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Good Morning

Thousands of federal convicts released to home confinement during COVID will be sent BACK to prison when the pandemic 'emergency' is over, Biden administration says
Wednesday July 21st, 2021

Peace talks on 'two-state' basis only way to resolve Cyprus issue: Erdogan
Mali's interim President Assimi Goita attacked by two men at a mosque in the capital, Bamako
ISIS claims responsibility for the rocket attack near the Afghan presidential palace in Kabul
IDF has retaliated inside Lebanon for rockets fired
Coptic church in British Columbia that was recently targeted in an arson attack was burned down this week
Afghan politician rejects Iranian daily's report on 'Shia mobilization force'
Oklahoma man arrested after 12-year-old
arrives at Tulsa hospital 9 months pregnant

Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 23:11 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336075 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Omgggg!! I love Audrey Hepburn! She is my favourite!!!
Posted by: Wren || 07/21/2021 3:38 Comments || Top||

#2  A brilliant actress. We just watched 'Love in the Afternoon' recently on Turner Classics.

Posted by: Besoeker || 07/21/2021 4:45 Comments || Top||

#3  She was in "Wait Until Dark," a great thriller.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/21/2021 8:13 Comments || Top||

#4  Classic Beauty.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/21/2021 9:02 Comments || Top||

#5  'Sabrina' and 'Charade'
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 07/21/2021 9:28 Comments || Top||

#6  "Two for the Road" - sunburn scene....
Posted by: Mercutio || 07/21/2021 9:40 Comments || Top||

#8  Back in the day, did people really love her?
Posted by: Wren || 07/21/2021 10:17 Comments || Top||

#9  My Dad sure did, Wren.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 07/21/2021 16:59 Comments || Top||

#10  Nobody didn't like Audrey Hepburn. As far as I can recollect anyway.
Posted by: jpal || 07/21/2021 17:28 Comments || Top||

-Great Cultural Revolution
Hundreds of illegal immigrants try to force their way into the United States at the Del Rio crossing in Texas: Data shows 188,000 migrants were apprehended in June alone amid Biden and Kamala's border crisis
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336070 views] Top|| File under: Human Trafficking

#1  They will keep coming as long as they have incentives to do so and the border is open.

Why in the heck do so many on the left subscribe to Soros' cockamamie notion of "Open Borders?" A sure recipe for disaster. It id the same with the Cloward and Piven crazy notion of collapsing the system.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/21/2021 8:48 Comments || Top||

#2  Implement Eisenhowers "Operation Wetback"...
Posted by: crazyhorse || 07/21/2021 9:56 Comments || Top||

#3  "188,000 apprehended"

I wonder how many were NOT apprehended?
(And how many of those apprehended were repeaters?)
Posted by: Glenmore || 07/21/2021 11:02 Comments || Top||

#4  So much for the United States of America.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/21/2021 12:34 Comments || Top||

-War on Police-
Video from this week shows an assailant smashing a bottle over an NYPD officer's head in an unprovoked assault

Courtesy of Skidmark, the Daily Mail adds:
  • Suspect Tyshaun Holloway, 27, of Hackensack, N.J., has two arrests from 2016 related to attacking police officers

  • NYPD News posted a tweet with the video of the attack, which occurred on a Brooklyn street corner early on Sunday morning

  • The officer sustained multiple lacerations to the face and neck that required stitches and staples, but is in stable condition

  • The blatant assault comes amid a surge in violent crime in the Big Apple in recent months, with two vicious assaults happening the same weekend
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336074 views] Top|| File under:

#ISIS claims responsibility for the rocket attack near the Afghan presidential palace in #Kabul
[PUBLISH.TWITTER] It might even be true.

Courtesy of Skidmark, the Daily Mail has the usual visual aids. And Tolo News adds:
Sources confirmed that the rockets were fired from the Parwan-e-Se area in Kabul’s District 18 in the north of the city.

