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Iraq protests death toll reaches 11 amid ongoing popular unrest
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Afghanistan
ISIS and Taliban militants suffer casualties in Nangarhar operations
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least six forces of Evil affiliated with the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
and ISIS Khurasan groups were killed and five others were maimed during the separate operations 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 of Afghanistan.

The provincial government media office in a statement said at least three ISIS Khurasan forces of Evil were killed in dronezaps conducted in Mulki and Awghez areas of Haska Mina district.

The statement further added that the Arclight airstrikes were carried out late on Thursday night.

In the meantime, the Afghan forces responded to the attacks by the Talibs in Jihadi Lisa, Ghazi and Folad areas of Khogyani district, leaving at least three forces of Evil dead.

According to the provincial government, at least five forces of Evil also sustained injuries during the festivities.

The anti-government armed krazed killer groups including Talibs have not commented regarding the report so far.

Nangarhar has been among the relatively calm provinces since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001 but the anti-government armed forces of Evil have been attempting to expand their foothold in this province during the recent years.

However,
a good lie finds more believers than a bad truth...
the Afghan armed forces are busy conducting counter-terrorism operations to suppress the krazed killer groups.
Posted by: Fred || 07/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Pakistani Taliban militants suffer casualties in Kunar operations
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least seven murderous Moslems affiliated with the Tehrik-e-Taliban
...Arabic for students...
Pakistain (TTP) group were killed or maimed during the operations of the Afghan armed forces in eastern Kunar province
... which is right down the road from Chitral. Kunar is Haqqani country.....
of Afghanistan.

The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East said the Afghan armed forces targeted a gathering of the TTP murderous Moslems in Nari district during an operation on Friday.

A statement by Silab Corps said the murderous Moslems had gathered in Baza Gul village and were planning to carry out attacks against the government and people.

The statement further added that the armed forces targeted the gathering of the murderous Moslems based on an intelligence tip off, leaving at least three of them dead and four others maimed.

The anti-government armed Death Eater groups have not commented regarding the report so far.

The security situation in eastern Kunar province has started to deteriorate sharply during the recent months amid growing insurgency activities by the Taliban and ISIS Death Eaters.

The anti-government armed murderous Moslems continuously attempt to expand their foothold in this province amid ongoing military operations and Arclight airstrikes.

The US forces based in Afghanistan also conduct airstrike against the ISIS and murderous Moslems affiliated with the other groups in a bid to suppress the murderous Moslems from expanding foothold in this province.
Posted by: Fred || 07/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6473 views] Top|| File under: TTP


2 militants arrested in Kabul city for planning attacks with magnetic bombs
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The Afghan forces have locked away
Yez got nuttin' on me, coppers! Nuttin'!
two gunnies in Kabul city on charges of planning attacks with the help of the magnetic bombs.

The Criminal Investigation Department said the two suspects were held from the vicinity of the 3rd police district of the city.

The source further added that the two individuals were arrested as they were planning to plant magnetic bombs in governmental vehicles.

The anti-government armed Death Eater groups including Talibs have not commented regarding the report so far.

This comes as the anti-government armed gunnies have been attempting to increase their attacks in the key cities of the country, including Kabul during the recent months.

A senior army officer lost his life in an attack by unknown button men in Kabul city earlier on Wednesday morning, the defense officials confirmed.

The incident took place in the vicinity of the 5th police district of the city in Company area after unknown button men opened fire on the senior officer as he was travelling towards his work station.

Earlier on Sunday, the police chief of the police district number 5 of Kabul city was also maimed in a magnetic bomb kaboom.
Posted by: Fred || 07/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6464 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Arabia
Saudi security forces launch assault on drug smugglers
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] In its continuous war on drug, Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in the Soddy national face...
’s security forces tossed in the calaboose
Yez got nuttin' on me, coppers! Nuttin'!
1,628 among them 604 Saudi nationals, for drug crimes in the past year.

