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Taliban Orders Resumed Attacks on Govt Forces
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Good morning
Top Los Angeles prosecutor apologizes
after husband points gun at Black Lives Matter activists
Tuesday March 3rd, 2020

BarbaraStanwyck_01
Turkish fighter jet downs Syrian regime warplane over IdlibCrew of gunship 'Spooky 41' awarded medals
after raining fire on ISIS militants for NINE hours
Migrants beat up Germans in CologneUniversity of Maryland student arrested for antisemitism
Kurdish journalist in Turkey handed
two year jail sentence for terror-related charges
Taliban Orders Resumed Attacks on Govt Forces
The Media's Deafening Silence on Mike
Bloomberg's Ties to Epstein and Other Criminals
Posted by: Fred || 03/03/2020 10:39 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6493 views] Top|| File under:

#1 
Posted by: Goober Tingle7365 || 03/03/2020 11:24 Comments || Top||

#2  How Fred MacMurray got his 3 sons.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 03/03/2020 18:26 Comments || Top||


-Lurid Crime Tales-
18-Year-Old SUV Driver Deliberately Runs Over Four Teens On Sidewalk
[KOGO.IHEART] Four teenagers were maimed when an 18-year-old driver intentionally ran them over as they were walking on the sidewalk in Burlingame, Caliphornia, an impregnable bastion of the Democratic Party,. Two of the victims suffered serious injuries and were taken to Stanford Hospital, while the other two teens were taken to a different hospital with less severe injuries.

The SUV driver, identified as Omeed Adibi, struck a fire hydrant after he mowed them down.

"The neighbor, the front room is where he watches TV, he was just house-sitting for his parents, and he heard a loud crash, and he was the first on the scene with the water going crazy," local resident Joe Ram told KBCW-TV.

Abidi expeditiously departed at a goodly pace but was taken into custody a few blocks away. Authorities said that he deliberately targeted the group, but did not provide a motive for the attack. He is facing charges of felony hit-and-run and attempted homicide.
The Sacramento Bee adds:
Lt. Laura Terada.said Abidi, of San Mateo, wrongly thought the teenagers had tampered with his SUV, damaging it, but his friends had done it as a prank, The Mercury News reported.

“It was a case of mistaken identity,” Terada said, according to the publication. One of the injured teens is in critical condition while the other two remain hospitalized and the fourth has been released.
Posted by: Fred || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6512 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  “It was a case of mistaken identity,” Terada said

Me thinks their is a strong odor of BULL S#IT here.
Posted by: AlanC || 03/03/2020 8:06 Comments || Top||

#2  Burlingame police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the
Burlingame PD Investigations Division at (650) 777-4100.


"Hello ? Burlingame Pol..."

"Jeeeee - haaaaad !"
Posted by: Dron66046 || 03/03/2020 8:13 Comments || Top||

#3  Ah have often considered it myself.
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/03/2020 15:38 Comments || Top||

#4  NBC Bay Area gives us this:

An 18-year-old driver who allegedly ran over four boys in Burlingame over the weekend was upset because he thought the boys had left dog poop in his SUV, according to police.

Police said Omeed Adibi of San Mateo slammed into the boys — ages 12 and 13 — as they were walking on a sidewalk around 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Adibi sped off, but alert neighbors tracked him down and police eventually arrested him.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/03/2020 21:38 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
Taliban Orders Resumed Attacks on Govt Forces
[ToloNews] Just two days after the US-Taliban
...Arabic for students...
peace agreement was signed in Doha, a letter was seen by TOLOnews allegedly from the Taliban leadership to its members saying that the "RIV has ended" and that attacks on government forces should resume. The letter also said that US forces should not be attacked.

The seven-day reduction in violence (RIV), which concluded with the signing of a peace agreement with the US and Taliban in Doha, Qatar
...an emirate on the east coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It sits on some really productive gas and oil deposits, which produces the highest per capita income in the world. They piss it all away on religion, financing the Moslem Brotherhood and several al-Qaeda affiliates. Home of nutbag holy manYusuf al-Qaradawi...
on Saturday, February 29, was widely considered successful, by both soldiers on the ground as well as military and government officials. Although it was not a complete ceasefire, major attacks were not implemented by all sides in the conflict.

