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2 killed in Gaza blast during attempted launch of projectile toward Israel
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Afghanistan
2 ISIS group members surrender to Afghan forces in Kunar
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] Two members of 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....
of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group have surrendered to the Afghan cops in eastern Kunar province
... which is right down the road from Chitral. Kunar is Haqqani country.....
The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East said two ISIS group members identified as Khalid and Abdullah surrendered to the public order police forces in Kunar.

The source further added that the two gunnies were involved in destructive activities in Chambarak area of Chapa Dara district.

According to Silab, the two gunnies also handed over two Ak-47 assault rifles, 9 Ak-47 magazines, 270 munitions, 1 radio set, and two hand grenades.

Posted by: Fred || 07/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6458 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Africa Subsaharan
Boko Haram kills 11 troops in NE Nigeria: Source
[AlAhram] Boko Haram
... not to be confused with Procol Harum, Harum Scarum, possibly to be confused with Helter Skelter. The Nigerian version of al-Qaeda and the Taliban rolled together and flavored with a smigeon of distinctly Subsaharan ignorance and brutality...
fighters killed 11 troops and seized weapons in a raid on a military post in the latest such attack in northeast Nigeria
... a particularly crimson stretch of Islam's bloody border...
, residents and a military source said on Sunday.

Gunmen in five trucks and on cycle of violences stormed the checkpoint in Bunari village near the garrison town of Monguno in Borno state late Friday, leading to a fierce battle.

"They came around 6:30 pm (1930 GMT) and attacked the military checkpoint and soldiers responded with fire," resident Amadu Sheriff told AFP.

"The attackers overpowered the soldiers who took up positions in the trenches dug round the checkpoint from where they fought the Boko Haram button men," he said.

Three civilians, including a woman and her child, from a nearby settlement, were killed by stray bullets, he said.

He said residents of the nearby settlement evacuated on Saturday and moved to Monguno for fear of renewed attacks.

Sheriff had no idea of military casualties but saw "two ambulances carrying dead soldiers" being taken to Monguno, eight kilometres (five miles) away.

A military source who confirmed the attack said 11 troops were killed.

"Four (military) vehicles including an APC (armoured personnel carrier) and a gun truck were carted away by the terrorists," said the military source who asked not to be identified because he was not authorised to speak on the incident.

The attackers were repelled with the help of reinforcements from Monguno, he added.

News of the attack was slow to emerge due to poor communication in the area where Boko Haram has destroyed telecoms infrastructure in the last three years.

Boko Haram has launched repeated attacks recently.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6457 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


Arabia
UAE-backed forces claim 30 Houthi fighters killed in central Yemen
[ALMASDARNEWS] The UAE-backed forces claimed they killed at least 30 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 ...
fighters during their large-scale assault in the central Yemen
...an area of the Arabian Peninsula sometimes mistaken for a country. It is populated by more antagonistic tribes and factions than you can keep track of. Except for a tiny handfull of Jews everthing there is very Islamic...
province of al-Bayda.

According to the Yemeni Ministry of Defense, their national army killed 30 members of the Houthi forces, while also seizing the Fadha area in the al-Malajim District.

The national army restarted their military operations in the al-Bayda Governorate after suffering heavy losses during their first attacks on the Houthi forces near the bustling provincial capital.

Despite their setbacks earlier this week, the national army is once again trying to cut the Houthi supply line to the bustling provincial capital of al-Bayda.

If the Yemeni national army is successful in cutting this supply line, they could ultimately leave the Houthi forces at a disadvantage in the southern part of the country.

Posted by: Fred || 07/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6458 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Saudi-led Coalition Destroyed Yemeni missile launch site
[ALMASDARNEWS] Earlier this week, a Saudi-led coalition attacked an international airport and a military air base in the northern part of the Yemeni capital, carrying out six consecutive Arclight airstrikes

According to 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 government-run Al Ekhbariya TV the coalition announced the "destruction of ballistic missile (launch) sites run by the 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 ...
militias in Saada," bordering Saudi Arabia.

Saudi sources previously reported that they had intercepted numerous missiles targeting Saudi cities, launched by the Houthis from Saada.

