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Afghanistan
Afghan forces target Haqqani Network militants in Paktika province
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan forces carried out operations against Haqqani Network Death Eaters in southeastern Paktika
...which coincidentally borders South Wazoo...
province leaving at least 13 dead, the Afghan Military said.

According to a statement releasedby 203rd Thunder Corps, the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces conducted Arclight airstrikes and ground operations against Haqqani Network Death Eaters in Okhi area of Nika district in Paktika.

The statement further added that 13 Death Eaters of the network were killed during the operations including one of their leaders who has been identified as Mullah Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
The Afghan forces also confiscated two night vision goggles, four rocket launcher rockets, and eight Ak-47 rifles during the operation.

The anti-government armed Death Eaters including Haqqani Network have not commented regarding the operations so far.

Paktika is among the relatively volatile provinces in Southeast of Afghanistan. Both Taliban
...Arabic for students...
and Haqqani network Death Eaters are active in some of its districts.
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13 Soldiers Killed In Badghis, Clashes Ongoing
[ToloNews] At least 13 members of the Afghan cops were killed and 22 others were maimed in Taliban
...Arabic for students...
attack on security outposts in Bala Murghab district in Badghis province in the northwest of Afghanistan, sources confirmed on Thursday.

The sources said that the festivities started at 11pm on Wednesday night and that five or seven other security force members are missing after the festivities.

Militants' attacks on a military base and police headquarters in Bala Murghab are still ongoing and the security forces are appealing for air support which has not been provided to them yet, soldiers from the frontline said.

Almost 500 troops are fighting an unknown number of Talibs in the district, said Abdul Aziz Beg, Head of Badghis Provincial Council
The police headquarters, the Army base and some other parts the city are vulnerable to threat by the Taliban, he claimed.

In the meantime, officials at the Ministry of Defence have said that the "forces have retreated from a number of the check posts to prevent the civilian’s casualties and festivities still ongoing."

"Air support has been provided to the forces and the Taliban has suffered heavy casualties," the officials said.

Sources said the residents of the district have been left their areas and that the Talibs are hidden in civilian houses.

Taliban in a statement claimed that they have taken the control a number of check posts in the district after Wednesday night’s attack.

Last time, the district came under Taliban attack early in March and was under siege for more than two weeks, leaving more than two dozens of security forces dead and almost 28 of them gone missing.

This comes as the conflicts have intensified in different parts of the country with the arrival of the spring season ‐ which is deemed as a usual fighting season for faceless myrmidons fighting the Afghan government forces.

President 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. ..
on April 2 approved the annual security plan which encompasses boosting security and fighting murderous Moslems.
Khaama Press adds:
According to a statement released by Ministry of Defense, the Talibs launched indiscriminate attacks on Bala Murghab district at around 12:30am local time on Thursday.

The statement further added that the attacks were mainly focused in residential areas, forcing the armed forces to make tactical retreat in a bid to prevent civilian casualties.

The Ministry of Defense confirmed that heavy festivities are underway in the area and additional forces have been deployed to support the ground forces while the air forces have also carried out Arclight airstrikes to suppress the hard boys.

Unconfirmed reports suggest at least 13 Afghan soldiers have bit the dust during the festivities and more than 20 others have sustained injuries.

In the meantime, the Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
group has claimed that five security outposts have been captured, 12 soldiers have been killed, and 21 others have surrendered to Taliban fighters.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/05/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6469 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


8 Taliban militants killed in an airstrike of the Afghan Air Force in Balkh province
[KhaamaPress] At least eight Talibs were killed in an Arclight airstrike conducted by the Afghan Air Force in northern Balkh province.

A secuirty source said the airstrike was carried out earlier today in the vicinity of Koh-e-Alburz in Chemtal district, leaving eight murderous Moslems dead.

The source further added that a key commander of the Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
group was also among those killed.

The Afghan ground forces and local residents did not suffer casualties in the airstrike, the source added.

