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Turkish military attacks Syrian Army, YPG
in northern Aleppo
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President Trump Tells Prince Harry and Meghan Markle US Will Not Pay for Their Full-Time Security After Move to LA
Monday March 30th, 2020

PierAngeli_04
Al-Rumaithah demonstrators made 3000 masks to be given to citizens and the security services personnel
Presumably not the same security service who've been beating them up
LNA have freed Romanian & Libyan National who were both kidnapped back July 2018
Still not too sure why the UN and the US are backing the GNA, along with the Turks and al-Qaeda
Major General Moftah Shaqlouf assigned as commanding the Misrata Liberation Room
"The General Who Never Smiles"
LNA forces have captured Abuslim prison Tripoli
What's the GNA gonna do when they lose their capital? Move to Istanbul?
GNA dead in the hospitals of Misrata yesterday reached 23 dead
LNA publishes their names every day. That's gotta be embarrassing for the GNA
GNA militia leader Ahmed Albutshi titzup in Tripoli
And another one bites the dust
House Dems call for release of 'as many
prisoners as possible' due to coronavirus pandemic

Posted by: Fred || 03/30/2020 15:53 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [94 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The famous Cold Shoulder.
Posted by: Dr. Wheat Faartz007 || 03/30/2020 18:11 Comments || Top||


Africa Horn
Somali Army Engage In A Fierce Gunfight With Al-Shabaab Militants
[RADIOSHABELLE] A local official says Somali troops have engaged in a shootout with gunnies belonging to al-Shabaab
...... the Islamic version of the old Somali warlord...
, the al-Qaeda ally in the conflict-riddled Horn of Africa country.

The clash broke out after troops on security patrol came under the al-Shabaab attack near the newly recovered Barire town located in Lower Shabelle region, according to the official.

The official who spoke to Radio Shabelle over the phone on condition of anonymity said both sides have suffered casualties during the battle that raged on for several hours.

Al-Shabaab has intensified attacks on SNA-controlled areas in the region as the krazed killer group faces increasing US military Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s in the south and central Somalia.
Posted by: Fred || 03/30/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [82 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)

#1  Is it true they're licking their bullets?
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/30/2020 17:21 Comments || Top||


US Military Says Two Militants Killed In Airstrike Against Al-Shabaab
[RADIOSHABELLE] US Africa command said two forces of Evil were killed in an Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
targeting al-Shabaab
...... Somalia's version of the Taliban, functioning as an arm of al-Qaeda...
in the vicinity of Buulo Fuulay, Somalia, Mar. 27.

The air raid was conducted was in coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia and the AFRICOM said it assessed no civilians were maimed or killed in the operation.
Posted by: Fred || 03/30/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [88 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)

#1  At what cost per KIA? We are dead broke, just spent 2 Trillion dollars on a bioweapon(?) crisis courtesy of the ChiComs, and we are spending tens of thousands of dollars in ordnance/flight hours/fuel/support costs to kill some mope in Somalia? ENOUGH!
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 03/30/2020 15:58 Comments || Top||


Nugaal Governor Succumbs To His Wounds Following Suicide Attack
[RADIOSHABELLE] The governor of Puntland
...a region in northeastern Somalia, centered on Garowe in the Nugaal province. Its leaders declared the territory an autonomous state in 1998. Puntland and the equally autonomous Somaliland seem to have avoided the clan rivalries and warlordism that have typified the rest of Somalia, which puts both places high on the list for Islamic subversion...
’s Nugaal region Abdisalam Hassan Hirsi has died of his grave wounds after AlShabaab suicide kaboom in Garowe on Sunday night.

Local officials have confirmed the death of the governor to the media.

AlShabaab has grabbed credit for the bombing at the cop shoppe that targeted a vehicle transporting regional officials.

Somali government has vehemently condemned the attack and sent a cable of condolences to the Puntland and governor’s family.
Posted by: Fred || 03/30/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [114 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)

#1 
Civil service positions in Somalia are 'terminal conditions'.

"Honey ! I've just been appointed the ..."
"Noooo... !"
"Waaa ! Waaa !"
"Bow wowoooooo...."
[wails and howls of family and pets]
Posted by: Dron66046 || 03/30/2020 16:19 Comments || Top||

#2  /\ Never been there. Never talked to anyone who had been there, who wanted to return.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/30/2020 16:27 Comments || Top||


Africa North
Al Hadba project Tripoli under #LNA full control
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/30/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [67 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


GNA militia leader Ahmed Albutshi titzup in Tripoli
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/30/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [102 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


GNA dead in the hospitals of Misrata yesterday reached 23 dead
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/30/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [103 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


LNA forces have captured Abuslim prison Tripoli
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/30/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [105 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Major General Moftah Shaqlouf assigned as commanding the Misrata Liberation Room
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/30/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [74 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


LNA have freed Romanian & Libyan National who were both kidnapped back July 2018
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/30/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [72 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Iraq
Al-Rumaithah demonstrators made 3000 masks to be given to citizens and the security services personnel
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]



Posted by: Fred || 03/30/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [99 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq


US-led coalition pulls out of 3rd Iraqi base this month
[BREITBART] The U.S.-led coalition withdrew on Sunday from a military base in northern Iraq that nearly launched Washington into an open war with neighboring Iran.