Saudi Arabia has been involved in the Yemeni civil war since March 2015, conducting operations against the Houthis. The coalition, led by the kingdom, has been blamed for 10,000 civilian casualties.

Posted by: Fred || 07/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6459 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Yemeni troops kill four Saudi soldiers, capture two
[PRESSTV] Yemen’s army troops and their 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 ...
allies have killed four Saudi soldiers and captured two others in counterattacks near the border, the al-Masirah television network reports.

The incidents came during the Yemeni army’s attack on the Mash’al military base in the Jizan region in the kingdom’s southwest, the broadcaster announced Sunday as it aired a picture of the two captured soldiers.

Yemeni snipers, meanwhile, killed eight mercenaries in Jizan, as well as in the west-central Yemeni Province of Ma’rib and the impoverished country’s west coast, al-Masirah reported.

Yemen’s War Media outlet has published a video featuring army operations against Saudi-backed bully boyz in the Ta’izz Province in the country’s southwest.

The operations, it said, led to the seizure of an Emirati military vehicle, and an unspecified quantity of weapons and ammunition.

The escalation came after 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...
resumed its heavy bombing of Yemen’s lifeline port city of al-Hudaydah, hitting a police camp, a plastics factory, a radio station and a fishing pier.
Posted by: Fred || 07/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6457 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Yemeni forces fire ballistic missile at base run by Saudi mercenaries
[PRESSTV] Yemeni army forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have fired a domestically-designed short-range ballistic missile at a position of Saudi-backed gunnies loyal to resigned president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi in the country’s central province of al-Bayda.

Yemeni military sources, speaking on condition of anonymity
... for fear of being murdered...
, told Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network that the missile hit the designated target in al-Jaribat area of the province on Sunday.

There were no immediate reports about possible fatalities and the extent of damage caused.

Later in the day, Yemeni soldiers and their allies lobbed a barrage of artillery rounds at the strongholds of Saudi mercenaries in 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 southwestern border region of Najran
a city in southwestern Saudi Arabia near the border with Yemen. It is the capital of Najran Province and a favored target of Houthirocket forces....
Yemeni sharpshooters had earlier fatally shot three Saudi-backed gunnies in the al-Durayhimi district of Yemen’s western coastal province of Hudaydah.

Posted by: Fred || 07/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6459 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

#1  I keep asking, other than being targets, what do Soddy mercs actually do?
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 07/30/2018 0:22 Comments || Top||

#2  domestically-designed Iranian-made
Posted by: Frank G || 07/30/2018 7:23 Comments || Top||

#3  what do Soddy mercs actually do

"the Saudi army is packed full of Yemeni cannon fodder"

Apparently, it's the best fed job around.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/30/2018 10:32 Comments || Top||

#4  what do Soddy mercs actually do?

Richard, Wikipedia has a long article on this war, with copious information and links to naming the players and what they’ve done thus far. In brief, the term Saudi mercenaries is the insult Iran PressTV and the Iran-oriented press hurl at the non-Saudi members of the invading coalition, a small number of whom are actual Blackwater and other mercenaries.

Under the section on Western Involvement: United States, after remarking that President Obama authorized American logistical and intelligence support in March, 2015, the article adds

According to press reporting, many in US SOCOM reportedly favor Houthis, as they have been effective at combating al-Qaeda and recently ISIL, "something that hundreds of U.S. drone strikes and large numbers of advisers to Yemen's military had failed to accomplish".[396] According to a senior CENTCOM commander, "the reason the Saudis didn't inform us of their plans is because they knew we would have told them exactly what we think – that it was a bad idea."… According to an Al Jazeera report, one reason for US support may be the diplomatic logic of tamping down SA's opposition to the Iranian nuclear deal by backing them. Another is the view among some US military commanders that countering Iran took strategic priority over combating Al-Qaeda and ISIL.[396]
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2018 10:34 Comments || Top||

#5  Many US former operators and service are working for the Saudis, enjoying being able to fight without a JAG-Officer okaying their every move.
Posted by: Boss Spoper5850 || 07/30/2018 13:57 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Two Yazidi people released after four years in Islamic State captivity
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Kurdish authorities announced on Sunday the release of two Yazidi people, who were held in captive by 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....
since 2014.

