Monthly Archives: July 2019

Afghanistan: “green-on-blue” attack kills two

Two paratroopers were shot by an Afghan soldier at a military base in the Shah Wali Kot district in southern Kandahar province. The Pentagon said Spc. Michael Nance and Pfc. Brandon Kreischer died in Tarin Kot, the capital of Uruzgan … Continue reading

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Sudan: coup mastermind at large

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has met in Cairo the deputy head of Sudan’s ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC), General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo. Dagalo”presented the latest developments on the current situation”, the Egyptian presidency said after the June 29 2019 … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: VP attack fails

The political office of the Afghan president’s running mate was hit by a large explosion and stormed by several gunmen who remained holed up inside   My brother, true son of the Afghan soil and first VP candidate of my … Continue reading

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Mali: U.S. sanctions individuals

  With his action today, President Trump has provided the Department of the Treasury, in consultation with the Department of State, the authorities to sanction individuals who are responsible for or complicit in actions that exacerbate the deteriorating situation in … Continue reading

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Hormuz: Amphibious warship USS Boxer (LHD-4) v. drone

  “We showed the body of the (U.S.) drone that we brought down,” Defense Minister Amir Hatami said. “If anyone claims they brought down our drone, show it. No drone from the Islamic Republic of Iran has been brought down.” … Continue reading

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Iraq: curbing the powerful militias

Earlier this month, the Iraqi government moved to place the Iranian-backed militias under the command of the armed forces. The move was believed to be an attempt to curb the powerful militias, particularly amid rising tension between Iran and the … Continue reading

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Libya: Sudanese mercs for Haftar

Sudan’s General Mohamed Hamdan “Hemeti” Dagolo, says a RSF transnational mercenary force brigade is in Libya to fight alongside the rogue general Khalifa Haftar, presumably on the UAE payroll, but also thereby currying favour with Egypt which also backs Gen … Continue reading

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