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Gutierrez calls for an immediate global ceasefire
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Good morning
Man dies, wife in ICU after ingesting
fish tank cleaner, Dem MD blames Trump
Tuesday March 24th, 2020

evagabor20126
Turkish police shooting tear gas to the Greek side
Because that will make the Greeks take in more invaders, or refugees, or migrants, or whatever they're called this week
Man hurt, woman arrested after explosion at California home
Terrorism really isn't a job for amateurs, is it?
Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba continues to distribute propaganda videos of its fighters carrying out artillery and rocket attacks
... of its gunnies carrying out rocket and artillery attacks. We are so gonna get it, meaning eventually we'll have to kill them and lots of innocent bystanders, and it'll be all our fault
Amer Fakhoury evacuated from Lebanon
Hezbollah was just soooo disappointed we didn't tell them in advance
LNA forces targets GNA in Tripoli Ain Zara
Haftar forces continue slow push to dislodge internationally recognized klepto govt
Militants re-cut the M4 after Turkish forces opened last night
Some dark night pretty soon when al-Nusra and friends trot out the bulldozers, the Russians will trot out the heavy artillery
Nancy Pelosi's daughter tweets another bit of evil.

Posted by: Fred || 03/24/2020 12:27:15 PM || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [135 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "Olivah!"
Posted by: Frank G || 03/24/2020 14:13 Comments || Top||


-Lurid Crime Tales-
Man hurt, woman arrested after explosion at California home
[MSN] OROVILLE, Calif. ‐ Authorities are investigating a suspected bomb-making operation after a man was injured and a woman was arrested following a kaboom at a Northern Caliphornia, an impregnable bastion of the Democratic Party, home.

Nicholas West suffered injuries to his hands and legs in the blast March 19 in a rural neighborhood northeast of Oroville, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies evacuated the area as they searched the property and removed pieces of a detonated bomb, a sheriff's statement said.

Investigators believe West was trying to make some kind of bomb when the blast occurred, the statement said.

Deputies also found 20 firearms, ammunition and large quantities of narcotics. Four of the 20 guns were illegal assault weapons, officials said.

West, 26, was hospitalized in unknown condition.

Elizabeth Ellis, 55, was arrested on suspicion of possession of illegal assault weapons, possession of a controlled substance for sale, possession of an bomb, and possession of materials necessary to make an bomb. It wasn't known Sunday if she has an attorney.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/24/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [266 views] Top|| File under: Narcos

#1  "It wasn't known Sunday if she has an attorney."

The DemoncRats will send one immediately.
Posted by: Barbara || 03/24/2020 17:43 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
3 Army Soldiers Killed in Badghis Car Bomb Explosion
[ToloNews] At least three members of the Afghan National Army were killed in a car kaboom by the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
in the western province of Badghis on Sunday evening, an army commander said on Monday.

The incident happened in Bala Murghab district in Badghis when a Taliban jacket wallah detonated a humvee laden with explosives near an army outpost, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

Four other soldiers were maimed in the attack, the commander said.

The ministry said the humvee exploded before reaching its target, and that four Taliban fighters were killed and another was maimed.

The Taliban sent footage of the incident to the media.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/24/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [161 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Good to hear that normal life still goes on.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/24/2020 3:09 Comments || Top||


Major Taliban offensive repulsed in Balkh; 9 militants killed, 4 others wounded
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan forces repulsed a major Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
attack in northern Balkh province late on Sunday ngith, the Afghan military in the North said.

According to a statement released by 209th Shaheen Corps, the Talibs launched a major offensive on Baramzid Village in Balkh district on Sunday night.

The statement further added that the security forces responded to the attack with the support of the air power, killing at least 9 Talibs.

The security forces also maimed 4 Death Eaters during the clash which continued for almost two hours, the 209th Shaheen Corps added.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the clash so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/24/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [151 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  I guess this fits under their definition of cease-fire.
Posted by: Glenmore || 03/24/2020 10:34 Comments || Top||


Afghan forces kill Qari Minhaj, Mullah Farqani; wound 3 other Taliban militants in Faryab
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan forces responded to a Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
attack in northern Faryab province killing two Taliban commanders and wounding three other holy warriors during the clash.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the Talibs launched an attack on Gurziwan district around 2:30 am local time on Monday.

