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Good morning
Barr Defends Sending Federal Agents To Portland: ‘Since When Is It Okay To Burn Down A Federal Courthouse?’
Wednesday July 29th, 2020

Iraqi PMF repels a terrorist attack at Syrian border
Taliban announces three-day ceasefire for Islamic holiday
LNA forces constructing an obstacle (ditch & berm) in the vicinity of Sirte
Portland roundup: Rioters threw a bomb at the front of the federal courthouse
Iran detains 2 Swedish nationals over drug smuggling
‘Outlawed’ armed groups ‘seeking chaos’ at Baghdad protests: interior ministry
The Full List – Here Are The 269
Companies Who Are Supporting BLM & Antifa Riots

Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 11:43 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336079 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Quite sexi! (anagram of exquisite).
Posted by: jpal || 07/29/2020 12:06 Comments || Top||

#2  The smiles are just a bit scary.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/29/2020 12:24 Comments || Top||

#3  Rioters threw a bomb at the front of the federal courthouse
‘Outlawed’ armed groups ‘seeking chaos’

Take the city names out of the headlines and you can have yourself a nice game of "Portland or Bagdhad?".
Posted by: SteveS || 07/29/2020 12:32 Comments || Top||

#4  Baghdad on the Columbia?
Posted by: Bobby || 07/29/2020 12:38 Comments || Top||

#5  Another one for Name That City/Country:
Police say monkeys have taken over city and fight to control them is now ‘hopeless
(via Maggies Farm)
Posted by: SteveS || 07/29/2020 12:58 Comments || Top||

#6  The bathing suits a little dated but yeah, I'd agree with miss_exquisite_form_1955. But which one is it or am I seeing double. Misses Exquisite Forms?
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/29/2020 13:54 Comments || Top||

#7  One's California, the other's Utah.
Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 15:52 Comments || Top||

#8  Looks like Ms. Utah had one too many martinis, and her feet hurt.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/29/2020 16:30 Comments || Top||

#9  Open toed shoes give some women sense of mojo. I peronally don't have a problem with it.
Posted by: jpal || 07/29/2020 17:29 Comments || Top||

#10  Sorry about the brief appearance of the RUMINT announcement of Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s death. A followup search of the internet revealed it was unsupported by actual facts, so it was pulled.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/29/2020 21:10 Comments || Top||

One Killed, Two Wounded in Kabul Blast
[ToloNews] At least one person was killed and two others were maimed in a magnetic mine blast that targeted a police vehicle in Kabul city on Tuesday morning, Kabul police said in a statement.

The incident happened around 7:15 am local time in Badam Bagh area in PD4 of Kabul city on Tuesday morning, the statement said.

"The investigation into the incident is ongoing," it added.

No group has grabbed credit for the blast.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/29/2020 01:54 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336077 views] Top|| File under:

‘Freed Taliban Prisoners Arrested Again’
Really, it was inevitable.
[ToloNews] Some Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
members have said that the Afghan government has "rearrested or raided the homes of at least ten members" of the group who were recently freed as part of the peace deal between the Taliban and the US.

Freed members of the Taliban have said that their leadership ordered them not to return to the battlefield, but the Afghan government claims that some of these Taliban fighters have resumed military activity.

Qari Saifurrahman, a Taliban member who was recently released from the Afghan government’s custody and has rejoined his family in Pashtun-infested Logar province, said that he had been ordered not to return to the fight.

"Our amir (Taliban’s supreme leader) ordered us not to return to war, so we are respecting his instruction," said Saif-Ur-Rahman, a former Taliban commander.

the difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits...
Mohammad Sediq said that his son was a Taliban fighter who was recently released from jail in Bagram district but was allegedly taken back into custody by the Afghan government.

Sediq's son, Shams-Ur-Rahman, was rearrested by Afghan government forces after he attended a ceremony at a madrasa in the village of Qala Nasrawi in Parwan's Bagram district, said Sediq.

