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Nine Districts Fall to Taliban as Fighting Continues
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Good Morning

Cori Bush claims Black Americans aren't free
Monday July 5th, 2021

girls with guns Detroit, 1929
ANDSF Braces for Attacks on Major Cities, Highways, Border Areas
Dozens of Ghor Women Take Up Arms in Support of ANDSF
Turkey, Iran, Pakistan suspend consulate offices in northern Balkh province
E. Jerusalem woman jailed for 2.5 years for recruiting terrorists for Hezbollah
US military base fired upon in Syria
Taliban Increases Pressure on Zherai District in Kandahar, 2 kaboomed in gov%u2019s Kandahar city compound
Report: State Investigating Allegation of
NY Principal Forcing Coworker to Take Racy Photos of Her

Posted by: Fred || 07/05/2021 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [340 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "Head shots, okay, Lil?"
"Uh... yeah."
Posted by: Jolugum Poodle9136 || 07/05/2021 4:42 Comments || Top||

#2 
"Fire when you're ready, Miss!
Those... are the foes!"

"But they're all so pitiful!
Fat girls, and slacks wearing shmoes."

"Well shoot now, darlin'!
For tomorrow they'll be marxist hoes!"
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/05/2021 4:53 Comments || Top||

#3  Two hands, this is not the hood.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/05/2021 7:07 Comments || Top||

#4  ^Unless you want to hit something more than 2 meters away.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/05/2021 7:09 Comments || Top||

#5  Pretty sure I know what the one on the left is aiming at.
Posted by: Mercutio || 07/05/2021 7:51 Comments || Top||

#6  ^ Ha! Yes. Mischievous expression to match.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/05/2021 8:03 Comments || Top||

#7  Lorna Bobbitt's Grandma...
Posted by: Phinter Shavitle5555 || 07/05/2021 8:55 Comments || Top||

#8  Tentative title: “The modern woman shoots her own gun.”
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/05/2021 9:08 Comments || Top||

#9  ^
No Contest - They're Annie Oakley's Nieces
Posted by: Chaque Slegum5955 || 07/05/2021 9:32 Comments || Top||

#10  Detroit? Wow
Posted by: Uluter Thinemp6142 || 07/05/2021 10:09 Comments || Top||

#11  foot placement sucks
Posted by: Frank G || 07/05/2021 10:38 Comments || Top||

#12  Detroit sure has changed since 1929.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/05/2021 10:48 Comments || Top||

#13  When all of your girl friends find out about each other.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 07/05/2021 21:01 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
Nine Districts Fall to Taliban as Fighting Continues
[ToloNews] Sources said on Sunday that the centers of nine more districts were captured by the Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
in the last 24 hours — six districts in Badakhshan, one in Kandahar, one in Paktika
...which coincidentally borders South Wazoo...
and one in Takhar.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [305 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Taliban Increases Pressure on Zherai District in Kandahar, 2 kaboomed in gov’s Kandahar city compound
[ToloNews] The Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
increased their pressure on Zherai district in Kandahar after taking control of the strategic district of Panjwai on Saturday, raising concerns in Kandahar city.

Panjwai fell to the Taliban after being under siege for a week. Local officials said that hundreds of families have been displaced due to the conflicts in Zherai and Panjwai districts.

"We have left everything at our homes. We have come here (to the city of Kandahar) with our family members only," said Ghulam Nabi, a resident of Kandahar.

"No one is paying attention to the people--neither the Taliban nor the government. We don’t know who we should take our complaints to," said Ahmad Shah, a resident of Kandahar.

The provincial council of Kandahar said they are concerned about an increase in the Taliban’s influence in the southern province.

The province of Kandahar is the birthplace of the Taliban, who went on to rule Afghanistan with a harsh version of Islamic sharia law until being overthrown by a US-led invasion in 2001.
"Anyone who has been killed or maimed in the festivities is Afghan," said Sayed Jan Khakrizwal, head of the Kandahar provincial council.

The security situation in the city of Qalat, in Zabul, which shares a border with Kandahar, is raising fears among locals; however, security forces said Taliban attacks have been pushed back in the province.

