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Good afternoon
Myth busted? NJ AG indicts
four over mail-in ballot fraud;
Sunday June 28th, 2020

PiaZadora-016
Iran officials say Saudis fired on fishing boat straying into territorial waters
Iran’s Central Bank injects hundreds of millions of dollars to stabilize the currency market
Egypt has executed Libyan militant Abdelrahim Mohamed al-Mesmari, who was captured after the 2017 terrorist attack
US Finalizing Plan to Pull 4,000 Troops from Afghanistan: CNN
Maidan Wardak Faces Imminent Threat as Taliban Expands Presence
GNA convoy 55 km west of sirte , destroyed by LNA airstrike

Posted by: Fred || 06/28/2020 16:10 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6482 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Pia! Finally someone from my generation. Loved her in Butterfly with Stacey Keach quite the little eclectic movie.

Posted by: jpal || 06/28/2020 17:12 Comments || Top||

#2  and her husband paid to make the movie. Even more of a cuck than Allahpundit?
Posted by: Frank G || 06/28/2020 17:17 Comments || Top||

#3  Attractive photo. Pia was not known for her acting skills.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/28/2020 18:28 Comments || Top||

#4  Man, what a coincidence...saw something on her just yesterday. Oh, yeah....
Posted by: Clem || 06/28/2020 18:40 Comments || Top||

#5  Allahpundit? Is that person sill relevant to anything other than being resident Anti-Trump brain damaged person at HotAir?
Posted by: Marilyn Tojo7566 || 06/28/2020 22:12 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
Maidan Wardak Faces Imminent Threat as Taliban Expands Presence
[ToloNews] Residents in the Afghan province of Maidan Wardak on Friday expressed deep concerns over a dramatic surge in the level of violence in their areas, saying Taliban
...Arabic for students...
groups have significantly increased their presence in the area and are frequently engaging in deadly battles with the Afghan cops.

Meanwhile,
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Posted by: trailing wife || 06/28/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6478 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


ANDSF Fighting Taliban in 15 Provinces Amid Peace Efforts
[ToloNews] The Afghan National Security and Defense Forces (ANDSF) are tackling the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
insurgency in at least 15 provinces of the country, according to numbers from the Afghan security agencies.

The security agencies have said that at least 15 Afghan security force members were killed and 14 others were maimed in various parts of the country in the past 24 hours while repelling the Taliban attacks.
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Posted by: trailing wife || 06/28/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6485 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


4 Taliban militants killed, 3 arrested in Jawzjan province
[KhaamaPress] The security forces killed 4 Talibs and arrested 3 others following clash in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said a clash broke out between security forces and Talibs in Chupli Tapa Village of Khamab district on Friday night.

The statement further added that the security forces killed 4 Talibs during the clash and arrested 3 others.

The security forces also confiscated some weapons and munitions following the clash, the 209th Shaheen Corps added in its statement.

The Taliban
...Arabic for students...
group has not commented regarding the incident so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/28/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Two employees of Afghanistan’s human rights body were killed in a bomb attack in Kabul
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 06/28/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6477 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa North
Egypt has executed Libyan militant Abdelrahim Mohamed al-Mesmari, who was captured after the 2017 terrorist attack
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 06/28/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6475 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


More than 90 migrants were returned to Khums, Libya
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 06/28/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6472 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  A real anchor baby
Posted by: Frank G || 06/28/2020 8:37 Comments || Top||


El Sharara oil field under the authority of the democratically elected parliament HoR , and protection of the Libyan Army
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 06/28/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6475 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood


GNA convoy 55 km west of sirte , destroyed by #LNA airstrike
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 06/28/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Russia secretly offered bounties to the Taliban for killing US Coalition forces in Afghanistan
[Twitter]



Posted by: 3dc || 06/28/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6477 views] Top|| File under: Tin Hat Dictators, Presidents for Life,

#1  report said the payoffs started in March

no USA fatalities since feb

intel came from captured Taliban who may have been lied to by their handler or why have been wishful thinking
Posted by: lord garth || 06/28/2020 0:12 Comments || Top||

#2  Isn't GRU's Unit 29155 the one accused of The Salisbury Poisonings (which became a BBC Drama)?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/28/2020 3:24 Comments || Top||

