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Good Morning

NIH Erases Website's Section
on Gain of Function amid Fauci Fallout
Thursday October 28th, 2021

China locks down city of 4 million over Covid, starts vaccinating toddlers
New Migrant Caravan Clashes with Mexican Feds Before March to U.S.
Govt %u2018rejects%u2019 TLP%u2019s demand for expulsion of French ambassador
Germany: Muslim migrant who murdered three while screaming %u2018Allahu akbar%u2019 is not guilty, not an %u2018Islamist%u2019
439 Americans still stuck in Afghanistan: Pentagon
VIDEO: Mexican Border City Government Vehicles Used by Gulf Cartel to Block Police
Mass shootings continue in US, leaving two dead, four hurt

Posted by: Fred || 10/28/2021 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [181 views] Top|| File under:

#1  There was a little girl who had a little curl
Right in the middle of her forehead;

... OK, it's not *exactly* in the middle.
Posted by: SteveS || 10/28/2021 1:37 Comments || Top||

#2  Just another wh1te girl. The only dark skinned ladies in this generAtion of movies were heavy maids and gardeners! RAC1sts!
Posted by: Slavising Grearong1346 || 10/28/2021 4:55 Comments || Top||

#3  Just another exceptionally attractive wh1te girl.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/28/2021 10:13 Comments || Top||

#4  Jessica Rabbit was modelled after Veronica Lake. But she was only a Toon and nothing good ever comes from dating a Toon.

Posted by: jpal || 10/28/2021 16:58 Comments || Top||

#5  ^^^^^
Instead of lipstick, you'll get paint on you.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 10/28/2021 19:06 Comments || Top||

-Land of the Free
New Migrant Caravan Clashes with Mexican Feds Before March to U.S.
The caravan continues north through Mexico.
[BREITBART] A caravan of thousands of migrants colonists, mostly Haitian and Central Americans, started making their way to Mexico City with the intent of reaching the U.S. border. Moslem colonists Migrants clashed with immigration authorities and broke through blockades set in southern Mexico.

Officials estimate between 2,000 to 3,100 people formed the initial caravan over the weekend with additional migrants colonists expected to join along the way, potentially swelling the group’s size to 5,000, Noticieros Televisa reported.

Although the migrants colonists carried a sign which read, "migrants colonists, peace, and justice," the atmosphere became charged over the weekend when they encountered officers from the National Institute of Migration (INM), blocking a road in Tapachula, Chiapas.

The migrants colonists pushed through lines of INM agents and Mexican federal forces who used batons, shields, and riot gear to stop the group. Activists have recently called out authorities for excessive force. WRadio reported that INM agents beat a child, causing head injuries.

The caravan has since pushed north to reach central Mexico. The development comes weeks after more than 14,000 migrants colonists from Caribbean nations made their way to Del Rio, Texas, rapidly overwhelming the detention and housing capabilities of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Breitbart Texas reported.

Currently, thousands of other migrants colonists wait in Mexico’s southern border region for official travel documents to lawfully move about the country as registered for refugee assistance. Haitians now outnumber Hondurans in the number of applications submitted requesting refuge in Mexico, El Diario del Sur reported.

At the end of September, about 31,884 Hondurans submitted refugee applications in Mexico, while Haitians had submitted about 26,007, figures from Mexico’s government revealed. By mid-October, the number of applications from Haitians reached 33,000, outpacing the 32,000 from Hondurans.
Posted by: Fred || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [162 views] Top|| File under: Migrants/Illegal Immigrants

#2  #FJB
Damn you Brandon
Damn you Harris, Mayorkas, Garland
Damn this administration for their willful destruction of our Republic
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 11:31 Comments || Top||

#3  Good thing Biden's working on the climate.
That's gonna happen, he can't fuck it up.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/28/2021 17:39 Comments || Top||

Armed Robbery Increasing in Kabul: Residents
So much for all becoming roses and rainbows once the Taliban took over.
[ToloNews] Several residents of Kabul spoke to TOLOnews Wednesday and complained that armed robbery cases have increased during the last several weeks in the capital city and in other provinces.