"Kurdish troops have released a pair, a young man and a woman, aged 18, after they were kidnapped by Islamic State in Tal Banat village in Nineveh’s Sinjar district four years ago," Alghad Press website quoted the Kurdish governmental office in charge of Yazidi abductees as saying in a statement.

According to the statement, "strenuous efforts are currently exerted to release the remaining Yazidi victims from the Islamic State’s grip."

In August 2014, Islamic State gunnies launched an offensive in northern Iraq, executing thousands of Yazidi men and elderly women and forcing 300,000 Yazidis to flee. IS also sold more than 6,000 women and kiddies into slavery, subjecting them to systematic mass rapes that the UN and other countries have defined as genocide.

US-backed Kurdish forces drove IS out of Sinjar in November 2015, but few Yazidis have returned, and an estimated 3,500 remain in IS captivity in Iraq and Syria, according to Human Rights Watch.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6457 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  *Wow* Just, wow. Like being a survivor of the Bataan Death March and making it back home...
Posted by: magpie || 07/30/2018 15:50 Comments || Top||


Four tribal fighters killed, injured in attempt to defuse bomb, west of Anbar
Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Four security personnel were killed and injured as they were trying to defuse a bomb, west of Anbar, a security source from the province said on Sunday.

"A bomb, from the remnants of war against 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....
, was placed under an electricity pylon in al-Akba region in Hit town. It went kaboom! as conscripts of the tribal fighters were trying to detonate it, leaving one killed, and three others injured," the source told Almaalomah website.

"Security troops cordoned off the blast scene and carried out a campaign in search for others bombs," the source added.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6459 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq

#1  Deee EFFING FUSE! WTF is wrong with blowing in place? Nobody dies and the window repair guys in the area need the business.
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 07/30/2018 0:21 Comments || Top||

#2  If you read further into the article, Richard, they were attempting to defuse it by detonating it in place under the electricity pylon. This strikes me as madness, but I admit to ignorance on the subject.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2018 0:37 Comments || Top||


Islamic State blows up electricity station in Kirkuk, amid power crisis
Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) 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....
has blown up an electricity station, southwest of Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
an informed official from the electricity department in the province said on Sunday.

Speaking to AlSumaria News, the source said, "groups of Islamic State members set the electricity station of Therban village, near Fataha region, southwest of Kirkuk, on fire, burning the station and causing damages."

Technical teams, according to the source, who preferred anonymity, said "inspected the station as well as the damages caused as result of the blast in the station, which provides several villages in Hawija with electricity."

This comes as Iraq witnesses protests due to deteriorated living standards, unemployment, corruption, and electricity shortage, which urged the Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi to dismiss Qassim al-Fahdawi, the electricity minister, and refer him to investigations.

Earlier this month the ministry said power supplies from Iran were halted due to Iraq’s soaring debt, estimated at nearly one billion dollars.

The move comes a day after the Independent High Electoral Commission endorsed Abadi’s recommendations to sack five election officials in the wake of fraud allegations in the parliamentary elections, which took place in May.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6458 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  recommendations to sack five election officials in the wake of fraud allegations

You can teach them the mechanics of parliamentary procedure but not ethical behavior or morality.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/30/2018 10:19 Comments || Top||

#2  deteriorated living standards, unemployment, corruption

Sums up many middle east societies.
Posted by: Boss Spoper5850 || 07/30/2018 13:49 Comments || Top||

#3  MY, how things have gotten bad since the kurds pulled out due to infighting. Tribalism sucks as always.
Posted by: Charles || 07/30/2018 18:16 Comments || Top||

#4  Not surprising. The electron is considered un-Islamic.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/30/2018 19:10 Comments || Top||


Iraqi troops arrest eight wanted militants from Islamic State in Mosul
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Iraqi security forces have incarcerated
... anything you say can and will be used against you, whether you say it or not...
eight 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....
bad boys, who were wanted on terror charges, in djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
city, the Iraqi Interior Ministry announced.