Taliban spokesmen have neither confirmed nor denied the authenticity of the letter to TOLOnews.

There are reports of Taliban attacks today in Balk, Faryab, Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
, Zabul and Kapisa.

On Monday night a front man for US Forces in Afghanistan quoted Gen. Scott Miller, the commander of the Resolute Support Mission and US forces in Afghanistan: "The reduction in violence was a confidence builder. We're very serious about our obligations and we expect the Taliban will be serious about their obligations. The United States has been very clear about our expectations‐the violence must remain low."
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6600 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1 
I told you they won't let you leave. It'd be best if the American forces simply denied that peace has been broken and... err, continue to leave. Leave them to their fate and kill them from afar if they dare venture in your domain again.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 03/03/2020 7:59 Comments || Top||

#2  the violence must remain low.

Now those are yet close to realistic hopes.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 03/03/2020 8:01 Comments || Top||

#3  Two whole days, eh? That'll teach me never to take the over with these guys.
Posted by: Raj || 03/03/2020 8:35 Comments || Top||

#4  Unwilling to let dust gather on their Kalashnikovs.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/03/2020 8:39 Comments || Top||

#5  I read the Afg Gov would not release prisoners as agreed.
Posted by: Vespasian Ebboting9735 || 03/03/2020 9:04 Comments || Top||

#6  Because the Afghan Gov never agreed to it. The Taliban can demand ice cream cones for every member but until agreement, have only doorknobs to lick.
Posted by: Pliny Black9343 || 03/03/2020 9:38 Comments || Top||

#7  You cannot expect them to honor an agreement when they have no honor. It's time to walk away.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 03/03/2020 11:13 Comments || Top||

#8  Because the Afghan Gov never agreed to it.

Pliny Black9343 nails it. The Taliban are the only ones who loudly claimed it had been agreed to. In fact, the Taliban are imprisoned by the Afghans, not the Americans. And the Afghans were not included in the negotiations. They are just gearing up to send their negotiators to Doha now, I believe, and no doubt an exchange of prisoners is one of the items on the agenda.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/03/2020 12:53 Comments || Top||

#9  Time to ARCLIGHT the entire country, and large parts of Pakistain.
Posted by: Old Patriot || 03/03/2020 16:07 Comments || Top||


Taliban killed or injured 15, kidnapped 50 civilians as RIV period ended
[KhaamaPress] The Taliban
...Arabic for students...
group restarted its insurgency operations on Monday as the ’Reduction in Violence’ period ended following the signing of a peace deal with the United States in Qatar
...an emirate on the east coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It sits on some really productive gas and oil deposits, which produces the highest per capita income in the world. They piss it all away on religion, financing the Moslem Brotherhood and several al-Qaeda affiliates. Home of nutbag holy manYusuf al-Qaradawi...
on Saturday.

Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesperson to the Taliban told BBC that they will not target the U.S forces in Afghanistan, but their operations against Afghan forces will resume as the RIV week has ended.
Clearly they fail to understand the purpose of trust building.
This comes as a Taliban bombing explosion near a football ground in the eastern Khost province
... across the border from Miranshah, within commuting distance of Haqqani hangouts such as Datta Khel and probably within sight of Mordor. Khost is populated by six different tribes of Pashtuns, the largest probably being the Khostwal, from which it takes its name...
killed 3 and maimed 11 on Monday afternoon.

The security officials confirmed the incident took place at 16:20 local time in the Khwaja Rahimi village of Nadir Shah Kot district in the eastern Khost province.

The explosives were placed in a cycle of violence, an official said.

In another separate incident, Talibs have kidnapped 50 civilians in the Chak district of Maidan Wardak province, local authorities confirmed.

