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Iraqi security forces have raided a HQ of Ketaib Hezbollah
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Good Morning
House Dems Unanimously Block
Resolution Condemning Violence and Rioting
Friday June 26th, 2020

US doubles bounty on ISIS leader to $10m
Mullah Baradar holds Pakistani Passport and National Identity Card: Report
Libyan human trafficker says he was reappointed as head of Zawiya Coast Guard
Israeli PM announces "cooperation" with UAE to fight coronavirus
Turkey arrests 3 journalists for revealing death of intel agents in Libya
New Iran sanctions against four steel, aluminum, & iron companies operating within Iran’s metals sector
Steve Bing: Conspiracy Theories as Democrat
Donor, Liz Hurley's Ex and Clinton-Epstein Friend Dies

Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2020 10:21 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under:

#1  If that towel were only a little Hyer!
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/26/2020 11:03 Comments || Top||

#2  Did you know a champagne bath stops the covid19 in its tracks?

Champagne detoxifies the skin with antioxidants and tartaric acid helps even out the skin tone,” Dermatologist Marina Peredo, MD, told New Beauty. “For those with oily skin, its antibacterial properties aid in leaving last year's breakouts behind.”
Posted by: jpal || 06/26/2020 15:11 Comments || Top||

-War on Police-
Pew Analysis Shows Only 1 In 6 BLM Protesters Are Black
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/26/2020 08:39 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6482 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Sounds about right. There were 400 of these clowns marching up Hancock St. in Quincy MA a few weeks ago and I'd say 50 blacks (mostly fat broads who liked to yell) were in that crowd, tops. The rest were nearly all college kids, nobody over 30 from what I could see.
Posted by: Raj || 06/26/2020 9:48 Comments || Top||

#2  BLM rally scheduled for Rogersville, Tennessee tonight. I will go just to see what's up.
The population of Rogersville as of the 2010 census was 4,420.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 06/26/2020 11:45 Comments || Top||

#3  The rest are all white supremacists, right?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/26/2020 12:02 Comments || Top||

#4  "Garbage has no color" - from some movie.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/26/2020 13:15 Comments || Top||

#5  Ya know, there was a BLM'er on Twitter that I had to respond to(cause I was bored), talking about Trump and going into the shelter,during the protest. He was spouting off about how Trump was hiding during this peaceful protest. I responded by telling him the he misspelled peaceful with violent thugs. Now one person responded by saying thugs was the new N word. I didn't mention race at all in my comment. Go figure, since yes I just called the majority of those wanna be white folk hippies the new N word.
Posted by: bbrewer126 || 06/26/2020 21:19 Comments || Top||

Mob Torches Home, Throws Bricks At Officers During Search For Missing Teens
[DAILYWIRE] Sparked by a mix of anti-police sentiment, "vigilantism," and apparent misinformation via social media, chaos erupted in Milwaukee on Tuesday during the search for missing teen girls. According to local news reports and video footage, in the process of the urgent search, officers and other first responders had bricks thrown at them, three people were maimed in a related shooting, and a house was burned to the ground.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Wednesday that the crowd outside the home that was later burned to the ground included "a mix of neighbors observing the situation, people expressing frustration with police and activists who’d marched in Milwaukee’s racial justice protests."

"What started Tuesday as a missing-persons investigation morphed over the course of several hours as tensions about police treatment ran high and rumors spread online," the report outlined. "By nightfall, three people — including two 14-year-olds — had been shot, a house was set on fire, and police had fired tear gas and pepper spray on some members of a scattered crowd of hundreds who’d gathered outside a Milwaukee house where police earlier conducted an investigation into two missing teenage girls."

Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6490 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  "By nightfall, three people — including two 14-year-olds — had been shot, a house was set on fire, and police had fired tear gas and pepper spray on some members of a scattered crowd of hundreds who’d gathered outside a Milwaukee house where police earlier conducted an investigation into two missing teenage girls."

