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BLM Beats Conservative Michelle Malkin With Clubs In Denver
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A daughter's vengeance: Afghan girl shoots dead two Taliban fighters and wounds several more with an AK47 after they murdered her parents outside her home
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Taliban stormed home of Qamar Gul, a teen from Afghanistan's Ghor province

  • Insurgents killed her parents outside their home for being government supporters, according to local police

  • But Gul took an AK-47 and shot dead two of the fighters and injured others
In one of the photos at the link, note the placement of her trigger finger. This is not one of your fragile flower misses.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2020 09:17 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10800 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Well thank goodness she doesn't live in St Louis, otherwise the local DA would charge her with something.

One of the great failures of the Bush-Obama cluster in Afghanistan was not to train many of the young local females on using firearms.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/21/2020 9:56 Comments || Top||

#2  The Taliban harvests what it sows. Quick turn-around on karma.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/21/2020 11:00 Comments || Top||

#3  One of the great failures of the Bush-Obama cluster in Afghanistan was not to train many of the young local females on using firearms.

Wouldn't that be unIslamic?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/21/2020 11:48 Comments || Top||

#4  Nice shooting!
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/21/2020 12:24 Comments || Top||

#5  She has a survival instinct. That is saying a lot. Better than our city dwelling females. There is a huge object lesson here.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 07/21/2020 12:30 Comments || Top||

#6  A strong unflinching gaze, and I could not help but notice she kept her finger of the bang switch. Well done young lady though sadly I fear she is not long for this world.
Posted by: Cesare || 07/21/2020 14:58 Comments || Top||

#7  And she's not even Pashtun! Impressive.
Posted by: Punky Clunk8901 || 07/21/2020 15:17 Comments || Top||

#8  Photo saved for future use. Thanks so much.
Posted by: jpal || 07/21/2020 16:54 Comments || Top||

Afghan forces destroy 20 underground tunnels of Taliban in Helmand
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan National and Security Forces destroyed at least 20 underground tunnels of the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
group during an operation in southern Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...

The Special Operations Corps in a statement said the Talibs were looking to launch attacks in Sarband and Deh Adam Khan areas of Greshk district on Sunday.

The statement further added that the Special Forces defused Taliban’s plan to launch attacks and maimed at least 4 faceless myrmidons during the operations.

The statement further added that the Special Forces also discovered defused at least 12 improvised bombs during the operations.

The Special Forces also discovered 20 underground tunnels dug by Talibs and detonated them, the Special Operations Corps added.

The Taliban group has not commented in this regard so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10797 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

8 Soldiers Killed in Maidan Wardak
[ToloNews] At least eight Afghan National Army soldiers were killed in a suicide boom-mobileing in Maidan Wardak on Monday afternoon, the Ministry of Defense confirmed in a statement.

The ministry said that nine other soldiers were maimed in the attack that targeted a convoy of army forces in Sayed Abad district, a volatile region west of Kabul.

The Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
grabbed credit for the attack and said it was a retaliation for "Afghan forces Arclight airstrike
s on civilians."

The attack comes amid peace efforts by the Afghan government and Taliban to complete prisoner exchange to begin the intra-Afghan negotiations.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10797 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

Afghan Forces Take Casualties in Taliban Attacks in Kunduz
[ToloNews] At least 13 Afghan cops members were killed, and 10 others were maimed, in Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
attacks in the northern province of Kunduz early Monday morning, according to a security forces source.

At least nine coppers and four army soldiers were killed and ten other security forces members were maimed when the Taliban attacked security checkpoints in PD2 of Kunduz city and on the Kunduz-Ali Abad district highway, according to the source.

"The festivities started at 1:00 am and ended after three hours when security forces pushed back the murderous Moslems," the source said.

"The Taliban have also suffered casualties but there is no exact information yet," he said.

a person who gets all wrapped up in himself makes a mighty small package...
local security officials and the Taliban have not yet commented on the attacks.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10797 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

Africa Horn
Bomb at livestock market in Somalia kills one, wounds two
[RADIOSHABELLE] An Explosion in a livestock market in Burhakaba town of Bay region killed a soldier and maimed two others on Monday morning.

