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Good morning
Trump signs executive orders
on unemployment, payroll tax, evictions
Sunday August 9th, 2020

lorettayoung1930
Loya Jirga agrees to release another 400 Taliban prisoners
Suicide bombing kills at least 9, injures 20 at Somali military base
Kataeb MPs announce resignations
CHOP shooting suspect bravely fled Washington state
Lebanon PM Diab to call for early polls after deadly blast
Poland’s border guards detain 34 people from Middle East found in a lorry
Police confirm one dead and at least nine others shot after multiple gunmen open fire at block party in Washington D.C.

Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 09:46 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [237 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Forever young. And I would die happy being in the same room.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 08/09/2020 12:32 Comments || Top||

#2  "Young was a life-long Republican. In 1952, she appeared in radio, print, and magazine ads in support of Dwight D. Eisenhower in his campaign for US president. She attended his inauguration in 1953 along with Anita Louise, Louella Parsons, Jane Russell, Dick Powell, June Allyson, and Lou Costello, among others. She was a vocal supporter of Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan in their presidential campaigns in 1968 and 1980, respectively. Young was also an active member of the Hollywood Republican Committee, with her close friends Irene Dunne, Ginger Rogers, William Holden, George Murphy, Fred Astaire, and John Wayne." Wiki

This would be a rare anomaly or never happen today in Hollywood.
Posted by: JohnQC || 08/09/2020 13:31 Comments || Top||

#3  Well, the publicized part, anyway. There are conservatives in Hollyweird today, they are smart enough to use actor's camouflage.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 08/09/2020 14:33 Comments || Top||

#4  Loretta is one of my all time favorite female names.

Sweet Loretta Fart, she thought she was a cleaner
But she was a frying pan (Sweet Rosetta Martin, Rosetta)

Jojo was a man who thought he was a loner
But he knew it couldn't last

Jojo left his home in Tucson, Arizona
For some California grass
Posted by: jpal || 08/09/2020 17:11 Comments || Top||

#5  A lovely young lady, Loretta,
Unluckily, native to Quetta,
Went out in a swetta --
She should've known betta! --
And met a Mohammedan petta.
Posted by: Jenter Oppressor of the Esquimeaux1317 || 08/09/2020 20:15 Comments || Top||

#6  Or maybe Mahometan. Whateva.
Posted by: Spavith Angusoting7830 || 08/09/2020 20:18 Comments || Top||

#7  Dad didn't do starstruck. Gave the impression of never having given a hoot in hell for Hollywood. If he'd ever seen a movie as a kid, or if, overseas, he'd bothered to cross the street to see a Loy or Lombard or Hepburn or Monroe, you wouldn't hear about it from him. But every now and then -- about once a decade -- he'd light up at passing mention of starlet past, and for that fleeting moment it was like he was remembering the Virgin Mary showing up halfway through a hot afternoon with iced tea and a slice of pie. And sugar for the mule. Irene Dunne. Loretta Young. God bless 'em
Posted by: Sheanter B. Hayes4334 || 08/09/2020 23:01 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
Attackers who wanted to enter the public protection unit compound in Ghazni city were killed before reaching their target
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [193 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Loya Jirga agrees to release another 400 Taliban prisoners
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [149 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  These guys eat too much
Posted by: KBK || 08/09/2020 20:08 Comments || Top||


Africa Horn
Suicide bombing kills at least 9, injures 20 at Somali military base
[UPI] A suicide kaboom killed at least nine people and injured nearly 20 Saturday when the bomb-laden car detonated at the gates of a Somali military base, security officials and witnesses said.

Security officials told Voice of America that eight of the people killed were government soldiers and other casualties were family members of soldiers who were are at the base in the capital of Mogadishu.

"A jacket wallah driving an explosive-laden vehicle sped toward the front gate of the camp but the guards opened fire to stop it before it detonated," police officer Aden Mohammed told VOA.