According to Saudi security sources the assault on drug smugglers- from 41 nationalities- which happened between September 2017 till March 2018, is considered a big blow to smugglers in the Kingdom.

The assault by the Saudi security specialized units was faced by armed resistance from smugglers leading to the killing of 10 smugglers and wounding 21 others, while 33 security officers were maimed as well.

During the operation, the security forces seized the following:


1- 20,417,349 tablets of amphetamine (Captagon)
2- 18,197 tons of hashish
3- 6.5 kg of raw heroin
4- Almost 79 kg of impure heroin
5- Around 2 kg of cocaine
6- Just over 32 kg of anesthesia
7- More than 19 kg of opium
8- 1,962,044 regulated medicinal pills
9- A total amount of SR 24,746,443 was seized
10- 439 assorted weapons
11- 13,086 various live rounds of bullets.
Posted by: Fred || 07/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6478 views] Top|| File under: Narcos

#1  Could be worse.
They could have been in the Philippines.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/22/2018 5:36 Comments || Top||


Video shows Houthi militants fleeing from advancing Yemeni army
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Al Arabiya English has obtained a video showing Houthi
...a Zaidi Shia insurgent group operating in Yemen. They have also been referred to as the Believing Youth. Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi is said to be the spiritual leader of the group and most of the military leaders are his relatives. The Yemeni government has accused the Houthis of having ties to the Iranian government, which wouldn't suprise most of us. The group has managed to gain control over all of Saada Governorate and parts of Amran, Al Jawf and Hajjah Governorates. Its slogan is God is Great, Death to America™, Death to Israel, a curse on the Jews ...
murderous Moslems attempting to escape from advancing Yemeni soldiers near a mountain in the Saada province.

The clip shows the moment Houthi militias tried to escape during a siege from the Fatah Brigade 84 infantry of the Yemeni army advancing one of the remain one of the elements and then withdrew to join with the rest of the elements after being unable to face the shots of the Yemeni army at the top of the summit, The mountain they took over with a number of mountainous highlands near Kataf.

This comes after the factions from the Yemeni army advanced and retook to positions formally held by the militias along with air support from the Arab coalition.

Houthi militias have suffered many casualties and the destruction of a number of their armed vehicles in recent weeks across Saada and Hajjah provinces.
Posted by: Fred || 07/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6468 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

#1  Wait a minute. Is skylining yourself not a Thing over there?
Looks like considerably less pressure to withdraw than "escaping".
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 07/22/2018 0:19 Comments || Top||


Bahrain detects ‘fake accounts run by Qatar to harm its interests’
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Bahrain’s interior ministry has revealed that it detected deliberate systematic attempts to target the kingdom in order to harm its public interests and to influence public opinion through several issues, including the naturalization issue, with the aim of harming the special Bahraini-Saudi relations.

In a statement released on Saturday, the ministry said that false information had been circulating through fake accounts run from Qatar
...an emirate on the east coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It sits on some really productive gas and oil deposits, which produces the highest per capita income in the world. They piss it all away on religion, financing the Moslem Brotherhood and several al-Qaeda affiliates. Home of nutbag holy manYusuf al-Qaradawi...
and by the wanted runaways facing justice.

"The Ministry of Interior clarifies that such accounts tend to instigate disturbances and sedition and incite hatred, in an attempt to tear into Bahrain’s social fabric and jeopardize the upcoming parliamentary elections by negatively focusing on a number of issues, including the new pension scheme, to negatively swing the public opinion and distort the Bahraini identity to project it as having negative characteristics," the statement read.

"In general, these threats constitute a purposeful assault against the citizens although they are immune to the risks such attempts pose and have proven through history their firm stand on national values thanks to their awareness and sincere determination to foil all attempts targeting security and social peace," the ministry added.

