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Iraqi security analyst Husham Al Hashimi assassinated outside his Baghdad home
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Good morning
Biden says he is going to
‘transform’ the nation if elected
Tuesday July 7th, 2020

romanscandalsgroup
240 percent increase in shootings in Portland
Portland federal courthouse attacked w/mortars
Israel launches reconnaissance satellite
Syrian Army seizes large cache of weapons meant to be delivered to jihadists in Idlib
Turkish forces withdrawing from Alwitya Airbase, and a convoy passing through Sorman
UN expert: US drone strike which killed Iran's Soleimani was 'unlawful'
DC Mayor With a Majority-Minority Police Force Feels ‘Powerless’ To Stop Gun Violence Killing African-American Kids

Posted by: Fred || 07/07/2020 9:44:26 AM || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [149 views] Top|| File under:

#1  a Herum!
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/07/2020 11:43 Comments || Top||

#2  How rare to find so many blondes in one place.




^ Loretta Young and Jean Harlow in the same flick. What a blessing.
Posted by: jpal || 07/07/2020 16:33 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
Logar Provincial Council Member Shot, Wounded
[ToloNews] Nafisa Hijran, a member of Pashtun-infested Logar's provincial council, and her driver were maimed in a shooting on Monday morning in the province, said Pashtun-infested Logar police officials.

A gunman shot at Hijran’s vehicle in Pul-e-Alam, capital of Pashtun-infested Logar province, said Shahpoor Ahmadzai, a front man for the Pashtun-infested Logar police chief.

"Hijran is in stable, pH balanced condition and has been sent to Kabul for treatment," said Ahmadzai.

The gunman has been arrested, and "investigations are ongoing."

No group including the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
has grabbed credit for the attack yet.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [92 views] Top|| File under:


Taliban Attacks Stop Traffic on Northern Highway: Sources
[ToloNews] Security sources on Monday reported a cluster of attacks by the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
on multiple parts of the Baghlan-Balkh highway, a key route that connects Kabul with northern and northeastern provinces.

The sources said the festivities are ongoing in the Chashma-e-Shir area and on the outskirts of Pul-e-Khumri city, the center of Baghlan, leaving the highway closed to traffic.

The festivities started after the Taliban installed a checkpoint on Baghlan-Balkh highway in Chashma-e-Shir area and started "extorting funds from truck drivers," say sources.

Hundreds of vehicles have been stranded on both sides of the highway, according to eyewitnesses and passengers.

Ahmad, a passenger, said that women and kiddies are among those stranded on the two sides of the highway and are in a bad condition.

The commander of a highway unit, Abdul Ghani Mahmoudi, said the Taliban closed the highway after launching an attack on it.

He added that Taliban have hidden in civilians’ homes and there is a need for reinforcement troops to push the Lions of Islam back from the highway.

The Taliban has not commented on the attack so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [91 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Clash in Kabul leaves one terrorist dead
[KhaamaPress] A clash broke out between security forces and the faceless myrmidons in Kabul in the early hours of Monday, leaving one terrorist dead.

The Kabul Police Headquarters in a statement said a clash broke out security forces and the faceless myrmidons in Mir Bacha Kot district of Kabul at around 2 am on Monday.

The statement further added that the clash broke out after two faceless myrmidons attacked a security check post in Sufiyan area of the district.

The security forces killed one of the faceless myrmidons and arrested another terrorist following the clash, the statement added.

The Kabul Police also added that the security forces confiscated an RPG launcher and three rockets of launcher following the clash, the statement said.

The anti-government armed bandidos bandidos bad boys including Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
have not commented regarding the incident so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [80 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa North
ISIS cell busted by Libya’s GNA forces in Al-Zawiya
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [100 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Turkish forces withdrawing from Alwitya Airbase, and a convoy of passing through Sorman
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [130 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Turkey responds to attack on air defenses by deploying new systems to Libya
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [109 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


First scenes from Libyan Army attack on Turkish air defenses
[ALMASDARNEWS]
Posted by: Fred || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [112 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Fifth Column
Violent Left VIDEO: Black Lives Matter Rioters Unleash Terror Rampage on Catholic Prayer Group in St. Louis
[BigLeaguePolitics] A group of Black Lives Matter (BLM) rioters terrorized a peaceful Catholic prayer group in St. Louis on Saturday.