The rockets landed in Bagh-e-Ali Mardan and Chaman-e-Hozori areas in Kabul’s District 1 and Manabe Bashari area in Kabul’s District 2 — all near the Presidential Palace, officials said.

But sources from the government said that one rocket landed at the Presidential Palace's compound in which one person was maimed.

"When I saw the car that rockets were fired one after another, I was scared. No one was there in the car," said Tabish, a Kabul resident.

The rockets were fired from a corolla vehicle that was burnt after the incident.

"People were too afraid. It had a loud sound. There were four blasts sound," said Mujib, a Kabul resident.

"Six rockets were fired from this car," said Mohammad Nasim, a Kabul resident who said that people were scattered at a mosque near the area after hearing the sound of blasts.

...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
has denied their involvement in the incident.

It was the fourth rocket attack on the Presidential Palace over the last three years and all have been fired from the same place.
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336085 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

Africa Horn
US military conducted an air strike against al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabaab militants in Somalia

The US military conducted an air strike against al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabaab
...... the personification of Somali state failure...
hard boyz on Tuesday, the first since President Joe The Big Guy Biden
...46th president of the U.S. SOld, boring, a plagiarist, fond of hair sniffing and grabbing the protruding parts of women, and not whatcha call brilliant... or is that an act?...
took office, the Pentagon said.

The US military command for Africa (AFRICOM), in coordination with the Somali government, "conducted one Arclight airstrike
in the vicinity of Galkayo, Somalia today against al-Shabaab," Pentagon spokeswoman Cindi King told AFP.

The strike, 700 kilometers (430 miles) northeast of Mogadishu, targeted Shabaab Death Eaters, King said.

"A battle-damage assessment is still pending due to the ongoing engagement between al-Shabaab and Somali forces, however the command’s initial assessment is that no civilians were maimed or killed as a result of this strike," she added.

The strike is the first conducted by the US military in Somalia since January 19, when AFRICOM announced it had killed three Shabaab hard boyz in two strikes in Jamaame and Deb Scinnele.

Biden was inaugurated the next day. As soon as he arrived at the White House, he limited the use of drones against Death Eater groups outside US theaters of war.

That reversed the policy of his predecessor Donald Trump
...Perhaps no man has ever had as much fun being president of the US...
, who had given the US military carte blanche in countries such as Somalia and Libya.

In March, Pentagon front man John Kirby said that any planned strikes against Death Eater groups outside Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq were now submitted to the White House before being carried out.

Drone strikes multiplied during Trump’s term, going from 11 in Somalia in 2015, to 64 in 2019 and 54 in 2020, according to the non-governmental group Airwars, which monitors civilian deaths in bombings around the world.

Just before he left office, Trump ordered the withdrawal of some 700 special forces soldiers who were deployed in Somalia to train and advise the Somali army.
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336071 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)

Africa North
Turkey Installs Air Defence System in Libya's Bani Walid
[LIBYAREVIEW] On Monday, the Libyan television channel "218 News" claimed that Ottoman Turkish officers have installed an air defence and jamming system, inside the military manufacturing factory in the town of Bani Walid.

Sources told 218 that the Ottoman Turkish officers entered Bani Walid a few days ago, taking advantage of the operations carried out by the 444th Brigade, under the command of Mahmoud Hamza. The 444th Brigade is allegedly taking action without consulting any other security apparatus, and the government is supposedly unaware of these movements in Bani Walid.

The installation of the system comes within the framework of Ankara’s fear of any movements of the Libyan National Army (LNA) in Bani Walid.

In the same context, according to a leaked document, the EU is finalising plans for a military mission in Libya in order to compete for influence with other forces there, EUObserver reported.

The EU diplomatic service’s internal paper dated 1 July stated that Libya’s grinding of the peace processor required large-scale disarmament, demobilisation, and reintegration (DDR) of fighters, as well as a fundamental security sector reform (SSR).