The interior ministry said it is calling upon the public "to be cautious and avoid recirculating false reports, as the current stage requires joint efforts, unity, an awareness to protect the nation’s supreme interests, and civil peace as the strengthening of national unity is the responsibility of all".

Bahrain, Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in the Soddy national face...
and the United Arab Emirates along with Egypt, announced on June 5, 2017, that they were severing of relations with Qatar because of the latter’s support and sponsor of terror groups and terror financing.
Posted by: Fred || 07/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6466 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Qatar (MB)

#1  false information had been circulating through fake accounts run from Qatar

Fake news in the media or fake Burkabook accounts?
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/22/2018 5:41 Comments || Top||


Saudi authorities arrest assistant professor in crackdown on dissent
[PRESSTV] Saudi authorities have tossed in the calaboose
Drop the heater, Studs, or you're hist'try!
a university lecturer as part of an ongoing crackdown against Moslem preachers and intellectuals led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
...Crown Prince of Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in the Soddy national face...
as of 2016....

The rights group ALQST, which is an independent non-governmental organization advocating human rights
...which often include carefully measured allowances of freedom at the convenience of the state...
in Saudi Arabia, announced in a post on its official Twitter page on Saturday that Dr. Musaed al-Tayyar were tossed into the calaboose.

The post added that the 53-year-old Tayyar is an associate professor at King Saud University in the Saudi capital Riyadh. He has written many books on Islamic teachings and participated in debates on the Holy Koran, the holy book of Moslems.

The academic is not known to have commented on political issues, which raises questions about the motives behind his arrest.

Saudi Arabia has recently stepped up politically-motivated arrests, prosecution, and conviction of peaceful dissident writers and human rights campaigners.

Saudi officials have also intensified security measures in the kingdom’s Shia-populated Eastern Province.

Eastern Province has been the scene of peaceful demonstrations since February 2011. Protesters have been demanding reforms, freedom of expression, the release of political prisoners, and an end to economic and religious discrimination against the oil-rich region.

Posted by: Fred || 07/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Saudi Arabia


Fifth Column
Suspect with "extreme hatred for police, fire and government" and "manifesto" arrested with bomb-making materials and antifa materials
[ArgusLeader] Authorities discovered a "concerning" amount of bomb-making equipment and illegal guns after a man was arrested on burglary charges in Sioux Falls on Tuesday night.

The Minnehaha County Sheriff's Department served a search warrant Tuesday afternoon on 1112. S. Blaine Avenue in eastern Sioux Falls to arrest Mark Christopher Einerwold, 43, on burglary charges related to recent thefts in Dell Rapids and Tea, Minnehaha County Sheriff Capt. Jason Gearman said.

While searching the residence and Einerwold's vehicle, bomb-making materials and illegal firearms were found, Gearman said.

Authorities found other evidence that Einerwold has an "extreme hatred for police, fire and government," Gearman said. "It's safe to say we stopped something from happening. We don't know what that is."

In court, the prosecutors said that when police searched Einerwold's home, a pistol, sawed-off shotgun and a silencer were found in a backpack believed to be the same one used in several local burglaries. They also said authorities found a "manifesto" or document that included threats toward law enforcement and the government.

The sheriff's department had earlier said Einerwold was connected to Antifa, specifically citing a jacket that was found in his apartment. They declined to provide additional evidence.

People near Einerwold's residence weren't allowed to return to their homes until late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning as crews took care of the material that was found, Gearman said. An improvised explosive device was found inside Einerwold's vehicle and was neutralized on scene.

Gearman said ammonium nitrate and aluminum powder were found in Einerwold's residence.

"The amount of explosives found was significant and concerning," Minnehaha County Sheriff Mike Milstead said.

The sheriff's department is asking anyone who knew Einerwold or may have known what his motives were to come forward and contact authorities.