"He spent five-and-a-half years in jail but was freed based on the Taliban list. He was on the way home, he was not on the battlefield, but he was rearrested," said Mohammad Sediq, father of Shams-Ur-Rahman.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/29/2020 01:54 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336081 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

Taliban announces three-day ceasefire for Islamic holiday
Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336076 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

Africa North
LNA forces constructing an obstacle (ditch & berm) in the vicinity of Sirte
Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336077 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

Mercenaries deployed by Turkey to support GNA doing (piss-poor) marching drills in Yarmouk Camp, Tripoli
Like the Afghan recruits trying to do pushups and jumping jacks.
Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336070 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

Down Under
Six were arrested and fined for violating public health orders in Sydney, Australia at an illegal Black Lives Matter rally
This is how you keep the situation from getting out of control.
In the end, Sydney’s contentious Black Lives Matter rally culminated not with a bang but a whimper, with few protesters following through on threats to defy a court ban and proceed with an illegal protest in the city’s CBD.

Six people were arrested or fined — including rally organiser Paddy Gibson — as police cracked down on the few activists who breached public health orders by gathering under dark clouds in The Domain parklands on Tuesday afternoon for the Black Lives Matter demonstration.

Almost 4000 people had indicated on Facebook they were interested in attending the illegal rally in the Sydney’s inner-city, yet only about 40 turned up on Tuesday.

Five of the arrested six people — three men and three women — were fined $1000 for breaching the public health act and issued with move-on orders.

Mr Gibson was removed from The Domain by police and dragged to a waiting van after he attempted to speak to a police officer who was holding a megaphone.

As Mr Gibson was being led away, he urged the crowd to disban, shouting "leave now, leave now, don’t come near me, disperse the crowd."

Moments after being released from police custody with a $1000 fine, Mr Gibson was rushed into State Parliament through a back entrance by Greens MP Jenny Leong.

Police had sought a prohibition order for the rally organised by the family of Aboriginal man David Dungay jnr, who died in jug in 2015 after he was held down by corrective officers while gasping "I can’t breathe".

NSW Assistant Police Commissioner Mick Willing said the activists had been warned "over and over again" not to proceed with the protest amid concerns it could lead to an outbreak in COVID-19 cases.

"How many times we’ve had to warn people is beyond me," Commissioner Willing said. "We are not anti-protest. Just don’t do it in the middle of a pandemic, quite simple.

"Over the last 24 hours, we said time and time again, do not turn up. At the end of the day, we are in the middle of a pandemic.

"The Supreme Court judge himself described the current situation in NSW as being on a ’knife’s edge’."

Aboriginal woman Vanessa Turnbull-Roberts was briefly detained by police after she attempted to ask officers why they had apprehended Mr Gibson.

Ms Turnbull-Roberts was also fined $1000 but vowed to contest the fine in court after accusing police of only fining "black people".

"I will definitely be contesting the fine," Ms Turnbull-Roberts told The Australian.

Another man, who was also issued a $1000 fine, tore it up in front of the media and said he would take the matter to court.

On Sunday, police were granted a prohibition order for the rally by the NSW Supreme Court.

That decision was upheld by the NSW Court of Appeal on Tuesday who found the earlier decision by judge Mark Ierace to prohibit the public assembly was "admirable and detailed".

While the prohibition order did not ban the rally, it meant protesters faced possible arrest and criminal charges for breaching public health orders.

An inquest last year into Dungay Jr’s death did not recommend criminal charges after a coroner found the prison officers were not motivated by "malicious intent".
Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336091 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  1) Andy Ngo kicks ass.

2) Feed these assholes to the sharks in Sydney Harbor.
Posted by: Raj || 07/29/2020 0:27 Comments || Top||

Germany Arrests Lebanese-German Woman Accused of Joining IS in Syria
Another one, plus a spare bro-in-law.
[IsraelTimes] German authorities have arrested a woman accused of traveling to Syria with her four young children to join 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....
group, as well as her brother-in-law, who is accused of helping her.

The federal prosecutor’s office identifies the pair only as Fadia S. and Rabih O., in line with German privacy rules. It said both are dual citizens of Germany and 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...
, and they were arrested in Essen and Hildesheim respectively.