Balkh was among the relatively calm provinces in North of Afghanistan but the security situation of the province has tanked during the recent months.

Talibs have recently doubled efforts to expand their foothold in some remote districts of Balkh province.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/05/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6479 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


6 ISIS media activists arrested in Kabul city
[KhaamaPress] A group of six media activists of the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have been jugged
Youse'll never take me alive coppers!... [BANG!]... Ow!... I quit!
in Kabul city, the Afghan Intelligence announced Thursday.

A front man of the National Directorate of Security
...the Afghan national intel agency...
Haris Jebran said the media activists of ISIS group were arrested during a special operation of Afghan intelligence operatives.

Jebran further added that the detained individuals were involved in pro-ISIS activities in social media networks, mainly spreading propagandas in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Telegram.

He also added that the Afghan intelligence operatives arrested 10 other ISIS controllers during a separate operation in 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.

According to Jebran, the detained individuals were involved in arms smuggling, assassinatons, explosives and munitions smuggling, and transportation of the family members of ISIS loyalists.

The Afghan intelligence operatives also confiscated 12,500 kilograms of explosives during the same operation, Jebran added.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/05/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6469 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Afghan Special Forces kill 13 ISIS militants in Nangarhar province
[KhaamaPress] At least thirteen murderous Moslems affiliated with ISIS Khurasan, the offshoot of the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
of Iraq and Syria in Afghanistan, were killed during the operations of the Afghan Special Forces 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.

Informed military sources said Thursday that the operations were conducted in Bar Sengani area of the province.

The sources further added that 5 defensive positions and 13 compounds of the terror group were also destroyed during the same operations.

The anti-government armed murderous Moslems including ISIS loyalists have not commented regarding the operations so far.

Nangarhar is among the relatively calm provinces in East of Afghanistan but the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
and ISIS-K murderous Moslems are active in some of its remote districts and often attempt to carry out terrorist related activities in this province.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/05/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6469 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Africa North
Haftar forces advance to within 30km of the Libyan capital of Tripoli
[TWITTER]
Armed groups from Libya's Misrata are moving to defend Tripoli: Residents

[AlAhram] Armed groups from the western Libyan city of Misrata have started moving toward 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...
to defend the capital against possible advance by Eastern forces, residents said on Thursday.

Eastern Libyan commander Haftar orders his troops to move on Tripoli in a video online

Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar
...Self-proclaimed Field Marshal, served in the Libyan army under Muammar Qadaffy, and took part in the coup that brought Qadaffy to power in 1969. He became a prisoner of war in Chad in 1987. While held prisoner, he and his fellow officers formed a group hoping to overthrow Qadaffy. He was released around 1990 in a deal with the United States government and spent nearly two decades in the United States, gaining US citizenship. In 1993, while living in the United States, he was convicted in absentia of crimes against the Jamahiriya and sentenced to death. Haftar held a senior position in the anti-Qadaffy forces in the 2011 Libyan Civil War. In 2014 he was commander of the Libyan Army when the General National Congress (GNC) refused to give up power in accordance with its term of office. Haftar launched a campaign against the GNC and its Islamic fundamentalist allies. His campaign allowed elections to take place to replace the GNC, but then developed into a civil war. Guess you can't win them all...
ordered his troops on Thursday to march on the capital Tripoli, taking his conflict with the internationally recognised government to a dangerous new level.

Haftar posted his order in a video online, hours after his forces took full control of Gharyan, a town about 100 km (60 miles) south of the capital.

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is in Tripoli trying to push an international peace deal, and was due to make a statement. He earlier called for restraint from all sides.

"To our army which is stationed at the outskirts of Tripoli. Today we complete our march ... We are going to start shortly," Haftar said in the video titled ’Operation to liberate Tripoli’.

"Today we will shake the land under the feet of their suppressors," he added.