"We may have prevented a big tragedy, and we don't know what that could have been," Milstead said.
Posted by: Herb McCoy || 07/22/2018 00:12 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6465 views] Top|| File under: Antifa

#1  Was he truly bent on evil, did he have an NRA membership card? (so do I need to put a /sarc on thta?)
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/22/2018 7:39 Comments || Top||

#2  ...If he had, we'd have known about it in the first sentence.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 07/22/2018 8:37 Comments || Top||

#3  Does have that whiff of Antifa about it
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 07/22/2018 10:25 Comments || Top||

#4  we don't know what that could have been
The suspect didn't know either. It's safe to say he seemed to be working himself up to something.
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 07/22/2018 14:25 Comments || Top||

#5  ..isn't that the whole Left strategy at the moment?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/22/2018 14:39 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Iraqi troops kill group of Islamic State militants, destroy two hideouts in Salahuddin
Salahuddin (Iraqinews.com) ‐ Iraqi authorities said on Saturday that security forces killed a group of 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....
turbans during a military operation in Salahuddin province.

In a statement, a copy of which was obtained by Alforat news website Saturday, front man for the Iraqi Security Media Council Brig. Gen. Yehia Rasool said, "A force from Salahuddin Operations Command spotted a group of Islamic Stat snuffies on board two boats in al-Shirqat district in Salahuddin."

The troops immediately "shot up the two boats, killing all the snuffies on board," the front man added.

The statement did not elaborate how many IS snuffies were exactly killed in the operation.

In another military operation, a security force managed to destroy two hotbeds of Islamic State in Tirkit island.
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Five-strong family killed as house explosion rocks Mosul city
Nineveh (Iraqinews.com) ‐ A five-strong family was killed Saturday after a bomb went kaboom! at their home in djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
city, a security source was quoted as saying.

"Five members from the same family were killed immediately after they entered their booby-trapped house in al-Zanjili district in western Mosul," the source told Basnews website, adding that the family has just returned from displacement at al-Jadaa camp.

The source pointed out that the security forces "cordoned off the blast site and carried the victims to the forensic medicine department."
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6472 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Two Iraqi brothers wounded in car bomb explosion in Kirkuk
Kirkuk (Iraqinews.com) ‐ Two Iraqi brothers were maimed Saturday in a boom-mobile kaboom in Kirkuk province, a security source was quoted as saying.

"Two bothers were maimed after a boom-mobile kaboom targeted their vehicle in Dibis district, 45 km northwest of Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
" the source told Alsumaria News website.

"A security force rushed to the blast site and carried the injured to a nearby hospital for treatment," the source pointed out.
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Iraq protests death toll reaches 11 amid ongoing popular unrest
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Local media outlets in Iraq reported that corpse count has now reached to more than 11 people since the outbreak of demonstrations in Basra and other southern cities with the last two casualties falling after demonstrations in the provinces of Najaf and Diwaniyah.

Hundreds of Iraqis in Baghdad and the central and southern provinces of Iraq have staged protests against poor basic services more than 15 years after Saddam Hussein's regime was replaced and pro-Iranian Shiite parties took power in Iraq.

Al Arabiya News Channel’s correspondent in Iraq reported that protests returned to central Baghdad with protesters gathering near the Liberation Square off the al-Jumariyah Bridge on Saturday.

Some protesters tried to break into party offices in the predominantly Shiite southern cities, but the guards of the headquarters opened fire with live ammunition, killing several of the demonstrators.
Posted by: Fred || 07/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6548 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Egypt warned Hamas: Israel will go to war ‘in two hours' if you respond to raids
[IsraelTimes] TV report says Cairo, when fixing ceasefire late Friday, emphasized to terror group that Israeli strikes were the direct result of IDF soldier's killing by Gazoo sniper

The ceasefire largely held Saturday, though Israeli tanks twice carried out reprisal strikes at Hamas observation posts. Nonetheless, Saturday saw the fewest launches of arson kites and balloons in weeks.
An unofficial ceasefire reached overnight Friday-Saturday between Israel and Hamas, the well-beloved offspring of the Moslem Brotherhood, came after Egypt warned the Paleostinian terror group that Israel would launch a war "in two hours" if Hamas responded to IDF retaliatory strikes in Gazoo following the killing of an IDF soldier by Paleostinian sniper fire, Israeli television reported Saturday.