"Yesterday, while praying for peace and unity in our city and the protection of the Saint Louis statue, Black Lives Matter protesters started to harass, berate, and assault the Catholics that were peacefully praying. We did nothing in retaliation," Conor Martin wrote in a Twitter post documenting the violence from the left-wing thugs.

"We allowed them to spit on us, call us names, put their fingers in our faces, push us, and antagonize, but we did not retaliate. We continued to peacefully pray," he added in a subsequent tweet.

There were pictures captured of the violent display by the BLM terrorists who showed up to demonstrate their hatred of Christianity and white people with violence.

Martin announced that he will be pressing charges against the thugs and hopes they are punished for the violent assault they committed against the peaceful Catholics.

I will be pressing charges against the attackers. If you can identify anyone in these videos or pictures, please let me know. This can not stand. The police were called 6 times by others on the sidelines and never showed up. 6/8

— Conor Martin (@CMartinForMO) June 28, 2020
Posted by: Shating Turkeyneck1016 || 07/07/2020 08:59 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [255 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  We are supposed to turn the other cheek, But then again, who among us is without sin?
Posted by: Matt || 07/07/2020 12:07 Comments || Top||

#2  be pressing charges against the thugs


Won't stand up for yourself, but, you'll let someone else do your dirty work?

Not sure I see the sanctity in this tack.
Posted by: AlanC || 07/07/2020 15:08 Comments || Top||

#3  The videos at the link are very upsetting, but show that the Antifa/BLM thugs are trained to do a few things well — their actions follow a checklist, it seems to me.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/07/2020 21:59 Comments || Top||

#4  Won't stand up for yourself, but, you'll let someone else do your dirty work?

For all the religious groups out there, don't forget to vote.

Don't want to vote? Don't complain.
Posted by: gorb || 07/07/2020 22:57 Comments || Top||

#5  Sorry, but since when does voting matter? Gee, a choice between two parties. WOW! And remember when the GOP had both houses of Congreß in Clinton's term. Sure got a lot done for the betterment of the country, didn't they?
Posted by: Clem || 07/07/2020 23:08 Comments || Top||


Acting CBP commissioner on border patrol deployed to Portland amid unrest: 'Where are the local political leaders?'
[FoxNews] 'We're not walking away from our federal facilities like police departments have in some communities,' Morgan says

Acting Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Mark Morgan asked, "Where are the local political leaders?" after violence rocked Portland, Ore., overnight, and border patrol agents were called in to assist.

"What we saw in Portland last night was criminal and we stood strong with our federal partners to resist that," Morgan told "Fox & Friends Weekend" on Sunday.

Police in Portland declared a riot around 11 p.m. local time Saturday as Independence Day marked the 38th consecutive day of civil unrest in the city.

Videos showed graffiti painted on downtown buildings and showed a fire burning as a crowd gathered.

Journalist Andy Ngo, writing on Twitter, claimed rioters were burning American flags "while shouting BLM and antifa slogans."

"These are not protesters, these are criminals who got together and organized and planned and actually brought weapons, they brought shields, they brought frozen water bottles, rocks, lasers, weapons with the intent to destroy a federal building and harm law enforcement officers," Morgan said on Sunday.

Morgan pointed out that United States Marshals, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations and the FBI has "committed a lot of resources to making sure that these individuals are arrested and prosecuted to the full extent of the law for the criminals that they are."

"We are doing a disservice to peaceful, lawful protesters when we call these individuals protesters," Morgan said. "They're not. They're criminal thugs with an agenda."

"We're going to escalate to the use of force that's needed to repel these criminals and apprehend them and prosecute them," Morgan went on to say.