Fadia S. is accused of offenses including membership in IS and gross violation of her parental duties. Rabih O. is accused of supporting IS and violating German export laws.

Prosecutors said Fadia S. traveled to Syria in 2015 to join her husband, who had previously left Germany to join IS. She took her children, then aged 3 to 8, and the family allegedly lived in accommodation in the IS stronghold of Raqqa that the group had commandeered.

As the territory held by IS shrank, Fadia S. and her by-then five children fled to The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the occupiers of Greek Asia Minor...
in early 2018 and returned to Germany, prosecutors said.

Rabih O. is accused of giving his brother a variety of financial and logistical support and of helping Fadia S. travel to Syria to join him.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/29/2020 04:44 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336074 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Dual citizenship i.e a dog born in a stable is a horse (not that they were even born in Germany).

GIPO's German in Passport Only.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/29/2020 7:42 Comments || Top||

#2  /\ Notice how seldom the topic of 'duel citizenship' is discussed in the media? No borders, the globalist dream.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/29/2020 7:45 Comments || Top||

#3  Ah'd lean the blame to the British Empire for that globalist dream.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/29/2020 16:33 Comments || Top||

Fifth Column
Man, 32, who 'set fire to Portland's police headquarters' during the city's riots is arrested after cops spotted his name tattooed on his back in security footage
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Edward Thomas Schinzing, 32, was charged with arson after allegedly setting fire to the Justice Center in downtown Portland on May 29

  • Authorities say he was among a group of 30 protesters who broke into the facility which houses the Multnomah County jail and Portland Police Bureau HQ

  • He was identified by a comparison with a jail booking photo and a distinctive tattoo of his last name across his upper back, federal authorities said

  • Photos from that night's protests show a shirtless Schinzing marching with a crowds, with his tattoo visible
Once we have enough of the cannon fodder — and their cell phones — the leadership cadre will start appearing in the networks.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/29/2020 10:16 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336075 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Must be a white nationalist.
Posted by: Bobby || 07/29/2020 11:16 Comments || Top||

#2  mostly peaceful
mostly retarded
Posted by: Lumpy Mussolini7603 || 07/29/2020 11:18 Comments || Top||

#3  he needs to be beaten first
Posted by: 746 || 07/29/2020 13:05 Comments || Top||

#4  Guess we're not dealing with the brightest bulbs in the box.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/29/2020 13:43 Comments || Top||

#5  Have charges been dropped yet?
Posted by: Glenmore || 07/29/2020 15:14 Comments || Top||

#6  When can the tattoos be moved to the forehead?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/29/2020 16:40 Comments || Top||

National Lawyers Guild (NLG) is the main anarchist-communist legal organization that provides pro-bono help to antifa criminal suspects
Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336069 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Commies
Posted by: Frank G || 07/29/2020 5:35 Comments || Top||

#2  National Lawyers Guild (NLG) Funding
In 2016, total income was $711,793; total expenses were $660,900. Donors and funding sources unavailable, reflecting a lack of transparency and accountability. NLG maintains a 501(c)(3) non- profit org., the National Lawyers Guild Foundation (NLGF) for tax deductible donations. NLG explains that the “primary role of the Foundation has been to support the sustainability of the NLG National Office through direct grants on an annual and as-needed bases.” ... In 2016, NLGF had an income of $1.4 million and expenses of $3.7 million.
Posted by: b || 07/29/2020 9:31 Comments || Top||

More than 20 people were arrested at the antifa/BLM riot over the weekend in Richmond, Va. that were organized in support of the Portland antifa riots
How far is this from Charlottesville, where Redneck Revolt/John Brown Gun Club — Antifa’s militia wing — played the same game of pretending to be white supremacists harming people during the riots in 2017? It’ll be great fun, for us at least, as it is revealed that they aren’t rightwing radicals after all.
PJ Media has more including the tidbit that the Richmond Police reported that protesters had set a city dump truck ablaze outside RPD Headquarters — that’s the burning truck in the first tweet.
Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336078 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  I must admit, though, Dexter Superville is a cool name.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/29/2020 10:50 Comments || Top||