The statement further added that the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces responded to the attack and killed Qari Minhaj and Mullah Furqani, the two commanders of the group.

The security forces also maimed 3 other holy warriors during the clash, the 209th Shaheen Corps said, adding that the security forces did not suffer casualties.

The Taliban group has not commented in this regard so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/24/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [134 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa North
GNA violates humanitarian armistice on its second day by targeting #Tarhuna
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/24/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [114 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

#1  You'd think they would take some extra time to sew their asses back on.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 03/24/2020 15:10 Comments || Top||


LNA forces targets GNA in Tripoli Ain Zara
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Libyan Army strikes airbase hosting Turkish troops in Tripoli
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Libyan National Army (LNA) reportedly targeted the Mitiga Airport area in Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
on Monday, causing a number of explosions in and around this airbase.
According to activists from the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA), the LNA targeted the Mitiga Airport area with several shells, despite reports of a ceasefire due to the coronavirus (aka COVID19 or Chinese Plague)
...the twenty first century equivalent of bubonic plague, only instead of killing off a third of the population of Europe it kills 3.4 percent of those who notice they have it. It seems to be fond of the elderly, especially Iranian politicians and holy men...
outbreak across the world.

The website "Libya Free", which is loyal to the al-Wefaq government, said that "several indiscriminate shells landed in separate neighborhoods of the capital Tripoli, fired by Haftar militia, while applying the curfew in it."

The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the occupiers of Greek Asia Minor...
’s Anatolia News Agency quoted a Libyan al-Wefaq source as saying that Mitiga Airport had been subjected to numerous rocket-propelled grenades.

The two sides have reported violations of the ceasefire over the last 12 hours, despite attempts by the international community to end the hostilities inside Libya.

Posted by: Fred || 03/24/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [160 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Arabia
Southern Resistance closes all qat markets
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/24/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [146 views] Top|| File under:

#1  How to win friends ...
Posted by: Glenmore || 03/24/2020 10:37 Comments || Top||

#2  Now you know that the virus situation is serious when the qat market is closed in a failed state.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 03/24/2020 10:43 Comments || Top||

#3  No more green teeth for a while.
Posted by: Unosh Hupinelet8756 || 03/24/2020 10:45 Comments || Top||

#4  This means war!
Posted by: SteveS || 03/24/2020 12:00 Comments || Top||


Houthi rebels in Yemen are continuing to claim successes in using their new Fater-1 surface-to-air missile defense system to allegedly chase away Saudi military aircraft
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/24/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [154 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

#1  I bet they also can successfully claim that ifreets, djinns, and flying unicorns are also sent fleeing by their awesome majesty... (/sarc)
Posted by: magpie || 03/24/2020 10:21 Comments || Top||


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Russian forces neutralize 3 terrorist attack plotters
[ALMASDARNEWS] The law enforcement authorities of Russia’s southern region of Kabardino-Balkaria have neutralised three bandidos who were planning a terrorist attack, the National Anti-Terrorist Committee said on Monday.

"In the course of further operation and search measures, the whereabouts of three bandidos were established. They were blocked off near the village of Kremenchug-Konstantinovskoye, of the Baksansky district of Kabardino-Balkaria. The armed criminals confronted the law enforcement officers who tried to detain them and were neutralised", the statement said.

Automatic rifles, traumatic guns, ammunition and an improvised bomb were discovered at the scene of the incident. There were no casualties among law enforcement officers or civilians.

Earlier in the day, the law enforcement officers received information about an attack being prepared. As a result of checking the information, two ready-to-use improvised bombs (IED) and components for them were discovered at the place of residence of one of the suspects.

