ISIS leader Yasir Khurasani killed with 5 comrades in Nangarhar drone strike
Thu 2018-08-30
  Egyptian forces kill 20 militants in Sinai operation: Army
Wed 2018-08-29
  Syrian Army foils ISIL breakout attempt in east Sweida
Tue 2018-08-28
  Idlib: Nusra arrest 20 ISIS turbans, Gov’t closes key crossing

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