The local police sealed off the scene around the market following the blast which occurred during rush-hour, according to the residents who witnessed the incidents.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, but, security officials pointed out the finger of the blame at al-Shabaab
...... Somalia's version of the Taliban, functioning as an arm of al-Qaeda...
, which is waging a decade-long insurgency to topple the UN-backed Somali government.
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)

Africa North
GNA forces are preparing military reinforcements on the outskirts of #Sirte for a full liberation of the city
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood

#1  This action will lead to Egypt's intervention. Sisi has said so, and he is believable. The Egyptian press has prepared the people for what is to come. The stage is set.
Posted by: b || 07/21/2020 8:31 Comments || Top||

#2  Compressed Al-Jazeera 17 Jul 2020: Turk President Erdogan has denounced Egypt and the UAE for supporting LNA's Haftar in eastern Libya, after Egypt's President el-Sisi met Libyan tribesmen who urged Cairo to intervene in the war. Turkey has been giving military aid to the GNA, the UN-recognised government while Egypt, the UAE and Russia have backed Haftar's LNA in the east. Recent weeks have seen dramatic military advances by the Tripoli-based GNA,
Posted by: b || 07/21/2020 8:57 Comments || Top||

#3  A lot of different uniforms in that picture. Is it a problem coordinating all those different outfits? I mean, some of those colors really clash.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/21/2020 11:52 Comments || Top||

Egypt's parliament approves sending troops abroad to defend national security
[Al Ahram] The mandate comes a few days after El-Sisi met with Libyan tribal leaders in Cairo, where they called on the Egyptian Armed Forces 'to intervene to protect the national security of Libya and Egypt'
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10795 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

#1  Turkey and Iran are also 'abroad'.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2020 8:25 Comments || Top||

#2  Libya and Yemen are also 'abroad'.
Bear in mind that Egypt ended up buying those two Mistral helicopter carriers that the French decided not to sell to the Russians.
Posted by: ed in texas || 07/21/2020 11:39 Comments || Top||

Africa Subsaharan
Pirates kidnap seven Russian sailors in Gulf of Guinea
[Al Ahram] Pirates have kidnapped seven Russian sailors from the crew of a ship in the Gulf of Guinea, the Russian Embassy in Nigeria said on Monday.

The seven Russians were among 13 crew members pirates kidnapped from the Curacao Trader 210 miles off the coast of Benin last Friday, the embassy said on its official Twitter account, but did not provide further details.

The shipping industry has warned in recent months about increased incidents of piracy and kidnapping in the Gulf of Guinea, particularly around Nigeria.

Pirates this month attacked an oil production vessel off Nigeria and kidnapped nine Nigerian nationals.
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10795 views] Top|| File under: Pirates

Fifth Column
BLM Beats Conservative Michelle Malkin With Clubs In Denver
[AmericanThinker] Michelle Malkin beaten by BLM thugs and prevented from speaking at Denver pro-police rally

Conservative author and activist Michelle Malkin was brutally assaulted and prevented from speaking as she made her way to the speaker's platform at a pro-police public rally in downtown Denver on Sunday. The patriotic event, the 6th Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day billed as "family friendly," was advertised in advance on social media including at Malkin's Twitter, where she has 2.2 million followers.

On the video, which had been viewed over 150,000 times by early Monday, several individuals identifying themselves as Black Lives Matter accost Malkin as one or more of them unfurl collapsible batons and begin pushing and beating on Malkin. In the process, she loses a shoe and is eventually assisted in escaping to a waiting car by the event's security volunteers, at which point the video feed ends. Malkin was understandably distraught at this unanticipated violent turn of events and expressed frustration that Denver police, who were visibly present in the area, did nothing to stop the attacks or to allow the peaceful pro-police rally to continue.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10804 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Collapsible batons are illegal usually if not always is my understanding. Unless it's in the hands of a rioter, I guess.
Posted by: gorb || 07/21/2020 1:20 Comments || Top||

#2  Screw the police, they were following orders! 🙄 The people organizing these events need to wake up, they should have some serious people capable of violence, and a lot of them.