Hospital officials said that around 20 people were maimed in the blast.
Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [128 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Africa North
Military exercises and drills with live ammunition; residents of Sirte Cautioned to stay away from military designated areas
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [137 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Three-mile-long queue at a petrol station in Tripoli
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [142 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood


Russian air defense system deployed to Sirte
[ALMASDARNEWS] A new video widely shared on social media shows a Russian air defense system being moved into a strategic city in Libya.

According to the video, the Russian-made Pantsir-S1 system can be seen being transported near the strategic port-city of Sirte, which is where both the Libyan National Army (LNA) and Government of National Accord (GNA) forces have been amassing troops for several weeks.

In this instance, however, the Pantsir-S1 system is being deployed by the Libyan National Army, who is currently backed by a number of foreign countries, including Egypt, Russia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).


According to the Russian publication, Avia.Pro, "On the presented video frames, you can see the passage of the military column of the Libyan National Army, at the head of which is moving the Russian-made Pantsir-C1 complex."

The publication said that "the complex is supposed to provide cover for the positions of the Libyan National Army, the main forces of which are located in Sirte, and, according to the sources, today, Sirte is under the protection of at least 8 Pantsir-S complexes, and this far from all air defense systems deployed in this area of ​​the North African state."

It should be noted that the Libyan National Army has several Russian-made air defense systems, including a plethora of Pantsir-S1s, which have been used on several occasions to shoot down enemy aircraft.
Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [118 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Europe
Poland’s border guards detain 34 people from Middle East found in a lorry
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Polish border guards have detained 34 people from the Middle East, including four women and four children, who were traveling in a trailer of the lorry that came from The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire...
via Slovakia, authorities said on Saturday.

They were detained on Friday night and are being held at the border guards station in Bielsko-Biala, a front man for the regional border guards service in southern Poland Szymon Moscicki said.

He said the detainees were thought to be citizens of Iraq, Iran, Syria, and Kurds from Turkey. It was not immediately clear where they ultimately aimed to travel.
"This isn't Lyft?"
Even though migrant flows to Poland never reached the same scale as in neighboring Germany, immigration was a campaign topic ahead of the 2015 general election, helping the Law and Justice (PiS) party to take over power.

The conservative-nationalist government has said it has restricted entry to refugees due to security concerns. Politicians often use the word "migrants colonists" as a blanket term, rather than "refugees".

Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [175 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists


French patrol boats rescue 33 migrants heading for England
[Al Ahram] French patrol boats on Saturday rescued dozens of migrants colonists from makeshift boats in the Channel that were heading to England, maritime officials said.

British interior minister Priti Patel on Friday described the volume of migrants colonists crossing the Channel as "appalling and unacceptably high" and called on La Belle France to help keep numbers down.

La Belle France's regional maritime monitoring and rescue operation said it acted "on several reports of small boats of migrants colonists in difficulty in the straights" off Calais.

At around 8:00 am a French patrol boat saved 17 migrants colonists aboard two separate vessels northeast of La Belle France's port city of Calais, said the operation said in a statement.

About an hour later another boat rescued 16 migrants colonists from another vessel in trouble off Sangatte, which used to host a makeshift camp for migrants colonists heading to England.

Border police serving the Calais region are looking after the 33 migrants colonists, whose nationalities were not immediately disclosed, the statement said.

Since January 1, the French authorities have intercepted at least 810 migrants colonists trying to cross the Channel to England, according to official figures tabulated by AFP.

Later French police reported finding eight migrants colonists in the back of lorry from Spain driven by a Russian national, who they arrested.

Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [140 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  "Rescued"
Posted by: Frank G || 08/09/2020 6:30 Comments || Top||

#2  Rescued from Macron, perhaps!
Posted by: Clem || 08/09/2020 8:39 Comments || Top||


Fifth Column
‘Pipe Bombs' Thrown at Portland Antifa?
[RedState] The Portland rioters met in Laurelhurst Park to stage up to wreak havoc against the Penumbra Kelly Building, a police building which includes both the Portland Police Bureau and the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.