"They attacked some outposts on the outskirts of Qalat city, but they were responded to quickly and 25 of the enemy was killed and 21 more were maimed. The enemy also wanted to conduct a suicide car kaboom on one of our facilities, but it was also thwarted. We assure you that Zabul will not face any problems," said Sayed Baba Mansoori, the commander of the second regiment of 205 Atal Corps.

So far, six districts in Kandahar have fallen to the Taliban. Maroof, Maiwand, Arghistan have fallen in recent days.

Magnetic Mine Blast in Kandahar Governor's Compound Kills 2
[ToloNews] The secretary of Kandahar's governor and a security guard were killed, and another security guard was wounded, in a magnetic IED blast that occurred in a parking area in the governor's compound in Kandahar city on Sunday afternoon, local security sources confirmed.

The blast took place about 2:15 pm local time in Kandahar city as Mansour Ahmad, the secretary of Kandahar's governor, entered the parking area in his vehicle, the sources said.

“Mansour and a security guard were killed in the blast and another security guard was wounded,” said the sources.

However, no group including the Taliban has immediately claimed responsibility for the blast.
Al Ahram adds:
The Taliban have captured a key district in their former bastion of Kandahar after fierce night-time fighting with Afghan government forces, officials said Sunday, the latest area to be seized since US troops began their final withdrawal.

The insurgents have pressed on with their campaign to capture territory across Afghanistan's rural areas since early May when the US military began the pullout.

The fall of Panjwai district in the southern province of Kandahar comes just two days after US and NATO forces vacated their main Bagram Air Base near Kabul, from where they led operations for two decades against the Taliban and their Al-Qaeda allies.

Over the years, the Taliban and Afghan forces have regularly clashed in and around Panjwai, with the insurgents aiming to seize it given its proximity to Kandahar city, the provincial capital.

The province of Kandahar is the birthplace of the Taliban, who went on to rule Afghanistan with a harsh version of Islamic sharia law until being overthrown by a US-led invasion in 2001.

Panjwai district governor Hasti Mohammad said Afghan forces and the Taliban clashed during the night, resulting in government forces retreating from the area.

"The Taliban have captured the district police headquarters and governor's office building," he told AFP.

Kandahar provincial council head Sayed Jan Khakriwal confirmed the fall of Panjwai, but accused government forces of "intentionally withdrawing".

Fighting has raged across several provinces of Afghanistan in recent weeks and the Taliban claim to have seized more than 100 out of nearly 400 districts in the country.

Afghan officials dispute the claims but acknowledge that government troops have retreated from some districts. It is difficult to independently verify the situation.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [253 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa Horn
7K Ethiopian Army prisoners marched through Tigray; statement of TPLF ceasefire conditions
Via Russian military journalist Boris Rozhin
Direct translation via Google Translate

Says Rozhin:

[ColonelCassad] The disastrous finale of the Ethiopian-Tigray war.

A column of more than 7,000 captive soldiers of the Ethiopian army (a total of 7,521 prisoners are declared - count, by local standards, a whole division), which was driven through the streets of the capital Tigray, recently recaptured from the Ethiopians. In the style of driving captured Germans across Moscow in 1944 and captured Ukrainian Nazis in Donetsk in 2014.

The exile was carried out in response to statements by the Ethiopian Prime Minister that he had ordered an indefinite unilateral ceasefire for humanitarian reasons. Demonstrating thousands of prisoners, the NFOT insists that it has won and the central government simply cannot continue the war for military reasons.

Nevertheless, a grouping of the Ethiopian army of up to 30,000 people is now deployed on the border with Tigray, but apparently there is no political will to continue the war.
See the link for photos

[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: badanov || 07/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [139 views] Top|| File under:


Africa North
Libyan Foreign Minister Promises to Fix Embassies 'Mess'
[LIBYAREVIEW] On Saturday, the Libyan Foreign Minister, Najla al-Mangoush, said that the Ministry, supported by the cabinet, is working to legalize a number of job cadres at the Libyan embassies abroad.