When Panty Fa/BLM get violent, crowd stomp them, if the police interfere, they get stomped too, make it known before hand. Now, for the people giving the orders, target them, make them understand the coming consequences.
Posted by: Phineter Turkeyneck6202 || 07/21/2020 6:06 Comments || Top||

#3  Lets have a demonstration to support the police & bash some policemen?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/21/2020 6:08 Comments || Top||

#4  Some policemen yes, those that won't do their jobs. But I agree with Phineter Turkeyneck6202, lets go after the ones that gave the orders and make them understand the consequences.
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 07/21/2020 7:09 Comments || Top||

#5  Lets have a demonstration to support the police & bash some policemen?

Support is a two way street. Requires reciprocity. You're a one trick pony grom, and a bit tiresome. Personally I would hold any support the blue rallies at this stage. I certainly don't attend these events either.

Time to make lists and work them. All Blue Cities. Mayor, DA's, Police Chiefs and 3 layers down, Council Members and last but not least Police Union officials. Oh, and whomever is funding this, work the money trail and then do the nasty.
Posted by: Phineter Turkeyneck6202 || 07/21/2020 7:15 Comments || Top||

#6  #4,5 I was just asking for a friend.

Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/21/2020 7:29 Comments || Top||

#7  Time to go all Altamont on the anarchist trash.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/21/2020 8:36 Comments || Top||

#8  In the process, she loses a shoe

How horrible!
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2020 9:44 Comments || Top||

#9  Was never a Malkin fan, but that doesn't change the fact that what happened is wrong on several levels.

As for "stomping cops who back the other side," that's a recipe for a whole nother level of trouble that "our side" should not sign up for.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/21/2020 10:16 Comments || Top||

#10  Actually it is Skid. "For want of a nail.." and all that or broken window policing if you prefer.
Posted by: Thor Jutch2319 || 07/21/2020 10:16 Comments || Top||

#11  ^Ugh..cleaned out the cookies..that was me..
Posted by: Warthog || 07/21/2020 10:18 Comments || Top||

#12  Was never a Malkin fan, but that doesn't change the fact that what happened is wrong on several levels.

As for "stomping cops who back the other side," that's a recipe for a whole nother level of trouble that "our side" should not sign up for.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/21/2020 10:19 Comments || Top||

#13  Sorry about the dupe comment...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/21/2020 10:20 Comments || Top||

#14  Worth reading twice.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2020 10:50 Comments || Top||

#15  Go after LE officers? That's a nonstarter. During the Berkeley battles the police were ordered to stand down and they did - but we still coordinated with them to help secure perimeters, especially an agreed up point by which we could evac those wounded enough to require immediate medical care - and it turned out be quite necessary.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 07/21/2020 16:41 Comments || Top||

#16  Bridge at Selma Part Deux

Same party- its about the same thing - Power
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/21/2020 18:44 Comments || Top||

#17  Go after LE officers? That's a nonstarter.

For now, but not long term. At Nuremburg trials the NAZI's used the I was only following orders defense. Didn't fly then, isn't going to fly here. At some point the cops will have to decide which side they're on.
Posted by: Shinetch Peacock9705 || 07/21/2020 19:02 Comments || Top||

#18  They need to use firearms to shoot the assailants. Thatts justified self-defense against those batons in the hands of civilian rioters.
Posted by: Marilyn Tojo7566 || 07/21/2020 19:35 Comments || Top||

#19  THAT should be the LAST of talking violence on LEOs on this site. Blocked next time. That is not who we are
Posted by: Frank G || 07/21/2020 19:43 Comments || Top||

#20  You pull out a baton, I pull out a glock. Until that happens, these leftists are going to continue to beat people and physically intimidate. They want a war, lets show them what a a war is.
Posted by: Marilyn Tojo7566 || 07/21/2020 19:50 Comments || Top||

#21  Malkin's security was rather lacking. Time for a re-assessment.
Posted by: KBK || 07/21/2020 20:38 Comments || Top||

#22  Here in CA, simple possession of an Asp or other type of collapsible baton is a felony. Straight up.
Posted by: Sgt. D.T. || 07/21/2020 23:31 Comments || Top||

Summer of Love returns to Seattle
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10797 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Suggestion from a former colleague:

The Police (State or Federal) need to do what the Bavarian Polizei did about 1985.