The K1 Air Base is the third site coalition forces have left this month in line with U.S. plans to consolidate its troops in two locations in Iraq.

A rocket attack on the base in late December killed one American contractor and lead to a series of tit-for-tat attacks between the U.S. and Iran-backed Iraqi militia groups. The attacks culminated in the U.S.-directed killing of top Iranian general Qassim Soleimani and senior Iraqi militia leader Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.

Coalition forces handed over the K1 air base in the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk to Iraq’s military, according to a coalition statement. At least $1.1 million of equipment was transferred to the Iraqis as 300 coalition personnel departed.

K1 has hosted coalition forces since 2017 to launch operations against 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....
group in the nearby mountainous areas. Areas south of Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
and north of neighboring provinces of Diyala, Salahaddin and Nineveh remain hot beds of IS activity.

The stretch of territory is also disputed between the federal Iraqi government and the autonomous Kurdish region, which has created security gaps benefiting IS bully boys. The coalition’s presence had at times been a mediating presence between the two competing authorities.

A senior coalition official earlier this month claimed IS forces weren’t as able to exploit the "security gap" between Iraqi and Kurdish forces as the turbans did in the past.

Posted by: Fred || 03/30/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [186 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq

#1  Our job in Iraq is done. You folks have a nice day.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/30/2020 2:16 Comments || Top||

#2  Enjoy your democracy (one man, 100 bullets).
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/30/2020 3:20 Comments || Top||

#3  You know, a good addition to our own constitution would be that each president, after completing his term, should have to remain full time in charge of fixing the biggest fuck up of his presidency. George W. Bush deserves to be stuck in Baghdad until Iraq looks like New Jersey.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 03/30/2020 16:20 Comments || Top||

#4  /\ George W. Bush deserves to be stuck in Baghdad until Iraq looks like New Jersey.

Admirable goal, but a pretty low bar.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/30/2020 16:26 Comments || Top||

#5  George W. Bush deserves to be stuck in Baghdad until Iraq looks like New Jersey.

There's a Bob Dylan song about that, I think - To Be Stuck Inside of Baghdad With Those Jersey Blues Again". Or something like that.
Posted by: SteveS || 03/30/2020 17:03 Comments || Top||


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
IDF troops catch two unarmed Gazans in Israel, send them back
[IsraelTimes] IDF troops catch two unarmed Paleostinians who crossed into Israel from the southern 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...
Strip, the military says.

"No weapons were found in the possession of the suspects. After an interrogation on the scene, they were sent back into the Strip," the Israel Defense Forces says.
Shelter-in-place was getting too much for them after a few days?
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/30/2020 01:01 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [142 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

#1  Strange; typically they are only unfooted.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 03/30/2020 13:29 Comments || Top||

#2 
Also called the 'Gazan's Rush'.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 03/30/2020 16:15 Comments || Top||

#3  Shelter-in-place was getting too much for them after a few days?

"If I don't get outside soon, I'm going to explode!"
Posted by: SteveS || 03/30/2020 16:59 Comments || Top||

#4  Undersized, throw-em back.
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/30/2020 17:21 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Several ISIS fighters allegedly break out of prison in northeast Syria
[ALMASDARNEWS] A number of 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....
(ISIS/ISIS/IS/ISIS) fighters have reportedly broken out of a prison in the northeastern region of Syria this evening, local activists reported via social media.

According to the reports, several Islamic State fighters broke out of the Ghuweiran Prison in al-Hasakah, prompting the U.S. Coalition to get involved in order to apprehend the terrorists.

The reports claim that U.S. Coalition aircraft are conducting intensive flights over al-Hasakah, while using light bombs to prevent their movements.

ISIS forces of Evil have beat feet from an al-Hasakah prison before; however, they were later recaptured a few days later.
Posted by: Fred || 03/30/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [79 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Turkish military attacks Syrian Army, YPG forces in northern Aleppo
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Ottoman Turkish military launched an attack against the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and People’s Protection Units (YPG) in northern Aleppo on Sunday morning, a field source said from the governorate.

According to the source, the Ottoman Turkish military and their allied murderous Moslems heavily targeted the positions of both the Syrian Army and YPG in the Tal Rifa’at District.

The source said the attack was carried out with artillery shells and rockets, which were fired by both the Ottoman Turkish Armed Forces and the so-called "Syrian National Army" (SNA).

The Ottoman Turkish military and their allied forces have often targeted the Tal Rifa’at area and parts of the Afrin region because of the YPG’s presence; however, there is an agreement between the latter and the Syrian Army about patrolling this area.

Posted by: Fred || 03/30/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [148 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte



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Mon 2020-03-30
  Turkish military attacks Syrian Army, YPG
in northern Aleppo
Sun 2020-03-29
  Khamenei family fears he might have Coronavirus
Sat 2020-03-28
  LNA scores big advance around Tripoli
Turkish-backed forces suffer tremendous losses
Fri 2020-03-27
  Riots in China
Thu 2020-03-26
  Mohammed Ali Al-Houthi confirms Saudi coalition ceasefire
Wed 2020-03-25
  LNA forces eliminate GNA/al-Qaeda leader Ayoub Bu Ras in Tripoli
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

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