Residents said that armed robbery was expected to decrease under the reign of the Islamic Emirate, but crimes are still occurring across the country.

"Unlike our expectations, unfortunately, robbery and kidnapping still exist and are not prevented," said Shuja, a Kabul resident.

"With the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
takeover, we expected robberies to decrease, but cases are still happening," said Mohammad Younus.

The residents called on the Islamic Emirate officials to stand up against criminal activity.

In the meantime, the Ministry of Interior Affairs said that more than 100 persons were arrested in the past two weeks on charges of various crimes including robberies and kidnappings.

"Over 100 were arrested only in the last 15 days," said Saayed Khosti, the Interior Ministry front man.

The intelligence department of the Islamic Emirate in a statement urged Kabul residents to continue closely cooperating with the Islamic Emirate forces to detain criminals and prevent their activity in Kabul.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [124 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Gee. That's a darn shame.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 7:03 Comments || Top||

#2  Man, I tell you you let the Donks do things and they mess up way too many cities.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/28/2021 11:35 Comments || Top||

30 Cases of Violence Against Afghan Reporters Cited: ANJU
[ToloNews] More than 30 cases of violence against journalists were recorded since the Islamic Emirate swept into power, the Afghanistan National Journalists Union said on Wednesday.

Speaking at a news conference in Kabul, the head of the union, Masroor Lufti, said that 90 percent of the violence was committed by forces related to the Islamic Emirate. The rest of the cases were committed by unidentified individuals. "The Afghanistan’s National Journalists' Union conducted a general assessment over the journalists’ status for Afghanistan across the country and it shows that over 30 cases of violence against journalists happened," he added. "Nearly 90 percent of these cases belong to the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
The journalists expressed their deepest concern over the ongoing situation of the media in Afghanistan and called on the Islamic Emirate officials to form a way for journalists to deal with the safety issues as well as to provide access to information.

"One of the man problems that we have is that we don’t have proper access to information. When we go to cover a news event, we face problems," said Mohammad Sahibzada.

"My wish is that if we (women) are capable of working, why are women not allowed to work in the government media? They should be allowed," said Farahnaz, a journalist.

The front man for the Ministry of Interior, Sayed Khosti, said that efforts were underway to provide security for the journalists.

"The Islamic Emirate in some cases arrested the perpetrators," he said. "Those who humiliated the journalists have been advised."

The union earlier said that based on findings, over 70 percent of media organizations in the country have halted their activities after the collapse of the former government due to restrictions to access to information and economic challenges.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [111 views] Top|| File under: Taliban/IEA

#1  Can we get this trend started here?
Posted by: Chris || 10/28/2021 9:38 Comments || Top||

#2  Afghan solutions for Afghan challenges.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/28/2021 9:59 Comments || Top||

439 Americans still stuck in Afghanistan: Pentagon
[KhaamaPress] As Joe The Big Guy Biden
...46th president of the U.S., who gives the term geriatric a bad name. He blames Afghans for losing Afghanistan....
’s administration is under grave criticism for the "hasty" withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan and not disclosing the number of US citizens who are still stuck in the country, the Pentagon during a Senate hearing on Tuesday, October 26 said that there are 439 American trapped in Afghanistan.

US undersecretary of defense Colin Kahul has said that they are in contact with 363 Americans in Afghanistan and added that only 176 of them are ready and want to leave the country.

Kahul added that 243 of those trapped in Afghanistan either do not want to leave Afghanistan or they are not ready to leave but acknowledged that those who want to leave will be taken out by any means possible.

Earlier, the Joe Biden administration (aka the Wilmington comorra)
...knaves, footpads, and adjusters employed by the Biden Crime Family. They leave a trail of havoc everywhere they turn their attention, be it the nation's borders, the Keystone XL Pipeline, or epidemics, sometimes on purpose, most times through sheer arrogant ineptitude. They learnt this stuff in college, you know...
had been saying that the number of Americans left behind does not exceed 200.