"The kidnapped civilians are the residents of Chak district and they have no link with the government", Muzafaruddin Yamin, Maidan Wardak governor said.

According to Yamin, the Taliban have kidnapped civilians to later ask for an exchange with the Taliban prisoners.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6490 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  These people just have no real understanding of hudna.
Posted by: Mercutio || 03/03/2020 9:05 Comments || Top||


Top ISIS commanders among 6 killed in U.S. drone strikes in East of Afghanistan
[KhaamaPress] A series of U.S. aristrikes killed six turbans 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....
of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group in eastern Kunar province
... which is right down the road from Chitral. Kunar is Haqqani country.....
of Afghanistan.

The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in a statement said the U.S. military’s unmanned aerial vehicles targeted the ISIS turbans in Suki district of Kunar on Sunday.

The statement further added that the Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s targeted the ISIS turbans in Dewa Gul Vally of the district, killing at least 6 ISIS bully boys.

The 201st Silab Corps also added that the airstrikes also killed Ghani, the commander in charge of ISIS prisons and Qari Zahir, another local senior commander of the group.

The ISIS sympathizers have not commented have not commented regarding the airstrikes so far.

The U.S. forces conducted the airstrikes against ISIS turbans days after an agreement was reached with the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
group to reduce violence across the country.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6514 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Africa North
LNA Air defense platforms target a Turkish UAV
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6488 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


LNA targeting Turkish air defense platforms in Mitiga
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6489 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


AlMuoz project is under heavy bombardment by #LNA missile batteries
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6493 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Health workers in #Tripoli held a protest Monday outside the Finance Ministry over three months unpaid salaries
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6476 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

#1  Don't piss off the NURSES!
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/03/2020 10:03 Comments || Top||


Warlord Haftar’s armed groups renew rocket attacks on Mitiga Airport in #Tripoli
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6500 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Five Mali soldiers killed in checkpoint attack: Army source
[AlAhram] Five Malian soldiers were killed when bandidos gunnies armed with rocket launchers attacked a checkpoint in a central region of the conflict-torn nation, a military source and local official said Monday.

"At least five soldiers were killed on Sunday in Mondoro during a jihadist attack," said a source from the Mali army base in Mopti, the largest town in the region, adding that the assailants had also "suffered losses".

A local official said the bandidos gunnies had launched the assault "using rocket launchers fired at parked military vehicles".
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6499 views] Top|| File under:


Europe
Migrants beat up Germans in Cologne
[Medforth] While politics, the state and mainstream media were still busy trying to lie about the rampage of an obviously crazy man in Hanau on all channels into a “right-wing motivated terrorist attack” in order to blame it on the AfD, the Cologne carnival brought back memories of New Year’s Eve 2015/16.

Police NRW Cologne notices a new phenomenon: people deliberately provoke celebrating members of the carnival party to start fights.

Usually the thugs are not dressed up, they have no interest in celebrating. They are deliberately on the lookout for Carnival revellers who have drunk a lot of alcohol. They provoke their victims and then beat them up.

Some of it I have seen with my very own eyes, other reliable eyewitnesses known to me describe it as ” civil war-like conditions”, a police officer called it “hell”, and a friend who works in one of the nearby clubs said: “My main job the last few days has been to treat head wounds and the like”.

Much more happened, however, because not only were “fights” provoked, but simply started immediately, head-on or from behind, and brutally kicked at victims who were already on the ground. This is what is missing from the reporting.

Another striking but decisive detail is missing: The perpetrators have one thing in common, they come from the Islamic migrant milieu. Turks, Arabs, North Africans; some of them are German-speaking (i.e. have been living here for a longer period of time), others are not (i.e. Merkel’s guests).

The victims also have one thing in common: they are so-called ” ethnic Germans”. While the Catholic Church cries for Hanau on Shrove Monday, a Muslim mob in Cologne’s carnival has organized four days of targeted hunts for German kids. That would have been the whole truth.