He added, "We're not walking away from our federal facilities like police departments have in some communities. We're staying."
Posted by: Shating Turkeyneck1016 || 07/07/2020 02:56 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [176 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  They're on the other side. It's usually said at the end of the political commercial - "I'M your mayor and I approve this message."
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/07/2020 7:03 Comments || Top||

#2  The local leaders thought it was fun to play at revolution until things got out of hand. Now they don't know what to do.
Posted by: Tom || 07/07/2020 11:18 Comments || Top||

#3  Actually, they move to where they think the votes might be, which usually avoids the need to do anything and keeps them in power. But it isn't working. This is a time of cognitive dissonance and realization for them.
Posted by: gorb || 07/07/2020 22:59 Comments || Top||


Portland Perp Promenade
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [198 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Isn't everyone an "amateur model"?

That's just posing for a photo without getting paid.

Posted by: Daffy Brown6765 || 07/07/2020 10:31 Comments || Top||

#2  Ukrainian, huh? Deport her ass
Posted by: Frank G || 07/07/2020 10:54 Comments || Top||

#3  Shaping our future.
Posted by: gorb || 07/07/2020 15:43 Comments || Top||


Black Lives Matter Toronto co-founder argues white people are ‘sub-human’
[PUBLISH.TWITTER] Ach! Wir sind untermenschen?
Posted by: Fred || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [299 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Especially the ones who feel white guilt.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/07/2020 2:13 Comments || Top||

#2  Strange how those 'sub-humans' conquered most of the known world in the 19th Century. Keep pushing to motivating them into another try.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/07/2020 7:13 Comments || Top||

#3  Calypso Louie may have a copyright infringement case
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 07/07/2020 7:52 Comments || Top||

#4  Of all the racists I have ever met, blacks made up about 80% of 'em.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/07/2020 9:02 Comments || Top||

#5  And that blacks voted for Obama only because he was black, no, no, that's not racist.
Posted by: Clem || 07/07/2020 9:06 Comments || Top||

#6  This is language straight out of Nazi Germany. But the moron saying it is talking about a couple hundred million well armed Americans who find her stupidity increasingly annoying.
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 07/07/2020 10:15 Comments || Top||

#7  Prepping for genocide, is she?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/07/2020 11:41 Comments || Top||

#8  Says the women whose peoples never figured out the wheel nor indoor plumbing.

Mike drop.
Posted by: Woodrow || 07/07/2020 13:06 Comments || Top||

#9  I'm not sure this kind of talk is going to get the desired effect...
Posted by: bbrewer126 || 07/07/2020 17:39 Comments || Top||

#10  I can see her exploding in a crowd. Make sure she never crosses the US-Can border.
Posted by: Shating Turkeyneck1016 || 07/07/2020 18:11 Comments || Top||


Pipe bomb materials from one of the violent rioters last night in Portland. Prosecution forthcoming
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [188 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  In what way is a pack of Kroger snot wipes bomb-making material?
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 07/07/2020 0:50 Comments || Top||

#2  Compression packing to assure uniform fragmentation.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/07/2020 8:27 Comments || Top||

#3  Compression packing to assure uniform fragmentation.

Rantburg U to the rescue!
I guess we need to step up our bomb-making skills, eh Rob?
Posted by: SteveS || 07/07/2020 15:22 Comments || Top||


Portland federal courthouse attacked w/mortars
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [189 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  He means fireworks, not mortars in the military sense (although that may be coming.)
Posted by: Matt || 07/07/2020 11:57 Comments || Top||

#2  In another time and place, imagine an old VW camper with moon roof and a fixed baseplate and 81mm tube. Preplaned firing locations and 5–10 rounds of preset cheese. Shoot and scoot in about 90 seconds from first drop. Some of you may even remember the shithole it was in, but now, the mind boggles at where it might pop up. This comes out of the institutional memory of the hard boys helping the anarchists now.
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 07/07/2020 14:11 Comments || Top||


240 percent increase in shootings in Portland
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [178 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM


Antifa set a homeless person's sofa on fire
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [214 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Do we really want those people in charge of anything?
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 07/07/2020 3:35 Comments || Top||

#2  ^Do you want these people being allowed to run around?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/07/2020 3:37 Comments || Top||

#3  I don't even want those people in charge of their own lives.

Build more prisons and make them cheap.