It comes as prominent republican Lindsey Graham
...soft-spoken senator from South Carolina, former best buddy of John Maverick McCain. Since McCain's demise, Graham has become more outspoken, more Republican and more of a supporter of President Trump. The speech he gave in support of Brett Kavanaugh was downright manly and really cheesed off the Dems...
lashed out on Joe Biden two days ago accusing him of taking 350 to 700 Americans out of Afghanistan but remaining indifferent to thousands of Afghans who have helped US men in service in the country.

Joe Biden is widely criticized as he withdrew troops from Afghanistan and left behind hundreds of American citizens.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [242 views] Top|| File under: Taliban/IEA

#1  Joing "two weeks (or maybe months) until Iran has a nuclear bomb, two weeks (but probably a lot more) to flatten the curve, 9 months (but count on that number to change) before gerbil worming is irreversible. Like Johnny Iselin said "I'd be a lot happier if we could just settle on the number..."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/28/2021 4:54 Comments || Top||

Given the various numbers we are told.
A person might thinks Biden put the CDC in charge of counting.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/28/2021 5:27 Comments || Top||

#3  Notice how the number keeps increasing.

This despite the fact that Americans are tricking out anyway.
Posted by: Unemble Oppressor of the Chinese6928 || 10/28/2021 10:12 Comments || Top||

#4  I don't understand what this has to do with the gay poetry slam?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/28/2021 15:56 Comments || Top||

Africa Horn
Somalia: ASWJ leaves Guriel after mediation efforts by local community
[Garowe] Moderate Sufi militia Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama'a [ASWJ] has left Guriel town in Central Somalia, it has been established, following mediation which was brokered by the local business community, an entity which has suffered the most.

For almost a week, the militia-controlled Guriel town but a response by government forces left over 120 people dead according to the group. Both sides suffered heavy casualties as the militia pushed further to the regional capital of Dhusamareeb.

Sources said the Somali National Army [SNA] has since taken full control of the town, adding that the group voluntarily left to avoid further festivities with the government forces. The military appeared to have been overwhelmed with the Sufi militia.

ASWJ also handed over two military vehicles seized during the fighting according to a source privy to the new development in central Somalia. Their militias are heading towards Godwiil village, the source added.

On Tuesday, Galmadug regional President Ahmed Karie alias Qoorqoor claimed foreign countries and some Federal States in Somalia are behind the resurgence of Ahlu Sunna in Galmudug
...a semiautonomous region in central Somalia, bordering Puntland on the north. Galmudug is not trying to obtain international recognition as a separate nation, but rather considers itself autonomous within the larger Somali federalism, for what that's worth...
. His accusation came as fighting continues for the 4th day in Guriel, a strategic city seized by ASWJ in early October.

Qoor-Qoor said they had been calling on Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama'a to leave Guriel for 22 days, but refused. "We had no option but to go to war," he said, adding that the militia was not keen on fighting against al-Shabaab
...... the Islamic version of the old Somali warlord...
, their initial mission.

Analysts argued that the violence is a setback to the election as Galmudug and SNA opened a new front after failing war on al-Shabaab in Mudug. The militia initially cooperated with government forces in the fight against al-Shabaab bad boys.

In a statement, the international partners expressed concerns over fighting in the strategic Guriel town, arguing that the fighting could erode gains made in terms of securing Somalia's future after years of political turmoil.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [85 views] Top|| File under: Devout Moslems

Uganda bus blast a 'suicide bomb attack', says police
[Garowe] For the second time in as many days, authorities in Uganda reported a kaboom, raising questions about the East Africa nation's preparedness in the fight against violent mostly peaceful extremism, which seems to be taking shape within the region.

In terms of counterterrorism, Uganda has been one of the most effective countries within the Horn and East Africa, but the two explosions within days apart could prove to be just the beginning of worst days in the coming months.

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said a suicide explosion hit a bus in Lungala, central Uganda on Monday evening, leaving one person dead and scores injured. The bus was travelling from the capital Kampala to Bushenyi.

"A team of bomb experts has been dispatched to Lungala, along the Kampala-Masaka highway, after a deadly explosion occurred on a bus belonging to Swift Safaris Bus company under registration number UAU 989T, at around 5pm . The bus was traveling from Kampala to Bushenyi," he said.