But we can’t be expected to tell the truth, because that could push Hanau into the background and play into the hands of the right wing. Therefore they are just ”younger people”. Now, some may still consider it politically correct not to explicitly emphasise the origin of the perpetrators and victims in such acts. The Press Code suggests this in cases where the origin does not play a significant role in the evaluation of the crime.

But it does here, because it is the motive: Muslims’ hatred of the Western way of life.
Posted by: Unosh Hupinelet8756 || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6522 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists


What happens when the concept of border fails
Posted by: 3dc || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6497 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  Improve things where you are, DONT RUN?
Posted by: ranture || 03/03/2020 8:42 Comments || Top||

#2  Somebody needs more range time.
Posted by: Canuckistan sniper || 03/03/2020 14:22 Comments || Top||


Migrant Shot Dead by Greek Police as Border Clashes Grow
[SUMMIT.NEWS] Greek border police have rubbed out a Syrian migrant attempting to reach Europe
...the land mass occupying the space between the English Channel and the Urals, also known as Moslem Lebensraum...
as festivities grow following The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the decaying remnant of the Ottoman Empire...
’s announcement that the border was "open."

The Greek border is being besieged by thousands of migrants colonists convinced they can reach EU welfare havens following Ankara’s decision to stand down.

Following festivities that saw migrants colonists pelt police with rocks and other objects, one victim was shot through the mouth and died at the scene.

"This is the first reported death among immigrants colonists trying to cross the border from Turkey to Greece," tweeted journalist Jenan Moussa. "A Syrian man is rubbed out by Greek border guards. Here is the video."

Posted by: Fred || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6487 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1 
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/03/2020 0:27 Comments || Top||

#2  Good.
Posted by: Unosh Hupinelet8756 || 03/03/2020 1:05 Comments || Top||

#3  Turkey’s announcement that the border was "open."

Funny thing, that. Borders have two sides
Posted by: Frank G || 03/03/2020 6:19 Comments || Top||

#4  They spelled 'marauder' wrong.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 03/03/2020 6:53 Comments || Top||

#5  If you shoot enough of them they will get the message
Posted by: Uleck Spererong9442 || 03/03/2020 7:01 Comments || Top||

#6  Invasions have consequences.

If Europe had an army they could move the border south of Constantinople circa 1400.
Posted by: AlanC || 03/03/2020 8:11 Comments || Top||

#7  ALLEGEDLY Syrian migrant

most if not all are fakes.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 03/03/2020 8:31 Comments || Top||


The Grand Turk
Kurdish journalist in Turkey handed two year jail sentence for terror-related charges
[Rudaw] A Kurdish journalist has been sentenced to over two years in prison by a Ottoman Turkish court in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir on Monday for terror-related charges.

For several years, Aziz Oruc worked for Dicle News Agency (DIHA), a channel shut down for its affiliation to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) by the Ottoman Turkish government in 2016.

A case was launched against him back in 2009 for alleged ties to the PKK, which the Ottoman Turkish state considers to be a terrorist organization. Ottoman Turkish authorities pressed terrorism charges against Oruc in 2017, forcing him to flee arrest with his wife and children to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, where he continued to work in media.

Diyarbakir’s 9th heavy penal court handed him a two year and a month sentence on Monday for "propagandizing for a terrorist organization," in reference to the PKK, an gang that has fought the Ottoman Turkish state for greater Kurdish rights in the country for close to four decades.

Living in continued fear of Ottoman Turkish prosecution while living in the Kurdistan Region, Oruc attempted to reach Europe
...the land mass occupying the space between the English Channel and the Urals, also known as Moslem Lebensraum...
to claim asylum. Unable to take the conventional asylum route to Europe through The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the decaying remnant of the Ottoman Empire...
, he crossed into 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 a cognate form of Stürmabteilung (or SA), the term Supreme Guide is a cognate form of either Shah or Führer or maybe both, and they hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
and headed north to Armenia.

But without the necessary paperwork to enter Armenia, border authorities detained him and deported him back to Iran, from where he was forced to return to Turkey.