On 22 March, Russia’s National Antiterrorism Committee (NAC) said its agents had neutralised a bandit near the city of Ufa, who planned to carry out a terror attack.
Posted by: Fred || 03/24/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [110 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ph7
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/24/2020 17:37 Comments || Top||


The Grand Turk
Turkey detained five pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) mayors early Monday morning after dismissing them from their posts
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/24/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [135 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Turkish police shooting tear gas to the Greek side
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/24/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [215 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


#2  /\ Will we have the Turks invading those islands to "protect the migrants" next? Stay tuned because the Turks have been very "adventurous" in a Fascist "what's yours is ours!" sort of way.
Posted by: magpie || 03/24/2020 12:36 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba continues to distribute propaganda videos of its fighters carrying out artillery and rocket attacks
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/24/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [155 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Palestinian throwing rocks at Israeli vehicles in West Bank shot dead by IDF
[Jpost] The Israel Defense Forces said late Sunday that it had foiled "a terror attack" in the West Bank, opening fire on a group of Paleostinians throwing rocks at passing Israeli vehicles. One of the Paleostinians was killed and another maimed.

The army said the incident occurred at the Ni’lin Junction south of the city of Qaliqilya.

"IDF troops spotted a number of suspects hurling rocks at Israeli vehicles driving on the highway," the army said. "The troops fired towards the suspects after they hurled a rock and were preparing to hurl additional rocks."

Pictures from the scene showed one of the vehicles hit with a smashed windscreen and a large rock. There were no reports of injuries to the motorists.

"One of the suspects was killed by the fire and another was injured and escaped," the army said, adding that troops are searching the area.

Recent weeks have seen a dip in West Bank violence with both Israel and the Paleostinians imposing closures and limiting movement to try to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (aka COVID19 or Chinese Plague)
...the twenty first century equivalent of bubonic plague, only instead of killing off a third of the population of Europe it kills 3.4 percent of those who notice they have it. It seems to be fond of the elderly, especially Iranian politicians and holy men...
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/24/2020 00:40 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [293 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Well, they were complaining about the IDF shooting at their knees . . . .
Posted by: gorb || 03/24/2020 3:01 Comments || Top||

#2  He wasn't wearing a mask, they were worried about being infected.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/24/2020 3:08 Comments || Top||

#3  I like stories with a happy end
Posted by: JFM || 03/24/2020 4:23 Comments || Top||

#4  AFT
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/24/2020 8:00 Comments || Top||

#5  Wasn't even bright enough to bring a knife to a gun fight.
Posted by: Mercutio || 03/24/2020 8:27 Comments || Top||

#6 
Apparently his brains were located in his leg. A curiosity of the Arab kind.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 03/24/2020 9:50 Comments || Top||

#7  Rocks are dangerous, ask Goliath.
Posted by: Glenmore || 03/24/2020 10:33 Comments || Top||

#8  Sticks & stones may break my bones, but lead in the head hurts like a bastard!
Posted by: Raj || 03/24/2020 12:00 Comments || Top||

#9  An enterprising someone could turn this into a weekly TV game show. Let's call it Play Stupid Games, Win Stupid Prizes. It's not like they're going to run out of stupidity. Or Paleostinians.
Posted by: SteveS || 03/24/2020 12:02 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Turkish-backed forces cutoff water to nearly 1 million Syrians
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Ottoman Turkish-backed bully boyz have cutoff water to nearly a million Syrians in the al-Hasakah Governorate, Sputnik Arabic reported, citing a government source.

An official source in the governmental drinking and wastewater institution told Sputnik: "The elements of the Syrian armed opposition factions expelled, on the evening of Saturday, March 21, all the employees and engineers of the drinking water organization from their workplace at the station of the wells project near the border city of Ras al-Ain."

The source added, "And immediately, the militias cut off the water completely for nearly one million people living in the governorate of al-Hasakah.