100–200 far-left extremists attacked a federal facility in Atlanta that houses ICE and DHS offices
Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336077 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Stop playing around with these mofos
Posted by: Dacama || 07/29/2020 6:57 Comments || Top||

#2  Blow the door to mom's basement and arrest them in their underwear. 10 years in Leavenworth will give them an appreciation for Federal architecture.
Posted by: Ebberegum Croling1752 || 07/29/2020 7:11 Comments || Top||

#3  So that would be, Company Size?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 07/29/2020 22:38 Comments || Top||

Hundreds in Eugene, Ore. targeted the federal courthouse & numerous businesses. They started fires & smashed windows
Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336070 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Rope, tree some assembly required.

Posted by: AlanC || 07/29/2020 8:23 Comments || Top||

#2  band of norwegian trolls
Posted by: Lumpy Mussolini7603 || 07/29/2020 8:39 Comments || Top||

Posted by: Skidmark || 07/29/2020 9:12 Comments || Top||

#4  Looks like the University of Oregon Sociology Department is well represented.
Posted by: b || 07/29/2020 9:33 Comments || Top||

#5  do these ppl ever bathe?
Posted by: Chris || 07/29/2020 9:50 Comments || Top||

More evidence of antifa actually organizing as an organization (and doing it on Twitter)
Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336071 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Twitter server farms ought to be torched in response.
Posted by: Raj || 07/29/2020 0:32 Comments || Top||

#2  They shut down the one side of the political spectrum while being an active agent of another. They've chosen to be accountable for whats posted. Sounds like aiding and abetting to me.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/29/2020 7:16 Comments || Top||

#3  and the Twitter boss lied to congress about shadow banning etc as the admin tool leaks showed.

It'll be hard to find on Google because searches for it are suppressed.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/29/2020 7:45 Comments || Top||

#4  /\ Tucker did an entire show on Google, Twitter, Facebook information suppression last evening.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/29/2020 7:47 Comments || Top||

#5  Then do an entire show on how the GOP isn't doing anything about it.
Posted by: Woodrow || 07/29/2020 16:32 Comments || Top||

Portland roundup: Rioters threw a bomb at the front of the federal courthouse

Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336083 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

Two women charged with beating Wisconsin lawmaker during protest
[NYPOST] Two women accused of assaulting a Wisconsin state senator as he took photos of a crowd that toppled two statues during a protest last month have been arrested, police said.

State Sen. Tim Carpenter, a Democrat from Milwaukee, was attacked in Madison on June 24 as he pointed his phone at a group of protesters who tore down two statues on Capitol grounds. He was repeatedly punched and kicked in the head and later required surgery for his wounds, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

"I don’t know what happened ... all I did was stop and take a picture ... and the next thing I’m getting five, six punches, getting kicked in the head," Carpenter told the newspaper last month.

Two people within the "angry mob" that allegedly attacked Carpenter, identified by police as Samantha Hamer, 26, and Kerida O’Reilly, 33, both of Madison, surrendered to cops Monday. Both are now facing charges of substantial battery as a party to a crime and robbery with use of force as a party to a crime, police said Monday.

"Thanks to help from the community, the case detective was able to identify the two persons of interest," police said in a statement. "Both turned themselves in today."

Monday’s statement did not identify Carpenter by name, but Madison police said a politician reported to cops that he decided to use his phone to capture the protests just before he was assaulted.

"As he did, three people rushed toward him, saying something about his phone," police said. "One knocked it out of his hand. He said he was then sucker punched. He fell to the ground and was battered by several people."

A nearby news hound told police roughly 10 people proceeded to kick and punch Carpenter as he "tried to explain" that he was an ally to the demonstrators, police said.
Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336071 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Thanks for the visual.
Posted by: Cesare || 07/29/2020 7:15 Comments || Top||

#2  Jerry Nadler's peaceful protesters.
Posted by: jpal || 07/29/2020 8:55 Comments || Top||

#3  "Hamer works as a social worker for the Mount Horeb School District in suburban Madison. Hamer as of Tuesday afternoon was still listed on the district's website as a resource for high school students and their families who need help dealing with emotional distress, anxiety, depression, extreme irritability, changes in behavior or acting out.