Abdullah Ekelek, head of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) office in Dogubayazit, Agri province, traveled to the nearby Iranian border to meet Oruc and facilitate his escape to Europe.

Before Oruc could leave Dogubayazit, Ottoman Turkish forces swooped in to detain him and Ekelek on December 11. Oruc was formally arrested on December 18, and has since been held in detention at Patnos Prison in Agri.

Attending his Monday court hearing at via videophone, Oruc dismissed the accusations he faced as unfounded.

"I am a journalist. The posts shared are news content. 10 of my posts stated in the indictment are news, [they have] no propaganda content," he told the judge in his defense, reported independent Ottoman Turkish news outlet Bianet.

Turkey ranked 157 out of 180 countries in the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) press freedom index for 2019. According to the same index, the country is the world’s most prolific jailer of journalists.

Ottoman Turkish authorities have arrested dozens of journalists for their coverage of its operations against the PKK and cross-border military operations against Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria. Many other pro-opposition journalists have been arrested for their opposition to Ottoman Turkish domestic policy.

A Rudaw news hound and his cameraman, as well as two other journalists working for the pro-Kurdish Mesopotamian News Agency (Mezopotamya Ajansi), were detained by Ottoman Turkish authorities on Saturday while covering the migrant crisis unfolding near Turkey’s border with Greece and Bulgaria.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6497 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


One Turkish customs agent killed in rocket attack near Iranian border
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Ottoman Turkish security forces launched an operation to hunt attackers near the Iranian frontier on Monday after one Ottoman Turkish customs agent was killed when a rocket hit an armored bus carrying customs staff.

The rocket struck the vehicle’s front wheel around 0550 GMT on Monday, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Twitter.

He said "the snuffies were followed and cornered," but did not specify who the attackers were believed to be.

Ottoman Turkish Trade Minister Rushar Pekcan said one of the customs agents was killed and several others maimed, including four at death's door.

The office of the governor of Agri province said the vehicle was hit while in transit from the Dogubayazit area to a border gate at Gurbulak, causing it to skid off the road and flip over. It did not say who had carried out the attack.

The vehicle was near a parking lot for freight trucks some 3km (2 miles) from the border, hospital and security sources said.

Ambulances, security forces and search and rescue teams were sent to the area.

Some Ottoman Turkish media reports said the attack was carried out by Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) Death Eaters, who have fought an insurgency against the Ottoman Turkish state since 1984. The PKK are active in southeast The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...Qatar's satrapy in Asia Minor...
but less so in Agri.

Television footage showed helicopters flying over the area after the attack, while Turkey’s state-owned Anadolu news agency said two combat helicopters had fired rounds on "areas where snuffies are believed to be."

Anadolu said a soldier was critically maimed when an explosive exploded during reconnaissance operations in the area.

Posted by: Fred || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6482 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1  Iran's threat to attack Turkey if they didn't stop hitting their catspaws?
Posted by: Mercutio || 03/03/2020 9:11 Comments || Top||

#2  RPG for the bus or MANPAD for the engine heat?
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/03/2020 15:21 Comments || Top||


Erdogan says 'MILLIONS' of migrants will head to Europe
  • [Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News] More than 13,000 migrants have gathered on the Turkish side of a river which separates them from Greece

  • Police were firing tear gas at crowds who were trying to reach the EU, while one child drowned in a dinghy

  • Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan threw open the border in order to pressure Europe over Syria conflict
Posted by: Fred || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6497 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1  And if Europeans had brains G*d gave to little songbirds, they'd treat them as Plague (and I don't mean coronavirus) carriers.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/03/2020 2:52 Comments || Top||

#2  A whiff of the grape shot would help...and a uav permanently circling Yippie.
Posted by: AlanC || 03/03/2020 8:07 Comments || Top||

#3  Time for a religion and regime change in Turkey.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 03/03/2020 8:22 Comments || Top||