"Emergency troops of the Nineveh Police Command have arrested eight IS turbans in different parts in Mosul’s eastern side," front man for the Interior Ministry Maj. Gen. Saad Maan told Ayn Al Iraq News Sunday.

According to Maan, the arrestees were wanted on terror charges pursuant to article 1/4 of the anti-terrorism law.

Maan added that the hard boyz were "apprehended in Aden, Intisar, Methaq, Sumer and Morour districts in the eastern side of Mosul."
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6458 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Diyala dead dudes: 4 turbans airstruck, 3 uniforms kaboomed


Four Islamic State members, including suicide attacker, killed in airstrike in Diyala

Diyala (IraqiNews.com) Four Islamic State members, including a suicide attacker, were killed in an airstrike, northeast of Baquba, Diyala province, the media service of the pro-government paramilitary troops reported on Sunday.

"Troops of the 23rd brigade of al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) and the Iraqi military, backed by army jets, managed on Sunday to kill four Islamic State members, including a suicide bomber in Udhaim town."

The troops, according to the statement, "destroyed four rest houses and two vehicles there."

3 security personnel wounded as bomb blast occurred after IS attack in Diyala

Diyala (IraqiNews.com) Three security personnel were wounded in a bomb blast, northeast of Diyala, a senior security source from the province said on Sunday.

Speaking on condition of anonymity to Alghad Press, the source said, "a security checkpoint was attacked by Islamic State members near Hussein Memma village in Khanqeen town, northeast of Diyala."

The attack, according to the source, "was foiled after reinforcements arrived. A bomb then went off, leaving three conscripts wounded. They were taken to hospital for treatment."
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6460 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Four Islamic State militants, including suicide bombers, killed in Samarra
Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Iraqi troops have killed four 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....
bandidos bandidos murderous Moslems including three jacket wallahs during a security campaign in Samarra city, Salahuddin, a security front man was quoted as saying.

Speaking to the Baghdad Post website Sunday, front man for the Security Media Center Brig. Gen. Yehia Rasool said, "Troops from the Samarra Operations Command carried out a preemptive operation in Samarra city, targeting a hotbed of the Islamic State group."

"The troops killed four IS terrorists, including three suicide bombers, who were planning to carry out terrorist attacks in Samarra city," the front man pointed out.

He noted that another IS myrmidon was tossed in the clink
Yez got nuttin' on me, coppers! Nuttin'!
in an island, west of Samarra.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6458 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Over dozen Daesh remnants slain in Iraqi army airstrikes, ground operations
[PRESSTV] More than a dozen members of the ISIS Takfiri
...an adherent of takfir wal hijra, an offshoot of Salafism that regards everybody who doesn't agree with them as apostates who must be killed...
terrorist group have been killed and several others captured as Iraqi air forces and government troops launched separate counter-terrorism operations across the crisis-hit Arab country to flush out the last remnants of the bully boy outfit.

The second-in-command of Diyala Operations, Lieutenant General Hassan Mohammed, told Arabic-language al-Sumaria television network that nine ISIS Takfiris were killed when Iraqi military aircraft targeted a murderous Moslem hideout in Hamrin basin, situated 90 kilometers north of Baquba.

Separately, Iraqi Interior Ministry front man, Brigadier General Saad Maan, announced in a statement that the 7th Police Emergency Regiment of the Nineveh Police Command tossed in the calaboose
Into the paddy wagon wit' yez!
8 ISIS terrorists, whom were wanted under Article 4/1 of the Anti-Terrorism Law, in the eastern part of the strategic northern city of djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
on Sunday.

Elsewhere in the holy city of Samarra, Iraqi troops killed four ISIS terrorists, including three bombers, during an operation to beef up security.

Posted by: Fred || 07/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6461 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
2 killed in Gaza blast during attempted launch of projectile toward Israel
[IsraelTimes] Two Paleostinian bad boyz were potted early Sunday in the Gazoo Strip by an kaboom during preparations to launch a projectile at Israel.