Channel 10 news also reported that Egypt threatened to impose sanctions on Hamas if it does not end the launch of incendiary airborne devices toward Israeli territory.

In return for honoring these conditions, Hamas demanded Israel ease restrictions on the flow of goods into Gazoo, the report said. Hamas also called for Egypt to keep open the Rafah border crossing and to press Paleostinian Authority President the ineffectual Mahmoud Abbas
... a graduate of the prestigious unaccredited Patrice Lumumba University in Moscow with a doctorate in Holocaust Denial...
to pay the salaries of PA employees in Gazoo.

Abbas has been withholding the salaries as part of the split between Abbas’s Fatah party and Hamas, which seized Gazoo from Fatah in 2007. A number of reconciliation agreements have failed to bridge the divide between the sides, including an Egyptian-mediated deal reached in October.

The ceasefire announced by Hamas, which Israel has not confirmed, came into effect around midnight Friday as the escalation in violence along the border raised fears of a wider military conflict.

The Israel Defense Forces said it struck more than 60 Hamas targets Friday in response to sniper fire from the Strip that killed IDF infantryman Aviv Levi, 21, from Petah Tikva. Staff Sgt. Levi was the first Israeli fatality in fighting along the border since the 2014 war.

According to Channel 10, Egypt noted to Hamas that the Israeli strikes were a response to Levi’s killing, and warned that any Hamas response to the strikes would prompt Israel to go to war in two hours.

The Hamas-run health ministry said four Paleostinians were killed in Friday’s violence, three of whom were acknowledged as members of the terror group.

While Israel holds Hamas responsible for all violence emanating from Gazoo, Hebrew media reported Saturday that defense officials believe the sniper attack that killed Levi was carried out at the initiative of local Hamas operatives and not approved by the terror group’s leadership.

Channel 10 reported that Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh
...became Prime Minister after the legislative elections of 2006 which Hamas won. President Mahmoud Abbas dismissed Haniyeh from office on 14 June 2007 at the height of the Fatah-Hamas festivities, but Haniyeh did not acknowledge the decree and continues as the PM of Gazoo while Abbas maintains a separate PM in the West Bank...
was touring the border at the time of the attack, exposing him to a potential Israeli response.

The ceasefire largely held Saturday, though Israeli tanks twice carried out reprisal strikes at Hamas observation posts.

The army said the first strike was in response to an attempted infiltration of the border fence in northern Gazoo, while the second strike came after a flaming balloon launched from the Strip sparked a fire in nearby Kibbutz Nahal Oz.

A senior Israeli diplomatic official told Hebrew-language media that Hamas had vowed to halt airborne arson attacks against Israel going forward. But Hamas sources quoted by Israel Radio on Saturday afternoon denied this.

Nonetheless, Saturday saw the fewest launches of arson kites and balloons in weeks.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6473 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

#1  Thank GOD I Finally have COMMS!
Posted by: newc || 07/22/2018 0:24 Comments || Top||


Four killed following massive Israeli airstrikes on Gaza
[ALMASDARNEWS] Four Paleostinians were killed as the Israeli military carried out Arclight airstrikes against the Gazoo Strip on Saturday. Three of the Paleostinians were killed in the airstrikes with a fourth shot by Israeli snipers during a protest at the Gazoo border.

According to the Israeli military, over 60 targets were struck, including 15 alleged Hamas, a contraction of the Arabic words for "frothing at the mouth", targets in the northern Gazoo Strip with an additional 25 in Khan Yunis.

