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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Imran Khan reply to Twitter

Instead of making Pakistan a scapegoat for their failures, the US should do a serious assessment of why, despite 140000 NATO troops plus 250,000 Afghan troops & reportedly $1 trillion spent on war in Afghanistan, the Taliban today are stronger … 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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Iraq: build a fence in Anbar…Mercy!

The vast Anbar desert stretches across almost a third of Iraq, 138,000 square-kilometres of no man’s land to the country’s west. The Iraq-Syria border stretches some 600 kilometres.   Iraqi forces say they are doing all they can to prevent these … Continue reading

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