The "greens" were "protesting" a nuclear reprocessing facility way out in the boonies. So the Polizei (knowing a major demo was planned for the Easter holiday) called for all the other states to send their "about to expire" tear gas and pepper spray "for disposition".

When the trouble started, the Polizei deployed it all. Every canister. Every shell. All directly on the "Protest".

The demo was over as soon as it started.

That was the last Easter march. Ever! There is a hell of a difference between a "whiff" of gas (which you get in Training or most "kinder and gentler riot control activities" and a bath in / lungfull of the stuff.

And all the states avoided having to pay to have the materials disposed of.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/21/2020 4:26 Comments || Top||

#2  Like it B. There is someting planned for Boise tonight. Word has it lots of out of town a$$holes being shipped in. We should go Coeur D'Alene on them.
Posted by: Warthog || 07/21/2020 10:21 Comments || Top||

#3  not a good idea to temp the cops in Boise
Posted by: 746 || 07/21/2020 19:59 Comments || Top||

#4  Summer of Shove.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 07/21/2020 20:24 Comments || Top||

#5  There is someting planned for Boise tonight.

Please let us know what happened, Warthog. Thanks in advance.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/21/2020 22:51 Comments || Top||

Thousands of antifa & BLM rioters surround the Portland federal courthouse again
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Perfect opportunity for Berserker's gas.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2020 8:22 Comments || Top||

#2  BerZyklon B ?
Posted by: SteveS || 07/21/2020 10:43 Comments || Top||

#3  Thousands, eh? Couldn't be too hard to figure out where they came from. Check the charter buses, too.
Posted by: gorb || 07/21/2020 13:23 Comments || Top||

#4  Ignoring commands huh?

Let's see if they ignore shotgun fire, or grape shot.

I figure a few well placed snipers could put paid to the whole mess.
Posted by: AlanC || 07/21/2020 15:29 Comments || Top||

#5  I prefer cannister. So, with the cannister: As artillery guys noticed that smaller types of grapeshot caused a greater spread of damage at shorter range, they began to experiment with smaller and smaller balls. Eventually--especially with the CSA--small musket balls were simply tossed into a cannon on top of the powder, creating a spread-out-- but very short--killing zone of 10 to 50 meters. The best anti-infantry size was found to be 2-inch balls loaded in a tin can, which flew apart when fired. These balls carried lethal velocity up to their maximum range, and could even pass through several bodies at short range.

While grapeshot was still sparingly used against infantry, by the time of the Civil War it had almost been completely replaced as anti-personnel ammunition by canister. At medium to long range, grapeshot had a better range than canister, but the development of case shot -- hollow balls that exploded at range -- made this use of grapeshot obsolete. At short range, there was nothing more devastating against infantry than canister, which could even be double-loaded if the need arose.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 07/21/2020 15:49 Comments || Top||

#6  Arrest the Mayor who called for the feds to get out just before the mob was sent out.
Posted by: Alistaire Omarong4061 || 07/21/2020 16:24 Comments || Top||

#7  Beehive was a Vietnam war era anti-personnel round packed with metal flechettes fired from an artillery gun most popularly deployed during that conflict. It is also known as flechette rounds or their official designation, antipersonnel-tracer (APERS-T). Typically, artillery gunners fire using indirect fire, firing at targets they cannot see by line of sight with information provided by a forward observer. However, during the Vietnam War, there was a demand for a munition that could be fired directly at enemy troops, in cases where an artillery unit was attacked. - cite
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/21/2020 18:49 Comments || Top||