"So far one person has been confirmed dead and several other victims including injured persons being evacuated from the scene. The explosion comes three days after the kaboom in Komamboga," he added.

The scene, he noted, was cordoned off pending a thorough assessment and investigation by the bomb experts. "We shall periodically give updates surrounding the incident," added the police spokesperson.

Komamboga explosion on Saturday also left one person dead, in what was a terror-related attack in Uganda after almost a decade. The Islamist State fighters grabbed credit for Saturday's attack but for Monday, no group is yet to take responsibility.

The explosion killed a 20-year-old waitress and injured three people, two of whom were at death's door, police said, adding all indications suggest an act of domestic terror.

President Yoweri Museveni
...President-for-Life of Uganda. He assumed office in 1985. His primary virtue is being prefereable to both his predecessors, Idi Amin and Milton Obote...
said the attack "seems to be a terrorist act".

In 2010, the Somali Islamist bully boy group al-Shabaab
...... the personification of Somali state failure...
killed dozens of people in Kampala in a kaboom, saying it was punishing Uganda for deploying troops in Somalia.

Uganda has been one of the most effective peace and security partner in East and Horn of Africa, deploying close to 4,000 troops to Somalia in the fight against al-shabaab. Neighboring Kenya has been one of the most affected nations in the war against al-shabaab in Somalia.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [152 views] Top|| File under: Allied Democratic Forces

Africa North
Moscow-bound EgyptAir flight returns after threat message
[AlAhram] A Moscow-bound EgyptAir flight returned to the Egyptian capital shortly after takeoff Wednesday after a threatening message was found onboard, authorities said.

A statement by Egypt’s flagship airline said flight MS79 had returned safely to Cairo International Airport some 22 minutes after takeoff. The flight was heading to the Russian capital, it said.

Citing an unnamed official, the statement said the written message was found on a seat of the Airbus A220-300. It did not elaborate on the content of the message or who wrote it.

Later on Wednesday, EgyptAir said a security inspection determined that there was no threat to the flight. It said another aircraft was being prepared to fly passengers to their destination.

All flights between Moscow and Cairo were suspended for 2 1/2 years after the local affiliate of 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....
group downed a plane over Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula in October 2015, shortly after the aircraft took off from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.

The flights between the two capitals were resumed in April 2018 after Egypt beefed up security at Cairo’s international airport. But Russia only allowed resumption of flights between its territory and Sinai’s Red Sea resorts in August, after a nearly six-year hiatus.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [63 views] Top|| File under:

Saudi-led coalition says 105 Iran-backed rebels killed around Yemen’s Marib
[IsraelTimes] The Saudi-led military coalition backing the government in Yemen
...an area of the Arabian Peninsula sometimes mistaken for a country. It is populated by more antagonistic tribes and factions than you can keep track of...
says that 105 Iran's Houthi sock puppets
...a Zaidi Shia insurgent group operating in Yemen. They have also been referred to as the Believing Youth. Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi is said to be the spiritual leader of the group and most of the military leaders are his relatives. The legitimate Yemeni government has accused the them of having ties to the Iranian government. Honest they did. The group has managed to gain control over all of Saada Governorate and parts of Amran, Al Jawf and Hajjah Governorates. Its slogan is God is Great, Death to America™, Death to Israel, a curse on the Jews They like shooting off... ummm... missiles that they would have us believe they make at home in their basements. On the plus side, they did murder Ali Abdullah Saleh, which was the only way the country was ever going to be rid of him...
rebels were killed in Arclight airstrike
s around the strategic city of Marib.

That brings to more than 1,800 the number of Houthis the coalition says it has killed around Marib in strikes it has reported almost daily since October 11. The Iran-backed rebels rarely comment on losses, and AFP can’t independently verify the toll.

"Thirteen military vehicles were destroyed and 105" gunnies were killed in strikes in the past 24 hours in al-Jawba, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) south of Marib, and al-Kassara, 30 kilometers northwest, the coalition says, according to the official Saudi Press Agency.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [124 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

#1  Is this the same battle that has been reported the last few days or are they killing houthis wholesale?
Posted by: Chris || 10/28/2021 9:35 Comments || Top||

#2  The battle for Marib, which is in the west central part of Yeman has been going on for most of 2021.