The capture of Gharyan after skirmishes on Wednesday with forces allied to Tripoli-based Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj followed a rapid thrust westwards by Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) from his eastern stronghold of Benghazi.

The developments mark a dramatic escalation of a power tussle that has dragged on in Libya since the overthrow of Muammar Qadaffy
...The late megalomaniac dictator of Libya, admired everywhere for his garish costumes, funny hats, harem of cutie bodyguards, and incoherent ravings. As far as is known, he is the only person who's ever declared jihad on Switzerland...
in 2011.

The country has been divided between the Western-backed government in Tripoli and a parallel administration allied to Haftar since Qadaffy’s downfall.
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Caribbean-Latin America
Oil pipeline explosion due to unknown reasons in Via La Leona sector in Anzoategui state, Venezuela
[TWITTER]

Posted by: Fred || 04/05/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6478 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  How long before we read about Russians bombing "jihadis" in VZ?

Don't got the warm soft fuzzies about this one.
Posted by: AlanC || 04/05/2019 7:58 Comments || Top||

#2  "Juan Guaido was seen leaving the site"
Posted by: Frank G || 04/05/2019 8:32 Comments || Top||

#3  Possibly someone tapping the pipe for fuel, too.

Probably not using a bronze bit, though.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 04/05/2019 8:42 Comments || Top||

#4  "Bad luck"
Posted by: Raj || 04/05/2019 9:34 Comments || Top||

#5  Probably another attempt to assassinate Maduro.
Posted by: gorb || 04/05/2019 10:32 Comments || Top||

#6  Probably not using a bronze bit, though.

"Hey, we're not idiots. That's why we used chunks of non-metallic sharpened flint to hack at the pipe. Besides, there wasn't electricity to run the power drill."
Posted by: SteveS || 04/05/2019 13:23 Comments || Top||

#7  Special forces could not be reached for comment.
Posted by: DarthVader || 04/05/2019 14:52 Comments || Top||

#8 

CCTV captured this fleeting image.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 04/05/2019 15:35 Comments || Top||

#9  Those drunken Swedes.
Posted by: Woodrow || 04/05/2019 19:50 Comments || Top||


Europe
German police arrest teen who says he planned shooting
[DAWN] German police have tossed in the slammer
... anything you say can and will be used against you, whether you say it or not...
an 18-year-old suspect who tried to buy a gun to carry out a shooting.

Authorities said on Thursday the teenage male was arrested by a tactical weapons unit April 2 in Wiesbaden after officers lured him with a fake firearm.

The arrest followed a tip from "foreign law enforcement agencies" who warned German police that the teen wanted to buy a gun on the darknet websites that are hidden from public view.

Police said there was evidence the suspect, a German-Iranian citizen, harboured "right-wing ideas" and may be suffering from mental illness. He told police he planned to kill people who were "mobbing" him.

In 2016, an 18-year-old of Iranian origin killed nine people and then himself in Munich using a gun bought on the darknet.
Posted by: Fred || 04/05/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6573 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  Harboured islamist ideas I'll bet...

Is it the police lying or the journolist?
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 04/05/2019 3:31 Comments || Top||

#2  Waiting for obligatory Islam / mental illness link comment. Anyone?
Posted by: Ackoopmed || 04/05/2019 11:01 Comments || Top||

#3  Inbreeding has dreadful effects, Akoopmed. How have you been? It’s been a while.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/05/2019 12:26 Comments || Top||

#4  I wouldn't call it mental illness so much as meme-poisoning. Once you become infected with a bad idea, it's really, really hard to get rid of it. And unlike chicken pox, having it once does not protect you from future infections.
Posted by: SteveS || 04/05/2019 12:51 Comments || Top||

#5  TW. Been around. Usually prefer to enjoy other’s pithy comments. Very insightful/witty crowd here at the ‘Burg!
Posted by: Ackoopmed || 04/05/2019 15:16 Comments || Top||