On the official Facebook account of the Hakomitna platform, al-Mangoush pointed out that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of National Unity (GNU), had inherited a legacy of division taking place in Libya between two governments.

Al-Manqoush said that the Government of National Accord (GNA) and the GNU sent their diplomatic representatives abroad. This caused problems in terms of some illegal and improper decisions, in addition to the duplication of work and favoritism for working abroad.

The Minister stressed that the Ministry’s general policy is to legalize the number of embassies and to ensure that the standards are sound for those who represent the country abroad.

Al-Manqoush explained that this work requires a great deal of time.
Posted by: Fred || 07/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [115 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Domani: Ammunition Depot Explodes Near Migrant Detention Centre in Libya
[LIBYAREVIEW] Satellite photos from Maxar Technologies show the site of the earth-shattering kaboom in the Abu Rashada detention centre in Gharyan. The Libyan government detains migrants colonists in the vicinity of this ammunition depot.

The centre is located 100km Southwest of the capital 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...
. The explosion occurred near the cells, where men, women and kiddies are placed by local coastiess. The local coasties is financed by the European Union
...the successor to the Holy Roman Empire, only without the Hapsburgs and the nifty uniforms and the dancing...
(EU).

Medical sources from the Gharyan hospital told the Italian news outlet, Editoriale Domani, that three people, including two minors, were maimed due to the incident. The United Nations
...the Oyster Bay money pit...
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), fears that there could be hundreds of victims there.

The migrants colonists brought back to Libya had arrived in the centre a few days earlier and were crammed into dilapidated rooms.

About 600 migrants colonists are detained a few steps from the site of the earth-shattering kaboom. Local United Nations officials told Editoriale Domani that an ammunition depot is a few meters from the prison where migrants colonists intercepted in the Mediterranean are brought back to.

"I’m afraid there are dozens of dead. The militia that controls the centre has a weapons depot and its men are involved in fuel trafficking in the desert," said an official from the Libyan Interior Ministry’s Department for Combating Migration (DCIM).

Posted by: Fred || 07/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [102 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Local Militia Kidnaps University Student in Western Libya
[LIBYAREVIEW] Eyewitnesses said that armed men belonging to the militia of Muhammad Bahrun, commonly known as Al-Far “The Mouse”, stormed the university campus in Al-Ajaylat and kidnapped a student from the Faculty of Arts building.

Witnesses told Akhbar Libya 24 News that the militia members opened fire indiscriminately, and then kidnapped a student, AbdelMalik Al-Sayeh.

Notably, armed clashes erupted between Al-Zawiya and Al-Ajaylat militias on June 26th, in the city of Al-Ajaylat, resulting in the death of a high school student.

Last month, armed clashes erupted between Al-Far militia and Shalfouh groups in Al-Ajaylat city, 80km of the capital Tripoli, western Libya. The clash continued for hours and medium and heavy weapons are said to have been used. It was confirmed that at least 7 people were killed.

The Presidential Council has threatened to pursue the armed militias in Tripoli and hold them accountable for the deadly clashes that erupted in Al-Ajaylat. Abdullah Al-Lafi stressed the need to stop all such armed clashes immediately, explaining that those who had caused harm to civilians and sabotaged public and private properties will be brought to justice.
Posted by: Fred || 07/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [149 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


132 Migrants Rescued Off Libyan Coast
[LIBYAREVIEW] On Sunday, a European organization that operates migrant rescue ships said that more than 132 migrants colonists, including women and kiddies, have been rescued and returned to Libya by the Libyan Coast Guard.In a statement, the Ocean Viking, which is jointly operated by SOS Mediteranee and the medical nonprofit organization, Doctors Without Borders said that it had performed its 4th rescue in 4 days. 132 people were evacuated from an overcrowded wooden boat in high risk of capsizing in the international waters off of the Libyan coast. Among them are 9 women travelling alone, 1 child and 40 unaccompanied minors.