After setting up barricades & burning the American flag, antifa rioters are trying to grow the fire they set on the Portland federal courthouse
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  More 'white privilege' I suppose.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2020 8:23 Comments || Top||

Peaceful Protesters™ lobbed "mortar type" fireworks at police injuring 12
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Peaceful Protesters
You Keep Using That Word, It Does Not Mean What You Think It Does.
Posted by: Sonny Black || 07/21/2020 8:19 Comments || Top||

#2  Still trying to figure how to light the gasoline canisters?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 07/21/2020 20:27 Comments || Top||

#3  Speaking of mortars...
Don't recall where I saw it, but the military is fielding a new light mortar.

Seems like a light light mortar would be handy for dealing with Peaceful Protestors(tm). You could bloop tear gas over barricades, and an air burst of pepper balls would be simply heartwarming.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/21/2020 21:37 Comments || Top||

Portland Police do not engage crowds during the night
[PORTLANDOREGON.GOV] On Sunday, July 20, 2020, people gathered in front of the Mark O. Hatfield Federal Courthouse in downtown Portland. Hundreds of people stood blocking SW 3rd Avenue while dozens of others tampered with the fence around the courthouse.

At about 9:40 p.m. people in the crowd breached the fence enough to allow access to the area fenced off. The crowd chanted and pulled at the fence for about ninety minutes. At about 11:20 p.m. federal law enforcement came out of the courthouse for a few minutes and attempted to repair the fence, then went back inside.

At about 11:35 p.m. people began climbing the fence and at about 11:43 p.m. people pulled down the fence allowing access to the area in front of the courthouse. Dozens of people with shields, helmets, gas masks, umbrellas, bats, and hockey sticks approached the doors of the courthouse. Federal law enforcement came out of the courthouse at about 11:50 p.m. and dispersed the crowd.

Over the next two hours hundreds of people wandered around downtown Portland many regrouping on SW 3rd Avenue in front of the courthouse, in the adjacent parks and around the Justice Center. At 1:31 a.m. a person climbed onto the northwest corner of the Justice Center to tamper with a security camera. At 1:34 a.m. people lit a fire within the portico in front of the federal courthouse. Others gathered around the fire adding wood and other debris to make it larger.

At 1:42 a.m. federal law enforcement came out of the courthouse, dispersed the crowd and extinguished the fire.

Portland Police were not present during any of the activity described. Portland Police did not engage with any crowds and did not deploy any CS gas.
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10795 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

Indian diplomat was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to register Pakistan’s strong protest over the ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along LoC on 17th July 2020
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan

2 terror suspects arrested, terrorist shot in Jenin
[Jpost] A terrorist was shot and injured after he threw an explosive at Border Police who were arresting two Paleostinians for involvement in terrorism in Jenin on Sunday night.
Sometimes you’re David, other times not.
Undercover Border Police officers entered Jenin after receiving intelligence from the Shin Bet and arrested the two suspects from their homes. The brother of one of the suspects was arrested after he attacked one of the officers.

As the forces left Jenin, disturbances broke out and stones and explosives were thrown at the officers. The officers responded by opening fire and injured one of the bandidos gunnies who threw an explosive.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/21/2020 01:49 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10797 views] Top|| File under:

Border Authority thwarts weapons smuggling attempt
[Jpost] Israel's Border Authority thwarted an attempt to smuggle a hunting rifle and ammunition through a West Bank checkpoint on Sunday night.

An Israeli vehicle that arrived at the checkpoint on Route 5 raised suspicion of a Border Authority agent. The hunting rifle and ammunition were found wrapped in a blanket during a search of the vehicle.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/21/2020 01:44 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under:

PA’s Jerusalem governor being investigated by Israel for terrorism, lawyer says
[IsraelTimes] Israel is investigating the Paleostinian governor of Jerusalem over suspected terrorism, in the first such allegation against the often-arrested leader, his lawyer says Monday.