According to the Israeli military, the airstrikes were carried out after an Israeli soldier was rubbed out by a Paleostinian sniper along the border. Following the airstrikes, Hamas spokesperson Fawzi Barhoum announced that a ceasefire had been agreed between Israel and Hamas.

The series of protests known as the ’March of Return’ were launched along the Gazoo-Israel border on March 30 to demand the right for people to return to their pre-1948 homes. Since March 30, the Israeli military has killed over 140 Paleostinians and maimed over 16,000.
Posted by: Fred || 07/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6466 views] Top|| File under: Hamas


Israel: No stomach for war?
The view from Cairo, at length.
[AlAhram] According to Paleostinian analysts, Israel is exhausted by the March of Return and incendiary kites, but is not interested in all-out war.

There is calm and cautious anticipation in the Gazoo Strip since the Israeli cabinet authorised the occupation army to respond with military force to every paper plane or kite launched from Gazoo towards fields in Israel.

Paleostinian analysts agree it is unclear what the future holds, and everything is possible, especially after Israel refused a "truce" with Gazoo while incendiary kites fly overhead.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6479 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

#1  Wishful Paleo wanking
Posted by: Frank G || 07/22/2018 9:13 Comments || Top||

#2  What would worry me if I were a Gazooki is that the juices may be in a use-it-or-lose-it position when it comes to US support. There is not likely to be a more pro-Israel occupant of the White House than there is now, or a secretary of defense who is a better warfighter. What would worry me if I were an Israeli -- or basically anyone who prefers civilization to barbarism-- is that one of the two major US political parties is coming pretty close to making anti-semitism an official part of its platform.
Posted by: Matt || 07/22/2018 12:08 Comments || Top||

#3  Maybe it's just half assed wars in which Hamas is allowed to continue their provocations that have tired the Juice. An all out war to get rid of Hamas for good might be just the thing for them.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/22/2018 14:29 Comments || Top||

#4  the juices may be in a use-it-or-lose-it position when it comes to US support.

A very real concern to me, Matt.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/22/2018 16:22 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Israel evacuates hundreds of Syrian 'White Helmets' in humanitarian effort
[Jpost] Around 800 Syrians affiliated with the White Helmets and their families are being evacuated from Quneitra through Israel according to the IDF Spokeperson's Unit. The Syrian Civil Defense is a volunteer organization that has worked in rebel areas of Syria providing medical support during the Syrian conflict.

According to a Bild report published Saturday night by Paul Ronzheimer, Giorgos Moutafis and Julian Ropcke around 800 Syrians were transported across the Syrian-Israel border. "From there on to Jordan," the article says. "They are members and families of the famous White Helmets." Bild says that those evacuated will continue on to the UK, Canada and Germany.
Finally, we're f*cking learning
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/22/2018 01:03 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6476 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Can someone have an accident transporting these deep-state funded vermin?
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/22/2018 1:23 Comments || Top||

#2  I don't know if this is a good deed.

If it is, it will be a good deed that won't go unpunished.
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 07/22/2018 15:54 Comments || Top||

#3  If Israel processes them all through Biometric registration, I can see some potential intelligence dividends.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/22/2018 16:19 Comments || Top||

#4  If Israel processes them all through Biometric registration, I can see some future gains.

Oooohhhh, good point, Besoeker. Not to mention what cqn be picked up in idle chatter as they wend their way to the border of Jordan.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/22/2018 16:25 Comments || Top||


Terrorist attack leaves 10 Iranian forces dead: Fars
[PRESSTV] A terrorist attack on a military checkpoint on the western border with Iraq and subsequent blast at an arms depot has left 10 members of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) dead, Fars News Agency reported Saturday.

The overnight attack in the village of Dari in the Marivan district led to festivities which entailed in an kaboom at an arms depot, following which 10 IRGC members were "martyred," it quoted a statement by Hamza Sayyid al-Shohada Headquarters as saying.

"In the festivities, a number of bad boyz were potted and several others fled with injuries," the statement said.