We reported on that action here.

But a small group of them also formed up there after their action against the police.

It was there they encountered someone/s they alleged were throwing “pipe bombs” at them and which they called a “terrorist bombing”
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 08/09/2020 08:21 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [453 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  False Flag
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 08/09/2020 8:22 Comments || Top||

#2  Either that or the 'thrower' made a mistake in his/her directional alignment.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 08/09/2020 8:24 Comments || Top||

#3  ‘Pipe Bombs' Thrown at Fumbled By Portland Antifa?

$20 sez my headline's more accurate.
Posted by: Raj || 08/09/2020 8:31 Comments || Top||

#4  I second that Raj.

Also wouldn't be surprised if someone was just full sick of their shit either.
Posted by: DarthVader || 08/09/2020 9:23 Comments || Top||

#5  Possibly these pencil necks don’t have the athleticism to throw a pipe bomb
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 08/09/2020 11:01 Comments || Top||

#6  /\ Too busy with their doll houses growing up while the women were out playing softball.
Posted by: Clem || 08/09/2020 11:10 Comments || Top||

#7  Watched the video here.

Not so much a 'pipe bomb', more like somebody's firework item.

Small explosion, not much noise (more of a 'poof'), some smoke and nobody within range.

Even an M-80 would have been more dramatic.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 08/09/2020 11:18 Comments || Top||

#8  Kind of odd too that someone would be video-recording the pretty blah goings on just prior to the 'massive explosion'.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 08/09/2020 11:24 Comments || Top||

#9  Well, if the police won't massacre them, they will have to engineer it themselves.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 08/09/2020 13:51 Comments || Top||

#10  I've been seeing quite a few articles where black-clad Antifa members have shown up in some neighborhood and getting a beating before being been run-off.
Posted by: JohnQC || 08/09/2020 14:04 Comments || Top||

#11  Protesters should observe the 10 second rule. If it looks like a pipe bomb jump on it and count to ten. Then count to fifty. If it hasn't gone off yet it probably won't.
Posted by: jpal || 08/09/2020 19:33 Comments || Top||

#12  I keep saying someone will cut loose on them with a crew served weapon and people will go either "meh" or complain that they didn't get them all.
Posted by: Thaith Elmeresing6163 || 08/09/2020 21:05 Comments || Top||


Portland catch and release program
Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [226 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  We now know why these Riots have gone on so long.
Posted by: Sonny Black || 08/09/2020 8:42 Comments || Top||

#2  Is some effort being made to track down where the bail money originates? We should track down the bail fund to individuals. Sooner or later we can find out which politicians are connected.
Posted by: Sgt.D.T. || 08/09/2020 14:30 Comments || Top||

#3  Looks like the police have had about enough of their $hit.
Posted by: gorb || 08/09/2020 15:45 Comments || Top||

#4  Those faces, so made for abuse
(Bakunin... The Dude... Dr. Seuss!)
Provoke our just rage,
Sure, but who pays their wage?
Yes, and who turned this animus loose?

Just fooling around, not asserting an orange-juice conspiracy or spicy trumpkin provocation. Not that there'd be anything wrong with that.
Posted by: Gloluger and Company5308 || 08/09/2020 23:42 Comments || Top||


Officers are having rocks and chunks of concrete thrown at them. Individuals in the crowd are shining lasers trying to blind officers
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [191 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  The police should arrest the city council. They are not politicians. They are leaders of militant mobs and gangs.