"In this context, an EU military CSDP [Common Security and Defence Policy] engagement should ... be considered in order not to leave the entire field of activity in the military domain to third states," the statement read.

The paper did allude to The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...just another cheapjack Moslem dictatorship, brought to you by the Moslem Brüderbund...
, when it reported on a "third country" that had "continued denial of inspections" of suspected arms shipments to Libya, in violation of a UN embargo. The same country "maintains a strong military presence in Libya and provides training to selected armed forces in western Libya, especially the Coast Guard and Navy," it noted, after Turkey sent troops to Libya last year.

It explained that Turkey’s Defence Ministry has been tweeting about the interception of migrants colonists off of Libya’s coast, prompting fears that Ankara may gain further leverage over the EU by taking control of the central Mediterranean migration route, as well as the one it already controls via Greece.

Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336074 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

Mali's interim President Assimi Goita attacked by two men at a mosque in the capital, Bamako
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336073 views] Top|| File under:

Greek authorities on Lesbos say they are drawing up a criminal case, including on charges of espionage, against 10 people
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336072 views] Top|| File under: Human Trafficking

#1  Pics of hot Lesbos or GTFO, okay?
Posted by: Raj || 07/21/2021 0:50 Comments || Top||

An island of fair Lesbos,
to which sex-starved despos,
are taken by imps of Soros.
They plod till they reach,
the other side of the beach,
and catch 'nuther ride to Thesos.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/21/2021 4:56 Comments || Top||

#3  Lesbos are not hot. They are generally the opposite of hot. Most are ugly women, and it's no wonder they went lesbo and think all men are rapists.
Posted by: Slomorong Thraiger7030 || 07/21/2021 5:09 Comments || Top||

#4  Oh great. Apparently there's a word filter that doesn't allow the proper form of lesbos-ian. And it doesn't tell you it's filtering you. How Orwellian.
Posted by: Slomorong Thraiger7030 || 07/21/2021 5:10 Comments || Top||

#5  ^ Try lésbian. It's to keep horrible dirty bots from getting into the Burg I think.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/21/2021 5:22 Comments || Top||

#6  It is definitely to keep spam bots at bay. Otherwise keeping the Burg readable would be a full time job. Nobody knows what’s on the list but Fred.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/21/2021 13:43 Comments || Top||

#7  Thirteen. Winston tried to say "Sapphic"
In monitored telescreen traffic.
The bells of St. Winifred
Were silent as Minifred's
Laughter. He spat something graphic.
Posted by: Vespasian Turkeyneck4945 || 07/21/2021 14:57 Comments || Top||

Great White North
Coptic church in British Columbia that was recently targeted in an arson attack was burned down this week
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336075 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Well, it could have been leftists, but are there Muslims in the area?
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 07/21/2021 7:02 Comments || Top||

#2  The "Sickness That Is Seattle" keeps spreading!
Posted by: || 07/21/2021 13:17 Comments || Top||

Home Front: WoT
Recovery of drugs from CIA cops proof of their involvement in dirty business
[NATION.PK] Leader of Opposition in Sindh Assembly, Haleem Adil Sheikh has said that arrest of six cops of CIA police Jamshoro with the 65kg of chars by Rangers personnel from Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It is among the largest cities in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
was the ample enough proof that police officials under the direct patronage by Chief Minister Sindh and IG police Sindh were doing the dirty business.

In a statement issued on Monday, he said that Mr Sarwar Rahupoto, the younger brother of Mr Skindar Ali Rahupoto, the PPP MNA from Jamshoro, was directly involved in that big scam.

Haleem Adil alleged that Rahupoto himself was involved in the shifting of the contraband from Jamshoro to Karachi but he was yet to be arrested. "This shows that CM and Bilawal Houses run through the money being earned through such criminal acts like drug pushing," he said and asked the PPP leaders to come up with a clear stance over the arrest and recovery of chars by Rangers personnel from a police van.
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336069 views] Top|| File under: Narcos

30 Civilians Killed And More Than 50 Others Wounded In Sadr City Explosion
[NINANEWS] The Security Media Cell announced the death of 30 citizens and the injury of more than 50 others in the earth-shattering kaboom of Sadr City.