"Terrorist and counter-revolutionary groups and their supporters who lack any base among the Iranian nation, especially the wise and revolutionary people of Kordestan, should anticipate the harsh and deadly retaliation of the brave and devoted warriors of Islam for this crime," it added.

Over the past years, Iranian security forces and border guards have engaged in festivities with terror groups, many of whom cross the country's borders with Pakistain and Iraq to carry out attacks inside Iran.

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Battles of Jisr al-Shughur looms following repeated rebel attacks on Hmeimim Air Base
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Syrian and Russian militaries are mulling launching a synchronous; wide-scale attacks on north latakia countryside and west Idlib in order to further secure the Hmeimim Air Base and other strategic SAA positions.

This comes after the Russian Ministry of Defense issued a formal statement, stating that murderous Moslems are attempting to break through the Syrian army defenses in the northern part of Homs province with the use of jacket wallahs, as well as attacks on the positions of government troops in Latakia province.

Jihadi groups in both Latakia and Idlib are repeatedly waging deadly attacks on the Russian military stationed in Hmeimim Air Base, using armed drones.

The prospected assault is expected to be spearheaded by the SAA’s elite Tiger Forces along with other combat units, and will be heavily supported by the Russian Air Force.

It [the assault] aims at recapturing all jihadi-held territories in al-Ghab Plain all the way to Jisr al-Shughur and the Ottoman Turkish borders; concurrently with opening the frontlines in norther Lakaia countryside.

According to sources, the onslaught is set to be launched after concluding the southwest Syrian attack soon.

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Syrian Army launches final assault against ISIS in southwest Syria
[ALMASDARNEWS] Having secured almost the entire province of Daraa, the Syrian forces have shifted focus to the far western flank where 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....
controls a swath of land all the way to the Occupied Golan Heights.

The battle against the terror group was launched from two axes and by two elite units.

The Tiger Forces succeeded in recapturing the strategic Tall al-Jomou hilltop located to the southwest of Nawa, after fierce festivities with ISIS Lion of Islams.

The highly-significant hilltop overlooks the ISIS-held towns of Tasil and Adwan to the south.

Meanwhile,
...back at the shootout, Butch started the buffalo stampeding......
the heavily-equipped 4th Armored Division engaged in heavy festivities against the krazed killer fighters of Islamic State outside Jaleen town; taking over Tall Ashtara and the nearby areas.

This advance puts the government troops in direct contact with ISIS jihadists holed up in the western part of the town.

The ground advance against the Islamic State was heavily propelled by intense aeria bombardment carried by Russian fighter jets.

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Manbij Military Council allegedly shuns Turkey for Syrian gov’t
[ALMASDARNEWS] City authorities and the military council of Syria’s Manbij would like to transfer it under the control of the Syrian government army after Kurdish Lion of Islams’ withdrawal, Al Watan newspaper reported Saturday citing its sources.

"The military council and the majority of residents consider The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
an occupying country that wants to oust the Kurds from their territory, as it was done in Afrin, so they want the return of the Syrian authorities in the city," the source said.

The talks between the council and representatives of the Syrian state are underway, and Moscow is aware about them, the source added.

"[Russia] will enter into negotiations with Turkey to satisfy the wishes of the inhabitants of Manbij, who are rejecting the Ottoman Turkish presence," the source stressed.

Earlier in July, Ottoman Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu confirmed that he would see no problem in the implementation of US-Ottoman Turkish joint roadmap on the town. Under the plan, YPG is set to leave the town. Turkey, which believes the group to be linked to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), listed as a terrorist organization by Ankara, has been concerned with potential threats to its national security from the group stationed in Syria close to Ottoman Turkish borders.

However,
Switzerland makes more than cheese...
the Syrian authorities are against the presence of US or Ottoman Turkish forces in Syria. The Syrian Foreign Ministry has denounced their actions as breaching the UN resolution.

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