#6  A Mohammedan doc, when he'd drink:
"To think is, sometimes, just to think,
Appealing to Allah
Though banned by a mollah...
But His whole Fertile Crescent
Is pre-adolescent,
Obsessed with the cleanness
Of minaret-penis,
Or sins that could make the thing shrink!"
And the talib, bananas, didn't blink.
Posted by: Gravirt White7809 || 04/05/2019 15:31 Comments || Top||


Home Front: WoT
Syrian national apprehended trying to enter US illegally hiding in a train from Mexico
[WASHINGTONEXAMINER] A 46-year-old Syrian man has been detained for attempting to enter the United States from Mexico illegally by hiding in a train, border protection agents say.

Customs and Border Protection officials report agents apprehended the man last weekend, after a train from Mexico passed through an imaging system at the downtown Calexico port screening center in southern Caliphornia, an impregnable bastion of the Democratic Party,. "CPB officers noticed an anomaly on the lower side of the commercial railcar," leading to the compartment on the outside of the train where the man was hiding.

The man was taken to a secure location, where officials confirmed, partly through fingerprinting, that he is a Syrian national without documentation authorizing his entry into the United States.

"This apprehension highlights the fact that none of our inspections are routine, especially when people purposely attempt to avoid the process," port director David Salazar said in a statement Wednesday. "CBP puts a lot of effort in identifying, vetting and prosecuting people who just don’t want to abide by the legal process of entering our country."

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#1  Score another for DJT. When he's right he's right.
Posted by: AlanC || 04/05/2019 12:36 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
Maoist rebels kills 4 Indian paramilitary soldiers in Chhattisgarh state
[DAWN] Police on Thursday said that Maoist rebels had ambushed and killed four Indian paramilitary soldiers and maimed another two in the insurgency-wracked Chhattisgarh state.

Police officer D.M. Awasthi said that the rebels fired on the soldiers, who were on a patrol today in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh state.

Other details were not immediately available.

The Indian government says the bully boyz are the country's most serious internal security threat. The rebels control large swaths of area in central and eastern India and say they are fighting to obtain more jobs, land and wealth from natural resources for poor and indigenous communities.

The rebels, also known as Naxalites, have ambushed police, destroyed government offices and kidnapped government officials for more than four decades.

They are inspired by Chinese revolutionary leader Mao Zedong.

Posted by: Fred || 04/05/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6470 views] Top|| File under: Commies


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Rojava rights groups condemn arrests of Kurdish politicians in Afrin
[Rudaw] Amid global silence about abuses committed against the Kurdish population in Afrin, Ottoman Turkish-backed Syrian militias have stepped up a campaign of arrests and kidnapping for ransom, according to a conflict monitor. Several politicians are among those incarcerated
You have the right to remain silent...
‐ drawing condemnation from civil and rights institutions in northern Syria who have demanded The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...Qatar's colony in Asia Minor....
intervene.

Hussein Ibish, leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party-Syria (KDP-S) in Afrin and also head of the Kurdish National Council (ENKS) in the Kurdish enclave in northwestern Syria, was arrested by Ottoman Turkish-backed forces on Sunday.

He was picked up "amid popular dissatisfaction with the arrests and hundreds of previous kidnappings and detentions," the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Thursday.

Ibish’s party, ENKS, is in opposition to the Democratic Union Party (PYD) in Rojava ‐ the Kurdish autonomous region of northern Syria. Turkey considers the PYD and the armed People’s Protection Units (YPG) branches of the PKK and framed their early 2018 military incursion into Afrin as a counter-terror operation.

ENKS condemned Turkey’s offensive and has called for Ottoman Turkish forces and their Syrian proxies to be expulsed from Afrin.

The reason for Ibish’s arrest is not clear.

A day earlier, an ENKS colleague of Ibish, Mohammed Ali Reza was arrested and then released only to be re-arrested on Wednesday, according to the Observatory.