Y'all do a missing persons search way different than here. City folks!
Posted by: SteveS || 06/26/2020 0:14 Comments || Top||

#2  a house was set on fire....

Attempt to set my house on fire you'd better be prepared for a rapid kinetic response.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/26/2020 7:23 Comments || Top||

#3  Sketchy neighborhood, but by far not the worst in the Beer Capital.

Resulting product of the 'Great Society' and reliable Dem municipal governance since the '70s.

Posted by: Mullah Richard || 06/26/2020 12:34 Comments || Top||

Teenage Suicide Attacker Surrenders to Afghan Forces in Kunduz
[ToloNews] Sayed Mukhtar 13, an Afghan teenager who was trained by the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
for a suicide kaboom, has surrendered to the Afghan cops in Kunduz province, the Ministry of Interior said on Thursday.

The teenager claimed that he spent five years in a Taliban camp and pursued military education and tactics for suicide attacks.

Sayed Mukhtar was due to detonate explosives strapped to his body in a marriage gathering two days ago, but he changed his mind and surrendered to the Afghan copsThe teenager also said that five years back the Taliban attacked his home in Chardara district of Kunduz, killed his parents before his eyes, and took him along with his two brothers and two sisters. His father had served in the ranks of the Afghan Special Forces
...established in 2007 with the intent of taking one conventional infantry kandak (battalion) from each of the regional ANA corps, giving them special training and equipment, and reorganizing based on the U.S. Army Rangers. Each battalion is assigned to one of the six regional corps. The commandos comprise 7% of the Afghan National Security Forces but conduct 70% to 80% of the fighting...
"They (the Taliban) sent my two brothers to Kabul to conduct suicide attacks, and I was deployed to Kunduz. They said that I should explode myself in an area where there are large numbers of people or attack any wedding ceremony. I came, but I was frightened," said the would-be suicide attacker.

Mukhtar claimed that one of his brothers was dispatched to conduct a suicide attack in Kabul two years ago, and the other brother was sent for the same purpose by the Taliban a month ago.

Mukhtar said that he does not know about the fate of his sisters, who were aged 10 and 8 when they were kidnapped five years back.

"There were ten to 15 people in areas where we were trained. My brothers conducted suicide attacks--they were 14 and 16 years old," said Sayed Mukhtar.

"This is one of the examples of how the Taliban has resorted to such brutal acts over the past decade-and-a-half. they could have devastated tens of youngsters and youths," said Tariq Aryan, a front man for the Ministry of Interior.

Afghan security officials say that most of the teenagers and youths who commit suicide attacks are being trained in Taliban camps.

The Taliban have not made any comment on the report.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2020 01:34 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6508 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Now there is some integrity.
Posted by: Dacama || 06/26/2020 3:55 Comments || Top||

Airstrike kills 25 Taliban militants in Balkh province
[KhaamaPress] An Arclight airstrike
killed at least 25 Lions of Islam of the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
group in northern Balkh province of Afghanistan, the security sources said.

The Afghan Air Force reportedly carried out the airstrike in Dawlatabad district of Balkh province.

The sources further added that the Afghan Air Force targeted the Lions of Islam who had gathered in one of the local villages late on Wednesday night.

...back at the pie fight, Bella grabbed the cocoanut cream...
unconfirmed reports suggest that the airstrike also killed four civilians including a woman and a child.

a lie repeated often enough remains a lie...
the local government officials and the Afghan military in the North rejected that the airstrike killed civilians, emphasizing that only Lions of Islam were killed in the raid.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the airstrike so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2020 01:17 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6500 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

Africa North
71 migrants, among them four women and two children, were returned to Tripoli, Libya by the coast guard
Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6478 views] Top|| File under: Human Trafficking

Libyan human trafficker says he was reappointed as head of Zawiya Coast Guard
[ADDRESSLIBYA] A Libyan human trafficker, who is under sanctions by the United Nations
...an organization conceived in the belief that we're just one big happy world, with the sort of results you'd expect from such nonsense...
, was reappointed as head of Zawiya Coast Guard, UN official said.