Adnan Ghaith has been arrested by Israeli security forces more than 10 times over the past two years, but typically over the minor offense of engaging in "illegal" political activities in the city.

He has generally been released within a day or two.

But Ghaith’s lawyer Mohammed Mahmoud tells AFP that in addition to political offenses the governor was being probed over "planning an act of terrorism," and not expected to be released soon.

It was the first time Ghaith was the subject of a terrorism investigation and Israel’s powerful domestic security agency, the Shin Bet, was involved in the case, Mahmoud says.

The Shin Bet does not immediately respond to a query about the investigation.

Israel bans all Paleostinian Authority activities in the city.

As a result, the PA has a minister for Jerusalem affairs and a Jerusalem governor located in al-Ram, just on the other side of an Israeli wall that separates the city and the West Bank.

Ghaith has repeatedly been arrested for allegedly carrying out PA activities in East Jerusalem, including for working to ensure Paleostinians in the city had access to essential services in the battle against coronavirus (aka COVID19 or Chinese Plague)
...the twenty first century equivalent of bubonic plague, only instead of killing off a third of the population of Europe it kills 3.4 percent of those who notice they have it. It seems to be fond of the elderly, especially Iranian politicians and holy men...
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/21/2020 01:26 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under: Palestinian Authority

Iran executes man charged with spying for CIA
[Rudaw] Iran’s judiciary announced on Monday the execution of a death row prisoner accused of providing intelligence to the CIA and Israeli Mossad on the activities of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Syria and the movements of its slain commander Qassem Soleimani

Sayyid Mahmoud Mousavi Majd was detained prior to the liquidation of Soleimani in early January at Baghdad International Airport, but authorities in Tehran maintain that Majd provided information about the movement of Iran’s elite Quds Force in Syria. The now-deceased prisoner's confession was aired on Iranian state TV.

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Posted by: trailing wife || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10798 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  The U.S. treats spies & traitors much better.
Posted by: Clem || 07/21/2020 3:50 Comments || Top||

#2  We should provide them with a list of journalists who work for the Deep State CIA.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/21/2020 13:42 Comments || Top||

#3  Sayyid Mahmoud Mousavi Majd

Since when did people get to have 4 names in news stories/obits?
Posted by: jpal || 07/21/2020 17:38 Comments || Top||

#4  jpal: when an Arab mother loves her baby boy very, very much... ;-)
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/21/2020 23:18 Comments || Top||

#5  And this is my other brother Mahmoud Mahmoud Mahmoud.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/21/2020 23:30 Comments || Top||

Employee injured in a Turkish bombing targeting civilian facility in Qamishli
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

Two people were wounded as a result of the shelling that targeted a center for the maintenance of agricultural machinery
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

Drone strike targets alleged ISIS leader’s vehicle in Syria's north
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

Syrian air defences intercept Israel attack above Damascus: State media
[Al Ahram] Syrian air defences on Monday intercepted a new Israeli "aggression" above the capital Damascus, state media said, in the latest wave of attacks that Western intelligence sources have said were Israeli strikes on Iranian-backed targets in Syria.

State television said Israeli missiles had flown over the Syrian Golan Heights where they conducted raids around the capital and live footage showed blasts across the skies of the capital.

The bases in eastern, central and southern Syria which Israel had hit in recent months are believed to have a strong presence of Iranian-backed militias, according to intelligence sources and military defectors familiar with the locations.

Syria never publicly acknowledges that the strikes target Iranian assets in a country where Tehran's military presence has covered most government-controlled areas.
An Nahar adds:
The Syrian military said the country's air defenses responded on Monday to Israeli air raids in south Damascus that caused only material damage, and residents said loud explosions rocked the capital.

It was not clear what the targets were. The air raids, which came just before 10 p.m. (1900 GMT), continued for more than 15 minutes. Residents reported hearing at least four explosions in the capital.

A military official quoted in Syrian state media said air defenses responded and downed most of the missiles. He said the attack caused material damage only.

The Britannia-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the country's civil war, said the suspected Israeli strikes targeted government and Iranian militia posts.
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