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Militant attack kills about 30 Malian soldiers -army
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Good morning
Target Stores’ Chrissy Teigen
To First Lady Melania Trump: ‘F*** You’
Friday March 20th, 2020

Germany stops accepting refugees over coronavirus
Not over anti-western inclinations
Iran’s Imam Ali military base in eastern Syria has been annihilated by unknown airstrikes
You gotta be careful about cheezing off Lord Vader
Ruthless new drug cartel Jalisco New Generation is taking over Mexico
Promises no violence against innocent civilians. Define violence. Define innocent. Define civilian.
Roadside bomb explosion kills Taliban commander and his security guard in Nangarhar
Probably the result of ISIS versus Talibs, though it could be over something somebody's great-granddaddy did to someone else's great granddaddy
IDF troops open fire at Gazans approaching security fence
Same act repeated over and over in expectation of a different result
Tunisia: Ennahda Party threatened with more resignations
More prominent members stepping away from Ghannouchi's authoritarian inclinations
Gang of thugs smash doors of south
London store after raiding for alcohol

Posted by: Fred || 03/20/2020 11:07 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336065 views] Top|| File under:

#1  She looks sassy
Posted by: Frank G || 03/20/2020 11:12 Comments || Top||

#2  In 3 weeks we will know everyone's true hair color.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 03/20/2020 12:07 Comments || Top||

#3  She's sassy all right. She killed 30 Malian soldiers.
Posted by: Punky Elmeatch5745 || 03/20/2020 13:10 Comments || Top||

#4  "It Happened One Night" is still a top notch comedy.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 03/20/2020 16:29 Comments || Top||

#5  His Downfall, or, Claudette Colbert
"There sure is a nip in the air."
"I guess I had better
Go put on a sweater."
Unbearable. Utter despair.
Posted by: Floluper Sinatra3290 || 03/20/2020 22:27 Comments || Top||

No Decline in Enemy Attacks: MoD
[ToloNews] The Afghan acting Minister of Defense Assadullah Khalid on Thursday said that there has been no decline in offensives by the enemy (Taliban
...Arabic for students...
), adding that the Afghan forces have been ordered to return to "active defense" position.

"There has been no reduction in the attacks of the enemy, today we ordered our forces to return to active defense position from defensive position," said Khalid.

This comes a day after the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, said the United States would like to see the prisoner release begin as soon as possible in line with the US-Taliban peace agreement.

"No prisoners have been released to date, despite the commitment to do so expressed by both sides," Khalilzad said in a series of tweets on Wednesday, as the Taliban press Washington to rapidly facilitate the prisoner release.

The statements come amid a political deadlock in the country following the election results between Ashraf Ghani
...former chancellor of Kabul University, now president of Afghanistan. Before returning to Afghanistan in 2002 he was a scholar of political science and anthropology. He worked at the World Bank working on international development assistance. As Finance Minister of Afghanistan between July 2002 and December 2004, he led Afghanistan's attempted economic recovery until the Karzais stole all the money...
and Abdullah Abdullah
...the former foreign minister of the Northern Alliance government, advisor to Masood, and candidate for president against both Karzai and Ghani. Dr. Abdullah was born in Kabul and is half Tadjik and half Pashtun. He also held the meaningless salaried sop position as CEO of Afghanistan, while Ghani was president...
The US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Alice Wells in a tweet said on Wednesday that the Afghan leaders must prioritize and protect the unity of the nation, saying that "parallel Afghan governments are not the answer, and will be harmful to the Afghan people."

"Mr. Ghani’s demand is that he wants the elections to determine the credibility of the government while Dr. Abdullah insists that elections have been rigged and a new political agreement should determine the new government," said Saleh Mohammad Registani, a political analyst in Kabul.

"All negotiations and meetings are dominated by males, therefore, the main victim of the political instability will be the women of Afghanistan," said Fawzia Kofi, a former member of parliament.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/20/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336063 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

3 Security Force Members Killed in Kunduz
[ToloNews] At least three security forces members were killed in a Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
attack in northern Kunduz province on Wednesday night, local police confirmed.

The Taliban attacked a police checkpoint in Gharchi village of Khanabad district, according to police.

"Four Taliban fighters- including their leader- were killed in the festivities," police said, adding that "the festivities ended after several hours."

The Taliban have not yet commented on the attack.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/20/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336068 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

Roadside bomb explosion kills Taliban commander and his security guard in Nangarhar
[KhaamaPress] A roadside kaboom explosion killed a Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
commander and his security guard in eastern 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..
province of Afghanistan.

The provincial government in a statement said a kaboom triggered by a roadside kaboom, destroyed the vehicle of Mawlavi Zakir alias Mutmaeen, one of the commanders of Taliban.

The statement further added that the incident took place on Wednesday morning in Marki Khel area of Sherzad district.

The explosion killed the Taliban commander and his security guard but did not hurt anyone else, the statement added.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the incident so far.

The anti-government armed bully boyz including Talibs frequently use improvised bombs to target the security forces and government personnel.

alcohol has never solved anybody's problems. But then, neither has milk...
majority of such attacks inflict casualties or ordinary civilians while such attacks often kill or injure the murderous Moslems, specifically when the explosives go off prematurely.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/20/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336067 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Own goal?
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 03/20/2020 7:58 Comments || Top||

#2  ^ISIS
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/20/2020 8:03 Comments || Top||

#3  Excuse me while I have a hearty laugh.
Posted by: DarthVader || 03/20/2020 12:10 Comments || Top||

Africa North
Militant attack kills about 30 Malian soldiers -army
[Jpost] Suspected Islamist snuffies killed about 30 Malian soldiers on Thursday in an attack on an army base in the country's northeast, the army said in a tweet.