Vincent Cochetel, Special Envoy of the UNHCR for the Central Mediterranean, stated in a tweet today that Abd al Rahman al-Milad, known as the "Bedja", was reappointed as head of Zawiya Coast Guard.

"Well-known UN sanctioned human trafficker re-appointed as Head of Azzawyah Coast Guards in Libya. Who took this decision? Who is accountable?," Cochetel stated.
Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6483 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood

Tunisian journalists withdraw from a press conference of the Tunisian MP, who is close to the Muslim Brotherhood
Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6472 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood

#1  What the Hell; Tunisia's powerful Ennahda Party and its leader Rachid Ghannouchi ARE Muslim Brotherhood and have been for decades.
Posted by: b || 06/26/2020 10:24 Comments || Top||

#2  Splitters!
Posted by: Frank G || 06/26/2020 11:32 Comments || Top||

LNA launches operation to secure strategic oil fields
Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6473 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

Glasgow UK: 'Three dead' in stabbing incident in city centre ?Terrorism?
[SkyNews] The "truly dreadful" incident is not being treated as terrorism-related.

A stabbing attack at a hotel in Glasgow city centre has left a number of people injured and a police officer in a critical condition.

A male suspect has been shot dead by armed police at the scene of the incident at the city's Park Inn hotel.

Six people are being treated in hospital, including the 42-year-old officer who suffered knife wounds.

His condition is said to be critical but stable.

The members of the public hurt were aged 17, 18, 20, 38 and 53.

Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon described the incident as "truly dreadful" but said it was not being treated as terrorism-related.

Police say the incident is now contained and there is no threat to the wider public.

Sky News' Scotland correspondent, James Matthews, said refugees and asylum seekers had been housed at the hotel over recent months to protect them during the coronavirus pandemic.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 06/26/2020 10:02 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6488 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#2  The Telegraph liveblog:

The suspect was an asylum seeker who went on a rampage after complaining about the hotel meals served to him during the Covid-19 pandemic. The knifeman, who was from Sudan, had threatened violence against other refugees and complained he was "very hungry" in recent days after being re-housed in the hotel, an activist told the Telegraph.

Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2020 17:08 Comments || Top||

#3  The left bring in these people to cancel out votes of conservatives, or if in the worst case they go barbarian and take out a few conservatives, that is even better. I swear, that is the left's demented frame of mind deep down.
Posted by: Crins Throlusing3119 || 06/26/2020 17:35 Comments || Top||

#4  Stabbing with knives seems to be a popular way of inflicting harm with these types. Is it some sort of religious ritual?
Posted by: jpal || 06/26/2020 19:26 Comments || Top||

#5  how about take your ass out to get something to eat idiot,it's not like you're in jail.
Posted by: Chris || 06/26/2020 19:50 Comments || Top||

#6  I think there are 2 unneeded question marks in that title.
Posted by: bbrewer126 || 06/26/2020 21:10 Comments || Top||

Fifth Column
'A Lot' Of Protesters Have Left Seattle's Autonomous Zone, Leader Says
We'll see:
[The Hill] The de facto leader of Seattle's autonomous protest zone said Wednesday "a lot" of protesters have already left the area following a call days earlier from the mayor for protesters to clear out.

The Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) in a statement posted to Twitter on Wednesday said that "very few" people remain in the protest zone and the "CHOP project is now concluded."