A group of civil and rights organizations including women’s groups, culture centres, and health care workers in Rojava issued a statement condemning the "arbitrary arrests."

ENKS on Tuesday called on the Ottoman Turkish government to put "pressure on the militias to end its violations and abuses against people and their property and immediately release our friend Hussein Ibish."

Turkey has come under fire for abuses committed by Syrian militias under its watch.

"Makeshift justice mechanisms of gangs and terrorist organizations also unlawfully detained or kidnapped civilians in Idlib and Afrin for expressing political dissent or for ransom," head of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria Paulo Sergio Pinheiro told the UN Human Rights Council on March 12.

His Commission documented "pervasive" lawlessness in Afrin since the Kurdish forces were ousted in March 2018.

The Observatory reported that "barely a day passes without violations" by the Syrian militias ‐ including "seizing property, arbitrary arrests, kidnapping, theft and torture."

The Syria factions have carried out kidnappings for ransom "after international silence that has given power to Turkey in Afrin," the Observatory stated.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/05/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6477 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Syrian Army eliminates ISIS group attempting to escape across the Euphrates
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) foiled a new attempt by the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
(ISIS/ISIS/IS/ISIS) to cross the Euphrates River and enter their territory in southeastern Deir Ezzor.

According to a military source in Damascus, the Syrian Arab Army spotted a group of Islamic State gunnies trying to cross the Euphrates River near the key city of Albukamal this morning.

As soon as the terrorist combatants were spotted, the Syrian Arab Army opened fire on the Islamic State fighters in order to prevent their escape from the Baghouz area of southeastern Deir Ezzor.

The source said that the Islamic State group consisted of more than 15 fighter; they were either eliminated during the attempted escape or retreated back towards the Baghouz area.

The Islamic State has been trying to break out of the Baghouz Mountains for nearly a week now; however, intense pressure from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and U.S. Coalition has ultimately forced them to make desperate attempts to escape across the Euphrates.

Posted by: Fred || 04/05/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6470 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Syrian Army launches heavy attack on jihadist stronghold in northeastern Latakia
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a heavy attack on the jihadist positions in the northeastern countryside of the Latakia Governorate on Wednesday.

Using surface-to-surface missiles and artillery shells, the Syrian Arab Army’s 4th Armored Division repeatedly struck Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham
’s positions inside the key town of Kabbani in the Jabal al-Akrad region of Latakia.

According to a military source in Latakia city, the Syrian Army pounded Kabbani and its surrounding hilltops for over an hour; this resulted in heavy damage to Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham’s defenses.

Wednesday’s attack by the Syrian Arab Army on Latakia marked the first time this month that they have targeted the jihadist groups inside this governorate in northwestern Syria.

The Syrian Arab Army’s attack on northeast Latakia comes just days after the jihadist rebels attacked to bomb the government’s positions with their assault drones.

The Syrian Army was able to shoot down the jihadist drone over the northwestern countryside of Hama before it could bomb their positions.

Posted by: Fred || 04/05/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6476 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra


Russian Air Force completely obliterates jihadist command center in Idlib, Syrian shells kill 22 innocents
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Russian Air Force carried out a strategic attack over the western countryside of the Idlib Governorate on Wednesday morning.

According to sources in Damascus, the Russian Air Force’s attack on Wednesday targeted several sites in the Jabal al-Zawiya region of Idlib.

Among the targets for the Russian Air Force were a command-and-control center and communications base in the rural Idlib town of Tal al-Nabi.

Army shelling kills 22 civilians in Syria's Idlib: Monitor

[AlAhram] Heavy bombardment by the Syrian army of the jihadist-controlled Idlib region has killed 22 civilians, a monitor said Thursday, the latest violence to theaten a seven-month-old truce.

The ceasefire was brokered by the main foreign backers of the warring parties in September to head off a government offensive that prompted UN warnings of humanitarian disaster for the region's three million residents.