#4  Greece's first mistake: having a border with the Ottoman.
Posted by: Mercutio || 03/03/2020 9:08 Comments || Top||

#5  Massed infantry is a neokkon fever dream best left in the 20th century, like Hitler.
/blerb


*so the kid drowned in the boat?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 03/03/2020 9:14 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Protesters continue their marches in #Babel, south of #Baghdad
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6477 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq


Activist and media professional Rana al-Semeid’y kidnapped by pro-Sadr militias near al-Abrar market, central #Najaf
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6502 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies


Confrontations between protesters and security troops at al-Khillani Square in Baghdad
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6490 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq


Adil Abdul Mahdi will walk away from his role as #Iraq’s caretaker prime minister
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6483 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
IDF strikes car in Syria, says it responded to attempted sniping attack
[IsraelTimes] The IDF says it carried out a strike in Syria near the border with Israel in the Quneitra region, citing an attempt to carry out a sniping attack.

"A short time ago an IDF force identified an attempt at a sniping attack in the northern Golan Heights," the military says. "The force attacked the vehicle involved in the attempted attack."

No immediate word on casualties in the strike.
Ynet has a photo of the vehicle afterward.

Possible Israeli airstrike in the Golan Heights west of the Syrian town of Hadar
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/03/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6478 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Lot of high altitude loitering going on I assume.
Posted by: Mercutio || 03/03/2020 9:06 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Turkish fighter jet downs Syrian regime warplane over Idlib
A Turkish fighter jet has shot down a Syrian government warplane over western Syria, the country's defence ministry has said.

An F-16 jet from the Turkish air force shot down an L-39 plane belonging to Assad's forces over Idlib province on Tuesday.

Turkey is attempting to stop a Syrian government attack on Idlib amid fears it will spark a fresh refugee crisis on its eastern border.
f-16 vs L-39 doesn't seem like much of a fight
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#1  "Of course you realize, this means war!"

-Bugs Bunny to Daffy Duck(?)
Posted by: Bobby || 03/03/2020 8:45 Comments || Top||

#2  Let me try this again, TW - from yesterdays posts:

"Russian Air Force and electronic jamming cleared the sky of Idlib and its surroundings from the air movements of the Turkish enemy"
Posted by: Mercutio || 03/03/2020 9:14 Comments || Top||

#3  The Aero L-39 is a jet aircraft trainer.
Posted by: Texhooey || 03/03/2020 17:57 Comments || Top||

#4  Also a light attack jet, like the T-37/A-37.
Posted by: Zenobia Spawn of the Texans7934 || 03/03/2020 18:22 Comments || Top||


More than 20 Hezbullies killed in #Saraqib
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Syrian Army benefiting from a flood of reinforcements today
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Syrian Army liberates Dadeikh and Kifer Batiekh in South Saraqib
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Turkey is crushing Syria's army after wiping out its heavy armor with superior tech, daring Russia to step in and save them
[Business Insider] Turkish forces decimated the Syrian army in a series of drone, artillery and bomber attacks this weekend, leaving Syria's top ally Russia weighing how much it should intervene to stop the offensive.

Turkey turned its total air superiority ‐ via a fleet of cheap drones and high-tech F-16s ‐ into an operation that claimed at least two Syrian jet fighters, eight helicopters, 135 tanks, and 77 other armored vehicles, with as many as 2,500 Syrian troops killed, according to the Turkish defense ministry.

It's left the Syrian military unable to protect its frontline armor and artillery units, which have been methodically targeted by cheap but highly accurate missiles.

And with Russia thus far unwilling to directly confront the Turkish military, Bashar al-Assad's army could continue to suffer, paving the way for Turkey to achieve its goal of pushing regime forces out of Idlib.

Turkey's defense ministry has been tweeting footage from the attacks:
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#1  The goal is to continue occupying former Ottoman Province of Aleppo.
Posted by: mossomo || 03/03/2020 11:24 Comments || Top||


Russian warplanes bombed the outskirts of Idlib with missiles
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#1  Interesting times.
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