The cell said in a statement: "Yesterday's bombing in Sadr City was carried out by a suicide terrorist wearing an boom belt, killing 30 citizens and wounding more than 50 others."

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Sadr City Bombing
[NINANEWS] Reuters news agency said that ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack that targeted a popular market in Sadr City in Baghdad.

Kadhimi Chairs An Emergency Security Meeting On The Bombing of Sadr City
[NINANEWS] Prime Minister, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Mustafa al-Kadhimi chaired last night an emergency meeting that included military, security and intelligence leaders, against the background of the terrorist attack with the cowardly bombing that took place in Sadr City.

Al-Kadhimi began the meeting, according to a statement by his office, by noting that terrorism had proven their failure to gain a foothold as a result of the blows they received at the hands of our heroic armed forces, so they resorted to a path of meanness and defeat by targeting innocents at random, as the cowards have always condemned.

And he said: I offer my condolences to our sons, our brothers and our people in Sadr City, and let the families of the deaders know that retribution will pursue terrorism in every hole and every hiding place, and the bully boyz will not be safe on the land of Iraq.

He explained that the criminals, with their desperate attempts, wanted to create chaos, after detonating the electric power transmission towers, they went to indiscriminate killing and bombing among the safe people.

Al-Kadhimi directed that any commander or officer who is proven to have failed to perform his duty be held accountable, investigated and referred to the competent court, stressing on our security forces to remain the eye that never sleeps for the security and safety of Iraqis, and to mobilize intelligence work with all its energies, and with precise preemptive strikes, in order that terrorism has no sanctuary or incubator anywhere.

He also directed the redistribution of holding sectors for the security forces in the capital, Baghdad, in a way that increases the readiness of our units and their ability to confront terrorist and criminal schemes.

Al-Kadhimi also directed to provide urgent assistance in all its forms to the families of the victims, and for health personnel to mobilize all their energies in order to treat the injured.
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336084 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Seems like things have been kicking up in the mid-east since January.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/21/2021 11:15 Comments || Top||

#2  Hmmmm...what happened in January?
Posted by: Frank G || 07/21/2021 12:18 Comments || Top||

A bomb exploded in front of the house of a civil activist in Nasiriyah
[NINANEWS] An bomb went kaboom! targeting the house of a civil activist in al-Montazah neighborhood in central Nasiriyah.

A security source said, according to Nasiriyah News Network: "The explosion caused damage to the front of the house, without causing any human casualties.
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336069 views] Top|| File under:

IDF intel chief says Israel under nonstop cyber-threats, is retaliating
h/t Instapundit
[Times of Israel] - The head of Military Intelligence on Tuesday said Israel is facing constant cyber threats and will respond to attacks as it does to any other type of aggression.

"Israel is under constant threat in the cyber dimension, and attacks are sometimes carried out against it. We are able to deal with most of the threats through advanced defense capabilities," Maj. Gen. Tamir Hayman said at a conference at Tel Aviv University.

Hayman said that like in other military theaters, defense alone is not sufficient and "additional steps must be taken to preserve Israel’s [tactical] superiority over our enemies."
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/21/2021 13:20 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336070 views] Top|| File under:

Southeast Asia
Philippine Troops Kill Suspect from Islamic State-Affiliated Group
[BenarNews] Government troops killed a suspected member 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....
bully boy group’s Philippine branch and captured two others during an operation in southern Maguindanao province at the weekend, the military said Monday.

Soldiers were checking on reports about Dawlah Islamiyah-Hassan Group
...sometimes spelt Daulah Islamiyah, for some reason, which means Islamic State in the Philippines, whatever the words actually translate as. It has several groups...
suspects being present in Shariff Saydona Mustapha town when the suspects shot at them on Saturday morning, precipitating a gunbattle, said Lt. Col. Benjamin Cadiente, commander of the 33rd Infantry Battalion.