#3  /\ Yes, I believe I saw at least one piece of UNCLAS traffic that indicated Salisbury-Skripel was a 29155 job. It's certainly in their available product line. At the time I suspected a Porton Down (PD) disgruntled employee or do-it-yourself home chem-bio project. The proximity of the incident to PD was in fact a coincidence.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/28/2020 7:37 Comments || Top||

#4  /\ Kind of like the Wuhan lab and the near-by wet market.
Posted by: Clem || 06/28/2020 7:50 Comments || Top||

#5  /\ Exactly correct. A convenient cover-for-action.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/28/2020 8:03 Comments || Top||

#6  I don't find this to be credible at all. First you have the Russians, notorious big spenders that they are. Then the ever reliable Taliban who won't even keep any recognizable agreement with their co-religionists much less people they are religiously sanctioned to lie, cheat, and steal from.

So the entire set up strains the imagination. But if the practical limitations aren't enough it's being reported by the NYT.
Posted by: Cesare || 06/28/2020 8:53 Comments || Top||

#7  This is the Democrats new Russia Collusion gig to attack Trump.
Posted by: b || 06/28/2020 9:37 Comments || Top||

#8  ^Neh, it's MI5
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/28/2020 9:52 Comments || Top||

#9  Taliban...sounds they are as megalomaniacal as the Democratic party.
Posted by: Clem || 06/28/2020 10:08 Comments || Top||

#10  Speaking of the New York Slimes...
Posted by: Clem || 06/28/2020 10:16 Comments || Top||

#11  ZH reports all players claiming NYT report as fake news:
Posted by: Clem || 06/28/2020 14:25 Comments || Top||

#12  Clem’s link:
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/28/2020 14:33 Comments || Top||

#13  I don't trust anyone involved in this story, including the party reporting it.

Posted by: charger || 06/28/2020 15:26 Comments || Top||


Fifth Column
Watch Antifa Run When Portland Police Rush Them, It Doesn't End Well for Them
[Red State] Early Friday morning, hundreds of Antifa attacked police and the North Precinct in Portland. They tried to set up another autonomous zone around the precinct with fencing and dumpsters, tried to lock police in the precinct and light it on fire, and pelted the police outside with objects like glass bottles.

They also spray painted all kinds of disgusting things on the precinct including "the only good cop is a dead one" as well as looted and damaged businesses in the area.

Posted by: Besoeker || 06/28/2020 08:16 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6491 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Long past time to start shooting the insurrectionists.
Posted by: DarthVader || 06/28/2020 8:30 Comments || Top||

#2  /\ Can't do that! They are the militant wing of the Democratic party.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/28/2020 8:32 Comments || Top||

#3  Maybe it's early for the police to start shooting, but I'd sure like to see some old time head breacking.
Posted by: Cesare || 06/28/2020 9:02 Comments || Top||

#4  Can't do that! They are the militant wing of the Democratic party.

You have to use silver bullets?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/28/2020 9:51 Comments || Top||

#5  Yeah, they ran, at first. Then the tougher ones stopped and so did the police. I didn't see any headed busted or arrests.
Posted by: Bobby || 06/28/2020 10:03 Comments || Top||

#6  Frame them first. Plant evidence, arrange for tangos in Gitmo to testify that they are proud conspirators and allies. Pay, torture or make a deal with them to simply say that on camera. It doesn't have to look convincing. About as tight as the BoP alibis on Epstein will do. Remember, it's the Age of the Shameless.

Then classify the insurrectionists as part of an international terrorist group, in league with Al-Qaeda or Iran, or whoever, depending on who won the Gitmo razzies. Let absolute robots field the incredulous questions of the MSM, while you shoot the known leaders down.

In a crowd of 'protestors' a decent sniper on overwatch can make out a lot about who's in charge. Put them down like the Iraqis did theirs. Let SWAT do only swift body removals while the mobs break for cover. APCs filled with all the masked unknowns who were never there. Let their masks be the death of them.

And turn off every body cam thingy. If possible, shutdown the servers that collect the footage. Make a small fire and say it gets attacked by BLM every night. And keep killing until the cities feel cleaner.

Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/28/2020 10:11 Comments || Top||

#7  ^ That sounds like solid professional advice, Dron. Not your first rodeo?
Posted by: Matt || 06/28/2020 10:27 Comments || Top||

#8  /\ As one of my old bosses would say during an exercise or related event.... "EXECUTE, EXECUTE, EXECUTE!"
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/28/2020 10:32 Comments || Top||

#9  It is not, sir. Trouble is my middle name.