The Sputnik correspondent in the city said that cutting the water to al-Hasakah and the town of Tal Tamr coincides with the intensive preparation of the Syrian authorities and the local population to implement the precautionary measures announced by the Syrian government over the past few days to prevent the "coronavirus (aka COVID19 or Chinese Plague)
...the twenty first century equivalent of bubonic plague, only instead of killing off a third of the population of Europe it kills 3.4 percent of those who notice they have it. It seems to be fond of the elderly, especially Iranian politicians and holy men...
.
Posted by: Fred || 03/24/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [204 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1  Now, that's serious. Lots of people might die - without Chinese cold.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/24/2020 3:10 Comments || Top||

#2  Turks going full allah.
Posted by: Woodrow || 03/24/2020 8:48 Comments || Top||

#3  War crime. We should hear from the ICC in 3, 2, ...
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 03/24/2020 10:25 Comments || Top||


Iran nearly shot down a US F-18 super hornet when they did not obey commands by Iranian AF
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/24/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [662 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  "We have also, with the help of Allah and our precious fundamental oils, valiantly resisted several attacks by probing aliens."
Posted by: Grusose Crose1446 || 03/24/2020 1:28 Comments || Top||

#2  "...scared" Yeah, right. Though I bet there was a certain *ahem* "pucker factor" when the warning sensors started going active in the F/A-18's cockpit.
Posted by: magpie || 03/24/2020 1:32 Comments || Top||

#3  Must not have seen the F-35s with HARMs right behind it.
Posted by: gorb || 03/24/2020 3:03 Comments || Top||

#4  gorb, if there were F35s, they were more likely ahead of the F18s.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 03/24/2020 5:43 Comments || Top||

#5  That, too.
Posted by: gorb || 03/24/2020 8:25 Comments || Top||

#6  Might be harder to shoot down than a Ukrainian airliner, Reza.
Posted by: Mercutio || 03/24/2020 8:39 Comments || Top||

#7  May have been a drone looking to collect radar info from Iran.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 03/24/2020 9:49 Comments || Top||

#8  Taking a shot at, and shooting down, two different things.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 03/24/2020 10:14 Comments || Top||

#9  I missed it by that much. quoth Maxwell Smart.
Posted by: AlanC || 03/24/2020 12:49 Comments || Top||

#10  Radars geolocated. SAM complex SAR maps made. Thanks!
Posted by: Woozle Black1622 || 03/24/2020 17:28 Comments || Top||

#11  EW and FC comms and C2 network identified.
Targeting the big boys at the backend.
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/24/2020 17:36 Comments || Top||

#12  "Go ahead, skin that smoke wagon and see what happens."
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/24/2020 17:39 Comments || Top||


Syrian air defense intercepts a drone in the vicinity of Hmeimim Air Base
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/24/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [157 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


2 Turkish forces have killed Today in Syria
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/24/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [115 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Militants re-cut the M4 after Turkish forces opened last night
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/24/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [137 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra


Amer Fakhoury evacuated from Lebanon
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/24/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [148 views] Top|| File under: Hezbollah



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Tue 2020-03-24
  Gutierrez calls for an immediate global ceasefire
Mon 2020-03-23
  27 Taliban militants killed, 19 others wounded in Kunduz
Sun 2020-03-22
  Greeks Find Tunnel Full of Weapons Under Athens,
Arrest Turkish Terrorists
Sat 2020-03-21
  TSA halts all NY airport departures do to infected people showing up at each one.
Fri 2020-03-20
  Militant attack kills about 30 Malian soldiers -army
Thu 2020-03-19
  Migrants at Refugee Camp in Germany Riot,
Display ISIS Flags After They’re Put Under Coronavirus Quarantine
Wed 2020-03-18
  Manchester Arena bombing: Hashem Abedi guilty of 22 murders
Tue 2020-03-17
  China expels ALL American reporters!
Mon 2020-03-16
  Saudi Arabia detains 298 officials in new corruption cases
Sun 2020-03-15
  Hezbollah commander prosecuted in Austria for terror finance
Sat 2020-03-14
  Violence by Taliban Spikes Despite Peace Efforts
Fri 2020-03-13
  Sudan moves against Bashir loyalists after assassination attempt
Thu 2020-03-12
  4 Iranian proxy forces HQ hit in airstrikes along Iraq-Syria border
Wed 2020-03-11
  Rocket attack in Iraq kills two Americans and a British citizen
Tue 2020-03-10
  US begins military pullout from two Afghan bases

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