Find out who the people are that are destroying the town, where they work where they live, where they eat at, where they shop. And then remind them they cannot call 911 any more.
Posted by: Vespasian Ebbereng3110 || 08/09/2020 1:36 Comments || Top||


This woman goes by Cobey and she is 77. She was attacked two nights ago in Portland
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [196 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  A elderly gray haired woman about that age at Lowe's yesterday berated a man for not wearing his face diaper correctly. His nose was exposed. He said lady mind your own business. She then proceeded to cuss him giving him the finger then pulled her mask down to say, "here have some of my germs". This attack upon others is becoming the norm. These experts wear their masks and gloves but still touch their faces.
Posted by: Dale || 08/09/2020 7:22 Comments || Top||

#2  She is a brave woman. Has anyone posted the ignoramuses name who is attacking her?
Posted by: Airandee || 08/09/2020 8:15 Comments || Top||


Police arrested 24 ppl last night in Portland
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [161 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Note well, the governor doesn't have to wait to send in the state's National Guard. He's in on it as well.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/09/2020 8:09 Comments || Top||


Portland's self-described "antifa mayor" candidate @sarahforpdx would not condemn the attempts by antifa to burn down police buildings
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [216 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  They should not be refered to as politicians. They militant mob leaders and gangsters in the government.
Posted by: Vespasian Ebbereng3110 || 08/09/2020 1:30 Comments || Top||


#3  With her last words, if I heard correctly, she equated Antifa trying to set the building on fire with people inside to petty vandalism.
Posted by: gorb || 08/09/2020 22:10 Comments || Top||


CHOP shooting suspect bravely fled Washington state
[SEATTLETIMES] An arrest warrant was issued Wednesday for an 18-year-old man who King County prosecutors say fled the state immediately after he fatally shot a man in June in the six-block area then known as the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) zone.

Marcel Long, who remains on the lam, was charged Wednesday with premeditated first-degree murder in the death of Lorenzo Anderson, a 19-year-old Seattle man who was pronounced dead at Harborview Medical Center 33 minutes after police received the first 911 calls about the early-morning shooting on June 20, the charges say. The murder charge also carries a firearms enhancement.

Long, who also goes by the name Marcel Green and is known as "Celly Cell" on social media, has a last known address in Renton, according to the charges. His bail was set at $2 million and he is scheduled to be arraigned Aug. 19.

"Detectives identified the defendant within a day of the shooting, and they received information that the defendant immediately fled the state. All efforts to locate him have been unsuccessful," Senior Deputy Prosecutor Erin Ehlert wrote in the charges. "The defendant’s willingness to fire his weapon around crowds of people, in his effort to kill Lorenzo, demonstrates the severe danger he represents to the community and the risk of harm to others. His immediate flight also demonstrates his desire to avoid being held accountable for this crime."

Seattle police have determined that Anderson’s killing is unrelated to a non-fatal shooting of a 33-year-old man in the CHOP that occurred roughly 16 minutes after Anderson was shot. Earlier this week, detectives appealed for the public’s help in identifying several persons of interest in that shooting, according to an item posted on SPD’s online blotter.

Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [301 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM


An Antifa Perspective: Today's Feel Good Video
She fought the law and the law won. Although I doubt she'll be breaking rocks in the hot sun, one can always hope.
Posted by: Matt || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [212 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  She should have used her girl power instead of calling for help from, presumably, a man.

She don't need no man!

Right?
Posted by: charger || 08/09/2020 13:26 Comments || Top||


The Grand Turk
Erdogan's ally Turkish Hezbollah,rallied in Malatya province asking for the gov't to close all NATO bases
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [204 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  Please do - clarify the situation
Posted by: Frank G || 08/09/2020 6:24 Comments || Top||

#2  Best idea yet!
Posted by: Skidmark || 08/09/2020 8:32 Comments || Top||

#3  A request which is likely to get resounding support from the average American.
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/09/2020 8:35 Comments || Top||

#4  A no-brainer. Meanwhile, what are they doing up in Bruxelles @ NATO headquarters about Turkey (except planning their next vacation to Anatalya)?
Posted by: Clem || 08/09/2020 8:37 Comments || Top||


Turkey resumes projects in eastern Mediterranean despite conflict with Egypt, Greece
[ALMASDARNEWS] Ottoman Turkish President His Enormity, Sultan Recep Tayyip Erdogan the First
...Turkey's version of Mohammed Morsi but they voted him back in so they deserve him. It's a sin, a shame, and a felony to insult the president of Turkey. In Anatolia did Recep Bey a stately Presidential Palace decree, that has 1100 rooms. That's 968 more than in the White House, 400 more than in Versailles, and 325 more than Buckingham Palace, so you know who's really more important...
said on Friday, that his country has resumed exploration operations in the eastern Mediterranean, noting that Greece has not complied with its commitments related to exploration for energy resources in the region.After Friday prayers at the Hagia Sophia Mosque, Erdogan said: "We have started excavation work again ... I don’t think we are obligated to talk to those who do not have rights in the areas of maritime powers."

