Monthly Archives: November 2018

Hazimiyoun: a return to the Near Enemy after ISIS?

  [ November 27 2018] https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-45547595 [   December 2 2017   ]   In the attack on the Rawda mosque near the northern Sinai town of Bir al Abed, followers of an ultra-extremist IS faction known as “Hazimiyoun” played a role, … Continue reading

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Libyans met in Palermo to decide on elections but not now

Palermo summit on Libya saw Prime minister of the internationally recognised Libyan government, Fayez Al-Sarraj, and army commander of the Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar, who took only part in side-line meetings; others included Russian Premier Dmitry Medvedev; Egyptian President … Continue reading

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Assassinate Iranians? George Nader, Erik Prince, Ahmed al-Assiri, from Central Casting

 The Saudis asked in March 2017 businessmen whether they also “conducted kinetics” — lethal operations — saying they were interested in killing senior Iranian officials. – NYT report. The Times identifies George Nader, a Lebanese-American businessman, and an Israeli named … Continue reading

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Afghan Jaghori Slaughter: “If we [arm] here, they will want it …all over”

Early on Sunday, November 11, the company of 50 soldiers was almost entirely destroyed on the front line. Four days earlier, the soldiers had been airlifted in to rescue what is widely considered Afghanistan’s safest rural district, Jaghori, from a … Continue reading

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U.S. stops Yemen inflight refueling for Saudis

“We support the decision by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, after consultations with the U.S. government, to use the coalition’s own military capabilities to conduct inflight refueling in support of its operations in Yemen,” U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: “green-on-blue” attack kills one American, wounds one

North Ogden Ut Mayor Brent Taylor, who also served as a major in the Utah Army National Guard, was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 and another U.S. soldier was wounded in the insider attack at the Kabul … Continue reading

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