Making the state henchman profession proud since the late 90s.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/28/2020 10:34 Comments || Top||

#10  /\ So you know Bill Belichick, B?
Posted by: Clem || 06/28/2020 10:34 Comments || Top||

#11  /\ No, that would be interesting though. The fellow I knew has passed on. His nickname was "Bulldog." Some here may know of whom I speak.

"The only way I'll ever wear a star is if I retire and go to work at a Texaco station."
~ Bulldog
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/28/2020 10:45 Comments || Top||

#12  I'm enjoying the, ah, professional perspective on this topic.

I know this Portland neighborhood well. I lived there in the early 90s and was the only caucasian on the block at the time. It was highly affordable, and safe--despite the reputation in otherwise lily white Portland. Lived nearby more recently. The area has been gentrified and hipsterized multiple times over. Most of the black folks have passed on or moved on and have been replaced by BLM signs in well tended yards that long predated the current frenzy. What's happening right now has nothing to do with race and is quite harmful to the few actual black people who live there.
Posted by: Classical_Liberal || 06/28/2020 11:46 Comments || Top||

#13  Besoeker: There was a confederate general with the nickname Bulldog. ;-)
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/28/2020 11:58 Comments || Top||

#14  Image result for the Georgia Bulldog
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/28/2020 12:05 Comments || Top||

#15  go Zags
Posted by: 746 || 06/28/2020 12:50 Comments || Top||

#16  Ref #13: Besoeker: There was a confederate general with the nickname Bulldog. ;-)

Different 'Bulldog,' I knew them both.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/28/2020 14:05 Comments || Top||

#17  Frame them first.

No need, when they’ve been madly posting videos and selfies on social media of themselves and their friends planning and executing their various operations, then tracking the cell phones that they haven’t bothered to turn off despite explicit orders from the cadres. It’s all down to image searches of identifying tattoos, clothing, and so forth.

What's happening right now has nothing to do with race and is quite harmful to the few actual black people who live there.

In all the black neighbourhoods and business areas this nonsense has been invading.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/28/2020 14:44 Comments || Top||

#18  Then classify the insurrectionists as part of an international terrorist group, in league with Al-Qaeda or Iran, or whoever,

And Antifa is an international terrorist group, older even than the Muslim Brotherhood. There are connections — hadn’t the pouty Pakistani-American lawyer now facing ten years for firebombing a police car gone to Hamas for training a few years ago?
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/28/2020 14:49 Comments || Top||

#19  Tracking smartphones, even when "turned off" is trivial with the right resources. Unfortunate that they cannot live without their data devices, and none of them have removable batteries anymore. Sources and methods will say no more.
Posted by: Marilyn Tojo7566 || 06/28/2020 21:57 Comments || Top||


Black Community Elders Shutdown And Shame Anti-Statue Protest
[THEFEDERALIST] Blazing sun and high humidity met hundreds of protesters, counter-protesters, neighborhood residents, coppers, and news hounds Friday evening at Capitol Hill’s Lincoln Park. The protest, planned Tuesday, hoped to tear the monument of Abraham Lincoln with one hand on the Emancipation Proclamation freeing a slave, modeled by freedman Archer Alexander. It was paid for by local black residents and black Union veterans and dedicated by Frederick Douglass.

After a Tuesday rally promised to return to tear the statue down on Thursday, Park Police surrounded the monument with fencing re-enforced by Jersey barriers and stood guard night and day. Tension in the usually busy community park had been building since then, broken by short moments of music and happy protest.
Posted by: Fred || 06/28/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6476 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Is shame even a concept with a lot of those people?
Posted by: Glenmore || 06/28/2020 10:16 Comments || Top||

#2  ^Face is important in tribal societies
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/28/2020 10:23 Comments || Top||

#3  /\ Yes, they've never learned to 'turn the other cheek' or laugh it off. Everything is a personal affront.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/28/2020 10:29 Comments || Top||

#4  Although the author of the Twit sounds like a real winner, but the 11-second video of the dynamic duo of Chuckie and Stretch is definitely worth the laughs.
Posted by: Clem || 06/28/2020 10:49 Comments || Top||

#5  /\ Sorry, incorrect link. This one:
Posted by: Clem || 06/28/2020 10:51 Comments || Top||