House them there.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/07/2020 3:42 Comments || Top||

#4  ^ That's what I've been saying for years. Erect tent cities out in the boondocks surrounded with concertina wire. Leave the armed guards outside the perimeter with orders to shoot to kill anyone who looks cross eyed at the wire.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/07/2020 11:46 Comments || Top||

#5  They'll get too hot in the summer and too cold in the winter but who the hell cares?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/07/2020 11:47 Comments || Top||

#6  I understand Canada has plenty of space.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/07/2020 12:04 Comments || Top||

#7  "Some men just want to watch the furniture burn."
-- Alfred
Posted by: SteveS || 07/07/2020 15:15 Comments || Top||

#8  Let them colonize about 100 miles due west of Portland. Further below sea level,the better.
Posted by: bbrewer126 || 07/07/2020 17:41 Comments || Top||

#9  Build prisons so that every cell has a toilet and everyone is effectively in solitary. No deaths, no rapes, just boredom.

The Priest can visit them on Sunday if they want to repent.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 07/07/2020 23:26 Comments || Top||


Memorial to war veterans in Portland is power washed almost daily following nightly vandalism by antifa and BLM
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [162 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  The new Democratic 'Night Riders'.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/07/2020 8:19 Comments || Top||

#2  Can we power wash the protesters? Or is that too 60's
Posted by: bbrewer126 || 07/07/2020 17:43 Comments || Top||

#3  You know they do it every night and yet haven't tried to catch them in the act and hten bill them or their parents for the damages (at the very least?).

Lots of politicians proving they are unfit to lead anyone.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 07/07/2020 17:53 Comments || Top||


Home Front: WoT
Georgia Governor Declares State of Emergency, Deploys National Guard after July 4 Weekend Violence
National Review via Instapundit
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp on Monday issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency and activating up to 1,000 National Guard members after Atlanta was wracked with violence over Independence Day weekend.

The move follows "weeks of dramatically increased violent crime and property destruction in the City of Atlanta," said Kemp, a Republican.

Over the July 4 weekend, Atlanta had eleven shootings with 31 victims, leaving five people dead, including an 8-year-old girl.

"You shot and killed a baby, and it wasn’t one shooter — there were at least two shooters," Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said at a news conference, adding that "you can’t blame" police for the high number of shootings of recent weeks.

The eight-year-old girl was shot outside a Wendy’s that was torched and became a hotspot for protests after Rayshard Brooks, a black man, was shot there by a white police officer last month.

Between May 31, the weekend after Memorial Day, until June 27, shooting incidents have doubled from 46 last year to 93 this year for that period, according to police data. Murders more than doubled from six last year to 14 this year for that period.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/07/2020 15:38 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [89 views] Top|| File under:


Iraq
Ankara has built nearly 40 ‘military points’ in Kurdistan Region, Iraqi army cooperating to guard border
Multi-colour map at the link. The Turks really need to consult a designer about their colour choices.
[Rudaw] Ottoman Turkish forces have almost 40 "military points" in the Kurdistan Region, including four in Erbil, Duhok, Soran and Zakho cities, according to a map published Monday by the Ottoman Turkish presidency.
Wait — when did they set up shop inside Kurdish cities, and why are they permitted to stay there?
The Ottoman Turkish presidency’s Directorate of Communications issued a map late Monday saying it has established 37 "military points" in border areas of the Kurdistan Region and inside the cities of Erbil, Duhok, Zakho and Soran.

The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire...
began air and ground military operations in the Kurdistan Region in mid-June with the stated aim of removing suspected Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) targets from the area. So far, five civilians have been killed by Ottoman Turkish Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s.

The map shows a Ottoman Turkish military presence in multiple locations, spreading across the Iraq-Turkey and Iraq-Iran
...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan. The abbreviation IRGC is the same idea as Stürmabteilung (or SA). The term Supreme Guide is a the modern version form of either Duce or Führer or maybe both. They hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
border areas in the Kurdistan Region. The Ottoman Turkish army also has a base in Bashiqa, in the disputed province of Nineveh, despite multiple calls from Baghdad to withdraw from the area.

Ankara’s presence in the Kurdistan Region has grown significantly in recent decades, particularly since the 1990s.