The North African country has been mired in insecurity and turmoil since a NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A single organization with differing goals, equipment, language, doctrine, and structure....
-backed uprising killed the country’s long-time leader Muammar Qadaffy
...Proof that a madman with money will be politely received for at least 42 years until his people get tired of him and kill him...
in 2011, making it a preferred point of departure for migrants colonists who want to cross the Mediterranean Sea to European shores.

According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), nearly 15,000 migrants colonists have been rescued and returned to Libya so far this year.

The rescued migrants colonists ended up in overcrowded reception centres across Libya, despite repeated international calls to close these centres.



Posted by: Fred || 07/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [113 views] Top|| File under: Human Trafficking


Mali says four soldiers killed in ambush by suspected militants
[AlAhram] Four soldiers were killed when their patrol was ambushed by suspected gunnies in central Mali on Sunday, the army said in a statement

Four soldiers were killed when their patrol was ambushed by suspected gunnies in central Mali on Sunday, the army said in a statement

The region is where Mali is battling Islamist gunnies linked to al Qaeda and 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....
. No group has grabbed credit for the attack.

The army said in a statement that the patrol was ambushed near the town of Lere on Sunday morning. "The provisional toll is at four soldiers killed," it said.

The attack comes as La Belle France, which has deployed over 5,000 counter-terrorism soldiers in Mali to help combat krazed killers, said on Friday that it has resumed jointed military operations with Mali after they were suspended following a coup.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [135 views] Top|| File under:

#1  what else would you suspect them to be?
Posted by: Chris || 07/05/2021 1:15 Comments || Top||


Africa Subsaharan
Nigerian Govt Concerned About New Threats to Bomb Oil Assets
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern about new threats by the hard boy group the Niger Delta Avengers to bomb critical oil and gas infrastructure in the country.

The group announced that they were planning to sabotage Nigeria's economy by attacking oil installation in the Niger Delta. The group also threatened to attack politicians "collaborating" with the Nigerian government to "undermine" the interests of the region.

Presidential spokesperson Femi Adesina said that the threats were "unnecessary and uncalled for" as President Muhammadu Buhari had since engaged the leadership of the Niger Delta and Ijaw National Congress, on how best to address the demands made by the group.

The Niger Delta Avengers were responsible for most of the attacks on oil and gas facilities in 2016, resulting in the nation losing about half its oil production. The group suspended attacks in 2017 following interventions by regional leaders and pledges by the government to address development challenges facing the area.
Posted by: Fred || 07/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [144 views] Top|| File under:


Fifth Column
Los Angeles: Asian man near the Wi Spa protest where antifa have been beating people assaulted on camera, uses bottle to defend himself from the assailant, who bravely runs away.
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]

Posted by: Fred || 07/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [294 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  the police also stood by and watched them assault him, then moved in and detained him for defending himself.
Posted by: Chris || 07/05/2021 1:14 Comments || Top||

#2  Just as we saw earlier. The LAPD have their orders and they are following through.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 07/05/2021 1:49 Comments || Top||

#3  George Gascon was rejected in San Francisco, but George Soros funded his move down to Los Angeles to become the DA of Los Angeles.
Gascon barely won over Jackie Lacey the first black DA in LA in 2012.
She was pro law enforcement unlike Gascon.
Gascon only won because of ballot harvesting in high density population centers of LA.
There is a recall effort to recall George Gascon.
If you know anyone who lives in LA County encourage them to go to the recall website to download a petition to gather the required signatures for a recall:
Recall George Gascon download recall petition page
Hopefully, we will be able to successfully recall George Gascon as well as Governor Newsom (Recall election date for Newsom is September 14 before the forest fires get worse and electricity blackouts occur and people find out that Newsom has no control over the teachers unions so back to school in September will fail upsetting parents of school aged children).
Hopefully, a successful recall George Gascon will send a clear message to LAPD and council members in charge of Los Angeles City.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva is pro police and is standing up to Gascon and Garceti on the police side on issues of law enforcement.
Posted by: boomerc || 07/05/2021 5:54 Comments || Top||

#4  Scenes from 4th of July 2021, America's 245th Birthday: in America's largest city a group of insane violent leftists attacks people and who criticize their desire to show off "transgendered" people's genitalia to children.