Related: Seattle CHOP leaders urge protesters to go home, throw support behind Biden, Democrats
Posted by: charger || 06/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6503 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  No longer “cool” to be there with the crime and all.
Posted by: Dacama || 06/26/2020 3:45 Comments || Top||

#2  The 10,000 minute reich...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/26/2020 7:16 Comments || Top||

#3  It is a mistake to let cockroaches scatter...
Posted by: A Sources || 06/26/2020 9:53 Comments || Top||

#4  OTOH, cockroaches don't have cellphones that can be tracked.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/26/2020 10:38 Comments || Top||

#5  Sounds to me like it's a mistake to live in Seattle.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/26/2020 12:16 Comments || Top||

#7  ^Rachel Corrie is calling?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/26/2020 13:13 Comments || Top||

#9  Well, round up the remaining hardcore folks,and charge them with domestic terrorism.
Posted by: bbrewer126 || 06/26/2020 21:20 Comments || Top||

The Grand Turk
Turkey arrests 3 journalists for revealing death of intel agents in Libya
Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6512 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

Indian Army troops unprovoked ceasefire violation in Karela Sector along LOC targeting civil population
Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6483 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan

US State Department: 500 civilians killed in 2019 Iraq terrorist attacks
[Rudaw] More than 500 civilians have been killed and 1,000 maimed in acts of terrorism across Iraq in 2019, with a lack of security coordination between the governments of Iraq and the Kurdistan Region in part to blame, according to a US State Department annual country report.

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) carried out over 800 attacks in the country, the Iraq edition of the U.S. State Department Country Reports on Terrorism 2019 detailed, predominantly in the deserts and mountains of the disputed territories in the north of the country.

"According to the Federal Intelligence and Investigation Agency within Iraq's Ministry of Interior, acts of terrorism, violence, and armed conflict with ISIS killed more than 534 civilians and injured more than 1,121 in 2019 as of December 1," the report reads.

Since declaring the defeat of ISIS in December 2017, Iraq’s armed forces have carried out multiple air and ground operations against group remnants in the disputed area claimed by Erbil and Baghdad. In its latest string of campaigns, at least 12 ISIS turbans were killed on Mount Qarachogh in the disputed territory of Makhmour, Erbil province, in a joint operation by Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) and the US-led coalition in the early hours of Wednesday.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2020 01:48 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6502 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Lori Lightfoot says "pikers"
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/26/2020 16:55 Comments || Top||

#2  Probably 10 times that if they admit to that many.
Posted by: jpal || 06/26/2020 19:37 Comments || Top||

13 pro-Iran fighters arrested for anti-US rocket attacks, according to Iraq officials
The Times of Israel adds:
In first raid of its kind, Iraq’s Counter-Terrorism Service detains members of Iran-affiliated Kataeb Hezbollah militia force in Baghdad.

Iraqi security forces arrested more than a dozen pro-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 the same idea as Stürmabteilung (or SA). The term Supreme Guide is a the modern version form of either Duce or Führer or maybe both. They hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
fighters overnight, in their first raid against those accused of anti-US rocket attacks, Iraqi officials told AFP early Friday.

Elite fighters from Iraq’s Counter-Terrorism Service raided a headquarters in southern Baghdad used by Kataeb Hezbollah, a pro-Iran faction also identified as Brigade 45 of the Hashed al-Shaabi military force.

"Based on intelligence information, a CTS unit raided a base used by Brigade 45, seizing three rocket launchers and arresting 13 fighters," one of the officials said.

Since October, nearly three dozen attacks have targeted American interests in Iraq, including a range of military bases, the US embassy in Baghdad and US oil companies. They have killed Iraqi, US and UK military personnel.

The US has blamed Kataeb Hezbollah for the attacks and has retaliated twice, in both cases after rockets killed US military personnel stationed at Iraqi bases.

Washington has pressured Baghdad to take tougher action against the group, and Thursday’s late-night raid is the first of its kind.

Kataeb Hezbollah is a powerful faction within the Hashed al-Shaabi, a network of gangs that have been integrated into the Iraqi security forces.

Kateab Hezbollah members are known to be close to Iran and deeply opposed to the US presence in the region.

The Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service, meanwhile, was set up by US forces following the 2003 invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein and is largely seen as a force friendly to Washington.

Its commander, Abdulwahab al-Saadi, was appointed last month by new prime minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi, whom Washington considers an ally.

Under Kadhemi, Iraq and the US launched a strategic dialogue earlier this month to reset the bilateral relationship.