Rizgar Ersi, a commander of the PKK, told the group’s media this week that Turkey is trying to establish "an occupation corridor" in the Kurdistan Region.

"It is trying to occupy a strip of land that is about 30 to 40 kilometres wide. If it succeeds in this, the attack will continue on a line from Qandil to Shingal and an occupation corridor will be built," he said.

Iraqi border forces in Zakho have set up five bases in "strategic" positions in order to de-escalate festivities between Ottoman Turkish forces and the PKK, as well as prevent civilian losses, a commander said on Thursday.

Hamada Dizayee, Commander of the Iraqi 1st Border Guard unit told Rudaw’s Hiwa Jamal on Monday that Turkey has asked Iraqi border forces to cooperate with them amid Ankara’s ongoing operation in the border areas, located in the Kurdistan Region

"Turkey has asked to build cooperation with us in order to secure the areas on the Iraqi-Ottoman Turkish border," Dizayee said. "We already have cooperation with the Iranian border forces to secure the areas on Iraqi-Iranian borders, and we meet every six months."

Iraqi border forces to cooperate with Turkey to 'secure' border areas

[Rudaw] Iraqi border forces and their Ottoman Turkish counterparts will cooperate to "secure" border areas between the two countries, an army commander has told Rudaw.

Hamada Dizayee, Commander of the Iraqi 1st Border Guard unit told Rudaw’s Hiwa Jamal on Monday that The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire...
has asked Iraqi border forces to cooperate with them amid Ankara’s ongoing operation in the border areas, located in the Kurdistan Region

"Turkey has asked to build cooperation with us in order to secure the areas on the Iraqi-Ottoman Turkish border," Dizayee said. "We already have cooperation with the Iranian border forces to secure the areas on Iraqi-Iranian borders, and we meet every six months."

Turkey began fresh air and ground military operations in the Kurdistan Region in mid-June, with the stated aim of removing suspected Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) targets from the area.

Dubbed Operation Claw-Eagle, Ankara launched a set of Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s across the Kurdistan Region and Nineveh province on June 15, followed by a ground operation, or Operation-Claw Tiger, on June 17.

Turkey has conducted airstrikes and ground operations against the PKK within Iraq’s borders for years, accusing the federal Iraqi government and Kurdistan Regional Government of failing to take measures against the group.

Kurds make up the majority of members of the Iraqi border forces units stationed in Dohuk province, with some Arab and Turkmen members. The force was established in 2003 and has been based in Duhok province since, according to Dizayee.

"Our only job is to monitor the borders and prevent smuggling across the border," he said.

Zebari told Rudaw on Monday that the main task of their forces is to protect the border with Turkey, in order to prevent the presence of "smugglers" between Iraq and Turkey.

"So far we have not had any issues with the PKK and the PKK has not prevented us from carrying out our duties," Zebari added.

Iraqi security analyst Husham al-Hashimi puts the number of PKK fighters in Iraq, including the Kurdistan Region, at between 8,500 and 10,000, distributed across 81 points and bases.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [164 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1  Neither Baghdad (aka Tehran) or Ankara are 'best buddies' with the Kurds.

The folks in Erbil may want to watch this very closely.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 07/07/2020 9:00 Comments || Top||

#2  Outside of political expediency, does anybody like the Kurds?
Posted by: Clem || 07/07/2020 9:05 Comments || Top||

#3  Iraqi security analyst Husham al-Hashimi

He dead.
Iraqi security analyst and Rudaw columnist Husham al-Hashimi was assassinated by unknown [*cough* Hizballah *cough*] armed groups in Baghdad on Monday night, according to Iraqi state media outlet INA.

According to state-media, Hashimi was assassinated in front of his house in Baghdad's Zayuna neighbourhood. Three gunmen ambushed Hashimi and shot him at close range as he was getting into his car, an investigator told AFP.
Posted by: Shating Turkeyneck1016 || 07/07/2020 9:13 Comments || Top||


Iraqi Police Seize Explosives of IS
[THEBAGHDADPOST] The Iraqi Federal Police forces on Sunday seized a number of bombs belonging to the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really 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 western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
(IS) in southeast of Kirkuk.

