Monthly Archives: August 2019

Hormuz: U.S.cyber attack

US government wiped out a database and computer systems that Iran’s paramilitary arm used to plan attacks against oil tankers in the Persian Gulf, The attack occurred on June 20, the same day that President Trump called off a retaliatory … Continue reading

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Yemen: U.S. drone downed

VIDEO: #Saudi Air Force F-15 Eagle shoots down an #Iranian made IED-drone, Qasef-2K, over #Yemen. It’s worth mentioning that RSAF F-15s have intercepted & destroyed around 20 drones over the last 12 months. pic.twitter.com/TuNZhDoNLN — محمد بن خالد (@MbKS15) August … Continue reading

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Mali: Koutougou barracks raided

More than 40 jihadists aboard pickup trucks and motorcycles laid assault to Koutougou barracks close to the Mali border. Overnight August 14 to August 15 2019 armed men described as jihadists raided a village in the restive north, killing 24 … Continue reading

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Syria: Assad planes hit strategic town

Syrian government warplanes targeting the Turkish convoy heading toward the northern Idlib town of Saraqeb. Syrian state TV indicated that the convoys were carrying military equipment for what it called “terrorist groups” fighting the Syrian government around the strategic town … Continue reading

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Nissour Square Massacre: Nicholas Slatten gets life;guilty of first-degree murder

Nicholas Slatten was sentenced to life after being found guilty of murder. Slatten was the first to fire shots in the September 2007 massacre of Iraqi civilians at a crowded traffic circle in Baghdad. It was Slatten’s third trial on … Continue reading

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Russia’s Wagner new player in Central African Republic

https://wp.me/p1kUZv-9F https://www.cnn.com/interactive/2019/08/africa/putins-private-army-car-intl/ Portugal will deploy six Pandur II 8×8 armoured vehicles and an additional 45 troops to the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA). The planned deployment will provide additional mobility and protection for … Continue reading

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Mali: RAF helos in Mali for 6 more months

The region is often perceived as filled with jihadists linked to the Islamic State or al-Qaida. There are no reliable estimates of their number, but they are likely to be far outnumbered by those fighting them. Nevertheless, the efforts of … Continue reading

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