"While troops were approaching the reported location of the terrorists, they were fired upon by an undetermined number of Dawlah Islamiyah-Hassan Group members, which forced the soldiers to retaliate," Cadiente said in a statement, using the Philippine name for the Islamic State (IS) group led by Salahuddin Hassan.

A suspect identified only as "Tong Bomber" was killed in the shootout, according to the state-run Philippine News Agency. He was a bomb expert believed to be responsible for attacks against military convoys and installations in Maguindanao, the PNA report said.

"He was killed following the 7 a.m. encounter in Barangay Nabundas, Shariff Saydona Mustapha town," PNA quoted Cadiente as saying in his incident report to the Army’s 6th Infantry Division commander.

A soldier was maimed in Saturday’s incident, but was out of danger after receiving medical treatment, the military said.

The three suspects allegedly belonged to a faction of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters
...a MILF splinter group aligned with the Islamic State...
(BIFF) led by Hassan, which has pledged allegiance to IS.

BIFF is a splinter group of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, which signed a peace deal with Manila in 2014 and controls a Moslem autonomous area in the south.

Other Dawlah Islamiyah cells have worked with a faction that was behind a five-month siege of Marawi,
...that’s be the Maute Group, founded by the Maute brothers...
a city in the southern Philippines, by pro-IS Filipino fighters and snuffies from other countries in 2017.

In January, BIFF snuffies allegedly carried out two roadside kaboomings in the south that killed three and injured scores of people.

In May, BIFF briefly took over a southern town, but bloodshed was averted when they left after a tense standoff.

During a trip to the south soon after, President Rodrigo Duterte warned Moslem leaders he would have to wage an all-out war similar, if local authorities did not rein in the bully boys.

Since January 2021, government forces have captured or slain some 150 bully boy suspects, of whom 19 were from DI and 131 from BIFF.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/21/2021 02:17 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336076 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

Reports circulating of at least two Syrian fighters killed and several injured during Israeli airstrikes Monday night in Aleppo
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336079 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  Sux 2BU
Posted by: Raj || 07/21/2021 0:13 Comments || Top||

#2  "in Aleppo". That's a big city. So the Jews knew where to find these guys, and planned on sufficient accuracy that a warhead about the size of an M79 proje would do the job. Am i reading that right?
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 07/21/2021 18:20 Comments || Top||

#3  Gary Johnson: "What is Aleppo?"
Posted by: Frank G || 07/21/2021 20:29 Comments || Top||

Protests against water shortages in Iran spread to the city of Izeh
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336069 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Enter search == Izeh, Khuzestan Province, Iran == and you will see a dramatic photograph of a lake of water. Which may have disappeared.
Posted by: Gerthudion Whomoper3485 || 07/21/2021 8:47 Comments || Top||

Turkish forces and opposition factions bombard civilian cars on the M4 road north of Raqqa,
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336073 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

Turkish forces and Turkish-backed armed factions have targeted the Shi'ite towns of Nubl and Zahra
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336073 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

Russian warplanes launched airstrikes on the sites of the Turkish-backed armed factions in the northern countryside of Latakia and the western countryside of Hama
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336070 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

Russian Pantsyr-S and Buk-M2 systems intercept 7 Israeli air launched missiles, Syria warns of repercussions
[TASS] Israeli fighter jets fired eight guided missiles at an area southeast of Syria's Aleppo, seven of them were intercepted by the Pantsyr-S and Buk-M2 systems of Russian manufacture, Vadim Kulit, deputy chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties in Syria, said on Tuesday.

"In a span from 23:39 to 23:51 on July 19, four F-16 fighter jets of the Israeli Air Force entered Syria’s airspace via the US-controlled al-Tanf zone and fired eight guided missiles at facilities southeast of the city of Aleppo," he said.