According to the information BasNews has obtained, the federal police during an operation in Hawija (some 55 kilometers southwest Kirkuk), managed to seize a great number of unwent kaboom! bombs.

The Islamic State is believed to have hideouts in various areas of Kirkuk as the bad boy group has lately begun to regroup itself in the country.
Posted by: Fred || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [81 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Iraqi security analyst Husham Al Hashimi assassinated outside his Baghdad home
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [177 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  He WAS?!? You don't say!
Posted by: Clem || 07/07/2020 21:01 Comments || Top||


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Palestinians protest day after scuffle with settlers
Of course they did. Yesterday’s nonsense is here.
[IsraelTimes] Dozens of Paleostinians participated in a Fatah-organized protest near the town of Biddya against what residents called a "takeover" of their land, Paleostinian Authority official news agency WAFA reports.

The site of the protest, Khillet Hassan, saw a violent mostly peaceful confrontation between Paleostinians and Israelis yesterday; both parties claim that they were attacked first.

Four Israelis were lightly maimed, while two Paleostinians were shot and taken to a public hospital in Salfit for treatment. Ma’an News Agency reported one of the shooting victims had moderate wounds.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/07/2020 01:47 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [165 views] Top|| File under: Fatah

#1  Protest yesterday, protest today, protest tomorrow.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/07/2020 3:13 Comments || Top||

#2  After all these years, the Paleostinians are still revolting.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/07/2020 10:40 Comments || Top||

#3  2120 The last Palestinian in the World protests in front of Israeli Consulate in New Delhi.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/07/2020 10:46 Comments || Top||

#4  ...maybe get the Tunisian government to grant him concurrent status as the last Carthaginian.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/07/2020 13:41 Comments || Top||

#5  ^😂
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/07/2020 13:55 Comments || Top||


Mossad recently managed to foil planned or attempted Iranian attacks on Israeli diplomatic missions in Europe
[TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [143 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran


Israel launches reconnaissance satellite
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [122 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran


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Iranian Media: Two Dead And Several Injured In Explosion South Of Tehran
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Posted by: Fred || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [176 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Having agents in IRGC is very helpful.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/07/2020 3:04 Comments || Top||

#2  Got to admit Israel, this is fun as hell to watch!
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/07/2020 8:35 Comments || Top||


Unidentified aircraft bombs Turkish-backed forces in northern Syria
[ALMASDARNEWS] On Monday, an unidentified aircraft carried out a raid on the positions of the Ottoman Turkish-backed Death Eaters in northern Syria.

According to reports from northern Syria, an unidentified aircraft, possibly belonging to the U.S. Coalition, bombed the sites belonging to the Ottoman Turkish-backed forces in the al-Raqqa Governorate.

The first Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
was said to have targeted the outskirts of Hammam al-Turkman in the countryside of Tal Abyad, which is controlled by forces loyal to The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire...
The second airstrike targeted a neighboring area, but it caused limited damage and no casualties.

The third raid targeted the village of Abu Shakhat near al-Mabrouka in the Ras al-Ain countryside. No casualties were reported.

Since the bombings, the Ottoman Turkish-backed Death Eaters have been high alert, especially after their forces were targeted in a number of areas where they have launched attacks against the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Syrian Arab Army (SAA).
Posted by: Fred || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [141 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1  Unidentified aircraft takes over the ME. I wonder...
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/07/2020 2:12 Comments || Top||

#2  Turkey has been mucking with Libya - definitely a zone of interest for Egypt.
Wonder if it was an Egyptian plane or that of Jordan or Saudi both stout friends of Egypt?
Posted by: 3dc || 07/07/2020 8:27 Comments || Top||

#3  given the bad targeting it was probably a Syrian plane
Posted by: lord garth || 07/07/2020 17:33 Comments || Top||


Syrian Army seizes large cache of weapons meant to be delivered to jihadists in Idlib
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
The militants were caught attempting to smuggle these weapons from the Homs Governorate, which borders Lebanon, to the Idlib Governorate in northwestern Syria.
Posted by: Fred || 07/07/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [106 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria



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