But since the region was overrun by the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham
alliance led by former al-Qaeda gunnies in January, the fragile truce has come under mounting assault.

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem accused The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...Qatar's colony in Asia Minor....
, which signed the September deal on behalf of the rebels, of failing to honour its commitments and warned that his government's patience was running out.

The UN humanitarian affairs office said the escalating violence threatened aid deliveries to some 2.7 million people in need.

In the latest flare-up, army artillery and rocket fire on the Idlib towns of Kafrnabel and Maaret al-Noman killed 13 people on Thursday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

It came after shelling of adjacent jihadist-held areas of Hama and Aleppo provinces killed nine people late on Wednesday, the Britannia-based watchdog said.

The UN humanitarian office said that the ecalating violence had already killed 90 civilians in the Idlib region in March, nearly half of them children.

More than 86,500 people fled their homes in February and March as a result of the escalation, it added.

The UN expressed concern over "increased shelling along front lines, an intensification of air strikes and a growing number of attacks involving improvised bombs in urban areas."

The Syrian foreign minister said his government was growing impatient to recapture Idlib, the last region outside its control apart from the Kurdish-held north and northeast where Washington retains a troop presence.

Muallem said Turkey had failed to ensure the withdrawal of jihadist forces from a planned buffer zone along the front line as stipulated by the truce agreed in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi.

"It is known that Turkey is responsible for a delay in implementing" the deal, he said at a joint presser with his Venezuelan counterpart Jorge Arreaza.

"Honestly, we are still waiting for the Sochi deal to be implemented but our patience has its limits and we must liberate this land.

"We are losing patience," he warned.

More than half of the population of the Idlib region have already fled government offensives on other rebel-held regions of Syria.

Many live in tent cities where they are dependent on humanitarian aid and deeply vulnerable to a resurgence of all-out conflict.
Posted by: Fred || 04/05/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6469 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra


Another pack of Iranian documents taken by Israel
*Snicker* Remember when the Israelis drove a bunch of trucks up to Iran’s secret nuclear files warehouse and emptied it of everything except the previously locked safes themselves? And by the time the crack Iranian guards noticed, the entire convoy had got clean away? And then the whole world laughted and laughed and laughed? And remember how Iran thought that Bibi’s revelation at the UN back then was as bad as it could possibly get?
[TWITTER] "Hilarity ensued"
Posted by: Fred || 04/05/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6469 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1 
I'm very pleased that the Israelis are on our side.
I would also love to see a few comments on this and the prior warehouse document clean-out by the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize recipient.
Posted by: Roger Smith || 04/05/2019 13:39 Comments || Top||



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Two weeks of WOT
Fri 2019-04-05
  German police arrest teen who says he planned shooting
Thu 2019-04-04
  Libya’s General Haftar marches on Tripoli
Wed 2019-04-03
  Bouteflika resigns
Tue 2019-04-02
  US suspends F-35 deliveries to Turkey over Russian S-400 deal
Mon 2019-04-01
  Sudan police fire tear gas as protesters rally
Sun 2019-03-31
  Misfired Patriot missile hits farm in Qatar
Sat 2019-03-30
  Hamas May Declare War Saturday
Fri 2019-03-29
  Turkey: air defense purchase from Russia 'a done deal'
Thu 2019-03-28
  Boko Haram attacks in eastern Niger leave 10 dead: Mayor
Wed 2019-03-27
  Israel just hit near Aleppo Syria
Tue 2019-03-26
  IAF Hits Enemy Targets After 30 Rockets Pound Israel, Egypt threatens to quit mediating
Mon 2019-03-25
  Gaza War is On!
Sun 2019-03-24
  More than 130 killed in Mali massacre as UN visits
Sat 2019-03-23
  It’s official: SDF declare ‘total elimination’ of ISIS caliphate
Fri 2019-03-22
  Final Islamic State Stronghold in Syria Falls

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