The start of the talks coincided with a significant spike in rocket attacks, with six incidents targeting American installations over the course of two weeks.

The escalation shattered the period of relative calm that had settled in after particularly high tensions between Iran and the US spilled over into Iraq.

Iran is Iraq’s influential eastern neighbor and holds considerable sway over political and military actors in Baghdad.
Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6486 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

IRGC claims new resistance group has emerged calling itself Dumbledore's Army Islamic Resistance-Soleimani's soldiers
Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6486 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  Oh goody, a suicide squad!
Posted by: Cesare || 06/26/2020 7:21 Comments || Top||

Kurdish family picnicking in Kunemasi are targeted by Turkish airstrikes

'Fighter' killed, civilians roiled as warplanes strike near tourist resort in Sulaimani: mayor

[Rudaw] An air strike has targeted a shop in a village resort near the Iranian border in Sulaimani province, a local official tells Rudaw.

"An unknown warplane targeted a shop in Kuna Masi village in Sharbazhir," Shaho Osman, mayor of Sharbazhir town in northeastern Sulaimani province told Rudaw on Thursday.

Osman said in a presser that a "fighter" was killed and at least six civilians maimed when two missiles targeted a pickup truck near a shop near a resort in Kuna Masi, a village popular among tourists. He did not specify what affiliation the fighter was, but added that the civilians are two men, two women, and two children, of whom five are from one family.

The strike killed one man who was in the car," local official Kameran Abdallah told AFP, without being able to specify if the victim was a civilian or fighter.

"The six maimed consisted of two women, two children and two men, all members of the same family," he added.

The Kurdistan Region's border areas have come under fire from both Ottoman Turkish and Iranian strikes over the past ten days, as part of a military offensive with the stated aim of targeting suspected positions of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in the region.

The Ottoman Turkish Defense Ministry has said it has bombed hundreds of targets in the mountains between The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire...
and Iraq as part of a combined aerial and land-based assault dubbed Operation Claw-Eagle, which began on June 15.

Video uploaded to Twitter by a user named Jil Swani, which he told Rudaw English was taken by his brother, shows children playing leisurely in a pool of water with their parents. Suddenly, a loud explosion is heard, sending the terrified people running before the video abruptly ends.

The origin of the strike remains unknown. Swani later tweeted that the people pictured in the video he shared are "all physically okay, so that’s very lucky."
Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6492 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1  Yes Loretta, air strikes do indeed impact tourism.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/26/2020 7:38 Comments || Top||

Iraqi security forces have raided a HQ of Ketaib Hezbollah
Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6553 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

Green Zone is currently on lock down. PMU leader, Abu Fadak Al-Muhammadawi has reportedly entered.
Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6478 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

10 killed in strikes by unidentified aircraft in central Syria - report
[JPost] Just two days after alleged Israeli airstrikes targeted a number of sites around Syria, 10 pro-Iranian militants were killed in airstrikes by unidentified aircraft in central Syria on Thursday night, according to the local Ayn Al-Furat news source.

The airstrikes targeted two sites between Palmyra and As-Sukhna in the Homs Governorate in central Syria. The first site had been used as a fuel station for the Assad regime and is currently used by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). Heavy weaponry and about 40 militants are stationed at the site. The second site is used as an operations room for the IRGC and weapons are stored there as well.

One of those killed in the strikes was an Iraqi leader named Abu Al-Hassan, according to the report. Afghani militants were also among those killed in the strikes.

Also on Thursday night, two members of the Iraqi Hezbollah militia were killed and a number of others were wounded after unidentified aircraft targeted a site belonging to the militia near Sabikhan in the Deir Ezzor region of eastern Syria, according to the Shahed news agency.

The dead and wounded were transferred back to Iraq and the site was evacuated, according to the report.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/26/2020 09:03 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6490 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

Large orange light east of Tehran.