It seems that the Saudi+ coalition began a new airstrike intensive operation in mid Oct 2021. This was probably because the Houthis were close to surrounding the city which is the last west Yemen stronghold of the pro Saudi govt headed by Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi. The Houthis have captured a lot of neighborhoods and some of the center city. The govt forces have lost a fair number of soldiers in the past few months (not mentioned in Saudi reports) and the airstrike intensive attacks are most probably meant to stall the Houthi ground offensive.
Posted by: Lord Garth || 10/28/2021 10:20 Comments || Top||

#3  Thanks for the info
Posted by: Chris || 10/28/2021 15:31 Comments || Top||

UK Climate Activists Target Roads Again Despite Injunction
Posted by: Fred || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [91 views] Top|| File under: Mob Rule

Caribbean-Latin America
VIDEO: Mexican Border City Government Vehicles Used by Gulf Cartel to Block Police
[Breitbart] Gulf Cartel gunmen used municipal vehicles to set roadblocks throughout the border city of Matamoros as a way to slow down military and police responses to a shootout. It remains unclear if the government vehicles were taken by force or not, however, the criminal organization and local authorities have a long history of cooperation.

Videos from Tamaulipas government surveillance cameras revealed that during last week’s large-scale shootout between cartel forces and Mexican authorities, Gulf Cartel men used trash collection vehicles from the City of Matamoros to block traffic.

The city government has not released any statements regarding the use of their trash collection vehicles. However, Matamoros has a long history of cooperation with the Gulf Cartel, where local police, city employees, and others have been outed as working for the criminal organization. In the past, several key cartel members have been listed on municipal payrolls.

Last week, Mexican troops and state police clashed with Gulf Cartel gunmen in a series of skirmishes which spread terror throughout Matamoros. Security forces killed one of the top enforcers for the Gulf Cartel, identified as Ariel “El Tigre” Trevino.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [161 views] Top|| File under: Narcos

#1  How long before our own deranged Kakocrats get wind if this technique?

Coming soon to Loudon County or a school board near you
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 7:05 Comments || Top||

#2  It seems like the line between government and drug cartel is getting blurrier and blurrier all around the world.
Posted by: Glenmore || 10/28/2021 10:10 Comments || Top||

#3  How long before

Antifa blocks Seattle police from responding to emergencies with snow barrier

The future already happened.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/28/2021 10:16 Comments || Top||

Dutch court convicts Iranian refugee on terror charges
[IsraelTimes] A court in the Netherlands convicts an Iranian refugee of preparing and financing terror attacks in his homeland targeting the Iranian government and its supporters. The 42-year-old man is sentenced to four years imprisonment.

The man, whose identity is not released in line with Dutch privacy rules, is linked to the Arab Struggle Movement for the Liberation of Ahwaz
...in our archives as Ahvaz. They’re Sunni Arabs who’re tired of being ruled by Shiite Persians, so they’ve been getting feisty...
, a separatist group in the oil-rich Ahwaz region of southern Iran.

The man is from Ahwaz, but he was tried in Rotterdam District Court because he has lived in the Netherlands since being granted residency as a refugee.

The court says in a statement that the defendant was in contact with separatists who planned and carried out attacks in Iran, including torching banks, but also targeting people linked to the Iranian government. He discussed possible targets, offered financial support and urged separatists to make video recordings of attacks, the written judgment says.

Through his actions, "the suspect played an important role in a criminal and terrorist organization whose goal was to support attacks in Iran," the court says.

Prosecutors sought a six-year prison sentence, but judges say they gave a lower sentence because of the man’s personal history, which he said included being imprisoned and tortured in Iran.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [60 views] Top|| File under:

2013 serial blasts at Modi rally: Patna convicts 9 Indian Mujahideen terrorists
[OneIndia] A Special NIA Court in Patna has convicted 9 accused in connection with the 2013 Gandhi Maidan serial blasts. It may be recalled that the blasts took place just before Narendra Modi, the then prime ministerial candidate was to deliver an address during the Hunkar rally.