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Paleostine (PFLP) named the two members of its armed wing as Ayman al-Najjar, 26, and Muhannad Hamuda, 24, both from Jabaliya in northern Gazoo.

The kaboom happened east of Jabaliya, with the PFLP saying the two were killed in the line of duty.

Local residents said the men were preparing to fire a projectile when the kaboom occurred.

The Hamas, a contraction of the Arabic words for "frothing at the mouth",-run health ministry in the Gazoo Strip had earlier said that the two men were killed by an Israeli Arclight airstrike overnight.

The Israel Defense Forces denied the claim.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6468 views] Top|| File under: PFLP

#1  Hope it was painful
Posted by: Frank G || 07/30/2018 7:22 Comments || Top||


Flaming balloons from Gaza spark 7 fires in south
[IsraelTimes] Incendiary balloons launched from the Gazoo Strip sparked seven fires in Israel this morning, a spokesperson for Israel Fire and Rescue Services Southern District says.

The spokesperson says the fires broke out at the Gazoo-area farming communities of Erez, Sa’ad, Be’eri and Kissufim.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6462 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

#1  Why not send balloons back the other way that rain down pork rinds?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/30/2018 20:13 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Russian jets begin nonstop attack on ISIS terrorists in northeast Al-Sweida
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Russian Aerospace Forces have begun a nonstop air attack against 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....
(ISIS) murderous Moslems in the northeastern countryside of the al-Sweida Governorate.

Russian jets reportedly began their attack this afternoon, following a powerful assault that was launched by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and National Defense Forces (NDF) near the Safa Canyon of northeast al-Sweida.

The Russian Arclight airstrikes have proven effective thus far, as the Islamic State murderous Moslems have been forced to pull back from several posts in order to avoid mounting casualties.

Meanwhile,
...back at the the conspirators' cleverly concealed hideout Montefiore's foot was still stuck and the hound had completely soaked his uniform with slobber...
at the southwestern countryside of Daraa, the Russian Aerospace Forces have resumed their air attack against the ISIS-affiliated Jaish Khaled bin Walid terrorists.

According to a military source in Daraa, the Russian Aerospace Forces have launched at least a dozen airstrikes over the Islamic State’s positions in the Yarmouk Basin region, with the primary target being the terrorist group’s defenses near the town of Shajarah.

The reemergence of Russian airstrikes in southern Syria come just days after the Islamic State forces carried out a deadly terrorist attack that resulted in the death of more than 250 people in the al-Sweida Governorate.

Posted by: Fred || 07/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6459 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  We are trying to wipe out ISIS. The Russians are trying to wipe out ISIS. Calling Mueller, Trump is colluding with Russians (sarc).

The Dem/left narrative sounds nonsensical because it is nonsensical.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/30/2018 12:03 Comments || Top||

#2  Maybe the deep state want to keep ISIS.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/30/2018 12:05 Comments || Top||

#3  Compare and contrast the support the RUssians give to their allies (Syria) and the US give to its allies (Kurds).

Posted by: Boss Spoper5850 || 07/30/2018 13:55 Comments || Top||


Russian military repels drone attack by militants on air base in Syria’s Latakia
[PRESSTV] The Russian military has successfully foiled a drone attack launched by terrorist groups against its permanent air base in Syria’s western coastal province of Latakia, from where Russian fighter jets carry out Arclight airstrikes against Takfiri
...an adherent of takfir wal hijra, an offshoot of Salafism that regards everybody who doesn't agree with them as apostates who must be killed...
ISIS Lions of Islam and other foreign-sponsored holy warriors in the war-torn Arab country.

In a statement released late on Saturday, the Russian Reconciliation Center in Syria announced the news, saying the Hmeimim air base's defenses in the evening shot down an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) launched from bad boy-held areas to the north of Latakia.

"The aerial target was destroyed at a significant distance from the base" by anti-aircraft fire in a routine manner, said the statement, adding that there were no injuries or material damage.

The statement further said that the process of dispatching combat drones toward the air base from the bad boy-held areas was ongoing. The majority of combat drones launched by holy warriors against the base were shot down thanks to the Russian Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft weapon system, it added.

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