"O'Reilly is a licensed physical therapist in Madison who graduated from Marquette University's Doctorate in Physical Therapy program in 2011."
Posted by: Lumpy Mussolini7603 || 07/29/2020 8:59 Comments || Top||

#4  Two women...

... but one identifies as a wildebeest
Posted by: Mercutio || 07/29/2020 9:51 Comments || Top||

#5  And Mr. Carpenter is a BLM protest supporter. He was just 'too white' for these harpies.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 07/29/2020 11:40 Comments || Top||

#6  They figured Mr Carpenter needed some physical therapy. Or help dealing with emotional distress.
Posted by: Lumpy Mussolini7603 || 07/29/2020 11:56 Comments || Top||

#7  No one told Timmy it was Hamer Time
Posted by: Snakes Schwarzeneggar1950 || 07/29/2020 14:37 Comments || Top||

#8  While I generically disapprove of people being beaten in the streets, I admit I snickered a bit that the vic was a Dem senator who was there as a 'protestor'.

Does that make me a bad person?
Posted by: SteveS || 07/29/2020 14:57 Comments || Top||

#9  Does that make me a bad person?

Well, you're here - where the evil meet & plot.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/29/2020 15:04 Comments || Top||

#10  Not gonna' "dox" 'em, but...

Although Ms. BlueHair is identified as a Madison resident, she is licensed in IL to perform physical therapy in a couple of IL practices. She has also caused me to expand the upper level of my Fugly-meter.

The other goof is a school counselor in the Mt. Horeb system. Something about family violence or some such truck...

Google can be your friend!
Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 07/29/2020 18:23 Comments || Top||

22 people facing federal charges in connection with Portland protests
[NYPOST] Twenty-two more people have been arrested and charged over their alleged roles in Portland protests, federal prosecutors announced Monday.

The charges of criminal conduct were in connection to demonstrations outside the Mark O. Hatfield federal courthouse between July 23 and early on July 28, U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams said.

The protests, which began after the May 25 death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, "have been followed by nightly criminal activity including assaults on law enforcement officers, destruction of property, looting, arson and vandalism," his statement read.

Two of the protesters, a man and a woman in their 30s, are accused of assaulting federal officers during a demonstration that started Thursday night and lasted into Friday morning.

Four others, including an 18-year-old man, are charged with failing to obey lawful orders at the same protest.

Ronald Bernard Hickey, a 44-year-old from Canada, was charged Friday for allegedly harassing and stalking federal agents deployed to Portland in response to the protests.

Prosecutors allege he released the personal information of the agents on his Twitter account in order to threaten, intimidate or incite violence against them.

At a protest overnight Saturday, seven people were arrested for allegedly assaulting federal officers and one person was charged with operating a drone in restricted airspace.

During a demonstration the next night, seven more people were accused of assaulting federal officers.

Federal prosecutors have announced charges against at least 27 other people in connection with the protests since the beginning of July.
Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336074 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Minimum 80% of sentences served under Federal law. Book em
Posted by: Frank G || 07/29/2020 5:57 Comments || Top||

#2  Free Helicopter Rides
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 07/29/2020 6:50 Comments || Top||

#3  Minimum 80% of sentences served under Federal law.

Unless there's a blanket pardon issued on 20/1/2021.
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 07/29/2020 10:02 Comments || Top||

#4  Wondering if any in Minnesota have been charged.
Posted by: Woodrow || 07/29/2020 16:34 Comments || Top||

‘Outlawed’ armed groups ‘seeking chaos’ at Baghdad protests: interior ministry
Are Iranian agents still pulling some strings in this thing, or has it become self-feeding?
[Rudaw] Iraq’s interior ministry has called on protesters in Baghdad to cooperate with authorities to identify the "outlawed" gangs which aim to create chaos in Iraq.

In an official statement published by Iraqi state media on Tuesday morning, the ministry accused gangs of being behind the death of two protesters and injury of several others near Baghdad’s Tahrir Square on Sunday.