According to Kulit, seven missiles were downed by the Russian-made Pantsyr-S and Buk-M2 systems that were on combat duty. One missile damaged the building of a research center in the settlement of Safira in the Aleppo governorate," he said.

The Dubai-based Al Hadath television channel reported earlier on Tuesday that Israel had delivered airstrikes at defense enterprises near al-Safira. According to Al Hadath, strikes were also delivered at weapons depots belonging to pro-Iranian Shia units fighting on the part of the Syrian army. Lebanon’s Al Mayadeen television channel reported that a research center near Aleppo was a target of airstrikes.

Syria’s SANA agency said earlier citing a military source that the Syrian air defense forces had repelled an attack by the Israeli Air Force southeast of Aleppo late on Monday.

Syria warns of 'serious repercussions' after Israel launches airstrike on Aleppo

[Iran Press TV] Syria has warned the Israeli regime of "serious repercussions" of unrelenting military attacks against the war-torn country, saying such acts of aggression will not dissuade Syrian forces from battling Israeli-backed bully boy groups.

In a statement on Tuesday, the Syrian Foreign Ministry said the Israeli regime forces late on Monday launched an aerial attack targeting positions in the al-Safirah area in the northern province of Aleppo near the Ottoman Turkish border.

The attack was successfully intercepted by Syria’s air defenses, which shot down most of the missiles.

The statement added that the aerial aggression by Tel Aviv coincided with missile attacks by al-Nusra
...formally Jabhat an-Nusrah li-Ahli al-Sham (Support Front for the People of the Levant), also known as al-Qaeda in the Levant. They aim to establish a pan-Arab caliphate. Not the same one as the Islamic State, though .. ...
Front gunnies in parts of Aleppo and north of Hama Province lying on the banks of Orontes River.

The attacks were launched from the group’s hideouts in northwestern Idlib Province, the last major bully boy stronghold in the country.

The Syrian ministry warned that Tel Aviv will bear "full responsibility" of the consequences resulting from its unrelenting aggression, continued support to armed terrorist groups and occupation of Arab lands, including the occupied Syrian Golan, renewing the vows to reclaim the occupied territory.
Posted by: badanov || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336074 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  Yay, we shot down 7 missiles launched by the Zionist Entity!
Good work! So you got them all?
Yes... all of them but one.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/21/2021 10:14 Comments || Top||

#2  Russian Pantsyr-S and Buk-M2 systems intercept

“You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”.

Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/21/2021 13:27 Comments || Top||

#3  seven of them were intercepted by the Pantsyr-S and Buk-M2 systems of Russian manufacture,

...Suuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuure they were.

Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 07/21/2021 14:53 Comments || Top||

IDF has retaliated inside Lebanon for rockets fired

The Times of Israel adds:
Israel Defense Forces chief Aviv Kohavi warned 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...
on Tuesday that Israel will respond to any rocket attacks from the country, after forces of Evil fired projectiles toward Israeli territory overnight.

In response to the rocket fire, which set off warning sirens in the Western Galilee region, the military said it fired artillery shells at the source of the rockets.

One of the rockets was intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system, while the second fell in an open area near the coast, the IDF said. There were no reports of injuries or damage, and the military said it had no special instructions for residents of the region.

The early morning attack came some four hours after Syrian state media said Israeli aircraft launched a number of missiles at targets near the Syrian city of Aleppo.

The Israeli military believes the rockets at northern Israel were fired by a Paleostinian group in southern Lebanon, not by the country’s powerful Hezbollah terror group. However,
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Hezbollah maintains tight control over southern Lebanon, making it unlikely that such an attack would be conducted from that area without at least its tacit approval.

The Lebanese Army announced Tuesday it had located three Grad rocket launchers, one of which was armed, in the town of Qlaileh, south of Tyre.

There are several Paleostinian terror groups operating in southern Lebanon, along with Hezbollah, which is backed by 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...
and closely allied with Syria’s Assad regime.
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