TJ, Washington, Franklin, and John Adams roll over in their graves
Posted by: Bugs Speaking for Boskone1456 || 07/05/2021 10:39 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Skirmishes erupt between the Turkish army and PKK militants
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]

Witnesses reported that skirmishes erupted today evening between the Ottoman Turkish army and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in a mountainous area in Duhok Governorate.

The witnesses told Shafaq News agency that the Ottoman Turkish army used aircraft, while the PKK snuffies used Dushka weapons.
Dushka means darling in Russian, but apparently in this situation that’s the nickname of the DShK heavy machine gun.
The Ottoman Turkish air force bombed the Haruri and Jalki villages, noting that the festivities are still ongoing until the moment, according to witnesses.
Posted by: Fred || 07/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [117 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Israel arrests Palestinian rights lawyer who protested Abbas
[IsraelTimes] A Paleostinian human rights
...not to be confused with individual rights, mind you...
lawyer is detained by Israeli forces after taking part in a protest against Paleostinian Authority President the ineffectual Mahmoud Abbas
...aka Abu Mazen, a graduate of the prestigious unaccredited Patrice Lumumba University in Moscow with a doctorate in Holocaust Denial. While no Yasser Arafat, he has his own brand of evil, just a little more lowercase....
, reports the Independent Commission for Human Rights.

The organization says Farid al-Atrash was detained at an Israeli checkpoint while returning from a protest against the Paleostinian Authority in Ramallah and was transferred to Israel’s Hadassah Hospital.

Issa Amro, a prominent Paleostinian activist and friend of al-Atrash, says he was released from the hospital hours later and is still being questioned by Israeli authorities. It’s unclear why he was hospitalized and neither the IDF nor Israeli police responded to AP’s requests for comment.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [180 views] Top|| File under: Palestinian Authority


#2  Augh Jeez, not this movie again, I've seen it so many times, I could repeat each line "auswendig".

Arab zombie, Farid al-Atrash makes his return debut; give him the "SandBag Award" already, and get a new script, this one is dead.

Posted by: Fleregum Jones8496 || 07/05/2021 6:20 Comments || Top||


Police investigating potential arson in West Bank fire
[IsraelTimes] Police are investigating a fire that broke out this morning in the West Bank settlement of Migdalim as potential arson.

According to the Israel Firefighting Services, the fire broke out at three different locations near the settlement, including one site that caused the evacuation of nearby homes.

A fire is also raging next to the Esh Kodesh outpost near the West Bank settlement of Shilo.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [104 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Oh. That West Bank.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 07/05/2021 9:51 Comments || Top||

#2  Tsk, tsk, tsk, I get it.
That's why I moved my money to
Posted by: Spesh Click6092 || 07/05/2021 10:00 Comments || Top||


E. Jerusalem woman jailed for 2.5 years for recruiting terrorists for Hezbollah
[IsraelTimes] National Library employee Yasmin Jaber, convicted in a plea bargain, met agents of terror group during trips to Leb
...an Iranian colony situated on the eastern Mediterranean, conveniently adjacent to Israel. Formerly inhabited by hardy Phoenecian traders, its official language is now Arabic, with the usual unpleasant side effects. The Leb civil war, between 1975 and 1990, lasted a little over 145 years and produced 120,000 fatalities. The average length of a ceasefire was measured in seconds. The Lebs maintain a precarious sectarian balance among Shiites, Sunnis, and about a dozeen flavors of Christians. It is the home of Hezbollah, which periodically starts a war with the Zionist Entity, gets Beirut pounded to rubble, and then declares victory and has a parade. The Lebs have the curious habit of periodically murdering their heads of state or prime ministers, a practice dating back to the heady human sacrifice days of Baal Moloch. In 2020 Hezbollahblew up a considerable portion of Beirut and many of its inhabitants when its ammonium nitrate faci8lity exploded. They blamed it on... somebody else. It wasn't them though. Trust them on that...
and The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the decaying remnant of the Ottoman Empire...
, was instructed to enlist Arab Israeli women.

Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [191 views] Top|| File under: Hezbollah


Southeast Asia
Indonesian Police Fly Dozens of Suspected JAD Militants to Jakarta
[BenarNews] Authorities in Indonesia flew dozens of suspected forces of Evil to Jakarta for questioning and detention, including members of a Makassar cell linked to a church bombing on Palm Sunday, officials said Friday.

The alleged members of the Jamaah Ansharut Daulah
...founded by our old friend Abu Bakar Bashir of Al Qaeda-linked Jemaah Islamiyah fame, JAD translates cleverly as Partisans of 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....
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [168 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Eight Turkish mercenaries killed, tank destroyed in SDF retaliatory operations
[Rudaw] Eight Ottoman Turkish mercenaries were killed and one tank was destroyed in retaliatory operations by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) against Ottoman Turkish forces in Gire Spi (Tel Abyad) between June 21 and July 1, the SDF said on Sunday.

"Within the framework of the legitimate right of defense, our fighters confronted the attacks of the Ottoman Turkish occupation and its mercenaries, and carried out a series of retaliatory operations," the SDF said in a statement. "As a result ... eight mercenaries were killed, two thermal cameras given for surveillance, two trenches were destroyed, and two military vehicles and a tank were destroyed."

According to the statement, the operations were carried out in retaliation against The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire...
and its mercenaries carrying out a series of attacks on a number of villages in Gire Spi, the M4 road, and Ain Issa town in the same period.

With the support of Syrian proxies, Turkey has conducted three military campaigns in northern Syria in the past several years, and now controls Afrin, areas north of Aleppo, and pockets of territory in the northeast.

Hundreds of thousands of people were displaced in Operation Peace Spring in October 2019, which saw Turkey control a stretch of land from Sari Kani (Ras al-Ain) to Gire Spi.

Russia — the main backer of Hereditary President-for-Life Bashir Pencilneck al-Assad
Terror of Aleppo ...
- has acted as guarantor of the indirect ceasefire between Turkey and the SDF since 2019. The US has also played a similar role. Both forces have conducted joint patrols with Ottoman Turkish forces on the border since the Ottoman Turkish invasion.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [193 views] Top|| File under: Ottoman Proxies


A member of the government forces' Fourth Division was killed and two others were seriously wounded
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 07/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [111 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Syria: Mutual shelling took place between the government forces and the armed opposition factions
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 07/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [150 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


US military base fired upon in Syria
Direct translation via Google Translate. Edit.
[REGNUM] In Syria, unknown persons fired at a US military base. This was announced on July 4 by the Al Arabiya TV channel, citing its sources.

According to the latest data, a total of two rockets were fired at a military facility located in the area of ​​the Al-Omar oil field in the northeastern province of Deir ez-Zor.

So far, nothing is known about the results of the rocket attack.

As reported by IA REGNUM , on June 29, the head of the White House, Joe Biden, said that the United States was ready to repeat airstrikes similar to those that had previously been inflicted on the border region of Iraq and Syria, if necessary.

According to Russian military journalist Boris Rozhin:
Despite the fact that the United States rejects the fact of the shelling (stating that it was they who destroyed the ISIS explosives near the base and the explosion occurred due to the accidental ignition of a temporary warehouse with explosives),

Syrian, pro-Iranian (they write about 9 missiles fired of which up to base flew 2) Turkish and Kurdish sources confirm the attack (including official SDF sources).

It is reported that there were no casualties as a result of the shelling (SDF claims that 2 unguided rockets flew into the target - most likely either 107mm or 122mm), but some material damage was caused. Just like the last time.

US sez, "What rocket attack? LOL"
[REGNUM] On July 5, Colonel Wayne Marotto , an official representative of the US-led international anti-terrorist coalition, denied information about the missile attack on the American armed forces in Syria on his Twitter.

Colonel Marotto called false information that US forces in Syria were fired upon.

[PUBLISH.TWITTER]

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