"Our security units monitored the situation, and in light of the preliminary investigation results of the events of Sunday night, we observed that dangerous criminal groups in Tahrir Square are seeking to create chaos by beating protesters within the crowd and fabricating festivities," the statement read.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/29/2020 02:41 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336083 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq

Reports of rockets falling in the vicinity of Baghdad Airport area
Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336071 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

Iraqi PMF repels a terrorist attack at Syrian border
[EN.ALGHADEER.TV] Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), also known as Hashed al-Sha’abi forces repelled a fierce attack by forces of Evil at the Syrian border with Iraq.

Hashed al-Sha’abi announced on Tuesday that its forces prevented ISIS terrorist forces to enter Iraq’s Anbar Province from Syrian territory.

ISIS terrorist forces had to escape to Syrian territory during a clash with Hashed al-Sha’abi forces.

...back at the argument, Jane reached into her purse for her .38...
an Iraqi source said that the country’s security forces seized some weapons and ammunitions belong to ISIS forces during a search operation west of Anbar Province.

In recent months, various areas of Salahuddin province have been the site of ISIS hideouts, and Iraqi military forces have carried out dozens of operations in the province.

Hashed al-Sha’abi forces have launched a series of operations against ISIS members in Al Anbar, Nineveh, Saladin governorates since the middle of last month.
Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336086 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

Two caches of ISIS destroyed south of Kirkuk
[EN.ALGHADEER.TV] The Commander of the advanced headquarters for joint operations in Kirkuk announced the destruction of two ISIS caches, south of Kirkuk. The Lt. Gen. Special Forces Saad Harbiyeh, said that the 18th Brigade of the Fifth Division of the Federal Police managed to destroy two caches to the terrorist ISIS remnants and seize their contents in the Zghitoun valley in al- Rashad district.
Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336072 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

Palestinian man held after pulling knife on coworkers near Sderot
[IsraelTimes] Israel police say they have arrested a Hebron-area Paleostinian man, 50, on suspicion of planning to carry out a terror attack.

According to reports the man, who worked at an event hall near Sderot, was arrested after pulling a knife on another worker and then fleeing.

According to a Ynet news hound, he had made comments online recently about harming Jews.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/29/2020 04:44 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336070 views] Top|| File under:

TLV protest on police brutality turns into violence between demonstrators
I'm posting it here because it's where Antifa/BLM are posted - and, as always, our monkeys imitate yours.
Agreed. One wonders if the same people who are paying our monkeys are also paying yours, as they’ve been doing for some years.
[JPost] - Hundreds of people gathered in Tel Aviv on Tuesday evening to protest against police brutality and Public Security Minister Amir Ohana's attempts to prevent protests from taking place outside of the Prime Minister's Official Residence in Jerusalem.
Actually, what Ohana said is that they should protest in capsules to avoid spreading Covid.
...As the protest progressed into the night, some of the protesters started marching on the Ayalon highway, towards the Azrieli intersection, which led police to blocking it and dispersing protesters.

Some signs carried by protesters read "Ohana - We have the right to protest!" and "I won't stay silent as my country changes."
Practically a conservative, except last month he marched against annexation. And last year against not having transgendered toilets.
...At some stage, according to the protesters, far-right activists from "La Familia" infiltrated the crowd with the alleged intention of harassing the demonstrators, which later turned violent.
The Hebrew text over the pic of the spectacularly bloody, half dressed protester (note no blood on the bandanna) says "Police should protect protesters, and only then worry about dispersing them"
...Oz, an eyewitness at the scene, said to N12 that "I was there and I saw the group slowly approaching us. They wore black bandanas, and I knew something was about to happen. We were subjected to violence. I ran after them, yelled at them and asked police for help, but they did not budge. It's dangerous to be a protester in Israel."
Instead of being a popular entertainment like elsewhere?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/29/2020 01:27 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336080 views] Top|| File under:

#2  Go ahead march in the streets if it makes you feel good. Just don't block any major roads or you might earn yourself a wood shampoo courtesy of the cops.
Posted by: jpal || 07/29/2020 18:05 Comments || Top||

#3  Wonder what the Israeli version wood is comparable to a Hickory Shampoo
Posted by: Frank G || 07/29/2020 19:30 Comments || Top||

#4  ^ Cedar from Lebanon?
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 07/29/2020 21:19 Comments || Top||

Iran shows video of troops attacking fake US carrier in drill
For your amusement, dear Reader.
[IsraelTimes] Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard fired a missile from a helicopter targeting a replica US aircraft carrier in the strategic Strait of Hormuz, state television
... and if you can't believe state television who can you believe?