While 9 were convicted, one person Fakhruddin has been acquitted in the case. The sentencing of the nine accused including Haider Ali, Numan Ansari, Majibullah, Umar Siddiqui, Firoz Aslam and Imtiaz Alam will take place on November 1.

Six people were killed and scores were maimed in the serial blasts that took place in Patna, Bihar on October 27 2013. The rally however went on with Modi delivering the address, thanks to which a stampede was avoided at the packed Gandhi Maidan. The speech also calmed the nerves of the people present there.

The Indian Mujahideen
A locally recruited auxilliary of Pakistain's Lashkar-e-Taiba, designed to give a domestic patina to Pakistain's terror war against its bigger neighbor...
was accused of carrying out the blasts. Nine IM operatives and a cadre of the Students Islamic Movement of India were made arraigned as accused in the case.

Haider Ali alias Black Beauty, Human Ansari, Mohammad Ansari, Umar Siddiqui, Azharuddin Qureshi, Faqruddin Mohammad, Ahmed Ansari, Mohammad Alam were identified as the accused.

The identity of one accused was protected as he was a minor. The minor was sentenced to three years by the Juvenile Justice Board.

One accused, Tariq Ansari died while trying to plant a bomb inside a public toilet in Patna. The accused are currently launched in a Patna jail.

The case was taken up by the NIA on November 6 2013 and a chargesheet was filed on August 21 2014. The NIA said that the accused had planned the Patna blasts after they failed to get close to Modi during his previous rallies in Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Delhi.

In this case there were 250 prosecution witnesses all of whom deposed before the court. In all there were 17 IEDS of which seven had been detonated.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/28/2021 01:32 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [85 views] Top|| File under: Lashkar e-Taiba

Govt ‘rejects’ TLP’s demand for expulsion of French ambassador

Posted by: Fred || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [144 views] Top|| File under: Tehrik-e-Labaik

How UNSCOM found and destroyed Iraq's biological weapons
Forwarded from a former colleague:

Editor’s note: Kings College London and the UN’s Office for Disarmament Affairs hosted a webinar in April to mark the 30th anniversary of the founding of the UN Special Commission (UNSCOM), which oversaw destruction of Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction after the Persian Gulf War. What follows is an edited transcript of that event. The July issue of the Bulletin’s bimonthly magazine features an array of essays and recollections from officials and inspectors involved in the disarmament of Iraq. It can be found here.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/28/2021 03:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [283 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Wait a minute! Corporate media told me all this was a lie, And Bush Lied People Died.
Posted by: Sonny Black || 10/28/2021 10:01 Comments || Top||

#2  Yep Sonny, that's what we were told and in some sectors, continue to be told. I'm sure UNSCOM didn't get all of it, but it was a noble effort which produced positive results. That is not a frequent occurrence at the United Nations.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/28/2021 14:16 Comments || Top||

#3  “Chemical Ali” was a bit of a clue, too.
Posted by: Grunter || 10/28/2021 17:39 Comments || Top||

#4  The Russions rushed in to haul off WMD's they provided Iraq. Their oil companies moved a bunch of it out of Iraq to Syria.
Posted by: crazyhorse || 10/28/2021 17:52 Comments || Top||

#5  /\ Been a few years ago, but I remember seeing the imagery of the suspicious convoys that led to that analysis. The usual Russian denials quickly followed.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/28/2021 17:59 Comments || Top||

Military court convicts Palestinian terrorist in Esther Horgen’s murder
[IsraelTimes] Muhammad Mruh Kabha convicted of killing in the Reihan forest last year; family says he should ’rot behind bars till the end of his days’

The Samaria Military Court on Wednesday convicted a Paleostinian man who confessed to killing Israeli Esther Horgen in a terror attack late last year.

The court found Muhammad Mruh Kabha
...also spelt Mohammad Maroh Kabaha...
guilty of intentionally causing Horgen’s death as well as various other offenses.