The army had said earlier in the day that two soldiers had died in the attack on the base in the town of Tarkint.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/20/2020 01:55 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336080 views] Top|| File under:

Operation Fa'amkan Menhom, during which Houthi-led forces defeated the 6th military region of Saudi-backed forces and captured Hazm city
Posted by: Fred || 03/20/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336065 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

#1  wrong time to have an oil war with russia. saudis seem to be losing their ass
Posted by: Chris || 03/20/2020 0:39 Comments || Top||

Southern forces preparing for war as Houthis close in from the north, Hadi govt Islah Militia from the east, and AQAP/ISIS from Marib
Posted by: Fred || 03/20/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336075 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

Islamic State now has their own Android App
Posted by: 3dc || 03/20/2020 10:20 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336064 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  بکری پر انگلی لگائیں؟
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 03/20/2020 14:08 Comments || Top||

2 civilians wounded, homes damaged in ‘terrorist’ rocket attack on #Iraq’s #TuzKhurmatu, eastern #Saladin province
Posted by: Fred || 03/20/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336061 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

Despite the curfew imposed to limit spread of coronavirus, visitors still flock from all over Baghdad to commemorate the anniversary of Imam Musa al-Kadhim’s death
Posted by: Fred || 03/20/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336064 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq

#1  Tis sorrows me not.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru PB || 03/20/2020 9:04 Comments || Top||

IDF troops open fire at Gazans approaching security fence
[IsraelTimes] IDF troops open fire at five Paleostinians who approached the Gazoo
...Hellhole adjunct to Israel and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, inhabited by Gazooks. The place was acquired in the wake of the 1967 War and then presented to Paleostinian control in 2006 by Ariel Sharon, who had entered his dotage. It is currently ruled with an iron fist by Hamaswith about the living conditions you'd expect. It periodically attacks the Hated Zionist Entity whenever Iran needs a ruckus created or the hard boyz get bored, getting thumped by the IDF in return. The ruling turbans then wave the bloody shirt and holler loudly about oppression and disproportionate response...
security fence and attempted to damage it, the military says.

"A hit was confirmed," an army spokesperson says.

Media outlets in the Strip say one of the men was shot in the leg.

The incident occurs outside of Beit Hanoun in northern Gaza.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/20/2020 01:56 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336067 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

#1  Quarantine!!!
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/20/2020 5:55 Comments || Top||

#2  Light 'em up.
Posted by: Raj || 03/20/2020 6:04 Comments || Top||

Explosion hits a Turkish convoy on M4 highway followed by clashes with an unknown group
Posted by: Fred || 03/20/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336067 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1  good, keep the updates coming , hope they get fucked up
Posted by: Chris || 03/20/2020 0:38 Comments || Top||

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Idlib despite ceasefire
[RUDAW.NET] Two Ottoman Turkish soldiers were killed in the Syrian northwestern province of Idilb on Thursday, just two weeks after a ceasefire was imposed by Ankara and Moscow to halt months of fighting.

Mahir Unal, deputy leader of The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire...
’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) said in a tweet on Thursday that a Ottoman Turkish soldier, Oguz Tas, was killed in a "heinous attack" in Muhambal town in Idlib.

He did not indicate who was behind the attack.

Minutes later, Sivas governor’s office tweeted that Ramazan Nayor, a 25-year-old soldier, was also killed in Idlib, without saying who was responsible.

The two deaths are the first reported Ottoman Turkish casualties since the ceasefire was imposed at the beginning of the month.

Turkey's defense ministry confirmed the deaths late Thursday, saying that they were killed as the result of "an attack by radical groups" in Idlib.

Posted by: Fred || 03/20/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336063 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

Iran’s Imam Ali military base in eastern Syria has been annihilated by unknown airstrikes
Posted by: Fred || 03/20/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336066 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  The unknown and never seen F-35.
Posted by: Alistaire Tingle9882 || 03/20/2020 6:45 Comments || Top||

#2  October 2019: Satellite images showed a convoy of trucks passing through the crossing from the Iraqi Al-Qa’im into Syria’s Al-Bukamal, the only crossing between the two countries controlled by government forces after Iraqi security forces retook the border post in late 2017. Situated between Iraq’s restive Anbar province and Syria’s Deir al-Zor Province, Al-Qa’im is an area which is under the control of pro-Iranian Shi’ite militias handled by Iran’s Quds Force. ISI first released images on the new border crossing in May, with a site likely to be used as a storage compound for vehicles, equipment and possibly weapons. A neighboring structure was built at the end of 2018. In September, Fox News reported Iran was building a military base near Al-Bukamal, less than 200 miles from an American position, with the intention of housing thousands of troops.
Posted by: b || 03/20/2020 7:33 Comments || Top||

#3  Obviously just another tragic example of British racing luck.
Posted by: Cesare || 03/20/2020 7:50 Comments || Top||

#4  Al-Qa’im is heavily Sunni. Bet they love the Shiite folks being around.

As far as this series of airstrikes, could have been the Turks. Shiites are probably Gulenists, you know.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 03/20/2020 8:50 Comments || Top||

#5  B-2s have been seen taking off and landing in England this past week. Time time between takeoffs and landings have not been accounted.

Posted by: Spike Hupush2094 || 03/20/2020 16:07 Comments || Top||

#6  Maybe Iman Ali peeked out of his well?
Posted by: gorb || 03/20/2020 22:58 Comments || Top||

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