Fog of war, clearing:
Posted by: 3dc || 06/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6505 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Abu Chip Diller: "Nothing to see here, go about your business, citizen!"
Posted by: Frank G || 06/26/2020 6:26 Comments || Top||

Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/26/2020 6:34 Comments || Top||

#3  Sun rising twice?

Israel... what did you do?
Posted by: DarthVader || 06/26/2020 9:19 Comments || Top||

New Iran sanctions against four steel, aluminum, & iron companies operating within Iran’s metals sector
Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6488 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

Paralyzed man killed during ongoing clashes between Hurras al-Din and HTS
Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6480 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra

Iranian forces involved in heavy clashes along Iraqi border
A member of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Kawa Sheikh Mouss, in a special statement to a Sputnik Arabic correspondent in Iraq, revealed on Thursday, June 25, an Iranian move in the border areas with the Iraqi state, and clashes with the Iranian Democratic Party (PJAK).

Sheikh Mouss explained that the Iranian forces carried out combing operations at the borders, and there were skirmishes and armed clashes between them and the elements of the PJAK, who were present in Iranian territory.

Sheikh Mouss confirmed that the Iranian forces bombed several sites of the Iranian Kurdish Democratic Party, in some areas where they are, denying the occurrence of clashes between the Iranian army and PKK elements.

At the same time, the Turkish Army has continued their attacks against the PKK forces in northern Iraq, which is an affiliate of the PJAK.

Both Iran and Turkey have been involved in heavy clashes with these groups for over a week, as they seek to eliminate the PKK/PJAK presence from their border regions.
Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6481 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

Drone strike targets suspected militant vehicle in Idlib
[ALMASDARNEWS] A drone belonging to an unknown entity, suspected to be U.S. Coalition, carried out an attack on a murderous Moslem vehicle that was traveling through the Idlib Governorate on Wednesday.

According to reports, the drone targeted a military vehicle as it was traveling along Binnish Road, east of Idlib city.

While no one has grabbed credit for the attack, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) suspects that it was conducted by the U.S. Coalition.

On June 14th, the U.S. Coalition carried out a similar attack, as they assassinated two leaders of the al-Qaeda-linked Hurras al-Deen terrorist group in Idlib.
Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda

New video reveals aftermath of Israeli attack on Syria’s Hama
[ALMASDARNEWS] An baby milk factory agricultural plant in the al-Salamiyah area of the ​​Hama Governorate was severely damaged by Israeli Arclight airstrike
s in various areas in Syria on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning.

According to a field source in Hama, the Israeli Air Force struck several sites in the eastern countryside of the Hama Governorate, including al-Salamiyah city and nearby al-Sabourah.

The source said while the Syrian air defenses did manage to intercept some of the missiles, a few managed to hit their intended targets, which resulted in heavy explosions in eastern Hama.

Ruptly managed to film from the targeted area in al-Salamiyah this week, showing the devastation that followed the powerful attack by the Israeli Air Force.
I believe Iran’s proxies had just received a shipment of missiles and munitions on Tuesday, and the Israelis have been blowing them up ever since.
Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6478 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria

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US doubles bounty on ISIS leader to $10m

[DAILYTIMES.PK] The US increased a reward Wednesday for the top leader of ISIS, doubling its payout for information on its self-styled emir to $10 million.The State Department announced a $5 million reward in August for information that leads to the identification or location of Amir Muhammad Sa’id Abdal-Rahman al-Mawla.

Al-Mawla is also known as Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurash, Hajji Abdallah and Abu-Umar al-Turkman.
And "Peggy"
He succeeded Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to lead the terror organization less than a week after Baghdadi was killed in a US operation in northern Syria in October.

Al-Mawla oversees ISIS/ISIS’ global operations after helping to "justify the abduction, slaughter, and trafficking of members of Yazidi religious minority groups in northwest Iraq," the State Department said.

He was previously a religious scholar in the terror group that preceded ISIS/ISIS, al-Qaeda in Iraq, before becoming deputy leader of the terror group under Baghdadi.
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