Horgen’s family responded in a statement, saying they were "satisfied with the conviction of the terrorist."

"The terrorist should get his punishment with the full severity of the law and rot behind bars till the end of his days," the statement said.

The family went on to accuse the Paleostinian Authority of being responsible for Horgen’s murder, by "encouraging terror with blood libels and education to hate and kill, and by paying enormous sums to Death Eaters and their families after the act."

The PA pays monthly wages to Paleostinians who are in prison for carrying out attacks on Israelis and to their families if the attackers are killed.

In February this year, the IDF demolished Kabha’s home in the village of Tura al-Gharbiya, near Jenin in the northern West Bank.

According to court papers, on December 20, 2020, Horgen, 52, a mother of six, went for a hike in the Reihan forest, near her home in the Tal Menashe settlement. Kabha, who had been waiting in the area for a potential victim to pass by, ran after her and knocked her to the ground. Horgen tried to fight him off but he pinned her down and then repeatedly hit her over the head with large rocks, causing her to bleed and breaking bones in her arms and chest, until she stopped moving.

Horgen’s body was found in the early hours of the next morning after her husband, Benjamin, reported her missing.

Kabha escaped and was captured after a four-day manhunt.

According to the Shin Bet security agency, Kabha carried out the terror attack as a form of vengeance for the death of a security prisoner, Kamel Abu Waer, who died of cancer six weeks before.
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Lebanese shepherd crosses border, arrested in ambush — IDF
[IsraelTimes] IDF troops have detained a Lebanese shepherd who crossed the border into Israel, the military says.

The shepherd was detained in a "planned ambush" near the Hasbani River and taken for questioning, according to the Israel Defense Forces.
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LF Supporters Rally on Maarab Road as Geagea Dodges Court Summons
[An Nahar] Members and supporters of the Lebanese Forces
A Christian political party founded by Bashir Gemayel, who was then bumped off when he was elected president of Leb...
party on Wednesday flocked to Maarab in their cars in solidarity with LF leader Samir Geagea
...Geagea was imprisoned by the Syrians and their puppets for 11 years in a dungeon in the third basement level of the Lebanese Ministry of Defense. He was released after the Cedar Revolution in 2005...
.The move comes after Geagea was summoned to appear before the army’s Intelligence Directorate as a witness in connection with the deadly Tayyouneh-Ain al-Remmaneh festivities. The summoning had been scheduled for 9am Wednesday and the LF leader did not show up.

The National News Agency said the roads leading to Maarab were completely filled by Geagea’s supporters and the vehicles that carried them.

"The atmosphere is calm and has not been marred by any incident," NNA added, noting that the protesters carried Lebanese and LF flags, chanted patriotic anthems and shouted slogans supportive of Geagea.

LF politician Chawki Daccache and ex-MP Elie Keyrouz were meanwhile taking part in the demo.

Geagea has stressed that he will not testify in the case if Hizbullah
...Party of God, a Leb militia inspired, founded, funded and directed by Iran. Hizbullah refers to itself as The Resistance and purports to defend Leb against Israel, with whom it has started and lost one disastrous war to date, though it did claim victory...
chief Sayyed His Eminence Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah
...The satrap of the Medes and the Persians in Leb...
is not also summoned.

The festivities on October 14 left seven people dead, mainly Hizbullah and Amal Movement members. Hizbullah and Amal accused the LF of being responsible for sniper fire against unarmed protesters that ignited armed festivities.

Geagea has denied responsibility
Nope. Nope. Wudn't us.
for the deaths, saying that residents of Ain al-Remmaneh had "defended" themselves against "Hizbullah Death Eaters who tried to enter their homes." He also said that a protester fired handgun shots and injured four people in Ain al-Remmaneh before any rounds were fired from the neighborhood.

The LF official in charge of Maarab security, Simon Musallem, two Amal Movement members, two Syrians and a Lebanese Army soldier were among 68 suspects who were charged Tuesday over the festivities by Judge Fadi Akiki, the State Commissioner to the Military Court. The rest of the charged suspects are residents of Ain al-Remmaneh and LF members and supporters according to media reports.

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