#6  The "black" community may finally be realizing the people grabbing the megaphones and anointing themselves "leaders" have nothing at all to add other than anarchy and continued servitude to the Dem party and its progressives who have kept black people chained to the voting plantation for a generation
Posted by: Marilyn Tojo7566 || 06/28/2020 22:06 Comments || Top||


Being sought for Vandalization of Federal Property in Lafayette Park. 10 year prison sentences
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 06/28/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6483 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Three people photographed above have been caught and charged.
Posted by: b || 06/28/2020 9:35 Comments || Top||

#2  Maybe if the FBI threatens to prosecute their mothers, they'll roll over on their compatriots.
Posted by: Bobby || 06/28/2020 10:07 Comments || Top||

#3  How many of these “protesters” were recently released from jail because of the WuWHO flu. They are just poor broke babies that need food.
Posted by: Jinerong Fillmore6336 || 06/28/2020 19:08 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Policeman killed in armed attack against security checkpoint at the outskirts of Abu Sayda region, northeast of Diyala
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 06/28/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6470 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Eight Iranian protesters have been charged with “spreading corruption on earth,”
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 06/28/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Spreading corruption on earth.

Man is that a charge I'd like to use on Democrats.
Posted by: AlanC || 06/28/2020 7:36 Comments || Top||


Commander of Iran's elite Quds force has visited Eastern Syria and accused the United States and Israel of conspiring to support ISIS
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 06/28/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6480 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Dear CO Quds Force:

We're sorry to hear that. Perhaps you should consult with General Solemani; please let us know and we'll set up the meeting.

Love,

The Great Satan

Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 06/28/2020 11:18 Comments || Top||

#2  Quds fella looks like my HS French teacher. I had no idea he'd enlisted.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/28/2020 14:12 Comments || Top||

#3  Like taunts on a playground.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/28/2020 21:24 Comments || Top||


Iran officials say Saudis fired on fishing boat straying into territorial waters
[THEBAGHDADPOST] Local officials in Iran’s Bushehr Province on the Arabian Gulf say Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in the Soddy national face...
’s coasties fired on Iranian fishermen who inadvertently crossed into Saudi waters.

The date of the incident has not been mentioned but the fishermen left an Iranian port on June 21 for a
three hour cruise
ten-day fishing expedition, according to a report by Iran’s Mehr news agency, quoting Ardeshir Yarahmadi a fisheries front man in Bushehr.

Yarahmadi and other officials confirmed that no fishermen were harmed in the incident.

Local officials also said that sea currents might have pushed the Iranian boat into Saudi waters inadvertently. A complete report will be issued once a full investigation takes place, officials said.
Posted by: Fred || 06/28/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6478 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Saudi Arabia


Unidentified aircraft target pro-Iranian militias in Syria - report
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/28/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6469 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies



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1PLO
1Sublime Porte
1al-Qaeda
1Govt of Iraq
1Tin Hat Dictators, Presidents for Life,
1Govt of Iran Proxies
1Moslem Colonists

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  Leb officials apologize to US ambassador after judge issued order banning her from speaking to media
Sat 2020-06-27
  Iranian-backed Hezbollah militias threaten to assassinate Iraq's Prime Minister Kadhimi
Fri 2020-06-26
  Iraqi security forces have raided a HQ of Ketaib Hezbollah
Thu 2020-06-25
  Black Lives Matter Leader: ‘If This Country Doesn't Give Us What We Want, Then We Will Burn Down This System'
Wed 2020-06-24
  Appeals court orders judge to dismiss Flynn charges
Tue 2020-06-23
  Ivory Coast says it has captured jihadist leader behind border attack
Mon 2020-06-22
  Libya's Presidential Council slams Sisi's threats as ''declaration of war''
Sun 2020-06-21
  Sisi threatens direct Egyptian intervention in Libya
Sat 2020-06-20
  UN arms embargo on Iran must remain in place:
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  Mufti Al-Ghariani issues fatwa giving the GNA militias right to execute anyone loyal to the LNA
Thu 2020-06-18
  Iran announces its support for Turkey-backed gov't in Libya
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  Speaker of the Egyptian Parliament: We request to expel the GNA ambassador
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  Al Qaeda calling their fighters to join the GNA in Libya
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  Florida city's SWAT team resigns after police chief
kneels with protesters
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  Coup attempt on the Lebanese government that has failed, Prime Minister Hassan Diab says

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