Footage shows Iranian commandos fast-rope down from a helicopter onto the replica. Other footage shows fast boats encircling the mock-up, kicking up white waves in their wake.

Iranian troops also fired anti-aircraft batteries at a drone target in the exercise from a location that state television
... and if you can't believe state television who can you believe?
described as being near the port city of Bandar Abbas. Troops also fired missiles launched from trucks on land and fast boats at sea, as well as shoulder-fired missiles.

The Guard will use "long-range ballistic missiles with the ability to hit far-reaching aggressor floating targets" during the drill, says Abbas Nilforoushan, the Guard’s deputy commander for operations, according to Guard website sepahnews.com. That suggests the drill could see a repeat of what happened in 2015, when the Guard mock-sunk a replica.

It wasn’t immediately clear if all the footage was from Tuesday, as one overhead surveillance image that appeared to be shot by a drone bore Monday’s date.

Posted by: trailing wife || 07/29/2020 04:44 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336071 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  The digital age version of a cargo cult.
Posted by: Thailet Shinens9949 || 07/29/2020 8:04 Comments || Top||

#2  ^ Me. Blew up the desktop last night. Still picking up the pieces.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/29/2020 8:06 Comments || Top||

#3  Only problem is, in real life, there just might be someone shooting back - and doing so at very long range with high explosives before they even get within eyesight of the would-be target.

But hey, let them waste time shooting at plywood that doesnt move or shoot back. I guess its the IRG's version of coaplay
Posted by: Marilyn Tojo7566 || 07/29/2020 8:30 Comments || Top||

#4  Did they win?
Posted by: SteveS || 07/29/2020 10:07 Comments || Top||

#5  It was a draw!
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 07/29/2020 11:03 Comments || Top||

#6  Footage shows Iranian commandos fast-rope down from a helicopter onto the replica.

I managed to find some footage of this...
Posted by: Raj || 07/29/2020 13:51 Comments || Top||

#7  ^ Video Snark O' The Day
Posted by: Frank G || 07/29/2020 14:29 Comments || Top||

Deiri Activists are reporting that Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corp Militias are planning to bring in huge convoys of Heavy Weaponry into IRGC-Held Deir Ez Zor,in the next 2 days
Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336069 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  Is that wise? The Israelis are always overhead, watching.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/29/2020 2:29 Comments || Top||

#2  Tall fellows in the back, every one gather in nice and close for the (sight) picture.
Posted by: Cesare || 07/29/2020 7:07 Comments || Top||

#3  Announcing it early so IDF can preposition.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/29/2020 9:08 Comments || Top||

#4  That's why they're moving their "aircraft carrier".
Air support!

Lots of strong contenders today, but this is clearly the Snark o’the Day winner.
Posted by: ed in texas || 07/29/2020 12:59 Comments || Top||

#5  Mock air support.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/29/2020 16:34 Comments || Top||

#6  if this is the Deir Ez Zor in Syria then this tweet doesn't make sense

the IRGC have a minor presence there

there some scattered ISIS adherents around but not a threat that would require heavy weapons

besides all that the heavy weapons would need to travel through hundreds of miles of Iraq

is there another Deir Ez Zor closer to Iran
Posted by: lord garth || 07/29/2020 17:34 Comments || Top||

Iran launched several ballistic missiles from Iran to the Southern Arabian Gulf
Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336096 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Did they hit it?
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/29/2020 13:47 Comments || Top||

#3  All in all, a busy day. Their Photoshop licenses must be tired.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/29/2020 14:58 Comments || Top||

Iran detains 2 Swedish nationals over drug smuggling
Posted by: Fred || 07/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336078 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

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