He added that a "seismic" survey ship had been sent to the region to carry out its duties.

The ship he referred to had moved to an area opposite the coast of Cyprus in late July and remained there.

Erdogan’s comments came in response to a question about the agreement signed by Egypt and Greece on Thursday to define the exclusive economic zone of both countries in the eastern Mediterranean.

In Greece, diplomats said that the agreement between Athens and Cairo effectively nullified an agreement reached last year between The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...just another cheapjack Moslem dictatorship, brought to you by the Moslem Brüderbund...
and the Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
-based Government of National Accord, but Erdogan stressed that the Egyptian-Greek agreement is worthless and that Turkey will maintain its agreement with Libya "firmly."



Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [130 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Number of wounded from Beirut blast rises to 6,000
[Al Ahram] The estimated number of people maimed in the monster explosion at Beirut's port has shot up to 6,000, the health ministry said Saturday in a statement.

The corpse count rose to 158 and the number of missing dropped to 21 from 60 in the latest ministry figures.

The authorities had previously put the number of people maimed in Tuesday's blast at 5,000, stressing that at least 120 of them were considered to be at death's door.
Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [136 views] Top|| File under:

#1  That's a lot of folks.
Posted by: Skidmark || 08/09/2020 16:24 Comments || Top||

#2  SLO MO-ish video
Posted by: Skidmark || 08/09/2020 16:38 Comments || Top||


Protesters in front of the Gemmayzeh police station chanting fcuk the president
Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [161 views] Top|| File under: Hezbollah


Lebanese Army evacuates protestors from government buildings
[EN.ANNAHAR] The Lebanese Army evacuated protesters who stormed the buildings of a number of government ministries and the headquarters of the country's banking association channeling their rage against state and financial institutions after the huge blast that killed over 160.
Earlier on Saturday, protesters entered the empty buildings of the Foreign Ministry and declared it the headquarters of their protest movement. Others fanned out to enter the Economy and Energy ministries, and some walked away with documents claiming they will reveal the extent of corruption that permeates the government. Some also entered the Environment Ministry. Meanwhile,
...back at the chili cook-off, Chuck and Manuel's rivalry was entering a new and more dangerous phase...
dozens of protesters broke into the banking association headquarters.

Saturday's rally was in response to the devastating explosion at the Port of Beirut on Tuesday that killed nearly 160 people and maimed 6,000, defacing the capital’s coastline. Protesters demanded justice for the victims and wanted to hold the government accountable, complaining that years of corruption and mismanagement have brought about the disaster.

Public anger had already been rising in Leb
...an Iranian colony situated on the eastern Mediterranean, conveniently adjacent to Israel. Formerly inhabited by hardy Phoenecian traders, its official language is now Arabic, with the usual unpleasant side effects. The Leb civil war, between 1975 and 1990, lasted a little over 145 years and produced 120,000 fatalities. The average length of a ceasefire was measured in seconds. The Lebs maintain a precarious sectarian balance among Shiites, Sunnis, and about a dozeen flavors of Christians. It is the home of Hezbollah, which periodically starts a war with the Zionist Entity, gets Beirut pounded to rubble, and then declares victory and has a parade. The Lebs have the curious habit of periodically murdering their heads of state or prime ministers...
before the blast because of an unprecedented financial crisis in which the national currency lost 80% of its value. Banks imposed informal capital controls in a controversial effort to control the collapse of the pound and foreign currency flight. The dire conditions were deepened with rising power cuts and concerns that hospitals were facing severe shortages and financial troubles.


Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [170 views] Top|| File under: Hezbollah


Kataeb MPs announce resignations
[EN.ANNAHAR] The Kataeb party's three politicians in parliament are resigning in protest against the government over this week’s deadly blast.

Kataeb leader Samy Gemayel made his comments on Saturday during the funeral of a bigwig with the Kataeb Party who was killed in Tuesday’s blast that destroyed Beirut’s port and damaged the capital.

The Kataeb party is part of the opposition and is known for its harsh criticism of the government that is backed by the turban Hezbollah group and its allies.

Leb
...an Iranian colony situated on the eastern Mediterranean, conveniently adjacent to Israel. Formerly inhabited by hardy Phoenecian traders, its official language is now Arabic, with the usual unpleasant side effects. The Leb civil war, between 1975 and 1990, lasted a little over 145 years and produced 120,000 fatalities. The average length of a ceasefire was measured in seconds. The Lebs maintain a precarious sectarian balance among Shiites, Sunnis, and about a dozeen flavors of Christians. It is the home of Hezbollah, which periodically starts a war with the Zionist Entity, gets Beirut pounded to rubble, and then declares victory and has a parade. The Lebs have the curious habit of periodically murdering their heads of state or prime ministers...
’s parliament has 128-members and some politicians have said they will resign in protest over widespread corruption. MP Paula Yacoubian from the "Tahalof Watani" party has also resigned.
Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [141 views] Top|| File under: Hezbollah


Protestors storm government agencies, ABL
[EN.ANNAHAR] Protestors stormed a number of government agencies, while thousands gathered near parliament and clashed with police.

They entered the empty buildings of the Foreign Ministry and declared it the headquarters of their protest movement. Others fanned out to enter the Economy and Energy ministries, and some walked away with documents claiming they will reveal the extent of corruption that permeates the government. Some also entered the Environment Ministry. Meanwhile,
...back at the chili cook-off, Chuck reached for the green sauce...
dozens of protesters broke into the banking association headquarters.

Speaking from the Foreign Ministry, Retired General George Nader said parliament's police force fired live ammunition at protestors, injuring eight people.

The demonstrators are protesting over this week's massive explosion that devastated large parts of Beirut and killed more than 150 people.
Posted by: Fred || 08/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [110 views] Top|| File under: Hezbollah



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Two weeks of WOT
Sun 2020-08-09
  Lebanese Army evacuates protestors from government buildings
Sat 2020-08-08
  Portland mayor unleashes police on violent demonstrations
Fri 2020-08-07
  Pakistain Borrows $1 Billion from Chinese Peter To Pay Back $1 Billion Saudi Paul
Thu 2020-08-06
  DOJ Atty reveals 300 domestic terrorists investigations have been opened since May 28th
Wed 2020-08-05
  Death toll from Beirut blast reaches 100 but is expected to rise even further
Tue 2020-08-04
  Beruit goes BOOM!
Mon 2020-08-03
  Israel army says it has foiled a terror attack at the border with Syria
Sun 2020-08-02
  Turkish brig.-gen. executed for revealing Qatari funding of jihadists
Sat 2020-08-01
  Turkey Sends Fighter Jets to Azerbaijan After Threat to Bomb a Nuclear Power Plant
Fri 2020-07-31
  Indonesian Court Convicts, Sentences Top 2 Jemaah Islamiyah Militants
Thu 2020-07-30
  ISIS claims responsibility for killing of top Iraqi commander
Wed 2020-07-29
  Iran launched several ballistic missiles from Iran to the Southern Arabian Gulf
Tue 2020-07-28
  Germany arrests ISIS woman who abused Yezidi woman in Syria
Mon 2020-07-27
  Islamic extremists in Nigeria execute 5 men as warning against converting to Christianity
Sun 2020-07-26
  Allahu akbar: Turks hold Hagia Sophia triumphal march

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